A. Jesse Jiryu Davis
Village Zendo's Winter 2022 Meditation Retreat
Photos from our Zen retreat at Garrison Institute.
Shugo's Shuso Hossen
October 29, 2022. A ceremony at the Village Zendo in which Jeff Shugo Berman gave his first dharma talk and was promoted to senior Zen student.
Village Zendo's Summer Meditation Retreat 2022
Photos of my Zen community's first in-person sesshin since December 2019.
Eye-Closing Ceremony at the Village Zendo
Covering the statue of Manjusri and desanctifying the space, in preparation for moving to the zendo's new location.
Nighttime meditation in East River Park
November 28, 2020. Members of the Village Zendo meditating outdoors at night in Manhattan's East River Park.
Meditation at Home
Photographs of Village Zendo members in early 2020.
Meditation at the Village Zendo
November 24, 2019. Meditation at a Zen temple in Manhattan.
Year End Meditation Retreat
December 2019. Yoga and sutra-copying at the Village Zendo's year-end meditation retreat at the Garrison Institute.
Precepts Ceremony at the Village Zendo
Our annual jukai ceremony: four students vowed to uphold the Buddhist teachings.
Yuuka's Shuso Hossen
A ceremony in which Elena Yuuka Taurke gave her first Zen talk and engaged the community in dharma combat, at the Village Zendo.