Please join us for an intimate evening with our Everyday Zen friend Reigetsu Sue Moon. She will read from her recent writing, and lead a discussion on the ancient Zen koans and the koans life presents us with, how they teach us to meet each moment, not holding back.
From Sue's website: Susan Moon is a writer, editor, and lay teacher in the Soto Zen tradition. She is the author of a number of books about Buddhism, including the humor book The Life and Letters of Tofu Roshi and This Is Getting Old: Zen Thoughts on Aging with Humor and Dignity. For many years she was the editor of Turning Wheel, the journal of socially engaged Buddhism. Her short stories and essays have been published widely. Most recently she co-wrote What is Zen? Plain Talk for a Beginner's Mind with Zoketsu Norman Fischer.
Sue has been a Zen student since 1976, practicing in the lineage of Suzuki Roshi at Berkeley Zen Center, Tassajara Zen Mountain Monastery, Green Gulch Farm, and now with Zoketsu Norman Fischer’s Everyday Zen sangha. She received “entrustment” as a lay teacher in 2005.
She is a serious student of photography and the mother of two grown sons and the grandmother of three granddaughters. She lives in Berkeley, California.