The extended sangha of the New Orleans Zen Temple will celebrate the 80th birthday of Robert Livingston Roshi and the 30th anniversary of the New Orleans Zen Temple with a Winter Sesshin, January 26-27, 2013.
The sesshin will begin with zazen at 8:00 am on Saturday, followed by samu and the regular sesshin schedule through the evening.
It will continue with zazen at 8:00 am on Sunday and conclude at lunchtime.
The party in honor of Robert’s birthday and the Temple’s anniversary will begin at 1:00 pm on Sunday and will include food, drink, and music.
Guests are welcome to stay overnight.
Please make your reservations or send your good wishes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guests should indicate whether they will attend part of the sesshin, all of the sesshin, or only the party.
Also, if you have memories of Robert and/or the Temple that you would like to share, please send them to Richard Collins at email@example.com. Richard will be putting together writings and photographs to commemorate the occasion.