Oneness Hears Sesshin

Oneness Hears Sesshin
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 5:00pm - Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm
Schedule: Sesshin schedule
Price: $365 ($300 for ZCO members; $180 reduced rate available to those in need, contact registrar for details)

The old pond;

                       a frog jumps in--

                                                    the sound of the water.

                                                                                                -   Basho

During this sesshin we will take up sound, listening practice, as our gate of Dharma.

Please join us in 8 full days of zazen.

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Hogen Bays, Zen Teacher

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.

Jogen Salzberg, Zen Priest

Jogen Salzberg,  Zen Priest

Adam Jogen Salzberg began practicing Zen meditation in 2000 and began full-time residential training at Great Vow Monastery in 2003.  Jogen took novice Priest ordination in 2006 and was made a Zen Priest and Dharma Holder by Chozen Bays, Roshi and Zen Teacher Hogen Bays in 2012. He has taught meditation at Reed College in Portland since 2006. He currently serves as Director of Training at the monastery.  In his free time he likes to paint pictures and write poems. View his work here

Kim Hoben Hansen, Dharma Holder

Kim Hoben Hansen, Dharma Holder

Kim Hoben Hansen is a lay teacher. He leads the North Shore Zendo ( in Vancouver, Canada.  He began formal zen practice in 1995 and has trained with Chozen roshi and Hogen roshi since 1996.  They named him as a Dharma Holder in 2011.  Hoben practices law as a tax litigator.  He is married and has three grown daughters.