Sobin Yamada

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Gempo Yamamoto
School Rinzai
Personal
Nationality Japanese
Born Japan
Senior posting
Title Roshi

Sobin Yamada is the 26th abbot of Shinju-an, a subtemple of the important Rinzai Zen temple of Daitoku-ji in Kyoto. Shinju-an is the memorial temple for Ikkyu. Yamada studied at Hanazono, a Rinzai university in Kyoto, and at Ryukoku University.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Unraveling Zen's Red Thread: Ikkyu's Controversial Way, Dr. Jon[etta] Carter Covell and Abbot Sobin Yamada, 1980, HollyM International, Elizabeth, New Jersey, ISBN 0-930878-19-1.
  • Zen at Daitoku-ji, with Dr. Jon Carter Covell.

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