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AUGUST 2014



Sangha Event: Kyozan Joshu Sasaki Roshi (1907-2014) has passed away.
Sasaki Roshi passed away on July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, USA
Viewing of the body is on August 8, 2014 followed by an all day sit.
Funeral Service and memorial on August 25, 26, 2014 in Los Angeles


Sangha Event: Mrs. Hosoda passed away in July.
Her funeral service took place on July 27, 2014.



Saturday Close to Aug 14 is O-bon
August 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More

SEPTEMBER 2014




Zazen-kai on September 27, 2014
At Kips Bay or at Ungan's Zendo in the Bronx
Program 9a-6p.
Details to follow and to be confirmed


September 15, 2014 - New York Zendo Shobo-ji Anniversary
September 19, 2014 - Kaiki: Chester and Dorris Carlson Memorial
September 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More



OCTOBER 2014



Zazen-kai event in October Led by Eido Shimano Roshi
At Kips Bay or at Ungan's Zendo in the Bronx
Dharma talk or Teisho by Eido Shimano Roshi
Suggested Contribution: $40. Vegetarian Lunch. Program: 9:00AM-6PM
Details to be confirmed

October 5, 2014 - Bodhidharma's Day (Bodhidharma Daishi Dai Osho)
October 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More


NOVEMBER 2014


Zazen-kai event in November Led by Eido Shimano Roshi
At Kips Bay or at Ungan's Zendo in the Bronx
Dharma talk or Teisho by Eido Shimano Roshi
Suggested Contribution: $40. Vegetarian Lunch. Program: 9:00AM-6PM
Details to be confirmed

November 1, 2014 - Soyen Shaku Roshi Memorial (Ryoga Kutsu Soyen Zenji Dai Osho)
November 21, 2014 - Kogetsu Tani Roshi Memorial (Dokuso Ken Ko Getsu Zenji Dai Osho)
November 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More



DECEMBER 2014


Zazen-kai event in December Led by Eido Shimano Roshi
At Kips Bay or at Ungan's Zendo in the Bronx
Dharma talk or Teisho by Eido Shimano Roshi
Suggested Contribution: $40. Vegetarian Lunch. Program: 9:00AM-6PM
Details to be confirmed

December 8, 2014 - Buddha's Enlightenment Day
December 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More


TENTATIVE 2015 SCHEDULE



Tentative February 2015 - University Course Taught by Eido Roshi in Japan
Probably the same university as in the past. Text is 13th Century's Shobogenzo Zuimonki.
The university is probably Shogen College in Gifu, Japan. Course is in Japanese.
Event, date and details tentative



Tentative - April 2015 - East Meats West Sesshin in Istanbul - Led by Ven. Eido Shimano Roshi
Jukai opportunity. Teisho and Dokusan by Eido Roshi. For more information, please contact Zensho or Joyo Catherine Brenner of Zurich, Switzerland





PAST EVENTS

AUGUST 2014



Eido Roshi participated in O-Bon at DBZ August 8 - 10, 2014
Hounzan Dai Bosatsu Zendo, Kongo-Ji
Livingston Manor, NY



Obon Zazen-Kai Led by Eido Roshi | Kips Bay, Manhattan, Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
Pic of Eido Roshi

At Kips Bay Community Center (33rd st and 2nd Av).
Obon Zazenkai email invite
Dharma Talk by Eido Shimano Roshi
9am - 6pm.
Suggested contribution: $40 per person
For more information



JULY 2014


Dai Segaki Zazen-Kai Led by Eido Roshi | Sunday, July 13, 2014
At Kips Bay Community Center (33rd st and 2nd Av).
Dharma Talk by Eido Shimano Roshi
9am - 6pm. invite
During the Dharma Talk Roshi said Segaki was for all known and unknown deceased Dharma brothers and sisters
Suggested contribution: $40 per person
For more information
Dai Segaki Zazenkai 2014

July 4, 2014 - Hounzan Dai Bosatsu Zendo Kongo-ji Anniversary
July 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More

JUNE 2014



Gempo Roshi
Gempo Roshi Memorial Zazen-kai | Sunday June 15, 2014
Ven. Eido Sotai Roshi and Ven. Zenrin Chido Roshi co-led this all-day Zazen-Kai.
Dharma Talk by Ven. Zenrin Chido Roshi.
9a-6pm. Kips Bay Community Center, New York City
East 33rd Street and 2nd Avenue, New York, NY
RSVP | Suggested Contribution: $40.
Click here for the invite. pdf
For more information

