October 25, 2014

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Fa Yang Shakya performs precepts ceremony in Venezuela

On Friday, May 13, Fa Yang Shakya (Henry Arambulo) gave precepts to nine students at  Dojo Hiramatsu Kan in Municipio San Francisco, Zulia State, Venezuela.  The event was commemorated with a Dharma Talk by Fa Yang, a meditation session, and the delivery of precepts certificates and malas to each.  Below are some photographs taken at the event.  For more information about Dojo Hiramatsu Kan, click here.

Nine students display their Zen precepts certificates following a long day of meditation, Dharma talks, and ceremony.

Disciples of Rev. Fa Yang Shakya, OHY, listen attentively to a Dharma Talk preceeding the Precepts ceremony.

Rev. Fa Yang giving a Dharma Talk in the Zendo.

Precept certificates and malas prepared for the event.

Rev. Fa Yang explaining the significance of taking precepts.