• 16APR

    Announcement — RJZC and MBZC Ordained Staff Traveling to Japan in May 2015

    Announcement: Rinzai-ji and Mount Baldy Ordained Staff Traveling to Japan   This coming May the ordained staff of Rinzai-ji and Mount Baldy Zen Centers will be traveling to Japan.  The trip is motivated by conversations with Noritake Roshi (Kyoto), Seiya Osho (Sendai), and Minakawa Roshi (Sapporo) all of whom were present at the memorial services
  • 05APR
    Hanamatsuri 2015

    Hanamatsuri 2015

    On Sunday, April 5th, at 11am, we held our Hanamatsuri Ceremony. The ceremony was followed by a delicious lasagna lunch prepared by Marilyn Gladle and Susan Crozier for your kind offer to prepare lunch. Thank you!  
  • 04APR
    Hanamatsuri Sesshin 2015

    Hanamatsuri Sesshin 2015

    On March 31st – April 4th we held our five-day Hanamatsuri retreat (Buddha’s birthday). We had some fine folks joining us for these five days of practice including Seido Clark, Joyce Gadiot, Myoren Yasukawa, Gento Krieger, Genshin Anderson, Shinkai Navarre, Craig Paup, Jodo Candy, Lisa Hubler as full-time and Maggie Keen, Susan Crosier Julianna Raye,
  • 01APR
    Memorial Service for Steve Sanfield

    Memorial Service for Steve Sanfield

    On Saturday, March 29th, we held a memorial service for Steve Sanfield, a longtime sangha member and dear friend. Paul Humphreys gave a moving eulogy, followed by several others. Steve liked to say that he was Roshi’s “first and worst” student, but only the first part of that statement is true.