June 3, 2014 - Gempo Roshi Memorial (Hannya Kutsu Gempo Zenji Dai Osho) More
June 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More


MAY 2014


Saturday, May 3rd, 2014, Nyogen Senzaki Memorial Zazen-kai With Eido Roshi
At Kips Bay Community Center, 333 East 33rd St, NY, NY
9a-6pm. Dharma Talk by Ven. Eido Shimano Roshi



May 7, 2014 - Nyogen Senzaki Memorial (Choro An Nyogen Zenji Dai Osho) More
May 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More

APRIL 2014




April 2014 (April 20-26, 2014) - East Meats West Sesshin - Led by Ven. Eido Shimano Roshi
Jukai opportunity. Teisho and Dokusan by Eido Roshi.




Saturday, April 5, 2014, Buddha's Birthday Zazen-kai With Eido Roshi
Dharma Talk by Ven. Eido Shimano Roshi
At Ungan's Zendo in the Bronx | $30 Including Vegetarian Lunch | 9-6pm
more info

April 8, 2014 - Buddha's Birthday More
April 10, 2014 - Rinzai's Day. (Rinzai Gigen Zenji Dai Osho) More
April 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More



MARCH 2014


Saturday, March 8, 2014, Zazen-kai With Eido Roshi
Tozai Nashi, No East No West, Zazenkai to honor the memory of Yasutani Roshi and Soen Roshi
9a - 6p. Teisho by Eido Roshi. Vegetarian Meal. Suggested Contribution $40.
Kips Bay Community Center. 33rd street and 2nd Avenue, NY, NY
Tozai Nashi Zazen-Kai 2014

March 11, 2014 - Soen Roshi Memorial (Mitta Kutsu Soen Zenji Dai Osho) More
March 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More
March 28, 2014 - Yasutani Roshi Memorial (Hakuun Shitsu Ryoko Zenji Dai Osho) More


FEBRUARY 2014


February 2014 - Eido Roshi was travelling in Japan
Chance for students to meet with him.



February 2014 - University Course Taught by Eido Roshi in Japan
Probably the same university as in the past. Text is 13th Century's Shobogenzo Zuimonki.
The university is probably Shogen College in Gifu, Japan. Course is in Japanese.



Saturday, February 15th, 2014 - NEHAN-E Zazenkai without Eido Roshi, New York, NY
NEHAN-E (Nirvana) ZAZEN-KAI at Ungan’s Zendo in the Bronx
Dharma talk by Ungan. 9a-6pm. $25
#2 and #5 subway to 180th street, Bronx, NY
RSVP Required. more info
Nirvana Day Zazenkai 2014

February 8, 2014 | Eido Roshi gave a talk at Shogen-ji, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
Yamakawa Roshi, the Abbot of Shogen-ji Monastery
(in Gifu Prefecture) asked Eido Roshi to give a talk during a seminar and Eido Roshi accepted.



February 15, 2014 - Nirvana Day More
February 21, 2014 - Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day More



Sunday, January 19, 2014 | Lunar Rohatsu Zazen-kai at Ungan's Zendo
The bronx, NY. Cost $30. Dharma Talk by Ven. Eido Shimano Roshi.
Doors open at 9a. Zazen at 9:30a. 5-6p Informal Sarei and departure.
RSVP required. Seating limited to 14. More info
Lunar Rohatsu 2014



Tuesday, December 31, 2013. New Year's Eve Zazen Kai at Kips Bay, (330 E 33rd st- 2nd Av) Manhattan, NY
Eido Roshi was the Rinzai Zen Sangha's honored guests.
Doors opened at 2pm. Eido Roshi gave a Dharma Talk.
Zazen, chanting, offerings for the New Year and vegetarian meal.
Suggested Contribution $40. Sarei Party: 10-11pm.
New Year's Eve 2013
The Teisho was on Shobo Genzo Zuimonki (by Ejo) translated by Eido Roshi



Saturday, December 7 and Sunday Dec 8, 2013, Rohatsu 2-day Zazenkai at Ungan's Zendo in the Bronx
Teisho by Eido Roshi
Seating is limited. RSVP ASAP. One day $30. Two days $50.
Saturday and Sunday 9:30a-6:30pm. Doors open at 9:00am.
Rohatsu 2013
During the Teisho on Hakuin Zenji's Rohatsu Exhortations, Eido Roshi shared the Dharani for Ben Zai Ten, the Goddess of Water and protecting deity for Dharma it is ON SORA SOBA TEI EI SOWA KA



