Sound of One Ear Sesshin
Who is the one who hears? For centuries this question has been a gate into realization of our essential nature.
Join us for this eight day sesshin, in which sound and music support us in intimate listening and deep insight with the whole body-mind.
Dharma Holder Hoben Hansen from the North Shore Zendo will also be co-leading this sesshin.
$50 non-refundable deposit required to reserve your space - balance due on arrival.
Jogen Salzberg, Zen Priest
Adam Jogen Salzberg began residential training at Great Vow Monastery in the Autumn of 2003 and ordained at Rohatsu 2006. He became a Dharma Holder in December of 2012. He has been teaching zazen and leading retreats at Reed College for several years. Jogen has a long-standing interest in the artistic expression of spiritual practice and to that end is a part-time painter and poet.
Hogen Bays, Zen Teacher
Hogen Bays began practicing in 1968 with Philip Kapleau, Roshi and was part of the residential staff at the Zen Center of Rochester in Rochester, New York until 1975.
He lived and trained at the Zen Center of Los Angeles under the direction of Taizan Maezumi , Roshi from 1980-1984. In 1990 he took Tokudo, Priest’s Ordination, with Maezumi Roshi. After advice and consultation with Harada, Roshi and other Zen teachers, in 2000 he received Dharma Transmission from Chozen, Roshi.
Since 1990 Hogen has continued his Zen studies with Rinzai Zen teacher Shodo Harada Roshi, abbot of Sogen-ji monastery in Japan and One Drop Zendo in Tahoma, Washington.
He has been a leader of the Zen Community of Oregon since 1985 and worked full-time for the sangha since 1997. He is co-abbot of Great Vow Zen Monastery.
Hogen holds a Naturopathic Doctor (ND) and Master’s Degree (MS) in Psychology. He worked for the Oregon Department of Corrections for 15 years.