Baker Roshi, Richard 1936-

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BAKER ROSHI, Richard 1936-

(Zentatsu Myomu)

PERSONAL: Born 1936, in ME; assumed the Buddhist name Zentatsu Myomu, 1966; married; children: a daughter. Education: Attended Harvard University.

ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o Author's Mail, Riverside Press, Penguin Putnam, 375 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014.

CAREER: Ordained Buddhist priest, 1966; Tassajara Center, cofounder and leader, beginning 1966; Buddhist teacher at a Rinzai Zen monastery, Daitokuji, and at Soto monasteries, Enheji and Antaiji, all in Japan, 1968-70; Zen Center of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, abbot, 1971-c. 83; Zen teacher at Dharma Sangha, in New Mexico, c. 1983, and in Crestone, CO, beginning 1984. Also teacher in Germany. Founder of Green Gulch Farm, Green Gulch Grocery, Tassajara Bakery, Shunryu Suzuki Study Center, Neighborhood Foundation, Alaya Storehouse, and Greens (vegetarian restaurant), all in Marin County, CA.

WRITINGS:

UNDER NAME ZENTATSU MYOMU

Original Mind: The Practice of Zen in the West, Riverside Press (New York, NY), 1997.*

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