♦ Upcoming Special Events♦
Harada Sekkei Roshi, His Life & Teachings
With Special Guest Lecturer
Rev. Daigaku Rumme
Online via Zoom
August 8, at 10:00 am- 11:30 am
Join us at 9:30 for regular mid-morning zazen prior to the lecture REGISTER AT BOOKWHEN
Harada Sekkei Roshi served as abbot of Hosshiji training monastery in Obama, Japan. Our abbess, Rev. Teijo Munnich, received monastic training under Roshi in the 1980’s and through her his influence is deeply felt at Great Tree.
Join Rev. Daigaku Rumme, a long-time disciple of Sekkei Roshi and translator of Roshi’s works, The Essence of Zen and Unfathomable Depths, as we celebrate Sekkei Roshi’s life and teachings.
Rev. Daigaku Rummé was ordained a Soto monk by Sekkei Harada Roshi in 1978. For more than twenty-seven years, he practiced under Harada Roshi at Hosshinji Monastery in Fukui, Japan. Rev. Rumme has worked on the staff of the Soto Zen Buddhism International Center in San Francisco. From 2010-2015 he served as the Director of the Soto Zen Buddhism North America Office and Head Priest of Zenshuji Soto Mission. He currently leads Confluence Zen Center STL in St. Louis, MO.
Join us for early morning zazen from 6 am – 7:15 am followed by morning service.
Via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/5232119427
Please note that Saturday practice days will not be held on weekends during sesshins or other special retreats.