Guiding teacher: Zen Master Senshin
Zen Master Senshin (Soen Sa Nim) has been the Guiding Teacher of the Queensland Zen Centre since 1996. Her training began in 1978 in New York City when she became a student of the founding teacher of the Kwan Um School of Zen, Zen Master Seung Sahn. In 1996, she received Inka from Zen Master Seung Sahn, and after his death in 2004, Dharma Transmission from Zen Master Dae Gak, Abbot of the Furnace Mountain Zen Centre in Kentucky, USA. Since 1999, Zen Master Senshin has continued her training with Shodo Harada Roshi, Abbot of Sogen-ji Monastery in Okayama, Japan.
Zen Master Senshin is the author of Essence of Mind, a book containing a selection of her Dharma Talks given during first years of her Brisbane residency.
Shodo Harada Roshi
Shodo Harada Roshi is the Abbot of Sogen-ji in Okayama, Japan and the founding teacher of Tahoma Sogen-ji USA, Indozan Sogen-ji, India, and Hokuozan Sogen-ji, Germany. In July 2018, Harada Roshi visited Australia for the first time and led a 3 day retreat.
Daichi Zenni is senior translator, and student, of Shodo Harada Roshi. She is the Abbot of Tahoma Sogen-ji in Washington State, USA.