Mountain Seat Ceremony for Grace Schireson

Categories: Empty Nest Zendo News

November 01, 2009

Grace during her Mountain Seat ceremonyMyoan Grace Schireson was installed as Abbess of Empty Nest Zendo here in North Fork, California today in a Mountain Seat Ceremony presided over by Sojun Mel Weitsman of Berkeley Zen Center — Schireson Roshi’s teacher. In the S?t? school, a Mountain Seat Ceremony is the fifth and final level of empowerment for any teacher. Many were in attendance for this event, including Hoitsu Suzuki Roshi, son of the late Shunryu Suzuki Roshi of San Francisco Zen Center.


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