May 30, 2018
Featured Photo May 31

The November 21, 1971, Mountain Seat Ceremony at City Center. Photographer unknown.

In front: Shunryu Suzuki Roshi followed by Hoitsu Suzuki; standing: Bill Kwong, Dan Welch, and David Chadwick. The ceremony, installing Zentatsu Richard Baker as abbot, took place three weeks before Suzuki Roshi’s death on December 3, 1971.