The new Tricycle Retreat for July is led by Bonnie Myotai Treace, the Founder and Spiritual Director of Hermitage Heart, and Bodies of Water Zen. Myotai Sensei teaches from Gristmill Hermitage, the retreat house of Hermitage Heart in Garrison, New York.

Sensei Bonnie Myotai Treace established and was the Abbess of the Zen Center of New York City (Fire Lotus Temple) and served for over a decade as the Vice Abbess of Zen Mountain Monastery. Rigorously trained in koan Zen as well as in the subtle school of Master Dogen’s Zen she studied for over twenty years both the Rinzai as well as Soto lines of Zen Buddhism. The first dharma heir of John Daido Loori Roshi of the Mountains and Rivers Order, she received full transmission in 1996 in the Harada-Yasutani lineage.

Watch her first video, “Nothing to Give: Giving It All” here.

Learn about Myotai Sensei’s sangha, Hermitage Heart. Order a Water Mala Bowl (as seen in the

video) which includes a donation to Myotai Sensei’s sangha.

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