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Norman Fischer Book Talk: Training in Compassion
Sponsor JCCSF
Type of Event Education
Description Join Makor Or Spiritual Leader Norman Fischer for a discussion of his new book, Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong. Learn about Lojong, a Tibetan Buddhist practice that involves working with short phrases as a way of generating compassion. Fischer shows lojong to be a wonderful method for becoming more focused, generous and kind. Poet and Soto Zen Buddhist priest Zoketsu Norman Fischer is a senior dharma teacher at the San Francisco Zen Center, where he was co-abbot from 1995 to 2000. He is the founder and spiritual director of the Everyday Zen Foundation. He is also a Zen master, founder of Everyday Zen and a poet. His books include Jerusalem Moonlight, Taking Our Places, Sailing Home, Question/Places /Voices/Seasons, and Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong. Our Community Partners are the San Francisco Zen Center, California Institute of Integral Studies,and JCC East Bay.
Date/Dates October 27 2013
Times 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Street Address 3200 California Street Google Map
Location San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
Contact Information
Contact Name Taube Koret @ JCCSF
Phone Number 415.292.1233
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Religion Other - Jewish & Buddhist
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