UNZAN TESSHIN JAMES SMITH
Tesshin is a transmitted priest of the Mokurai Silent Thunder Order who has been training in Zen since 1978 under the kind and patient guidance of Rev. Zenkai Taiun Michael Elliston Roshi, the spiritual head of the Order http://storder.org/.
Rev. Elliston is a Dharma heir of Rev. Dr. Zengaku Soyu Matsuoka Roshi and Rev. Shohaku Okumura Roshi. Tesshin served as practice leader of the Halifax Affiliate Sangha from 1981 until 2019.