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Eihei Dogen & Keizan Jokin Memorial, CC 9/25 & 9/26

Friday, September 25, 2015, evening service 6:15 pm, Kaisando
Saturday, September 26, 2015, morning service 6:30 am, Buddha Hall

Eihei Dogen
(1200-1253) is the founder of the Soto school of Zen in Japan. He is the author of the fascicles on Buddhist practice and insight collected in Shobogenzo - Treasury of the True Dharma Eye. He founded Eihei-ji, one of the two main Soto Zen training temples in Japan, located in Fukui Prefecture. YouTube video of Eiheiji.

Keizan Jokin (1268-1325) is the author of the Denkoroku - Transmission of the Light, a compilation of the Soto Zen lineage from Shakyamuni Buddha to Eihei Dogen and his successor Koun Ejo. Keizan founded Soji-ji in Yokohama which, with Eihei-ji, is one of the two principal Soto Zen training centers in Japan.