Community

On Refuge and the Growth of Sangha

By Taiso Hannya Byron Bartow Roshi, ZRS Head Priest, excerpted from the Sept. 2017 ZRS newsletter  We have recently engaged in some discussion about our community and how we might grow and deepen. This column shares some thoughts about this. The three refuges or jewels […]

Women’s Roles in Buddhism and Christianity

Noelle Korzeniewski invited Reishin, Kevala, and Liaoran, along with a number of Christian pastors, to participate in her Religion Senior Seminar final paper project. Her project is an analysis of women’s roles in Buddhism and Christianity and is an interesting and thoughtful read. Women’s Roles […]

Fundraising and Community Involvement

Dear Sangha Family and Friends, Recently, a small sangha focus group met to discuss the future of Zen River Sangha. The overwhelming message that came out of this meeting was our desire and intention to continue to help Zen River mature as a community, which […]