7:15 to 8:45 pm
Attend any or all portions of the evening
7:15–7:40 — meditation
7:40–8:00 — tea social gathering
8:00–8:45 — public talk and Q&A in classroom
Open Wednesday talks are given every Wednesday evening. Some of which offer a title & theme…
Guest Speaker: Dr. Paul Rouzer
Author of the new book
On Cold Mountain:
A Buddhist Reading of the Hanshan Poems
Wednesday talks on Buddhist Poetry
Jan 27 Cold Mountain (Hanshan)
Cold Mountain Transcript pdf
Feb 3 Mainstream Buddhist poetry
Buddhist Poetry pdf
Feb 10 Contemporary Buddhist poets
Due to copyright restrictions, pdfs of the readings for Feb 10 will only be available from the Dharma Field office upon request.
Cold Mountain Documentary
Paul Rouzer is a professor of Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Minnesota with specialties in Buddhism, the poetry of China and Japan, the supernatural in East Asia, and medieval Chinese poets. His most recent book is On Cold Mountain: A Buddhist Reading of the Han Shan Poems, published in 2015.
Public talks will be given by a rotation of the Dharma Field teachers and students. These talks will focus on the Buddhist teachings of awareness. Open Wednesdays are free and open to everyone.