Zen master Dennis Genpo Merzel Roshi was born in Brooklyn, New York, in
In 1972, after spending a year in the mountains of California in
solitary retreat, Genpo Roshi started formal Zen training at the Zen
Center of Los Angeles, under Maezumi Roshi.
In 1980, Genpo Roshi received Shiho (Dharma Transmission) from Maezumi
Roshi, followed by Zuisse (Empowerment Ceremony required to become an
abbot) in Japan in 1981.
The Myth of Enlightenment is a question and answer session with Genpo
(then still "Sensei") that took place in 1988.
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