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Eshin Godfrey to be Abbott of Rinzai-ji

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Kyozan Joshu Sasaki is stepping down later this year as head abbott of the Rinzai school, and has appointed Eshin John Godfrey of the Vancouver Zen Centre as his successor.

http://sweepingzen.com/eshin-godfrey-to-be-abbot-of-rinza-ji/


I don't know all too much about all the politics of the Zen community, but it's sort of cool to see that a local Zen sangha will have the head of a whole tradition in residence.
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