“MemoryBook” Tag

Jiko’s Memory

We asked people to share their memories of the places where we practiced for a quaarter-century in southeast Portland. You can find these posts using the “MemoryBook” tag. by Sallie Jiko Tisdale The year I was shuso, we had several regular visitors who liked to sit in the back steps off the front doors. It […]

Memory Book Audio Recordings

We asked people to share their memories of the places where we practiced for a quaarter-century in southeast Portland. You can find these posts using the “MemoryBook” tag. For the recordings, click on the link below to open the file. If you wish, you can right-click as it’s playing to save it to your computer. Bukkai’s […]

Sounds of the Madison Street Zendo

by Joe Shisei Niski We asked people to share their memories of the places where we practiced for a quaarter-century in southeast Portland. You can find these posts using the “MemoryBook” tag. I started attending Wednesdays and Sundays in the Fall of 1998. I decided to take the Precepts and to attend the full Daijukai […]

Random Ordinary Fragments

by Polly Gemmon Lauser We asked people to share their memories of the places where we practiced for a quaarter-century in southeast Portland. You can find these posts using the “MemoryBook” tag. Chan Radiators in the Zendo Just back from the China Pilgrimage. Fresh in my mind: images of ancient Chan monasteries with shrines containing […]

Dipping the toe in the sea of Zen

by Ulises Quiñónez We asked people to share their memories of the places where we practiced for a quaarter-century in southeast Portland. You can find these posts using the “MemoryBook” tag. Around five years ago, after a couple of years of many changes in my life and living in a rather messy way, I reached […]

Memory Book

For many of us, Dharma Rain’s upcoming move to a new home has stirred up memories associated with our soon-to-be former location. The lovely Zendo, the Dharma House, and the Sangha House(s) have been our place of practice for decades – a lot has happened here! Do you have any memories, anecdotes, or stories associated […]