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March 2, 2016

Memorial Service for Mitsu Suzuki Sensei (Livestream)

Those who took part in the service were as follows:

Celebrant: Tenshin Reb Anderson

Jisha: Meiya Wender

Inkin 1: Anshin Rosalie Curtis

Inkin 2: Jisan Tova Green

Kokyo: Shosan Victoria Austin

Doan: Allison Tait

Fukudo: Kim Koei Hart

Acting ino: Michael McCord

The order of service was as follows:

Procession

Opening statement: Tenshin Reb Anderson

Flower offering

Offerings: Food, sweet water, and tea

Tea Ceremony: Nakagawa Sensei, assisted by Marilyn McCann

Chanting of the Ten Names of Budha

Sutra Chants:

Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo

Heart of Great Perfect Wisdom Sutra

Statements of Appreciation:

Otohiro Suzuki family

Central Abbess Eijun Linda Cutts

Abiding Abbess Furyu Schroeder

Abbot Sojun Weitsman (read by Abiding Abbot Rinso Ed Sattizahn)

Abbot Zentatsu Baker (read by Sally Baker)

Former Abbess Zenkei Blanche Hartman (read by Steve Weintraub)

Abbot Jakusho Kwong (read by Peter Van der Sterre)

Mitsu Suzuki Sensei’s Haiku (read by Peter Coyote)

Chanting:

Dai Hi Shin Dharani

Dedication

Recession

Assembly Invited to Offer Flower Petals

Reception in Dining Hall

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