You Can't Wash Off Blood With Blood with Meido Moore Roshi

podcast Aug 11, 2020

Meido Moore Roshi is the abbot of Korinji monastery near Madison, Wisconsin and guiding teacher of the Korinji Rinzai Zen Community. Meido Roshi began Zen training in 1988 and practiced under three Rinzai Zen teachers Tenzan Toyoda Rokoji, Dogen Hosokawa Roshi and So'zan Miller Roshi all of whom are in the lineage of Zen master Omori Sogen Roshi. He received inka, or permission to teach, in 2008 and travels widely teaching and leading retreats. Meido Roshi is the author of two books: The Rinzai Zen Way: A Guide to Practice and the soon-to-be released Hidden Zen: Practices for Sudden Awakening and Embodied Realization, both published with Shambala. Before his ordination Meido Roshi traveled internationally for many years as a professional martial art teacher.

You can find out more by visiting the website for the Korinji Rinzai Zen Community (with branches in the USA and Europe) at

Meido Roshi also moderates a very active Facebook group for Rinzai Zen.

He has published two books:

Hidden Zen: Practices for Sudden Awakening and Embodied Realization

The Rinzai Zen Way: A Guide to Practice

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