In news, student talks, interviews and personal reflections, members of the Hazy Moon Sangha share the ways practice has transformed every aspect of their lives—at work, at home, in relationships, and in handling the change, pain, loss, and fear that all of us face at times. The consistent message from any serious Zen student is that practice works.
I would like to thank Roshi for the opportunity to practice during this Ango period. Thank you, sangha, for the support and motivation. I hope this training period will deepen my aspiration for practice and encourage me to practice until the moment of death.
In this slideshow, Ari Sanmai Robles concludes the Summer Ango 2016 training period and defends her case before the Sangha as Head Trainee. [slideshow_deploy id=’5086′]
I feel incredibly grateful for the opportunity to work so closely with Nyogen Roshi as the Head Trainee during this summer ango, and to be working in the company of my teacher, Hosso Sensei, along with sangha members from the Hazy Moon as well as from el Escorpion Negro in Mexico. This time for […]
Kim Donin McDonald serves as Shuso for Ango Opening & Shuso Entering, 2015 [slideshow_deploy id=’3743′]
Angie Shinnyo Nickol recently ordained as a priest at the Hazy Moon. She and her husband, Markus Kansho Nickol, live in Nuremberg, Germany. Shinnyo was our head trainee during last year’s Summer Ango. [slideshow_deploy id=’3876′]
On June 27, John Mujo Fritzlen received Precept Transmission from Nyogen Roshi. Mujo Sensei, who has led the men’s group at the Hazy Moon for many years and has decades of experience in Mahamudra as well as Zen practices, will now wear the brown robe of a transmission holder in our our lineage. [slideshow_deploy id=’3842′]
Kim Donin McDonald serves as Shuso for the 2015 Shuso Hossen Ceremony [slideshow_deploy id=’4005′]
Highlights from the Jukai ceremony of Jannifer Ju, where she took the Bodhisattva precepts and was given the dharma name “Ugen”