Eihei Dogen & Keizan Jokin Memorial, Online 9/25

Practice Center
Date / Time
September 25, 2020 / 7:00am - 7:15am
Event Type

Friday, 7 – 7:15 am, following morning zazen

Hosted in the Online Zendo.

Meeting URL
Meeting ID: 264-616-8381

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.