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Mayumi Oda
Book Signing
and Fundraiser
for PZI

September 29 in Oakland


Mayumi is officially an art Sensei in the Pacific Zen Institute lineage.


On September 29th at 7:00 PM Mayumi Oda will be giving a talk on "Dynamism of Mushin" - daily practice of no mind. She would like to share her experience of her son and brothers' death, and her liberation from it. Her new book, Random Kindness & Senseless Act of Beauty, will be published in September.


Mayumi will be sharing proceeds from the sale of her art during this event with PZI.


Please join us for this very special visit.


September 29th at 7:00 PM


Rockridge Meditation Community

5463 College Avenue

Oakland, Ca 94618


More about Mayumi Oda

Known to many as the ‘Matisse of Japan’, Mayumi Oda has done extensive work with female goddess imagery. Born to a Buddhist family in Japan in 1941, Mayumi studied fine art and traditional Japanese fabric dyeing. In 1966, she graduated from Tokyo University of Fine Arts. Mayumi’s unique apprenticeship dyeing fabric for kimonos influences the color and composition of all of her works.


From 1969 to the present, Mayumi has exhibited over 50 one-woman shows throughout the world. Her artwork is also part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY), The Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA), Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT), Library of Congress (Washington, DC) and many others.


In addition to her work as an artist, Mayumi has spent many years of her life as a ‘global activist’¯ participating in anti-nuclear campaigns worldwide.