Saturday, July 6, 2013

Anniversary Day Zazen Kai at Kips Bay

On Saturday, July 6th, 2013, the Rinzai Zen Sangha hosted an ALL DAY ZAZEN-KAI at Kips Bay Community Center in New York City. Ven. Eido Shimano Roshi was our honored guest leading this Sangha occasion and delivered his Teisho to the Sangha. Here is the video of his message to the Sangha recorded with the permission by Eido Shimano.

Anniversary Day Teisho with Eido Shimano Roshi

We humbly appreciate the generous donations of the Zendo Bell and Mokugyo by Nigol, and the Meal Gong by Hokaku. Due to their generous offerings, the Zazen Kai at Kips Bay was conducted with all the instruments needed to commemorate the 37th Anniversary Day of Dai Bosatsu Zendo with Eido Roshi.

The Zazen-Kai was attended by 22 Sangha members including Tenrai as Jikijitsu, Yushin as Jokei, Ungan as Inno, Riki as Inji, Zensho as Jisha and Gyorin, Katsuo Takeda as Assistant Jisha and Hoen and Eko as Assistant Tenzos.