In Zen practice, a Mondo is a dialogue between a disciple and his master.

Succession

Hello Master, The succession, the transmission, as you have been kind enough to explain previously in your mondo, seems complex to understand. On the one hand, you were appointed Patriarch or Master or Successor (or the 3 simultaneously may be) by Mr. Niwa Zenji, the "Pope" of Zen as you called him, and you often repeat how crucial it is ...

Sotoshu in Japan.

Hello Master KosenI wish to get the ordination of boddhisatva. If at first I thought of passing by the AZI (because it is the association that Master Deshimaru founded), we could think that it was legally the most logical.Little which I saw over there quickly discouraged me.I then plan to benefit of a stay in Japan to make me order "on the ...



"Well, the ones who love so much to quote the words of Kodo Sawaki in their kusen, why don't they have the idea to imitate sometimes his acts?

"Well, the ones who love so much to quote the words of Kodo Sawaki in their kusen, why don't they have the idea to imitate sometimes his acts? Himself, he precisely received the shiho of the successor of his master, old time fellow-student. Despite the fact that in his youth there was a relationship of competition, he did it with humility, as he...

Shiho

I would like to know why Master Kosen received the Shiho from the lineage of Master Niwa Zenji rather than from the lineage of Master Kodo Sawaki or Narita Shuyu Roshi ?
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