Zen Pioneer Soyu Matsuoka Roshi

 80th Anniversary of Coming to America

 6 Dharma talks Reflecting on his Life, Legacy & STO Path Ahead 

                             Tuesday, October 1 – Sunday, October 6                        0 STO Logo copy_2

                                         Atlanta Soto Zen Center

Tuesday October 1 “Kongo Roshi” 

(Matsuoka Roshi’s first Dharma Heir)                                                                             

7:00 - 8:00 PM ET

Zenku Jerry Smyers 

 Wednesday October 2 “Thusness”

 (Matsuoka Roshi’s 360 Degrees Teaching)

7:00 - 8:00 PM ET

Kanzan John Slattery


Thursday October 3 “Just Buddhists”  

(Ordained in Suzuki Roshi Lineage, now a student in Matsuoka Lineage, Kido will share anecdotes & insights)

7:00 - 8:00 PM ET

Kido Jimmyle Listenbee 

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Friday October 4 “A Brief History of Zen”

(The Matsuoka Lineage)

7:00 - 8:00 PM ET

Taiun Ellistion Roshi STO Abbot

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Saturday October 5 “Desire, Death, and Domestic Chores”

(Women Indian Ancestors & Matsuoka Roshi’s Legacy) 

7:00 - 8:00 PM ET

Mitsugo Liz Lawlor   


Sunday October 6 “Matsuoka Roshi’s, Life, Legacy & Path Ahead”

11:00 AM – NOON ET 5 Speakers Panel Discussion 

Led By: Taiun Elliston Roshi STO Abbot

If you can’t make it in person join us online. We will be streaming the Public Talks via Mixlr. Download the phone app or connect on your computer to hear live streaming Public Talks at ASZC. Click on the following link and search for Atlanta Soto Zen Center. Mixlr link. Those connecting on Mixlr can participate in the discussion by messaging.