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  • The 2014 Practice Period is closed to new applications. Registered participants can click this link to the Practice Period page to access information and the schedule.

  • Norman's booklength poem, "escape this crazy life of tears: japan 2010" is out from Tinfish Press (Hawaii), and available for purchase online. It's a poetic diary, with photos, of a pilgrimage to Japan taken by senior priests and teachers of the Everyday Zen sangha in 2010.

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Zhaozhou's Intimate Touch - Talk 9 Zen's Women Ancestors

Norman gives the ninth and final talk of the Zen's Women Ancestors series on Zhaozhou's Intimate Touch. This series is based on Record of the Hidden Lamp: One Hundred Koans of Awakened Women, edited by Florence Caplow and Susan Moon (forthcoming from Wisd…
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2012/zhaozhous-intimate-touch-talk-9-zens-women-ancestors/

Life and Teachings of Asan -Talk 8 Women Ancestors

Florence Caplow gives the eighth talk on The Life and Tachings of Asan for the Zen's Women Ancestor series. This series is based on Record of the Hidden Lamp: One Hundred Koans of Awakened Women, edited by Florence Caplow and Susan Moon (forthcoming from …
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2012/life-and-teachings-asan-talk-8-women-ancestors/

Awesome Prescence: Dogen's Mountains and Rivers Sutra 8B - Upaya Institute

Norman gives the second part of the eighth and final talk to the Upaya Institute on Awesome Prescence: Dogen's Mountains and Rivers Sutra.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2012/awesome-prescence-dogens-mountains-and-rivers-sutra-8b-upaya-institute/

Awesome Prescence: Dogen's Mountains and Rivers Sutra 8A - Upaya Institute

Norman gives the first part of the eighth and final talk to the Upaya Institute on Awesome Prescence: Dogen's Mountains and Rivers Sutra.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2012/awesome-prescence-dogens-mountains-and-rivers-sutra-8a-upaya-institute/

Awesome Prescence: Dogen's Mountains and Rivers Sutra 5 - Upaya Institute

Norman gives the fifth talk part one to the Upaya Institute on Awesome Prescence: Dogen's Mountains and Rivers Sutra.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2012/awesome-prescence-dogens-mountains-and-rivers-sutra-5-upaya-institute/

Life and Teachings of Satsujo -Talk 7 Women Ancestors

Shuso Florence Caplow gives the seventh talk on Zen's Women Ancestors on The Life and Teachings of Satsujo". This series is based on the Record Of the Hidden Lamp: One Hundred Koans of Awakened Women, edited by Florence Caplow and Susan Moon (forthcoming…
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2012/life-and-teachings-satsujo-talk-7-women-ancestors/

Tara's Vow - Talk 6 Zen's Women Ancestors

Norman gives the sixth talk on Tara's Vow for the Zen Women Ancestor's series. This series is based on the Record Of the Hidden Lamp: One Hundred Koans of Awakened Women, edited by Florence Caplow and Susan Moon (forthcoming from Wisdom Publications, 2013…
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2012/taras-vow-talk-6-zens-women-ancestors/

Zen Mirror of Tokeiji - Florence Caplow - Talk 5 Zen's Women Ancestors

Florence gives talk 5 of the Zen's Women Ancestors talk on "The Zen Mirror of Tokeiji" This series is based on the Record Of the Hidden Lamp: One Hundred Koans of Awakened Women, edited by Florence Caplow and Susan Moon (forthcoming from Wisdom Publicati…
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2012/zen-mirror-tokeiji-florence-caplow-talk-5-zens-women-ancestors/

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Upcoming Events

Sep 17
Sept 3,10,17 - Dharma Seminar Topic: The poetry of Emily Dickinson
Sep 18
Annual Makor Or High Holidays Intensive Thursdays, September 4,11,18, October 2. 6:30-8:30pm at Congregation Beth Shalom in San Francisco with Norman Fischer & Rabbi Dorothy Richman
Sep 21
This All-Day Sit will open the 2014 Fall Open Fall Practice Period with the installing of the Head Monk (Shuso), Andrea Jacoby.

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Application email will be sent September 1st. Andrea Jacoby will be this year's Shuso (Head Student)
Sep 24
Sept 24 Oct 1,8,15,22 - Dharma Seminar. Topic "Suchness" (Oct 8 & 22 sessions lead by Andrea Jacoby, practice period Shuso) No meeting Oct 29
Sep 26
Public Dharma Talk (Friday evening) and non-residential retreat (Sat/Sun)
Oct 01
Sept 24 Oct 1,8,15,22 - Dharma Seminar. Topic "Suchness" (Oct 8 & 22 sessions lead by Andrea Jacoby, practice period Shuso) No meeting Oct 29
Oct 02
Annual Makor Or High Holidays Intensive Thursdays, September 4,11,18, October 2. 6:30-8:30pm at Congregation Beth Shalom in San Francisco with Norman Fischer & Rabbi Dorothy Richman
Oct 05
A women's three-day silent retreat, led by Susan Moon and Chris Fortin.

Norman will appear on the program "Poet as Radio" on KUSF-X

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