“Shuso Hossen” Tag

Shuso Hossen

The current shuso, Valerie Kaishin Kelly, will take her “final exam,” presenting a verse and answering questions from teachers and sangha members. Come help “prod the loaf” to see whether she’s done. This will take the place of the usual Dharma Talk. Join us this Sunday, December 10, for zazen, sanzen, service, and Shuso Hossen. […]

Shuso Hossen

This Sunday, the current shuso, Nicole Ko’in Newsom, will take her “final exam,” presenting a verse and answering questions from teachers and sangha members. Come help “prod the loaf” to see whether she’s done. This will take the place of the usual Dharma Talk. Join us this Sunday, December 11, for zazen, sanzen and Shuso […]

Shuso Hossen and New Shuso Installation

On January 30, 2016, Kei’un finished her year as shuso with a Hossen ceremony. She presented a verse from the “Litany of the Great Compassionate One” (part of Vespers), and invited all attending to question her about it. Om to the one who leaps beyond all fear… Thy life is the completion of meaning; It […]

Shuso Hossen

This Sunday the current shuso, Gay Kei’un Lewis, will take her “final exam,” presenting a verse and answering questions from teachers and sangha members. This is the culmination of a year of intensive practice and service to the Sangha. Come help “prod the loaf” to see whether she’s done. Join us this Sunday, January 24, […]