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August Zazenkai led by Sogen Charles Billingsley
August 27, 2022 @ 5:30 am - 11:30 am$20
Please join us on Saturday, August 27th for a collaborative online Zazenkai with Haku-un-ji Zen Center in Tempe, Arizona led by Sogen Charles Billingsley. The Zazenkai is from 5:30 AM to11:30AM PDT. Sogen will be giving a Dharma Talk. Please register here or from the rinzaiji.org website, and you will be sent the Zoom links, the schedule, and instructions. Those practitioners who live or will be in the Los Angeles area may attend in person at Rinzai-ji. All in person attendees must be fully vaccinated. If you would like to attend in person please let us know via email when you sign up.
Although we encourage full time participation, you may join for as much as you can. The cost to attend is $20. If you need financial assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, reduced fees are available to those who would otherwise be unable to attend. We look forward to practicing with you soon!
Sogen Charles Billingsley began Zen practice in 2007 and soon became a student of Joshu Sasaki Roshi and Sokai Osho. In June of 2014 he was ordained by Sokai, who conducted the ceremony in place of Joshu Roshi due to Roshi’s failing health. Sokai, who was also gravely ill at the time, passed away four days later. Joshu Roshi died a few weeks after Sokai. Sogen became a devoted student of Shunan Noritake Roshi and ordained as his disciple at Reiun-in Temple in Kyoto, Japan in May 2017.