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HARADA SEKKEI ROSHI
His life and teachings



A Great Tree Zoom event
August 8,10:00-11:30 am


Harada Sekkei Roshi served as abbot of Hosshinji training monastery in Obama, Japan. Great Tree's abbess, Rev. Teijo Munnich received monastic training under Roshi in the 1980's and through her his influence is deeply felt at Great Tree.

WITH SPECIAL GUEST LECTURER
Rev.Daigaku Rumme


Daigaku Rumme
Daigaku Rumme - was born in Mason City, Iowa in 1950. He 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. In March 2003, he moved to San Francisco to work on the staff of the Soto Zen Buddhism International Center. In April 2010, Rumme moved to Los Angeles where he worked as the Director of the Soto Zen Buddhism North America Office and as the Head Priest of Zenshuji Soto Mission. Retiring from his position in Los Angeles in April 2015, he moved to St. Louis, MO where he is now the teacher at Confluence Zen Center STL. He is the translator of The Essence of Zen and, with Heiko Narrog, Unfathomable Depths, both by Harada Roshi, both published by Wisdom Publications. He is also the translator, with Keiko Ohmae, of A Blueprint of Enlightenment: A Contemporary Commentary on Dogen Zenji’s “Gakudo Yojinshu” or “Guidelines for Studying the Way” by Gien Inoue Roshi, published by Temple Ground Press.


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