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An Introduction to Zen Practice and Meditation for the Deaf Community and Allies, CC 2/17-19With Rev. Keith Baker and Rev. Oshin Jennings
February 17, 7:30 pm – February 19, 12:30 pm
An introduction to Zen Practice, Meditation, and Concepts for the Deaf, Interpreters, and other users of American Sign Language.
Ōshin Jennings is a Deaf Zen Buddhist priest in the White Plum lineage of Soto Zen. Ōshin is a student of Enkyo O'Hara Roshi, Abbot of the Village Zendo, who named him a Dharma Holder/Assistant Teacher in 2016. Ōshin serves as the Village Zendo's representative on the Buddhist Council of New York, where he lives and works as a psychotherapist and artist. Ōshin's primary focus is making the Buddhist teachings accessible to communities that traditionally have had limited access to the Dharma. As part of his vision of accessibility he founded No Barriers Zen to provide accessible meditation to the Greater Washington, D.C., area.