Second Saturday with Shokuchi Carrigan, October 13


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Please join us for our usual Second Saturday morning schedule on October 13. The program will include practice and discussion guided by BZC’s Tanto (Head of Practice), Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan. The program will begin at 11 a.m. and will follow a period of zazen starting at 10:20 a.m. Meditation instruction will be at 9 a.m.

About Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan


Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan 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 entrance to the building. Please press 3-0 to be buzzed in. The center is located at the top of a steeper second staircase of around 20 steps. A ramp and elevator are available via an alternate entrance; please email in advance if you need access. Chairs, benches, and extra support cushions are available. We are not yet a fragrance-free space; our hand soap is scented with essential oils. If you have any additional questions about accessibility, please contact us at info@brooklynzen.org.