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Genpo Roshi has seventeen Dharma heirs and has conferred the title of Zen Master on eleven Zen teachers. He has given Jukai (receiving the Zen Buddhist Precepts and becoming a Buddhist) to 518 students and ordained 138 Priests.  His Dharma heirs are:

  • Catherine Genno Pagès (1992), Dana Zen Center, Paris France
  • John Shodo Flatt (1994, deceased) England
  • Anton Tenkei Coppens (1996), Zen River, The Netherlands
  • Malgosia Jiho Braunek (2003, deceased), Kandzeon Sangha, Warsaw, Poland
  • Daniel Doen Silberberg (2003), Lost Coin Zen, San Francisco
  • Nico Sojun Tydeman (2004), Zen Centrum Amsterdam
  • Nancy Genshin Gabrysch (2006), Kannon-ji, Bilsborrow, England
  • Diane Musho Hamilton (2006), Boulder Mountain Zendo, Utah
  • Michael Mugaku Zimmerman (2006), Boulder Mountain Zendo, Utah
  • Rich Taido Christofferson (2007), Seattle, Washington
  • Michel Genko Dubois (2007), L’Association Dana, France
  • Tamara Myoho Gabrysch (2008), Zen River, The Netherlands
  • Maurice Shonen Knegtel (2009), Izen, The Netherlands
  • KC Kyozen Sato (2009), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Judi Kanchi Warren (2010, deceased)
  • Mark Daitoku Esterman (2014), Salt Lake Zen Group, Utah
  • Mary Ellen Seien Sloan (2017), Salt Lake City, Utah

He has given Inka Transmission conferring the title of Zen Master on eleven Zen teachers:

  • John Daido Loori (deceased) Zen Mountain Monastery, New York
  • Catherine Genno Pages , Dana Zen Center, Paris,France
  • Anton Tenkei Coppens, Zen River, The Netherlands
  • Jan Chozen Bays, Zen Community of Oregon
  • Charles Tenshin Fletcher, Yokoji Zen Mountain Center, Idyllwild, California
  • Nicolee Jikyo McMahon, Three Treasures Zen Community, San Diego County, CA
  • Susan Myoyu Anderson, Great Plains Zen Center, Wisconsin
  • Sydney Musai Walter, Prajna Zendo, Lamy, New Mexico
  • Malgosia Jiho Braunek (deceased), Kandzeon Sangha, Warsaw, Poland
  • Nancy Genshin Gabrysch, Kannon-ji, Bilsborrow, England
  • Daniel Doen Silberberg, Lost Coin Zen, San Francisco

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