Henkel, K.

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Kokyo Henkel

Kokyo Henkel has been practicing Zen since 1990 in residence at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center (most recently as Head of Practice), Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, No Abode Hermitage in Mill Valley, and Bukkokuji Monastery in Japan.

He was ordained as a priest in 1994 by Tenshin Anderson Roshi and received Dharma Transmission from him in 2010. Kokyo is interested in exploring how the original teachings of Buddha-Dharma from ancient India, China, and Japan can still be very much alive and useful in present-day America to bring peace and openness to the minds of this troubled world.

Kokyo has also been practicing with the Tibetan Dzogchen (“Great Completeness”) Teacher Tsoknyi Rinpoche since 2003, in California, Colorado, and Kathmandu. (Source Accessed Nov 20, 2020)

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Other names

  • Kokyo Yakai (Luminous Owl, Midnight Liberation 光梟夜解) · other names

Affiliations & relations

  • Soto Zen · religious affiliation
  • Tenshin Reb Anderson Roshi · teacher
  • Tsoknyi Rinpoche · teacher
  • Personal Website · websites