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  • Sunday Schedule Canceled—Sesshin 1-day Delay

    Due to the current weather, the Sunday schedule for tomorrow (August 3rd) is canceled. The sesshin due to start tomorrow will now start on Monday instead, with registration beginning at 3:30pm on...


  • Practicing Through the Yokoji Fire and Floods

    Two weeks ago marked the anniversary of the Mountain Fire. We have made huge progress since the devastation that occurred last summer and fall. The damage has been repaired, preventative...


  • Dharma Combat Spring 2014

    Congratulations to Susan Yushin Tipton who finished her period as the head trainee with the traditional dharma combat ceremony. The ceremony was held on May 18th, on the last day of both the May...


  • Jukai: Taking the Precepts

    Congratulations to Susan Yushin Tipton and Muriel Sokei Sasaki who received the Buddhist precepts from Tenshin Roshi today at the conclusion of the April 2014 sesshin.

    Susan was given the...


  • Training Period Underway

    The Spring Training Period started as planned on Monday, March 3rd. It started on time according to plan B, that is, which was rapidly formed as the huge storm that swept through a few weeks back...


  • Weathered the Storm

    The storm has now spent itself—there are still clouds lingering and the occasional spell of light rain, but the worst has definitely passed. The grounds this morning were no more damaged than...


  • So Far So Good

    Jokai and I went up to Yokoji this morning during a lapse in the rain and were relieved to see that everything is fine so far. The mile-long dirt road is damaged in places, but nothing that isn't...


  • Sunday Schedule Canceled

    Due to the weather, the Sunday Schedule for March 2nd is canceled and the start of the sesshin will be postponed. According to the forecast, the storm will finish by Sunday afternoon, so we will...


  • New Event Calendar

    We had an email this week from someone who wondered if we were aware of a "spectacular offer to become the director of a hotel if we contribute towards $11million" that had appeared on our events...


  • The Gates are Open

    The temple gates at Yokoji are fully open once more. The regular interim schedule has been in place since the beginning of the year, we have being going ahead with the


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