Second Saturday with Shokuchi Carrigan & community lunch, March 14

Event Details

Please join us for our usual Second Saturday morning schedule on March 14. The program will include practice and discussion guided by BZC’s Tanto (Head of Practice), Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan, as well as a community lunch. Here’s the full schedule for the morning program:

8:45am – Doors Open
9:00am – Meditation Instruction ($10 suggested donation)
10:00am – Break
10:20am – Meditation
10:50am – Talk with Questions and Responses
11:40am – Service
12:00pm – Community lunch ($10 suggested donation)

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 yearswas 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.

Access Notes: There is one short flight of stairs leading to the Carroll Street entrance of the building; please press 3-0 to be buzzed in. From there, the center is located at the top of a longer flight of stairs. A ramp and elevator are available via an alternate entrance on President Street; please email us in advance if you need access to the ramp. Chairs, benches, and extra support cushions are available. We are not yet a fragrance-free space; our hand soap is scented with essential oils. Visit our Accessibility Page for more detailed access info. If you have any additional questions about accessibility, please contact us at