Kyonen Jim Gordon

KYONEN JIM GORDON has been a zen practitioner for over forty-five years. After seven years of study with Soen Nakagawa, Roshi at New York Zendo and Daibasatsu Zendo, he began study with Kyozan Joshu Sasaki, Roshi, a study that continued from 1977 until Roshi’s death at age 107 in 2014.

Kyonen was ordained as a zen monk in 2001, and, having retired from the practice of psychiatry and psychotherapy, devotes himself full-time to zazen and to being the guiding teacher at Hardscrabble Zendo.

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