From the Publisher
Zen Master Jakusho Kwong-roshi is Dharma successor to the legendary Shunryu Suzuki-roshi, the beloved teacher known for making Zen Buddhism accessible to Americans.
About the Author
Jakusho Kwong-roshi was born in Santa Rosa in 1935 and began studying Zen with Shunruyu Suzuki-roshi in 1959. He received ordination at San Francisco Zen Center in 1970 and began establishing Sonoma Mountain Zen Center in 1973 as his commemoration to his teacher. Kwong-roshi completed Dharma transmission in 1978 through Hoitsu Suzuki-roshi at Rinsoin, Japan. He travels annually to the Southwest, Iceland, and Poland to lead sesshins for affiliate sitting groups. He teaches ordinary Zen in everyday life as nothing special but the aliveness we bring to each moment.