Author Archives: rtdgba

Sciatica

Dear Friends Thank you for your concerns on my problem, which started 11/25/19. I could not sit on Sundays as well as during sesshin for more than 2 months. Sciatic nerves were painful. X-ray pictures showed no significant damage on … Continue reading

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Dharma in January 2020

Dear Zen Friends 1)         February   Sesshin:     from  02/07  to  02/11             March Sesshin:           from  03/06  to  03/10 2)  “Shobogenzo in Snow Country” is going on Sunday mornings. I have had really a good time while reading Genjokoan … Continue reading

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Dharma in the year of Rat, 2020

Dear Zen friends A Happy New Year! 1)    No sesshin in January       February sesshin:     from  02/07  to  02/11 2)  On Sundays there are Sunday Zazenkai from 8 am to Noon. We usually sit for 4 periods. During winter we … Continue reading

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Dharma in November 2019

Dear zen friend 1)       December sesshin     from   12/06   to  12/08      Year end sesshin        from   12/27   to  12/31    January sesshin        from    01/17   to   01/21 2)     Shobogenzo in a snow country         We have study group during winter. A chapter of … Continue reading

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Dharma in October 2019

Dear zen friend 1)      November sesshin     from   11/08   to  11/12          December sesshin     from   12/06   to  12/08          Year end sesshin        from   12/27   to  12/31 2)     Shobogenzo in winter         We have new study group during winter. A chapter of … Continue reading

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Dharma in September 2019

Dear zen friend 1)   October sesshin          from  10/11  to  10/15       November sesshin      from  11 08  to  11/12 2)  Zendo is busy for preparations for wintry season. There are many things to do by strong muscles. … Continue reading

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Dharma in August 2019

Dear zen friend 1)    September sesshin       from  09/13  to  09/17        October sesshin            from  10/11  to  10/15 2)   While working in a trench, a sniffing sound was heard. Looked back, a deer was standing 15 meters away. 2 fawns were … Continue reading

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