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  • Join the Everyday Zen Fall 2015 Practice Period. Click on this link to find out what's involved.
  • Norman’s long-awaited and eagerly anticipated new book, Magnolias All At Once, is now available from Singing Horse Press! Magnolias All At Once is a collage or conversation, composed of his new translations of Dogen Zenji’s Uji and the poetry of the late poet, Leslie Scalapino. Norman discusses and reads from the work during this recent talk at Green Gulch Farm.

  • Norman will be leading a weekend retreat with Seattle Insight Meditation from September 18 - 20, which includes a public talk on Friday evening. Norman's topic will be "Imagination." And on Sunday evening, September 20th, he'll be reading poetry with Katy Bohinc and Susan Schultz at Gallery 1412. 

  • Norman and Kathie will be leading another weekend retreat at Upaya Zen Center from October 15 - 18, focussing on the Six Paramitas. The day before the retreat begins, he'll be giving the Wednesday evening dharma talk and presenting his new poetry book, "Magnoias All At Once" that features his translation of Dogen's "Uji." 

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Living by Vow - Talk 3

Norman gives the third talk to the Dharma Seminar on Living by Vow based on the book of the same name by Shohaku Okumura. This talk centers on the Robe Chant. Norman also gave a separate talk on Zen Priest Misconduct that can also be found on the web site…
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/living-vow-talk-3/

Zen Priest Misconduct

Norman gives this talk on Zen Priest Misconduct that has recently written on in the popular press. He also wrote on this in a Sweeping Zen article that can be found at http://sweepingzen.com/misunderstandings-by-zoketsu-norman-fischer/
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/zen-priest-misconduct/

Living by Vow - Talk 2

Jeff Bickner gives the second talk on the Living by Vow series to the Dharma Seminar.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/living-vow-talk-2/

Training in Compassion Book Talk - Antigone Bookstore 2/13/13

Norman gives a book talk at the Antigone Bookstore in Tucson on his new book Training in Compassion: Zen teachings on the practice of Lojon.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/training-compassion-book-talk-antigone-bookstore-21313/

Training in Compassion Book Talk - Zen Desert Sangha 2/12/13

Norman gives a talk on his recent book Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/training-compassion-book-talk-zen-desert-sangha-21213/

Living by Vow - Talk 1

Norman gives his first talk on Living by Vow to the Dharma Seminar based on the book of the same name by Shohaku Okumura.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/living-vow-talk-1/

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Upcoming Events

Sep 01
Annual Makor Or High Holidays Intensive Thursdays, September 1,8,15 6:30-8:30 pm at Congregation Beth Shalom in San Francisco with Norman Fischer & Rabbi Dorothy Richman
Sep 02
August 26 - Zen Stories (led by Alan Block) September 2, 9 - Zen Stories (led by Zoketsu Norman Fischer)
Sep 05
One Day retreat for Women with Chris Fortin and Lane Olsen
Sep 06
Norman will lead a day-long retreat with Rabbi Dorothy Richman.
Sep 08
Annual Makor Or High Holidays Intensive Thursdays, September 1,8,15 6:30-8:30 pm at Congregation Beth Shalom in San Francisco with Norman Fischer & Rabbi Dorothy Richman
Sep 09
August 26 - Zen Stories (led by Alan Block) September 2, 9 - Zen Stories (led by Zoketsu Norman Fischer)
Sep 12
Meditation and inquiry into our lives and work. With Norman Fischer.
Sep 13
One Day Retreat lead by Zoketsu Norman Fischer. Openning of the 2015 Practice Period. (Participation in the practice period not required in order to attend this retreat)
Sep 15
Annual Makor Or High Holidays Intensive Thursdays, September 1,8,15 6:30-8:30 pm at Congregation Beth Shalom in San Francisco with Norman Fischer & Rabbi Dorothy Richman
Sep 19
A weekend retreat with the Seattle Insight Meditation Center.

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