Seishin Russell Smith, an experienced student of Zentatsu Baker Roshi, will offer an informal introduction to Zen practice at 9:00 a.m., at the Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast, 2151 Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder. Just come in the front door and ask any of the Briar Rose staff to help you find the zendo (meditation room). The session will last until 10:30 or 11:00 a.m., depending on the group, and how many questions people bring. This event will provide an introduction to Zen practice and ritual, and provide plenty of opportunity for discussion and questions. The event is free and open to everyone – donations to the Boulder Zen Center will be accepted. Please contact Russell via email (Russell.smith108 ‘at’ if you have any questions.

“Actualizing the Here and Now!”

A Weekend Seminar at the Chautauqua Community House

This event continues a long-running series of seminars Baker Roshi has been having in a beautiful venue at the base of the Flatirons. The format will include lectures, question and answer, group discussion and sitting meditation. It is not necessary that you have previous experience with Zen Buddhism to attend.

See Additional Information about the seminar logistics, history, etc.

Baker Roshi will begin to develop the topic for the seminar on Friday, while the main Seminar will begin on Saturday Morning. The schedule is as follows:

Friday (optional) 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The cost of two days is $145, and the price for all three days is $195. Please Register Here.

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