Roshi Enkyo O’Hara

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A Beautiful Fall Morning at the Village Zendo

Tricycle’s web editor, Phil Ryan, and I had the good fortune to spend the morning sitting and speaking with Roshi Enkyo O’Hara at the Village Zendo, located just south of Houston on Broadway in lower Manhattan. We were there to interview her about the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Village Zendo community. Naturally, the conversation […]

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Image: Chip Buddhas, Enku, circa 1675-1695 ("mature period"), Japan, wood. Photo © Tetsuo Kurihara/Courtesy Kazuaki Tanahashi.

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Remembering Roshi

I remember a three-month training period at Zen Mountain Center, when I was the chiden, the caretaker of altars and offerings. It was during the summer months, when the shaded gully of the San Jacinto mountains holds the heat of the surrounding Southern California desert. During a very formal memorial service, as I was carrying a […]

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