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with Zoketsu Norman Fischer
9/8/2012 9:00 AM - 9/9/2012 4:30 PM at Bastyr University (Map) (Saturday and Sunday)
The Zen tradition is famous for emphasizing the dynamic lives of the masters as being more expressive of the dharma than the written teachings. Unfortunately, like almost all religions, the lineage of masters is almost entirely male. In recent years, western Zen centers have been working to correct this omission, with much scholarship being done on Zen's women ancestors. The retreat will celebrate the tales of Zen's women teachers throughout history - every bit as dynamic as the men!- using them as takeoff points for understanding the spiritual challenges we face today.
Each day of this retreat begins at 9:00am and ends at 4:30pm. The retreat will meet in room 1062, Hemlock Room.
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