By donation

Date & Time Details: October 7, 2021, 7:30–9:00 p.m.

Location: Zen Center of New York City

Address: 500 State Street Brooklyn, NY 11217



ZCNYC Fusatsu (on-site)

with Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei

October 7, 2021

Please join us for a fusatsu ceremony at the Temple!

This evening’s renewal of vows ceremony will begin with a period of zazen, followed by a chanting service. Hojin Sensei will then offer a Dharma talk.

You must have previous zazen experience and have had beginning instruction at ZCNYC or ZMM.

To help during this transition time, NO WALK-INS ALLOWED, and PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. Thank you!

The Temple offers this program by donation so that everyone can participate. We appreciate your support.

*You must be fully vaccinated to participate in this event.*


Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei
Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei received the priestly transmission (the transmission of the Precepts) from Daido Roshi, who began the process in 2009, and from Shugen Roshi, who completed the transmission in 2012. In 2017, she received full dharma transmission from Shugen Roshi. She serves as the Training Director for the Mountains and Rivers Order and Abbot of the Zen Center of NYC-Fire Lotus Temple . Hojin Sensei began her artistic career early and has taught drawing, ceramics, and painting, opening people up to the wonders and mysteries of the creative process and continues to offer Art Practices as part of her teaching. She has been in full-time residential training at the Monastery since 1990 and now shares her time at the Brooklyn temple.
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