Sudden and Gradual

Head of Assembly, Myobun Freinkel Tishman
Sunday Morning Service: 10:00am
August 11th

What is the work of waking up, and how do we locate it in the timeline of a human life? Do we gradually clarify and perfect our hearts as we walk the Way? Or, is our mind and heart always and already pure?

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Dharma Seminar

September 26th, October 3rd and 24th, November 14th and 21st, and December 12th 
6:30p - 8:30
Lead by Myobun Freinkel Tishman

Dharma Seminar is an opportunity to meet with others for in-depth study of the dharma. Typically centered around a sutra or writings of the ancestors, the Dharma Seminar is facilitated by a teacher but truly unfolds through the heartfelt participation of the students. For Fall 2019 our focus will be Dōgen Zenji’s essay “Being-Time” (“Uji”). Registration required. To register, please email the following form to If you have any questions, please contact Myobun at

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Zazenkai (Full day Meditation Intensive)

Saturday, October 12th, 2019
8:00am - 4:30pm

Zazenkai offers the forms of a traditional silent Zen meditation intensive in a modified schedule. We will come together for one day to settle deeply into sitting and embody the teachings of Buddha, and meet what is most directly present with attention and openness, moment after moment. Registration required. Please fill out this form and return it to or drop it off at the temple.

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"Imagine Awakening" Part 3

Imagine Awakening

Head Teacher Ejo McMullen
Sunday Morning Service: August 4th, 2019, 10:00am

The way we encounter the world has everything to do with how we imagine, how we create images. What images do we have of Buddhahood and of Awakening? How do those images serve or hinder the path of Wisdom and Compassion? How does imagination itself call out for waking up?

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"Effort & Ease"

July 7th, 10:00am
Head Teacher, Ejo McMullen Osho

What is the relationship between “effort” and “ease?” How do we encounter the phenomena of work and leisure, labor and relaxation? Are these things at odds? Head Teacher Ejo McMullen Osho, after returning from travels in Hawaii, reflects on the surprising interconnectedness between what we call “effort” and “ease.”

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