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Adam Tebbe
Adam Kō Shin Tebbe is editor of the online magazine Sweeping Zen, an online database dedicated to coverage of the Western Zen Buddhist community. He is also director of the upcoming documentary Zen in America, a series on Zen practice in North America.


Entries by Adam Tebbe

Zen Master Wu Bong Dead at 62

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2013 | 3:20 PM

2013-04-17-WuBong.jpgZen Master Wu Bong (Jacob Perl), Head Teacher of the Kwan Um School of Zen in Europe, died today at age 62 of a sudden heart attack. Zen Master Wu Bong was the first American Zen student of the late Korean master,...

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Genki Takabayashi, Zen Teacher, Dies

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2013 | 8:50 AM

Photo by Genjo Joe MarinelloGenki Takabayashi, the retired Japanese-born Rinzai Zen teacher, died at his home in Victor, Montana on Monday at age 81. He is survived by his wife, Genei Leslie Gannon.

The causes were complications from a car accident...

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Joshu Sasaki and the Challenge of Sex Scandals in the Zen Community

(220) Comments | Posted February 16, 2013 | 11:53 PM

By now, most everyone in the Zen Buddhist world has heard the news that Joshu Sasaki purportedly misused his position as a Zen teacher for his own sexual gratifications with many of his female Zen students. It's not been the best of times for the Zen world, I'm afraid.


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