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The Six Paramitas or Six Perfections are: 1) giving 2) discipline 3) patience 4) effort 5) samadhi 6) wisdom.   Param means “the other shore” and itas, means “to have reached,” so Paramita means to have reached the other shore, or nirvana, liberation and peace. What we realize in Zen is that the other shore … Read more

*  Open to first 20 people who register  * Study with the best, study with Genpo Roshi, the creator and developer of the Big Mind Process. Roshi leads the evolution of the Big Mind process, guiding participants to experiences and clarity not presently offered by any other teacher or facilitator. Roshi’s aspiration and his mission … Read more

* Limited to 7 People * While the window of opportunity is still open, don’t miss this amazing chance to work intensively with Roshi in a very small group. These events have proven to be the most effective means for Roshi to transmit his 45 years of Zen practice to you. Past participants have turned … Read more

There is always a gap between our realization or insight and actualizing or embodying it in our daily lives.  This is where integration and practice occur, this is practice.  Realizations always come suddenly while actualizing and integrating our insights simply takes time.  The historical Buddha was quite clear about this.  Late in his life, after many … Read more

  I will be sharing my experience of the student/teacher relationship as well as koan practice and how to best teach shikantaza. I will do my best to pour 45 years of experience into these five days. Participation open to Senseis or those who Genpo Roshi feels have the potential to become a Zen teacher … Read more

  A Big Heart Retreat is a unique opportunity to work closely with Genpo Roshi in a very small group with no more than six others.  Five hours a day of teaching and Big Mind and additional time for meditation will allow you to reflect on the past year and the year to come.  We … Read more

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