Rev. Daigaku Rumme: Remembering Harada Sekkei Roshi

08/08/2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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. 


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