On this Wednesday we are excited to have a special guest speaker. Esteemed teacher and renowned Zen cook, Edward Espe Brown, will give a the following zazen, kinhin, and service.
Edward has been practicing Zen since 1965 and also has done extensive vipassana practice, yoga, and chi gung. He leads regular sitting groups and meditation retreats in Northern California and offers workshops in the U.S. and internationally on a variety of subjects, including cooking, handwriting change, and Mindfulness Touch.
Edward is an accomplished chef and author, whose books include The Tassajara Bread Book, Tassajara Cooking, The Tassajara Recipe Book, and Tomato Blessings and Radish Teachings. He also edited Not Always So, a collection of Suzuki Roshi's lectures.
His most recent book, No Recipe: Cooking as a Spiritual Practice, was published by Sounds True in May, 2018. A collection of his own lectures is due to be published in 2019.
No registration or RSVP required, just show up as usual to be ready for zazen at 7pm. New to our practice? Please arrive at 6:30pm for an orientation.
In 2007, Edward was the subject of a critically acclaimed feature-length documentary film entitled How to Cook Your Life, directed by Doris Dörrie.