A. Jesse Jiryu Davis
Ordination Ceremony for Doji at the Village Zendo
October 9, 2016. Anne Doji Reigeluth's Tokudo ceremony, in which her head was shaved and she became a priest of the Village Zendo.
Ordination Ceremony at the Village Zendo
This April I photographed a tokudo, an ordination ceremony at the Village Zendo for my friends Kaku (pictured above), Tokuyu, and Oshin. It began in the early morning with elder priests shaving the novices' heads. Then we held a ceremony [ ... ]