Karen Maezen Miller – Ordinary Mind is the Way

November 11-13th, 2016

No Set Fee – Pay Whatever You Can Afford

255143_2101125735707_5486565_nZen priest Karen Maezen Miller will lead a meditation retreat focused on a fundamental Zen teaching: Ordinary mind is the Way. The emphasis will be on realizing the Dharma in our everyday activities and interactions with one another. The retreat will include zazen (Zen meditation), walking meditation, chanting, numerous Q&As, and the opportunity to meet privately with Maezen. The teachings are personal and informal, and will take place in the Rime Center’s upstairs shrine room.

Karen Maezen Miller is a sensei (teacher) at the Hazy Moon Zen Center in Los Angeles and the author of three books on spirituality in everyday life, Paradise in Plain Sight, Hand Wash Cold and Momma Zen. A frequent guest at the Rime Center, she leads workshops and retreats around the country.


Friday, November 11
7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Introductory Talk, “Ordinary Mind is the Way”

Saturday, November 12
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Daylong retreat including meditation, walking meditation,
practice of silence, mindful eating, and teaching talk.

Sunday, November 13
10:30 a.m. Sunday Service Dharma Talk.

Suggested Fees
Non-residential Retreat: $140 in advance of $160 at the door, which includes all session and a light vegetarian lunch on Saturday. Participants may bring their own lunch, but are encouraged not to leave during the full-day intensive retreat.
Residential Retreat: $25 per night stay at the Rime Buddhist Center

These teachings are available to EVERYONE. We have “Suggested Fees,” however pay whatever you can afford at the door. Everyone is welcome! It is our hope that some will pay more to cover those who can’t afford the usual fee. We simply want everyone to come this weekend for these wonderful teachings.

Register by mail: Download the Registration Form, print it out, and then either mail or bring it to the Rime Center.

Register online: Here