December 8, 2013 | Buddha's Enlightenment Day. More


Monday December 2 to Sunday December 8 is ROHATSU Week
Usually celebrated with extra sits and readings of Hakuin Zenji's Rohatsu
Exhortations. There is an edition translated by Eido Roshi available
on amazon (ISBN 097698945X). You can read the first two nights before buying
There is an old version in the book Golden Wind




Thanksgiving. Thursday, November 28, 2013 Eido Roshi does celebrate Thanksgiving.
Cards, Haiku, sumi-e would probably be welcome


November 21, 2013 | Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day


November 21, 2013 | Kogetsu Tani Roshi Memorial. More



In November 2013, Mr. Zenrin R. Lewis received Dharma Transmission from Eido Roshi.
During the 2013 Soyen Shaku Sesshin held Nov 8-15, 2013 in Upstate New York.
Mr. Zenrin Robert Lewis, now Sōryū-Kutsu Roshi is Eido Roshi's Dharma Heir and a lineage holder.
The name Sōryū-Kutsu means Blue Dragon Cave.

more info


November 8-15, 2013 | Soyen Shaku Sesshin in Upstate New York
7-day sesshin led by Eido Roshi with Teisho, Dokusan...
Mr. Zenrin Robert Lewis received Dharma transmission from Eido Roshi.
Mr. Katsuo Takeda received the dharma name Daikan, meaning Macro Vista.



Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 | Culture Day Zazen-kai with Eido Roshi
Location: Ungan Richard D'Eletto’s townhouse Zendo in the Bronx, NY. Contribution: $30. Seating limited to 14. Doors Open: 9am. Program: 9:30a-5pm.
Dharma Talk by Ven. Eido Shimano Roshi. Informal Sarei and Departure: 5-6p. .
More Information


Sangha Event. Eido Roshi's sister passed away on November 3rd, 2013.


Saturday, October 5, 2013 | Golden Wind All day sit with Eido Roshi
At Kips Bay Community Center, Manhattan, NY
Program and contribution to be confirmed: 9a - 6 pm | Suggested Contribution $40 | RSVP
More Information


SEPTEMBER 2013 | Eido Roshi visited Vienna, Germany
Aprox Sept 2013 | Following sesshin in Switzerland, Eido Roshi travelling to Vienna, Germany.



SEPTEMBER 2013 - Venerable Eido Shimano Roshi will lead Sesshin in Zurich, Switzerland
Sept 8-14, 2013
Five day sesshin. Jukai opportunity. For more information, please contact Zensho or Joyo.

Sesshin started on the evening of September 8 and ended on Sept 14. Once a student of Eido Roshi who was following him around like other people followed the Grateful dead band said that the sleeping accomodations were like a dormitory (or military bunks. i.e. not 2 or 3 to a room but more like 20 to a room), check with Joyo or Zensho. Roshi would wax lyrical about every country but now it is Switzerland's turn. Oh the pleasure of doing sesshin together in Switzerland! Ahhh....




Sunday, August 18, 2013 | Dai Segaki Zazenkai with Rinzai Roku Teisho by Eido Roshi
At Kips Bay Community Center, Manhattan, NY | 9a - 6 pm | Suggested Contribution $40

Eido Roshi said it was an occasion to show our gratitude to all our ancestors and to feed the hungry ghosts within us. He said our ancestors and deceased brothers and sisters and loved ones in difficulty could only get our offering of mainly incense, then rice and water, if we said their names. Details on the service, you can still do your own.




AUGUST 11, 2013 Sangha Event. Kiyuu Yokoyama known as Kiyuu-san passed away on August 7th, 2013. Eido Roshi conducted the funeral and burial service at DBZ on August 11, 2013. Please remember Kiyuu-san in your prayers. Eido Roshi wrote a tribute to Kiyuu-san entitled A Country Gentleman




August 10-11, 2013 | Obon at DBZ | Eido Roshi and Aiho-san attended OBON at DBZ.
Obon is a day for the dead. Lanterns float on Beecher Lake and entire families participate. On Sunday, Eido Roshi conducted a funeral service for Kiyuu-san. See above.



Saturday July 6, 2013 | Zazenkai at At Kips Bay with Rinzai Roku Teisho by Eido Roshi
930a-6p, (doors open at 9:00AM). Zazen, Teisho,informal sarei at the end.
$40 contribution.


