Our guest speaker on Sunday November 8 will be Rev. Nomon Tim Burnett, Guiding Teacher of Red Cedar Zen Community in Bellingham, Washington. Tim was Ordination teacher for our own Chikyo Ewan Magie.
Tim has been a student of Zoketsu Norman Fischer since 1987 when he was a resident at San Francisco Zen Center's Green Gulch Farm. After sitting practice periods at Green Gulch and Tassajara Zen Monastery, Tim helped found the Bellingham Zen Practice Group in 1991. Tim was ordained as a Zen Priest by Norman in 2000, received Dharma Transmission in 2011, and was installed as Guiding Teacher of the sangha in April, 2017.
A person of wide-ranging professional interests, Tim has been a botanist, carpenter, elementary school teacher, writer, and computer programmer. In addition to his work at the Guiding Teacher of Red Cedar Zen Community, Tim is also Executive Director of Mindfulness Northwest where he offers the Dharma in the form of secular mindfulness to many in local communities and professions.
Please join us online for meditation at 8:30 am and the talk at 9:30. https://zoom.us/j/434117703