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Harada-Yasutani School of Zen Buddhism
References & Footnotes number 301-400

Est.: 13 Apr 1995. Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.
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References & Footnotes number 301-400

Note, for bibliographical details of books referred to below, please consult the Some References to Modern Zen Buddhism (1600-present) [T. Matthew Ciolek. 1992. 33Kb. E-Archive: ANU, Australia]

[301] "Dear Dr. Ciolek, Please update the Harada-Yasutani School of Zen Buddhism and its Teachers as follows:  
Thompson, Scott Zengen (no longer Thompson, Scott H.)  Now Scott is Sensei (no longer Dharma Holder, Assistan.t Teacher). Scott is teacher at Southern West Virginia Zen Group  
To find Scott's listing look under:  Maezumi > Glassman > Kennedy > Birx  
Thank you so much. charles birx.", email, 29 Sep 2013.
[302] "Dear Dr. Ciolek, Please add James Myosan Cordova as Dharma Heir of Melissa Keido Myozen Blacker. The date of his transmission was December 7th, 2013 and his title is Dharma Holder. Melissa an heir of James Ford in the Harada-Yasutani school. Many thanks, Edward Keido Sanshin Oberholtzer Archivist Boundless Way Zen.", email, 15 Feb 2014.
[303] "Hi Dr. Ciolek, I hope that you're well. Your web page doesn't note that Bernie Glassman's/Zen Peacemakers' Mother House (which was also known as the House of One People) in Montague Massachusetts was foreclosed on in 2011 and sold in 2012. The facility is now privately owned and called the Montague Retreat Center. It is no longer affiliated with Bernie Glassman's group, though I see that Eve Myonen Marko's Green River Zen Center ( holds retreats there. Warm regards, Len Moskowitz." email, 17 Mar 2014.
[304] "Dear Dr. Ciolek,  On March 15, 2014 Roshi Robert Jinsen Kennedy conferred Inka on Charles and Ellen Birx and they received the title Roshi.  Therefore, please change the word Sensei to Roshi in the listing of teachers in the Sanbo Kyodan Harada-Yasutani School of Zen Buddhism.  [...] 
If you have any questions please contact me. Thanks so much for the work you do! take care, charles.", email, 18 Mar 2014
[305] "Burke, Sexton died in 2011
Please add to Barzaghi Line: Marett, Allan, Apprentice Teacher since 2011 at Sydney Zen Centre
Also, shouldn’t the Barzaghi Line appear under her other entry in the Aiken Line (rather than only in the Tarrant Line)?"
Alexander Cox, email, 25 March 2014
[306] Sexton Bourke (1949 - 2011)
[307] "Dear Dr. Ciolek, Please note that Peter Muryo Matthiessen, dharma heir to Bernard Tetsugen Glassman Roshi, died on April 5 of this year from leukemia (diagnosed more than a year earlier). He was 86. In case you need more information, below is the URL for the obituary in the New York Times. Peace, Matt Fisher", email, 13 Jul 2014.
[308] "Dear Matthew I was searching information on the web and came on the website of Sanbo Kyodan: Harada-Yasutani of Zen Buddhism. An impressive list of names and dates. [...] In the lineage of Maezumi Roshi and Genpo Merzel Roshi I found my name as assistant teacher of Genpo Roshi. After some years some changes took place and I write you to give some of this new information. In Februari 2011 I received dharma transmission from Niko Sojun Tydeman Sensei (dharma successor of Genpo Roshi). I guess this makes me the 4th generation. Nico gave also transmission to Meindert Musho van der Heuvel in May 2011 and in August 2011 to Joke "heldere traan" Huiberts. I am from 1947, and I am teacher at the Zen Center Rotterdam. And Niko at the moment is only teaching at Zen Centre Amsterdam. I hope this information is welcome for you. Probably you can't read Dutch, but you can have a look at our website, With gasho Gretha Myoshin, Gretha Aerts", email, 29 Apr 2014.
[309] "Dear Matthew. Thanks for the update. [...] One little new information: Malgosia Braunek Roshi passed away last month. She is also in this line and successor of Genpo Merzel Roshi. [Małgorzata Braunek (30 January 1947 – 23 June 2014) -łgorzata_Braunek - tmc] With warm regards, Gretha Myoshin [Aerts]", email, 17 July 2014
[310] " [...] Irene (Kyojo) Bakker was someone very special to me when I practiced zen in The Netherlands in the early nineties. She is listed as an assistant teacher under Genpo Roshi - I just did a search to find out how she was going and found out she received dharma transmission in 2012 from Joan Jiko Halifax Roshi and given the additional dharma name "Kaigetsu”. See: Her website is .", Peter Bruza, email, 22 Aug 2014.
[311] Sensei IrŹne Kaigetsu Kyojo Bakker -

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