Melissa BlackerWhen the mysterious pivot finds opportunity to turn, the original light auspiciously appears”  — Hongzhi (Guidepost for the Hall of Pure Bliss) 

“Things are not as they are seen, nor are they otherwise.”  — Lankavatara Sutra


Melissa Myozen Blacker, Roshi is a Zen priest and teacher with transmission in two Zen lineages.

This site includes information about how to study Zen with Melissa and links to her published writing and blog.