Congratulations to Eko Jeff Kelley on his dharma transmission from Byakuren Judith Ragir, guiding teacher at Clouds in Water Zen Center, St. Paul. The ceremony took place this summer at Hokyoji Zen Practice Center. Eko lives in Seattle, where he is a teacher and leader at the Seattle Soto Zen Center.
This spring, Shinkai Bonnie VersbonCoeur received dharma transmission from Zentetsu Tim Burkett at the Minnesota Zen Meditation Center in Minneapolis. Shinkai teaches and practices in Minneapolis and her home base of Belfast, Maine. Congratulations Shinkai!
The Dainin Katagiri lineage chart is maintained on this website under the Biography tab as part of “Ceaseless Effort.” You can find it within that document as an appendix. Currently it appears on pages 26-27. Reports of updates to this lineage record are most welcome.