Yamada Ryoun Roshi is the current, and fourth, abbot of Sanbo-Zen.
“Yamada Ryôun Roshi was born in 1940 in Manchuria, and became Yasutani Roshi’s disciple when he was 16 years old. In 1978 he finished his formal Zen training under Yamada Kôun Roshi, and in 1985 he succeeded to the Dharma of Kôun Roshi. As a Zen Master (shôshike) of the Sanbô-Zen he took over the office of the Abbot of the Sanbô-Zen in October 2004.” ~ excerpt from Sanbo Zen official website
Post & Featured Images: Yamada Ryoun Roshi, screenshot from the video Sanbo Zen documentary: A Preview
Home and Teachers Page image: Yamada Masamichi, the Abbot, from Sanbô-Zen.org
BOOKS & DVDs
Dalai Lama, David Loy, Gautama Buddha, Hakuun Yasutani, Henry Shukman, Robert Thurman, Ryoun Yamada, Joan Halifax, Kazuaki Tanahashi, Thích Nhất Hạnh