Each year in May, White Plum Asanga teachers around the world commemorate the passing of our founder, Hakuyū Taizan Maezumi, Roshi, (February 24, 1931–May 15, 1995). Because of the global coronavirus pandemic, however, this year’s memorial service was held informally via Zoom on May 15. The service was recorded, and I am able to share the video with you now. As you will see, Maezumi Roshi’s surviving Dharma heirs each shared their reminiscences, including my teacher Susan Myoyu Andersen, Roshi. The event revealed to me (and I’m sure it will to you too), just how important it is to perpetuate the Dharma through our unceasing practice and dedication. It is a moving testimonial about the power that each of us has to promote a saner, happier world.
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