Visiting Dharma Teacher

A Weekend’s Activities with Norman Fischer
May 31–June 2

Friday, May 31  Compassionate Ocean Dharma Center
Saturday, June 1  Minnesota Zen Meditation Center
Sunday, June 2  Dharma Field

Norman Fischer is the author of the new book Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong

Lojong is a Tibetan Buddhist practice that involves working with short phrases as a way of generating bodhichitta: the heart and mind of enlightened compassion. Though the practice is more than a millennium old, it has recently become popular in the West because it is a practice that can fit very well into an ordinary life, and because it works.

Norman Fischer

Norman Fischer

Zoketsu Norman Fischer is a poet and Zen Buddhist priest. For many years he has taught at the San Francisco Zen Center, where he is currently a Senior Dharma Teacher. He is also the founder and spiritual director of the Everyday Zen Foundation, an organization dedicated to adapting Zen Buddhist teachings to Western culture. Read more.