“Reading Dogen” A Dharma Talk by Shinshu Roberts, author of Being-Time: A Practitioner’s Guide to Dogen’s Shobogenzo Uji

Saturday, October 2nd at 10:00 - 11:30 am

  • Teacher Shinshu Roberts
  • Date/Time  Saturday, October 2 at 10am
  • Location  AZC Online Zendo
  • Fee  By donation*

Shinshu Roberts is co-founder and teacher, with Rev. Daijaku Kinst, of Ocean Gate Zen Center in Capitola, CA. She is a Dharma heir of Sojun Weitsman Roshi, in the Soto Zen lineage of Shunryu Suzuki. Shinshu holds the appointment of International Dharma Teacher in the Japanese Soto Zen School and is the author Being-Time: A Practitioner’s Guide to Dōgen’s Shōbōgenzō Uji, as well as articles appearing in BuddhaDharma and Lion’s Roar.

Shinshu Roberts, author of Being-Time: A Practitioner’s Guide to Dogen’s Shobogenzo Uji, will be discussing the pitfalls and teachings arising from our approach to reading Dogen. She will use examples from some of Dogen’s essays as well as her own learning curve to illustrate her points.

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Austin Zen Center invites you to the Saturday Morning Program in the Online Zendo

Time: Saturdays from 9-12 AM CST   (repeats weekly on Saturdays)


8:00 – 8:30 am      Informal Zazen 

8:30 – 8:40 am      Kinhin

8:40 – 9:05 am       Informal Zazen

9:05 – 9:15 am       Han for Zazen

9:15 – 9:50 am        Zazen

9:50 – 10:00 am      Hymn to the Perfection of Wisdom chant

10:00 – 11:30 am    Dharma Talk & Discussion (see before & after lecture chants)

11:30 am                Announcements/Breakout Rooms for informal conversation

Please read about AZC Online Zendo Etiquette HERE.