MON 3 DECEMBER - SUN 9 December 2018

 "To save one sentient being is to save all sentient beings." —  Shunryu Suzuki

"To save one sentient being is to save all sentient beings." — Shunryu Suzuki

Public Dharma Talk by Zen Master Bon Yeon (Jane Dobisz) Thursday, December 6, at 7.30 PM. The Intro Talk will be given by Sung Lim Shin,

Zen Master Bon Yeon (Jane McLaughlin-Dobisz) has been the co-guiding teacher of Cambridge Zen Center since 1993. She received inka (authorization to teach) in 1991, and transmission from Zen Master Seung Sahn in 2000. Before training in the Kwan Um School of Zen, she spent several years in the Tibetan and the Vipassana traditions. Zen Master Bon Yeon has completed many Kyol Che 90 day retreats in the US, Europe, and Korea, and taught around the world. She is an editor of The Whole World Is A Single Flower, a collection of kong-ans by Zen Master Seung Sahn. She is also the author of One Hundred Days of Solitude: Losing Myself and Finding Grace on a Zen Retreat, which chronicles a one hundred-day solo meditation retreat in the winter woods of New England. She is a native of the Boston area and lives with her family in Waltham.

Sung Lim Shin  is a Senior Dharma Teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen. She is director of Open Meadow Zen in Lexington and began her practice there in 2006. She was introduced to Zen by her parents at the New York center in the 1970's.  Since 1999 she has completed a week of winter and summer Kyol Che yearly since then. She has a PhD in clinical psychology and works as an academic counselor at Harvard University.  She lives in Lexington with her husband and  has a grown-up son.  

New Meditation Groups! The CZC Social Justice and Diversity Initiative introduces BIPOC Meditation Group and Unpacking Whiteness Meditation Group meeting Wednesday, December 5, at 7.30 PM for practice in the Main Dharma Hall. For more information, click here.

1-Day Retreat with Zen Master Bon Yeon (Jane Dobisz) at CZC, December 9. To register, click here.

Millennial Zen Group meets on Sunday, December 9, 5-6 PM.

Yankee Swap Party! Sunday, December 9, 8.15 PM. For more info, click here.


7-Day Retreat with Zen Master Song Hyang (Bobby Rhodes) at PZC, December 1-7. For more information, click here.