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We offer two online Dharma Discussions per month with readings from classical and contemporary Buddhist literature and conversation facilitated by an instructor.

Dharma Discussion is held on the second and fourth Thursday each month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

You can join Dharma Discussion via Zoom using the above "Join Discussion via Zoom" button.

Current text

We are currently reading Kōshō Uchiyama Rōshi's commentary on Dōgen's Tenzo kyōkun (Instructions for the Zen cook). There are two editions, and either is fine:

Eihei Dogen and Kōshō Uchiyama Rōshi, How to Cook Your Life: From the Zen Kitchen to Enlightenment (Shambhala, 2005).

Eihei Dōgen and Kosho Uchiyama, From the Zen Kitchen to Enlightenment: Refining Your Life (Weatherhill, 1983).
Cover of the book "How to Cook Your Life," beige background with maroon woodcut engraving illustrations of ingredients and cookware.Cover of the book "Refining Your Life," red background, white bold title text, black woodcarvings of ingredients and cookware.

Previous texts

Shohaku Okumura’s Realizing Genjōkōan: The Key to Dōgen’s Shōbōgenzō (Wisdom: 2010).
Cover image of Shohaku Okumura's "Realizing Genjokoan," deep blue background with a small white fish in the upper right corner.'