Jay Rinsen Weik Sensei
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Your Practice Matters with Jay Rinsen Weik Sensei

Jay Rinsen Weik Sensei, began his Zen studies in 1987 at Zen Mountain Monastery with John Daido Loori Roshi. In 2001 he moved to Toledo and co-founded the Toledo Zen Meditation Group with his wife Rev. Karen Do’on Weik Osho and later continued his Zen study with Bonnie Myotai Trace Sensei, Daido Roshi’s first dharma heir and with Fr. Kevin Hunt Sensei. In 2009 he became a student of James Ford Roshi from whom he received transmission in 2014. Today Jay serves as abbot and guiding teacher of the Great Heartland Buddhist Temple of Toledo. He is a professor of Classical and Jazz Guitar at the University of Toledo and holds a 5th degree back belt in Aikido and serves as the Guiding Sensei at Shobu Aikido of Ohio.

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