Shoken Acknowledgement Ceremony
Buddhist Temple of Toledo , 6537 Angola Road, Holland, Ohio
At this special ceremony, we close a week of celebrating the Awakening of the Historical Buddha by acknowledging a new group of students who have formally committed to continue the Buddha's practice of waking up under the guidance of our Zen Teachers, Rinsen Sensei and Do'on Osho.
After a year of discernment as Shoken Initiates and a week of intensive retreat, the 2019 Shoken Students will be presented now as formal students, wearing their new robes. They will share poems written on the occasion of becoming a Shoken students.
We also officially welcome our 2020 Shoken Initiates who begin their year-long exploration of Shoken.
This event concludes the Buddhist Temple of Toledo's week of Bodhi Day festivities.
Schedule of the Day Intro to Zen meditation class - 10:15am Ceremony - 11:00am-12:30PM Refreshments & fellowship - 12:30PM - 1:30PM