Yushin Christophe Guillet’s hossenshiki ceremony was held on February 22nd, confirming his position as first among the monks. Reverend Igarashi Takuzo Roshi came from Japan to preside over the ceremony.
The Reverend, Taiun Jean-Pierre Faure and Hosetsu Laure Scemama reminisced about their time spent with Master Taisen Deshimaru Roshi a few decades ealier.
The day before, a traditional tea ceremony took place, during which the abbot gave a teaching.. (Read the teaching here)