- Teacher Rev. Daigan Gaither
- Date/Time Saturday, January 21st at 10:15am
- Location Online (we will watch the talk in the zendo together)
- Fee By donation
Rev. Daigan Gaither (He/Him) began Buddhist practice in 1995 in the Vipassana (Insight) tradition, and then began to study Zen in 2003. He received Lay Ordination in 2006 where he was given the name Daigan or “Great Vow”, and received Priest Ordination in July 2011. Daigan speaks internationally on a variety of topics particularly around gender, sexuality, social justice and their intersections with the Dharma. He also sits or has sat on a number of boards and committees that serve community needs and further social justice causes.
Daigan has a BA in Philosophy and Religion from San Francisco State University, and an MA in Buddhist Studies (with a chaplaincy certificate and a certificate in Soto Zen Buddhism) from the Graduate Theological Union and the Institute of Buddhist Studies. You can find out more via his website queerdharma.net. He lives in San Francisco, CA and identifies as a disabled, queer, white, cis male.
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Austin Zen Center invites you to the Saturday Morning Program in Person and 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 – 10:15am Service & Announcements
10:15 – 11:30 am Dharma Talk & Discussion (see before & after lecture chants)
11:30 am Tea and cookies