Sat, Sep 24|
Saturday Community (Senior Student Talk by Kashin Kwong) - ON SITE
Student talk will be given by Kashin Julie Kwong, Senior Student of Kwong-roshi and ordained nun, following 10:30 am zazen. BY DONATION ($10 suggested donation)
Time & Location
Sep 24, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Zendo, 6367 Sonoma Mountain Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, USA
About This Event
Thank you for your ongoing support. To sustain SMZC, please donate $10 (suggested minimum) for the Saturday Community program.
Student talk will be given by Kashin Julie Kwong. Kashin has been a student of Jakusho Kwong-roshi since 2001. She was born in Korea and adopted at the age of 7 to Denmark, where she grew up, and worked in the fashion industry in New York and London. She served as Shuso (head student) for the Winter Ango in 2007. Kashin has been a tea student of Mouri-sensei in the Omotesenke tradition for more than 15 years. Kashin trained for five months under Shundo Aoyama-roshi at Aichi Senmon Nisodo Training Nunnery in Nagoya, Japan in 2018 and was formally recognized by Soto School of Zen in Japan the following year. Currently Kashin serves as Geido (arts & aesthetics) and Tenzo (head cook) of Sonoma Mountain Zen Center. She lives at Sonoma Mountain Zen Center with her husband Nyoze, her son Ejo, and their cat Myoji.
NOTE: Due to current Covid restrictions and protocols, we are limiting the number of on-site event participants in order to ensure health and safety.