Shohaku Okumura PdfRecorded: Saturday Jul 14, 2012
Episode Description: The entire faculty of the Dogen Symposium gather for a panel, reflecting together with members of the audience on Enkyo Roshi’s prompt, “What aspect of Dogen inspires you the most?”
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Renowned Zen teacher, translator and author Shohaku Okumura makes his first ever visit to the UK with two London events in March 2020. Okumura Roshi will teach on Dogen Zenji’s Shobogenzo fascicles ‘Zenki’ (Total Function) on the Saturday and ‘Shoji’ (Life and Death) on the Sunday. A useful aspect of Soto Zen. practice that I learnt from the monks at Throssel Hole Buddhist Monastery (O.B.C.) in the UK was the occasional use of what, for lack of a better term, I call 'refocussing questions'. whilst sitting in meditation. Shohaku Okumura (奥村正博; born June 22, 1948) is a Japanese Soto Zen priest and the founder and guiding teacher of the Sanshin Zen Community located in. Shohaku Okumura has 20 books on Goodreads with 3594 ratings. Shohaku Okumura’s most popular book is Opening the Hand of Thought: Foundations of Zen Buddh.
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