Monthly Sunrise Meditation on Siesta Key Public Beach

Sarasota Zen Center hosts a sunrise meditation in the Zen Way of “just sitting” on the second Sunday of every month. Meditation starts fifteen minutes before sunrise. Please join us in a 20 minute sitting followed by a 5 minute walking meditation and then finishing with a second 20 minute sitting (Please visit our website for […]

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Genjo addressed Sangha after taking Precepts

After the Shoken Tokudo ceremony, I addressed the sangha. Someone expressed concern over my use of “killing Buddha” in my talk and asked about it’s meaning.  Of course, I was not saying to kill or harm anyone, that was not my meaning (please watch the video clip). I would like to point you to what […]

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Shoken Tokudo Ceremony

I took the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts on April 6th, 2014.   Shoken tokudo- Zen Disciple ordination for Mr. Will Rauschenberger took place during the Hana-matsuri, birth of the Buddha Celebration on Sunday April 6th, 2014 at the Sarasota Zen Center.       

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Book Reading/Study Group – Realizing Genjokoan

“To study the Buddha Way is to study the self. To study the self is to forget the self. To forget the self is to be verified by all things…” – Eihei Dogen Sarasota Zen Center presents a Book Reading/Study Group, facilitated by SZC teacher Will Rauschenberger, that will meet on four consecutive Saturdays, beginning […]

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Sarasota Zen Center

Local Zen Center provides beginner Zen meditation classes. Please visit http://sarasotazen.org/ for more information…       

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