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June 26th, 2023 – “Enjoying Tranquility” – Dharma Talk by Shōku Kathy Early

Dharma Talk given on Monday, June 26th, 2023 –  Rev. Shōku Kathy Early (11.3 MB, 49 min).

Shōku Kathy Early

Shōku Kathy Early

Visiting Teacher

Shōku Kathy Early came to zen practice in 1994 through classes with Tenshin Reb Anderson at the Yoga Room in Berkeley while working as a semiconductor engineer in Silicon Valley. She then practiced for several years with Keido Les Kaye at Kannon Do Zen Center in Mountain View, after which she trained at San Francisco Zen Center for 16 years. She was priest ordained by Tenshin Anderson in 2005. Shōku also spent a year and a half in residence at Toshoji International Training Monastery, in Okayama, Japan, including four angos (90 day training periods).