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Subject to Change - Last Updated February 19, 2014

  • February 23
    Santa Barbara, CA.
    One day sitting. Contact Edie Caldwell for details.


  • March 8 - 9
    Sacramento, CA.
    One day sitting, March 8; evening sitting and dharma talk, March 9. Contact Susan Orr for details.


  • March 15
    One-Day Sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sitting and walking meditation, chi gung, dharma talk and discussion, lunch. Beginning and experienced students welcome. $40 to Green Gulch ($36 current SFZC members, $32 limited income); a separate teaching donation (dana) for Edward is also requested. Call Green Gulch at 415-383-3134 to register; more information about these Saturday sittings can be found here, in a November 2013 interview with Edward.


  • March 29 - 30
    Marblehead, MA.
    Realizing Zen on the Cushion and In the Kitchen with Edward Espe Brown. Celebrate Marblehead Zen Center's Second Anniversary at two fundraiser events. Saturday, March 29: One Day Retreat, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. A traditional oryoki meal will be served. Cost is $75, sliding scale. Limited to 22; pre-registration recommended. Sunday, March 30: A Zen Tasting, 2 - 5 p.m. A primer on the five flavors and three tastes, and using these to arouse joy, pleasure, and delight in the activity of bringing forth food. There will be demonstrations with multiple tastings followed by a reading, book signing and celebratory toast. Cost is $60, limited to 50 people. Pre-registration is recommended. For more information or to register, visit the Marblehead Zen Center here.


  • June 6 - 8
    Prague area, Czech Republic.
    Meditation retreat. Contact Mita for details.


  • June 12 - 17
    Scheibbs, Austria.
    Zen and Cooking. Contact Matthias for details.


  • June 19 - 25
    Puregg, Austria.
    Sesshin. Contact Anna for details.


  • July 3 - 6
    Eisenbuch, Germany.
    Zen and Cooking. Contact Eisenbuch for details.


  • August 23
    One-Day Sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sitting and walking meditation, chi gung, dharma talk and discussion, lunch. Beginning and experienced students welcome. $40 to Green Gulch ($36 current SFZC members, $32 limited income); a separate teaching donation (dana) for Edward is also requested. Call Green Gulch at 415-383-3134 to register; more information about these Saturday sittings can be found here, in a November 2013 interview with Edward.


  • October 4
    One-Day Sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sitting and walking meditation, chi gung, dharma talk and discussion, lunch. Beginning and experienced students welcome. $40 to Green Gulch ($36 current SFZC members, $32 limited income); a separate teaching donation (dana) for Edward is also requested. Call Green Gulch at 415-383-3134 to register; more information about these Saturday sittings can be found here, in a November 2013 interview with Edward.


  • November 1
    One-Day Sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sitting and walking meditation, chi gung, dharma talk and discussion, lunch. Beginning and experienced students welcome. $40 to Green Gulch ($36 current SFZC members, $32 limited income); a separate teaching donation (dana) for Edward is also requested. Call Green Gulch at 415-383-3134 to register; more information about these Saturday sittings can be found here, in a November 2013 interview with Edward.


  • December 13
    One-Day Sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sitting and walking meditation, chi gung, dharma talk and discussion, lunch. Beginning and experienced students welcome. $40 to Green Gulch ($36 current SFZC members, $32 limited income); a separate teaching donation (dana) for Edward is also requested. Call Green Gulch at 415-383-3134 to register; more information about these Saturday sittings can be found here, in a November 2013 interview with Edward.

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