Upcoming Retreats

Dharma Transmission for Jim Yugen Lakey


Jim Yugen Lakey Sensei is a Soto Zen priest and teacher in the White Plum lineage. He received Dharma Transmission (authorization to teach) on Feb 7/8th , 2021 from Tenshin Fletcher Roshi. Jim started Zen practice in Liverpool (UK) in 2005 with Keizan Scott Roshi. He moved to California in 2008 to train full-time with Tenshin Roshi at Yokoji Zen Mountain Center and completed his formal training in 2014. Jim moved to Joshua Tree with his wife, Melissa, in 2015 and runs a local sitting group, Mojave Zen.



Henrike Jishin Reef


Henrike Jishin Reef, who was known to many in the Stonewater Zen sangha, 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.



Stonewater Spring Sesshin Online


7pm, Sunday, 28th March to 9am,Friday, 2nd April.


Due to the ongoing concerns about the pandemic, this year’s Spring Sesshin will also take place online. Please see the Retreats and Events page for further details, cost and bookings.