Kodo Conover

Nancy Kodo Conover has been practicing Zen since 2000 and received Lay Transmission from Chozen and Hogen Roshi in 2015. In 2010 Kodo retired from a career as a vocational rehabilitation counselor to help establish Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple. She leads Tuesday night meditation and discussion at Heart of Wisdom, as well as our Work-a-Day Sesshin. She is married and has lived in the Pacific Northwest her whole adult life.

Events with Kodo Conover

Our Natural Connection to the Earth: Healing from Separation
May 22, 2021

**An in-person event** Since we humans have walked the earth, we have found wisdom and healing through connection with nature. In this in person workshop we will explore practices drawn from the deep well of Buddhist traditions and indigenous teachings from around the world. Immersing ourselves in the dharma of nature will inspire awareness of our interconnected web of life shared throughout earth, throughout the universe. We will explore what nature shows us to be true minute by minute, breath by breath. By seeing and releasing the grip of our fixed views we open awareness to the present moment and…

August Sesshin: A Six Day Online Meditation Retreat
August 16, 2021

  It is our intention to offer the supportive structure to allow you to do a week long meditation retreat at home. You can participate to whatever degree your life allows. Consider the possibility to design your own retreat. Do a work/family sesshin. Take one day this week and make it a retreat day! This retreat will take place through the zoom app. You will receive a link to the retreat once you register. Doing a retreat at home can be empowering, take up the practice in your own home and know the peace and clarity of mind in your…

Gratitude Sesshin: A Six Day Online Meditation Retreat
November 15, 2021

This sesshin is founded on the transformative power of gratitude.  We can develop gratitude as we reflect on the people, events, and things of our lives.  But by using meditation we can also direct awareness to the continual support that each moment brings, the force of the universe that gives us life breath by breath.  When we become aware of that continual offering of life that comes towards each of us, then the heart opens and we respond with continual gratitude It is our intention to offer the supportive structure to allow you to do a week long meditation retreat at home. You…