We were fortunate to host a visit from Barry Briggs JDPSN on Saturday 29 November. Barry's title in the Kwan Um School of Zen is Ji Do Poep Sa Nim, which implies that he has (after many years of practice) completed formal training and received teaching authorization, or Inka. If you missed his visit, Barry's blog and website, Ox Herding, is well worth a visit! Barry travels a lot teaching the dharma these days, and will be leading a retreat at the zen center in nearby New York in February. Stay tuned for details.
Here's a talk from Barry on the benefits of Zen training: