Impressions


Zen River Temple in Fall, seen from the East side


Driveway in Spring


Group picture with Junyu Kuroda Roshi (Hojo-san) after Hossenshiki ceremony


The Hatto, ceremonial hall with main Buddha statue


Shumidan (main altar) with Maezumi Roshi memorial service set-up


Main Buddha statue


Memorial service


Daily morning service (Photo by Merlin Daleman)


Zendo in south garden (Photo by Merlin Daleman)


Zendo, seen from the south-east


Zendo interior


Manjushri statue


Zazen


Kaisando, ancestors’ room, with special altar (Butsudan) for Maezumi Roshi


Junyu Kuroda Roshi performs Eye-opening ceremony for Ususama Myōō (bathroom guardian)


Oryoki, formal meal in Zendo


Open House event (photo by Geert Job Sevink)


Jukai. lay-ordination ceremony


Tea ceremony


Hossenshiki ceremony with Hoitsu Suzuki Roshi as Jokeshi (official witness)


Shuso returns shippei


After Hossenshiki with Daikyoshis Otani Roshi and Kuroda Roshi


Inauguration of remodeled Hatto by Junyu Kuroda Roshi, May 5th, 2012


Inauguration of the Zendo by Ven. Masters Cheng Xin and Ke Xiang, May 5th, 2012


‘Place where Buddhas are selected’


Congratulations


Study class


Right speech class


Dharma talk


Teisho by Seido Suzuki Roshi


Hossenshiki with Seido Suzuki Roshi as Jokeshi


Sutra reading class


The library


The dining room


The kitchen


The kobaian, dokusan hut


Bedrooms are double, each equipped with washbasin and mirror, bedside lights, small desk and cupboards. Showers and toilets are located on each hallway.


Calligraphy workshop with guest teacher Kaz Tanahashi


Outdoor retreat on Wadden Sea island


Reception office


Atelier, sewing room


Wood shop


Segaki ceremony


Bodhisattva raft, theater play during family week


Group picture of international sangha after Hossenshiki


Western view from Zen River