Winter Term 2015
Zen Buddhism Teaching and Meditation
Led by Myo-O Habermas-Scher, ordained priest and senior practitioner in the Soto Zen Buddhist tradition. A soup supper follows meditation.
Rev. Myo-O Marilyn Habermas-Scher is an ordained priest and senior practitioner in the Soto Zen Buddhist tradition, teaching classes, lecturing and leading retreats. Her root teacher was Dainin Katagiri Roshi, the first Japanese Zen teacher in Minnesota, with whom she studied from 1975 to 1990. Now affiliated with Hokyoji Zen Community under the guidance of Rev. Dokai Georgesen, she has been practicing in the Soto Zen and Vipassana Buddhist traditions for 37 years. Myo-O has an extensive background in the performing arts and is also trained in a a number of body-mind practices, including T’ai Chi, Qi Gong and Body Mind CenteringTM. She teaches somatically based VoiceWork in private sessions and she also works as an inter-faith chaplain at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. She is the guiding teacher for Dharma Dance Sangha in Minneapolis.
Sponsored by Chaplain's Office. Contact: Jan Truax, x4003