Ekai Korematsu Osho
The Meaning of Practice and Verification (‘Shushogi’) from Shobogengo by Zen Master Dogen
Live Attendance – Session 1 of 4
Time: Saturday, 23 January 2016, 4:30pm to 18:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: Full course consists of 4 sessions of lectures. Each one is available for purchase separately.
What is Truly Meant by Training and Enlightenment?
Shushogi is a compilation of direct quotes from Shobogenzo, the Treasure House of the Eye of the True Teaching, that is Zen Master Dogens spiritual master piece.
It was put together and incorporated as part of ‘Soto School Scriptures For Daily Services And Practice’ by the Soto School of Zen in the early 20th Century.
About Ekai Korematsu Osho:
Ekai Korematsu is the Abbot and resident teacher of the Jikishoan Zen Buddhist Community in Melbourne. Born in Japan in 1948, he studied humanities and Buddhism in Denmark and the USA. He was ordained as a monk by Kobun Chino Otogawa at Haiku Zendo, Los Altos, USA in 1976. He received dharma transmission from Ikko Naraskai at Zuioji Monastery in Japan in 1986. His formal Buddhist training encompassed twelve years at three Japanese monasteries, Eiheiji, Zuioji and Shogoji. In 1999 he established the Jikishoan Zen Buddhist Community in Melbourne, a Soto Zen Buddhist centre for Zen practice and community. Ekai Osho is also the Director and main teacher of Jikishoan’s Zen and Integrated Buddhist Studies Program (IBS). For more information go to www.jikishoan.org.au.