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Zen Conversations

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Pleased to announce Sumeru will be publishing Rick McDaniel's upcoming book featuring interviews with 40 Zen teachers across North America, Zen Conversations. Autumn 2021 publication date?

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Shinko Roshi and the Five Goddesses

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Shinko Roshi, the subject of my latest column for Buddhistdoor, talks about her journey through Zen to invocations of the Five Goddesses. Here's the link: https://www.buddhistdoor.net/features/shinko-roshi-and-the-five-goddesses

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The Zen Priestess and the Snake in Boulder in November!

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Here's the Boulder Bookstore book launch website: https://www.boulderbookstore.net/event/roshi-ilia-shinko-perez-zen-priestess-and-snake A $5 ticket for this virtual event gets you $5 off the price of the book. And here's their Facebook page for the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2516049062025681/ And here's the poster:

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Mountains and Rivers Sutra reflections

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Dōgen's Mountains and Rivers Sutra has been a central Zen text since its publication in the 13th century. There's a long history here of study and practice. In this latest reflection, SFZC teacher emeritus Zoketsu Norman Fischer's commentary on the sutra is organized as 52 weeks of focused attention by Kuya Minogue, resident teacher at the Creston Zen Centre in British Columbia. Tricycle Magazine recently featured an article about the book, published by Sumeru earlier this year, along with reflections on several other companion books on the same topic. Here's the link:  https://tricycle.org/magazine/dogen-mountains-and-rivers/

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Jason Siff's New Book

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Jason Siff will publish his next book, comprising three novellas, with Sumeru.

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