RM Jiyu-Kennett Roshi

JANUARY 1, 1924 – NOVEMBER 6, 1996


When I am gone,

And the house seems empty,

Do not thou, O plum tree by the eaves,

The Spring forget.*


A short biography and additional photos can be found at the Shasta Abbey website


* From The Roar of the Tigress, by the late Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett © by the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives, all rights reserved