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Special Guest Teacher Dharma Talk: Rev. Yuko Yamada-roshi - ONLINE (on Zoom)
Special Guest Teacher Dharma Talk: Rev. Yuko Yamada-roshi - ONLINE (on Zoom)

Wed, Aug 14

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Special Guest Teacher Dharma Talk: Rev. Yuko Yamada-roshi - ONLINE (on Zoom)

Yuko Wakayama Yamada-roshi will be giving her lecture on The Denkoroku - The Record of Transmitting the Light by Keizan Zenji. The Denkoroku documents the great enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha and its transmission by 52 patriarchs in India, China and Japan.

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Aug 14, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

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Enlighten Your Minds with the Denkoroku

Yuko Wakayama Yamada-roshi will be giving her lecture on The Denkoroku - The Record of Transmitting the Light by Keizan Zenji. The Denkoroku documents the great enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha and its transmission by 52 patriarchs in India, China and Japan. This Zen text created by Keizan Zenji is the most revered record of transmitted instructions in learning the Way. This is her 3rd talk on Denkoroku at Sonoma Mountain Zen Center. She will be focusing on another chapter from The Denkoroku.

About Speaker: Yuko Wakayama Yamada-roshi is the abbess of Shogakuji in Tokyo. She currently teaches at the International department of Eiheiji. She is the first nun to teach at Eiheiji, the head monastery of Soto Zen founded by Dogen Zenji. She trained at Aichi Senmon Niso-do, a training temple for female Soto Zen priests, where she also currently teaches. She was ordained in 1999 by the highly respected Rev. Shundo Aoyama-roshi, who is now the Seido of Sojiji. Yuko was sent to Mt. Equity Zendo in the United States for 2.5 years and has also practiced in Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain and Italy. After returning from Europe and finishing 2 more years at the Niso-do, she studied at Komazawa University specializing in Chinese Zen History. Prior to becoming a Zen Buddhist nun, Yuko Yamada was a catholic nun in a convent for 3 years.

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  • Guest Teacher Dharma Talk

    Yuko Wakayama Yamada-sensei will be giving her second part of the lecture on The Denkoroku - the record of transmitting the light by Keizan Zenji.

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