Eihei Dogen & Keizan Jokin Memorial, CC 9/29

Practice Center
Date / Time
September 29, 2021 / 6:50am - 7:05am
Event Type

Friday, 6:50 – 7:05 am, following morning zazen

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.