• 26DEC

    New Year’s Celebration

    Dear Sangha Members and Friends,   Rinzai-ji Zen Center invites you to New Year’s Celebration.   Schedule:   Monday, December 31st, 2012 2:00 pm – Temple cleaning and preparation for New Year’s celebration 5:30 pm – Festive Dinner 10:00 pm – Traditional Soba Noodle 11:00 pm to 12:00 pm midnight – Zazen After midnight –
  • 26DEC

    No Zazenkai in January

    Please note that there will be no Zazenkai in January. Thank you!
  • 05DEC

    Announcement 12/05/12

    Joshu Sasaki Roshi, at the age of 105, stepped down from his role as the primary Zen teacher for Rinzai-ji nine months ago due to serious illness. Our community is working to provide a forum where both students and ordained teachers of Rinzai-Ji may voice any concerns regarding organizational structure, student-teacher relationships, and a vision
  • 22NOV

    Announcement 11/22/12

    Recently the Board of Directors of Rinzai-ji has become aware of allegations posted on websites of sexual misconduct by Joshu Sasaki Roshi, the Abbott of Rinzai-ji. The Board takes allegations of inappropriateness regarding any Rinzai-ji teacher’s behavior very seriously. The Board is therefore conferring this weekend to create a plan to address this issue. We