Special Guest Teacher Shohaku Okumura Roshi gives online Dharma talk, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST.
Shohaku Okumura is a Soto Zen priest and is a Dharma successor of Kosho Uchiyama Roshi. Okumura practiced at Antaiji with Uchyiama Roshi from 1970 until Uchiyama retired in 1975. Okumura co-founded Pioneer Valley Zendo in Massachusetts and continued to practice Uchiyama’s style of zazen practice. Since 1981 Okumura has been translating writings of Uchiyama and Eihei Dogen from Japanese to English. Okumura has taught at Kyoto Zen Center and Minnesota Zen Center in Minneapolis and was director of Soto Zen Buddhism International Center in San Francisco from 1997 – 2010. Okumura founded Sanshinji Zen Community in Bloomington, Indiana where he now resides with his family.
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