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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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Deep Suffering - All Day Sitting June 23, 2013

Norman gives a talk "On Suffering" at the June All Day Sitting at the Headlands Institute.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/deep-suffering-all-day-sitting-june-23-2013/

Compassion - Talk 7 Samish Island Sesshin 2013

Norman gives the seventh and final talk of the 2013 Samish Island Sesshin on Compassion.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/compassion-talk-7-samish-island-sesshin-2013/

Intimacy and Suffering - Talk 3 Samish Island Sesshin 2013

Norman gives his third talk to the 2013 Samish Island Sesshin on Intimacy and Suffering. Unfortunately the recorder malfunctioned near the end of the talk.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/intimacy-and-suffering-talk-3-samish-island-sesshin-2013/

Experience 2 - Talk 2 Samish Island Sesshin 2013

Norman gives his second talk at the 2013 Samish Island Sesshin continuing his talk on Experience.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/experience-2-talk-2-samish-island-sesshin-2013/

Experience 1 - Talk 1 Samish Island Sesshin 2013

Norman gives the first talk to the Samish Island Sesshin on Experience. He continues this topic into his second talk.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2013/experience-1-talk-1-samish-island-sesshin-2013/

Haciendo Nuestra la Práctica de la Paz

Spanish translation of Going Forth: Taking up the Path of Peace / plática impartida en un Sesshin en Vancouver, B.C., noviembre del 2004
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2004/haciendo-nuestra-la-practica-de-la-paz/

Afflicted Emotions

Talk on afflicted emotions given at Mar de Jade, Dec. 2006.
http://everydayzen.org/teachings/2006/afflicted-emotions/

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Upcoming Events

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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A weekend retreat with the Seattle Insight Meditation Center.
Sep 20
Weekend retreat and Friday Dharma talk

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