MON 15 July - SUN 21 July 2019

Photo by Barry Briggs. Sunflower at the CZC.

Photo by Barry Briggs. Sunflower at the CZC.

“‘Created by mind alone’ is not a philosophical point about whether everything is inside or outside or whether outside even exists. The point is that we experience everything in our minds, nowhere else.” — Zen Master Wu Kwang

  • Public Dharma Talk by Senior Dharma Teacher Francisco Irby on Thursday, July 18, at 7.30 PM. The Intro Talk will be given by Mark Uehling.

    Francisco Giral Irby is a Senior Dharma Teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen. He has practiced extensively in both our Korean Zen tradition and in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. A graduate of Boston University School of Medicine, he studied integrative medicine, Indo-Tibetan Buddhist medicine, and traditional Chinese acupressure.

    Mark Uehling  holds 5 Precepts in the Kwan Um School of Zen . He has lived at CZC since 2011 and served as our Head Dharma Teacher and until recently as Dungeon Master. A former science journalist he currently works as a business editorial consultant.  He began practicing in the Korean Zen in Chicago in 1997 and sitting at our affiliate, Open Meadow Zen in Lexington in 2006.

  • PLEASE NOTE: Millennial Zen Group does not meet this week due to a sangha event.

  • Potluck Farewell Party for Mark Uehling and Allison Bolles on Sunday, July 21, at 5.30 PM. Please RSVP to Bo-Mi at with a dish you want to bring by Friday, July 19.

upcoming and ongoing events at czc and Sister Sanghas

  • Summer Kyolche at PZC has started on July 6 and goes until August 2! For more information, click here.

  • Founder’s Day at Providence Zen Center, August 3-4.