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:
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/
Just putting the finishing touches on Mountains and Rivers Sutra: Teachings by Norman Fischer, edited by Kuya Minogue, due out in March 2020. The Mountains and Rivers Sutra is one of 93 essays of Dogen, the great 13th century Zen Master, collected in a work called, The Shobogenzo. “Shobogenzo” means, “Treasury of the True Dharma Eye.” Dogen’s essay expressing the reality of the enlightened mind in the poetic natural imagery of his time is a classic of spiritual literature and an essential text for deep Zen practice to this day. In these talks given at the Upaya Zen Center in 2012, Norman Fischer presents Dogen’s medieval essay in language understandable to us...
Currently editing The Zen Priestess and the Snake by Ilia Shinko Perez Roshi, due for autumn publication.