The Board of Trustees of Bodhi Manda Zen Center—which considered Joshu Sasaki Roshi its guiding teacher—have issued an apology for Sasaki Roshi’s conduct.
Myoren Yasukawa & Gento Krieger of Rinzai-Ji Zen Center, the home temple of Joshu Sasaki Roshi, confirm his death.
The Rinzai-ji community is addressing reports of sexual misconduct involving its teacher Joshu Sasaki Roshi.
Eshin John Godfrey of the Vancouver Zen Center has been chosen to replace Joshu Sasaki Roshi, the 106-year-old abbot of Rinzai-Ji.
An article in today’s New York Times outlines the recent allegations of sexual abuse leveled at Zen teacher Joshu Sasaki Roshi.
In response to allegations of sexual misconduct, Rinzai-ji has issued a statement announcing that Joshu Sasaki Roshi is no longer teaching.
Following on last week’s gathering among the board of directors of Rinzai-Ji to address allegations of sexual conduct by Joshu Sasaki Roshi.
The board of directors of Rinzai-ji Zen Center has convened to discuss allegations of sexual abuse by their teacher, Joshu Sasaki Roshi.
Logan Beaudry muses about love, illusions, and Leonard Cohen during a sesshin with Sasaki Roshi—and ponders why Oliver Stone was there too.
At 101, Joshu Sasaki Roshi is still teaching his unique brand of Zen. Michael Haederle offers us a rare look at this enigmatic master.