Eihei Dogen & Keizan Jokin Memorial
September 27, evening service 6:15 pm, kaisando
September 28, morning service 6:30 am, Buddha Hall
(1200-1253) is the founder of the Soto school of Zen in Japan. He is the author of the fascicles on Buddhist practice and insight collected in Shobogenzo - Treasury of the True Dharma Eye
. He founded Eihei-ji, one of the two main Soto Zen training temples in Japan, located in Fukui Prefecture. YouTube video of Eiheiji
. Keizan Jokin
(1268-1325) is the author of the Denkoroku - Transmission of the Light,
a compilation of the Soto Zen lineage from Shakyamuni Buddha to Eihei Dogen and his successor Koun Ejo. Keizan founded Soji-ji in Yokohama which, with Eihei-ji, is one of the two principal Soto Zen training centers in Japan.