Zen Reading Group Updates & Archive

You are most welcome to jump into the stream at anytime. We will list below a record of previous conversations and what is planned for our upcoming session (in reverse-date order).

We meet on the 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 6:30 pm using the same Zoom login as for virtual sitting.

Email us with any questions.


Reading: Compass of Zen page 300 (print edition) to end of book.


Reading: Compass of Zen through page 300 in the print edition, or the end of the section titled "The Zen Circle."


Reading: Compass of Zen, sections 2 and 3, "Hinayana Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism, Zen" (pages 149-223 of the print book)


Reading: Compass of Zen, Intro and Section 1 (Buddhism), through page 40 of print edition


Reading assignment: n/a

Inaugural meeting in which we discussed agreements, plans, and process. We also shared some background on our first book...

Compass of Zen by Zen Master Seung Sahn, Shambala Publications, 1997

Zen Master Seung Sahn founded the Kwan Um School of Zen and was the teacher of our Guiding Teacher Zen Master Dae Gak.


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