Unyo sews her monk's robe, or okesa.Zen student Unyo Priscilla Brown puts the finishing touches on her hand-sewn okesa, or monk’s robe. With each stitch, the student recites the three refuges: “I take refuge in the Buddha, I take refuge in the Dharma, I take refuge in the Sangha.”

Unyo sews her okesa

The okesa, or monk’s robe, is sewn by hand. With each stitch, one recites the Triple Jewel: “I take refuge in the Buddha, I take refuge in the Dharma, I take refuge in the Sangha.”

Brown will receive ordination in a ceremony at SokukoJi Saturday May 31, at 3:00 p.m

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5 Responses to Unyo Priscilla Brown to receive ordination

  1. Tsondru says:

    Fabulous! So glad I get to be there.
    Tsondru

  2. Sokuzan says:

    still waiting for some pictures to appear here. I understand that several hundred were taken by Sangha people who volunteered to do that. We are grateful!.

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