Jukai for Five Students at the Monastery

· Sangha News, Zen Training

On Sunday, November 15th, Shugen Sensei officiated a Precepts Ceremony—Jukai—for five MRO students at Zen Mountain Monastery. The zendo was filled to capacity with sangha, family, friends, plus a sizable contingent of students from the New York City sangha.

From left to right, in the featured image: Shannon Shinko (“deep light”) Hayes, JL Hokyu (“penetrating dharma”) Aronson, Chelsea Fushin (“trusting wind”) Green, Maire Tosho (“earth star”) O’Brien, and Todd Fubai (“universal plum tree”) Cowdery.


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