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Hanamatsuri Sesshin

Rinzai-ji Zen Center 2505 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles

花祭り(Hana-matsuri) Buddha’s Birthday, also known as Hana-matsuri 花祭り (Flower festival) is one of the Three Buddha Ceremonies. It is also a tradition at Rinzai-ji to commemorate our founder, Jōshū Sasaki Rōshi’s birthday on this day. To cerebrate this auspicious occasion, this 5-day retreat is held. Yoshin David Radin from Ithaca Zen Center will be leading


Special Sunday Program

A special Sunday program where Jiun Varant Arslanian Zenji will introduce the community to several of his Dharma friends from Japan: Sasaki Hōkaku, abbot of Gyokuryūji, Tatsuyama Daiyū, abbot of Yūsenji and Ichimura Kōbin, former monk and now lay practitioner.

Nirvana Ōzesshin

Mt. Baldy Zen Center 7901 Mt.Baldy Road, Mount Baldy

Please join us at Nirvana Ōzesshin commemorating the death and entrance into Nirvana of Shakyamuni Buddha. This Sesshin will take place at Mt.Baldy Zen Center in Sun Bernardino County. Rinzai-ji is pleased to announce that Shōkyū Minakawa Rōshi from Jōshū Rōshi’s ordination temple, Zuiryū-ji in Sapporo, is returning to lead the Nirvana Ōzesshin once again.


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