New Lay Disciples, New Teachers

0116LD-ordination-600On Saturday, January 16, three new Lay Disciples took teachers and committed to Dharma Rain Zen Center and its lineage. Shown are Kaimon O-Ren (Sally Tomlinson) with her teacher Bukkai, and Kakumyo with his new students Unju Jitsuso (Joe Walder) and Unju Daigai (Randall Filbert).
During the same ceremony, disciples Keido Koshin (Thomas Bruner) and Keido Shokei (Francois Raynal), who had been Kyogen’s students, were accepted by new teachers. Thomas took Gyokuko for his teacher, and Shokei took Fumyo for his teacher.