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 her travel and teaching schedule, ways to connect for counseling, spiritual direction or consulting, and links to her published writing and blog.