September 5, 2019
Featured Photo September 12

Kobun Chino, Shunryu Suzuki, Li Gotami (born Ratti Petit in Bombay 1906, died 1988; wife of Lama Govinda), Lama Govinda (born Ernst Hoffmann in Germany 1898, died 1985), with a group of Zen students at Tassajara, fall 1968. Photo by Tim Buckley.

Lama Govinda was a friend of Alan Watts who, along with San Francisco Zen Center, cared for him and his wife after they moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1970s.