Guest Speaker Daigaku Rumme: Connection Between Zazen and Repentance.
There will be opportunity for conversation with Daigaku.
Daigaku Rummé is the Resident Priest and Teacher of the Confluence Zen Center STL located in Maplewood, MO. Ordained a Soto monk by Harada Sekkei Roshi in 1978, he trained for more than twenty-seven years under Harada Roshi at Hosshinji Monastery in Fukui, Japan. Leaving Japan in March 2003, he moved to San Francisco to work on the staff of the Soto Zen Buddhism International Center. In 2010, Rummé moved to Los Angeles where he worked as the Director of the Soto Zen Buddhism North America Office and as the Head Priest of Zenshuji Soto Temple. In April 2015, he resigned from his position in Los Angeles and moved to St. Louis. He is married to Kathleen Copple Rummé. Rummé is the translator of The Essence of Zen and, with Heiko Narrog, of Unfathomable Depths, both by Harada Roshi, both published by Wisdom Publications.