Special Wednesday Evening with Norman Fischer, Oct 16


Event Details


Please join us Wednesday, October 16, for a special Wednesday evening program with Zen teacher and poet Norman Fischer for a reading of his forthcoming book The World Could Be Otherwise: Imagination and the Bodhisattva Path.

The custom of dana (generosity) is fundamental to Buddhist practice. All dana received supports our Teachers and center, and is essential for the continuation of our community and practice. Through monetary dana, we suggest a $10 donation – which is neither a ceiling or floor amount. No one is turned away for lack of funds.

About Norman Fischer
Norman Fischer is a Zen teacher, poet, translator and director of the Everyday Zen Foundation. A beloved figure in the Buddhist world, he is also well-known for his efforts at interreligious dialogue. His numerous books include What is Zen?: Plain Talk for a Beginner’s Mind, Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong, and Opening to You: Zen-Inspired Translations of the Psalms. More information on Norman Fischer is available here.


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 info@brooklynzen.org.