Retreat Teachers


Gaelyn Konjin Godwin, Roshi

Konjin Gaelyn Godwin, Roshi, is the Abbot of Houston Zen Center and received Dharma Transmission from Tenshin Reb Anderson in 2003. She serves as the Director of the International Division of Soto Zen, North America (a department of Soto Zen Headquarters based in Japan). She trained at San Francisco Zen Center (SFZC) in 1985 and continued for 18 years there, including 12 years at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. She also trained in Japan, at Hosshinji with Harada Sekkei Roshi in 1991–92, and at Zuioji in 2005; and with Robert Aitken Roshi of the Diamond Sangha in Hawaii in 1995–96.