Upcoming Talks

Scheduled Public Talks

Upcoming public lectures:


Sunday, January 8, 2017 (7:30PM – 9:00PM)
Public lecture: “Zen Practice: What Hinders You?”. Venue: Philadelphia Buddhist Association at Plymouth Meeting Friends, 2150 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462, USA.


Previous public lectures:
Friday, September 16, 2016
Public lecture: “The 5 Hindrances In Modern Zen”. Venue: Zenkreis Bremen, Bremen, Germany.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Public lecture. Venue: The Buddhist Society, London, UK.
Saturday, January 2, 2016
Public lecture. Venue: Immaculate Heart of Mary Spirituality Center, Immaculata, PA.
Monday, March 9, 2015
Public lecture: “An Introduction to Zazen: Zen in Everyday Life.” Venue: Budapest, Hungary.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Alianza Francesa San Ángel, Mexico City, Mexico: Public Lecture & Zazen.
Sunday, January 4, 2015
La Sombra del Sabino, Morelos, Mexico: Public Lecture & Zazen.
Wednesday night March 19, 2014
Zendokai, Munich, Germany: Public Lecture.
Tuesday February 19, 2013
One Drop Zendo, Nagykovácsi, near Budapest, Hungary: Lecture on Zen.
Tuesday April 24, 2012
Colgate University, upstate New York: Lectures on Zen and an introduction to zazen meditation.
Wednesday March 21, 2012
Zen Do Kai, Munich: Lecture on Zen and an introduction to zazen meditation.
Monday November 21, 2011
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: “The Buddha’s Flower Sermon” – Book reading and discussion.
Friday November 18, 2011
Morikami Museum, Florida : Talk on “Living Zen” in conjunction with a calligraphy exhibit.


Jeff Shore also gives a number of talks during the course of each retreat that he leads. For more information on upcoming retreats, see the Retreats page. For past retreat talks, see the Transcribed Retreat Talks and Audio Retreat Talks pages.