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Shinsanshiki (Mountain Seat Ceremony)
Shinsanshiki (Mountain Seat Ceremony)

Sat, Sep 02


Santa Rosa

Shinsanshiki (Mountain Seat Ceremony)

Celebrating Sonoma Mountain Zen Center's 50th year & Shinsanshiki (Mountain Seat Ceremony) for Genjoji's new abbot Nyoze Kwong. By invitation only.

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Time & Location

Sep 02, 2023, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM PDT

Santa Rosa, 6367 Sonoma Mountain Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, USA

About This Event

Climbing the Mountain (shinsan shiki)

          New Abbot’s Rest Stop Place of Peace (angesho)

          Procession – Kanzeon House to Mountain Gate (shinmei shinsan)

          Dharma Phrase at Mountain Gate (sanmon hogo)

Mountain Seat Hall Opening (shinsan kaido)

          New Abbot Takes Seat (shinmei toza)

          Announcing the Teaching (byakutsui)

          Revealing the Dharma Questions/Answers (mondo)

Head Seat Takes Dharma Seat (shuso hossenshiki)

Prayer Ceremony Celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Founding of Sonoma Mountain Zen Center - Genjoji (Dakinishinten Kito-e)

Reception Outdoors at 2:00 pm

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