Category Archives: Memorial

In Memory – Sharon Rinsho Ive

Sharon Rinshō Ive died suddenly and unexpectedly on 24 March 2021 in Gravesend, Kent. Sharon had practised Zen for many years, beginning in Kanzeon Sangha, with Genpo Merzel Roshi, who gave her jukai and whose US centre  she visited a number of times.  Sharon participated in sesshin led by Tenshin Fletcher Roshi and Kaizen Scott […]

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In Memory – Maurice Shokatsu George

In January we lost Maurice Shokatsu George who passed away peacefully after a short illness. He was 89 years old but very much younger in energy and attitude than his age suggests. A colourful and well-loved member of the Sangha and a frequent attender at the Liverpool Centre and retreats over the years, Maurice was […]

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In Memory – Henrike Jishin Reef

Henrike Jishin Reef, who was known to many in the Stonewater Zen sangha and who helped Roshi in the early days of the establishment of StoneWater Zen, sadly died on the 7th December 2020. Please click here to read a tribute to her written by Jim Yugen Lakey on the Yokoji-Zen Mountain Center blog.

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