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Kenkai Brandon Lamson - Zen and Creativity, A One-Day Sitting

Saturday July 15
9 am - 3 pm

A day of sitting and walking meditation, a dharma talk by Kenkai Brandon Lamson, and mindful oryoki lunch. 9 am - 3 pm. If this is your first one-day sitting, please contact the Tanto/Head of Practice, Louise Dreyfus at

Brandon Lamson, whose dharma name Kenkai means Inkstone Ocean, is a senior member of HZC and a poet.  He teaches literature and creative writing in the Honors College at the University of Houston. He is a co-founder of both the Houston Dharma Punx and the Houston Meditation Society.  Currently, he teaches meditation classes at the University of Houston, BIG Power Yoga, and Define Living.  His book Starship Tahiti won the Juniper Prize in Poetry. He is currently finishing a second collection of poems titled Mountains Walking, and a memoir about prison teaching titled Caged

Brandon Lamson

Brandon Lamson

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