Friday, February 18, 2011

Meet the Masters : Hongren & Huineng

You are invited to join a Zen week-end retreat (Zazenkai) at the Atlanta Soto Zen Center.  

On March 11-13 Taiun Michael Elliston Roshi Abbot of the Atlanta Soto Zen Center and founder of the SIlent Thunder order and his student, Jiryu Frederic Lecut will team teach the March Week-end Seminar about Daman Hongren and Dajian Huineng , the 5th and 6th Chinese ancestors of the Zen Lineage.  The sixth ancestor, Huineng is well known for the Platform Sutra

Daman Hongren (601-674)
In addition to dharma discussions, we will have a full day Saturday of meditation (zazen and kinhin), work practice (samu), meals, and face-to-face interview (dokusan).

Dajian Huineng (638-713)

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