Enjoy and evening of zazen followed by an exploration of the Dharma of Sound and Song with master percussionist / Zen priest / spiritual nomad - Marc Anderson. Marc weaves tapestries of image and emotion in his crafted solo performance called Dharma Songs. Taking up themes of life, love and longing he evokes impressionistic pictures of the human soul in a collage of poetry, music story telling and personal insight.
Marc Anderson is an internationally recognized percussionist whose work has appeared on hundreds of recordings and soundtracks, has toured all over the world and has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards. He is a priest in the Soto Zen lineage, and director of the M2 Foundation, a non-profit organization that works on behalf of more thoughtful and sustainable communities. He’s on staff in the spiritual and religious life departments of both Macalester College and Hamline University.
6:30pm Zen Orientation for Newer Folks (optional)
7:00pm Zazen (seated meditation)
7:40pm Kinhin (walking meditation)
7:50pm Dharma Songs with Marc Anderson
8:55pm Tisarana (Triple Refuge)
Red Cedar Zen Community is a 501(c) non-profit organization.