“To take care of your life is to burn the flame of your life force in everything you do.”
― Dainin Katagiri, The Light That Shines through Infinity: Zen and the Energy of Life
Our vision is to provide a safe and healthy environment for the practice of Zen Buddhism as it has been passed down through the Soto lineage and to create space for dialogue and the exploration of feminine spirituality within that tradition.
Special sesshin featuring instruction in sewing a rakusu or okesa. Those intending to receive the precepts during the April 2020 Jukai ceremony must attend all or part of this sesshin as well as fulfill other requirements. Contact Great Tree for further information.