Eido Roshi's Letter to the Sangha on July 4, 2013
Ven. Eido Shimano addresses the Sangha on July 4th, 2013,
the 37th Anniversary of Dai Bosatsu Zendo Kongo-Ji. pdf



JUNE 16, 2013 | Sunday | Zazenkai at Ungan's Townhouse in the Bronx (NY)
Full day of Zazen, Lunch, Teisho by Eido Roshi, Informal sarei.
$25 per person. Only 15 seats.



MAY 2013 Sesshin, Led By Eido Roshi
Greater New York City Area, May 10, 2013 - May 15, 2013. 4.5 days
Cost $675 (only includes food and lodging)
($300 due by Dec 31, 2012. Full payment by March 1, 2013)
Separate Fundraising being done to cover Eido Roshi's payment and expenses
Nyogen



Saturday, April 27, 2013 - All day Zazen-kai at Kips Bay, Celebrating Buddha's Birthday and Commemorating Rinzai's Day - 33rd st and 2nd Avenue.
$40. | 9 AM to 5 PM |details


April 14-20 2013 - 2nd Rinzai Zen Sesshin in Turkey, The 2nd East Meets West Sesshin | Led by Eido Roshi. This sesshin followed the model of the previous sesshin last year with the participants staying in the European part of Istanbul and the sesshin taking place in the Asian part of Istanbul. There was Teisho and Dokusan. Last year, there was a Jukai ceremony. Vegetarian meals served with optional mediteranean fish. Roshi has developed a love of Turkish Coffee...Zazen, Teisho on Hakuin Zenji's Zazen Wasan (Song of Zazen), Dokusan... For more information, please contact Zensho or Joyo Catherine Brenner of Zurich, Switzerland




MARCH 2, 2013 | Eido Roshi's Letter to recently departed Venerable Genki Takabayashi, one of the pioneer teachers of Rinzai Zen to America. (dated March 2, 2013) Ven. Genki Takabayashi lived in America for nearly 30 years but only went back to Japan twice.



FEBRUARY 13, 2013 | Letter to the Sangha From Eido Shimano Roshi (dated february 13, 2013)
Venerable Eido Shimano Roshi responds to a letter issued
by the Board of Directors of the Zen Studies Society on January 31st, 2013.



February 2013 - Month Long University Course Taught by Eido Roshi in Japan
Probably the same university as in the past.
The university is probably Shogen College in Gifu, Japan. Course is in Japanese.


MONDAY, December 31, 2012. New Year's Eve Zazen-kai with Ven. Eido Shimano Roshi | Manhattan (Kips Bay Community Center, 330 East 33rd St).
2pm-10:30pm. Teisho by Eido Shimano Roshi. Sarei. Suggested Contribution $40. RSVP.



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LETTERS FROM EIDO ROSHI TO THE SANGHA

AUGUST 11, 2013 Sangha Event. Kiyuu Yokoyama known as Kiyuu-san passed away on August 7th, 2013. Eido Roshi conducted the funeral and burial service at DBZ on August 11, 2013. Please remember Kiyuu-san in your prayers. Eido Roshi wrote a tribute to Kiyuu-san entitled A Country Gentleman



JULY 4, 2013 | JULY 4, 2013 Letter from Eido Roshi to the Sangha | Ven. Eido Shimano addresses the Sangha on July 4th, 2013, the 37th Anniversary of Dai Bosatsu Zendo Kongo-Ji.



MARCH 2, 2013 | Eido Roshi's Letter to recently departed Venerable Genki Takabayashi, one of the pioneer teachers of Rinzai Zen to America. (dated March 2, 2013) Ven. Genki Takabayashi lived in America for nearly 30 years but only went back to Japan twice.



FEBRUARY 13, 2013 | Letter to the Sangha From Eido Shimano Roshi (dated february 13, 2013)
Venerable Eido Shimano Roshi responds to a letter issued
by the Board of Directors of the Zen Studies Society on January 31st, 2013.


DECEMBER 28, 2011 | New Year's wishes from Eido Roshi




Would you like to stay in touch?



Eido
Please contact Zensho Martin Hara.
zensho.martin.hara@gmail.com




The events above are privately held events, not associated with an organization. Dharma students are encouraged to attend and support Shobo-ji and Hounzan Kongo-ji with their presence and their nen.






With great gratitude to Eido Roshi.
This is written without his consent, approval or knowledge.