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Timeline of Zen Buddhism in the United States

EventsEdit

Early historyEdit

1950sEdit

 
Hsuan Hua, America's first Chinese Chan teacher.

1960sEdit

1970sEdit

1980sEdit

1990sEdit

2000—2009Edit

 
Merle Kodo Boyd became the first African-American woman to receive Dharma transmission in Zen Buddhism in 2006.

2010-PresentEdit

 
Taitaku Pat Phelan is a Sōtō Zen priest and current abbot of Chapel Hill Zen Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ American National Biography Online: D.T. Suzuki
  2. ^ Kernan, Michael (March 19, 1974). "When East Meets West". The Washington Post.
  3. ^ Berkley, Jack (June 26, 1975). "A Priest in Pursuit of Zen". The Montgomery Journal.
  4. ^ von Sturmer, Richard (2000). "Mind to Mind". ZenBow. Numbers 2 & 3. XXII (Summer 2000): 25–27.
  5. ^ Zen master who?: a guide to the people and stories of Zen By James Ishmael Ford
  6. ^ Order of Buddhist Contemplatives, Public Statement from the General Meeting of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-11. Retrieved 2016-02-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ Genpo Merzel Disrobes
  9. ^ Barger, TK (April 25, 2015). "Weik installed as abbot of Buddhist Temple of Toledo". Toledo Blade. Toledo Blade. Retrieved April 17, 2017.
  10. ^ Enns, G. S. (2016-07-09). "Zen Fellowship of Bakersfield: Here and Now Newsletter - Summer 2016". Zen Fellowship of Bakersfield. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  11. ^ Rebecca Li receives Dharma Transmission
  12. ^ https://www.mountainrecord.org/sangha-news/ron-hogen-green-receives-dharma-transmission-in-mro/
  13. ^ https://zmm.org/retreat-teachers/51/jody-hojin-kimmel-sensei/
  14. ^ https://vanessazuiseigoddard.org/about