Zen study group will start on Oct 20

Book design the essence of zen

Book “The Essence of Zen: The Teaching of Sekkei Harada”

Translated and edited by Daigaku Rumme

Study Group

Starting on October 20, 2011

7 Thursday Evenings, 7:30 pm – 8:50 pm

Including 30 minutes of zazen

(There will be no classes on Thanksgiving and Dec. 1)

Zenshuji Temple

123 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Telephone: (213) 617-0100

Rev. Sekkei Harada is one of great Zen masters of our time, who is currently the head minister of Hosshinji in Fukui prefecture, Japan.

This book is based on a collection of his teachings which was published in 1993 in Japan.

The study group will be led by Rev. Daigaku Rumme, who translated the book from Japanese to English, the head priest of Zenshuji and director of the Soto Zen Buddhism North America Office.

Suggested Donation: $40 for the series ($15 for temple members)

Register by calling Zenshuji (213) 617-0100 or

By email to webmaster@zenshuji.org Include your name and contact information.

For further information about Zenshuji Temple, visit the website at www.zenshuji.org