Brevard Zen Center

the latest news from Ryugen-Ji temple


March 26, 2017 - Genjo Sensei has made Paul Keido Rouliard his Dharma Holder.  

Dharma Holder is the teacher's pronouncement that some time in the future he will bestow Dharma Transmission on the individual making them a teacher in their own right.

The sangha worked over several days to resurface the floor in wood and replaced the window treatments with bamboo curtains. Also new Bodhisattva statues were added to the altar. All of this was due to money willed to the temple by Michael Ryugen Moriarity. In memory of the years of dedication and work by Ryugen we have renamed the temple Ryugen-Ji, Dragon Spring temple

June 12th, 2016 - Temple renovations and renaming 

The sangha worked over several days to resurface the floor in wood and replaced the window treatments with bamboo curtains. Also new Bodhisattva statues were added to the altar. All of this was due to money willed to the temple by Michael Ryugen Moriarity. In memory of the years of dedication and work by Ryugen we have renamed the temple Ryugen-Ji, Dragon Spring temple.

Newly resurfaced zendo floor

Updated altar