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Desert Rain Zen


Buddhist Tradition:  Open Source Zen network founded by Joan Sutherland Roshi

Description:  Desert Rain is committed to developing an open, welcoming, and democratic sangha; most of our meetings balance silent meditation and other formal Zen activities with ample opportunity for group exploration of our individual practices, our evolution as a group, and the not always perfectly seamless integration of practice and life. Desert Rain Zen was started in late 2008 by Jennifer Sellers and Tenney Nathanson. In early 2012 Tenney was authorized by Joan to teach as an Open Source Sensei; he's currently our resident teacher. Jen is our Head of Practice.

Location:  Little Chapel of All Nations, 1401 East First Street, on the University of Arizona campus, Tucson, AZ

Phone:  520-235-1267 or 520-229-8585




Current activities: Please check our website for changes and updates

Weekly sits on Sunday s 3:30 - 5 pm

Monday Meditation, 12 - 1 pm

Tuesday Evening Study Group meets 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm

See website for info on all-day sits and residential retreats

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