Soen

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Soen Nakagawa - Education
... In 1923 Soen (still Matoi) enters high school and becomes a boarder at the First Academy in Tokyo ... Soen's childhood friend, Yamada Koun, enrolled on the same day as him ... It was expected that Soen would carry on the samurai tradition of his father, but Soen was pondering a more spiritual occupation ...
The Compass Of Zen
... The Compass of Zen is a book of teachings by the late Seung Sahn Soen Sa Nim, a compilation of talks given by him since 1977 that were then edited by his student Hyon Gak (Paul Muenzen) ... more crude—version of the current text had first been drafted by Seung Sahn Soen Sa Nim in the early 1970s ... to coverage of the aforementioned topics, the book also contains Seung Sahn Soen Sa Nim's "The Ten Gates", a glossary of terms, and his lineage chart ...
Soen Nakagawa - Ryutaku-ji
... In search of a replacement stick Soen went to a nearby Zen center, Hakusan Dojo, where he hears Myoshin-ji Zen master Gempo Yamamoto speaking ... Soen became transfixed by the talk and intrigued by the man ... Soen would return to the dojo several times after this encounter ...
George Bowman
... George Bowman, or Bo Mun Soen sa Nim, is a Zen master and licensed psychotherapist living at Furnace Mountain in Clay City, Kentucky (he does not teach ... He received Dharma transmission from Seung Sahn Soen Sa Nim in 1992, and is a former teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen ... Furnace Mountain is run by Dae Gak Soen Sa Nim—another former Kwan Um line teacher ...
Soen Nakagawa - Hesitation
... retire as abbot of Ryutaku-ji, and he wanted to appoint Soen as head abbot ... Soen was hesitant and anxious about the proposition of becoming abbot ... Soen was a non-traditional abbot, deciding to not distinguish himself from his students ...