Monk Ordained

Gyokuko and Fujaku after the ceremony
Gyokuko and Fujaku after the ceremony
Anthony Fujaku Stevens was ordained as a Soto Zen priest on Friday, October 21. A nice crowd of more than 50 people came to witness and celebrate this fine event.
Fujaku and jikko Shintai wait at the beginning of the ceremony.
Fujaku and jikko Shintai wait at the beginning of the ceremony.

Gyokuko gives Fujaku the Precepts as part of the ordination ceremony.
Gyokuko gives Fujaku the Precepts as part of the ordination ceremony.