Please join us Saturday, October 19, for our usual Saturday morning schedule, which will include a dharma talk by BZC Head of Practice (Tanto) Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan. The talk will be at 11 am and will follow a period of zazen starting at 10:20 am. Meditation instruction will be at 9 am.
About Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan
Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan is Tanto (Head of Practice) at Brooklyn Zen Center. Shokuchi received training in Soto Zen practice as a resident of San Francisco Zen Center for 12 years, was ordained as a priest in the Shunryu Suzuki lineage by Tenshin Reb Anderson in 2010, and was Shuso (head monk) with Abbess Eijun Linda Cutts in 2014 at San Francisco Zen Center/Green Gulch Farm. She has been teaching yoga in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1988, as well as co-leading Zen and Yoga retreats at Tassajara and Green Gulch Farm since 2002.
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