of brushwork will be introduced in this half-day workshop.Brushwork is a contemplative activity, and
participants will be guided in meditative practices involved in the ancient art
of calligraphy.Participants will engage
in mindfulness activities such as holding the brush, using ink, and practicing
East Asian characters on regular paper and rice paper.
will be provided. There will be a
potluck lunch from
12-1 pm. Participants
are invited to bring a dish to share.
About Kazuaki Tanahashi:
Kazuaki Tanahashi is a Buddhist scholar, calligrapher, and
peace activist. Born in Japan, sensei
has travelled and taught worldwide. He
has been active with the SF Zen Center since 1977. He is a well-loved teacher who teaches the
way of peace through his presence and embodiment of the principle of
non-separation. His primary teachers are Dogen, 13th century scholar,
and Morihei Ueshiba, the originator of Aikido.