“In spring hundreds of flowers, in autumn the clear moon,
In summer a cool breeze, and in winter the white snow,
If your mind is free of vanity, then every season is fine.”
Stillness Speaks is very pleased to announce it’s first live event: a 2-day retreat on Zen Master Dogen. We are co-sponsoring this event with Mountain Cloud Zen Center.
Kaz Tanahashi, renowned Dogen scholar, translator, (and calligrapher) will co-host with Henry Shukman (guiding teacher of Mountain Cloud Zen Center) … and offer meditation, dharma talks, discussion and demonstrations of calligraphy, all inspired by Master Dogen’s teachings.
Event Date:Nov 25 & 26, 2017 … please click here for registration and other details.
Also, please click here for more of our blog posts on Dogen.
Opening Quote : Excerpted from The Zen Poetry of Dogen: Verses from the Mountain of Eternal Peace by Steven Heine.
Images (edited): 1) Yellowstone National Park by 12019, CCO Public Domain, 2 ) Collage of Dogen and Stillness Speaks image of Kaz Tanahashi’s Enso – Dogen image from Wikimedia, Public Domain, PD-1923.