“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.”
~ Dogen

dogen seasons

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 Tanahashikaz 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.

Kaz Enso 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 12019CCO Public Domain, 2 ) Collage of Dogen and Stillness Speaks image of Kaz Tanahashi’s Enso – Dogen image from Wikimedia, Public DomainPD-1923.

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