Shoju

Some articles on shoju:

Hakuin Ekaku - Biography - Awakening Experiences
... who would be most influential on his spiritual practice, Shoju Rojin (Shoju Ronin, Dokyu Etan, 1642–1721) ... Shoju was an intensely demanding teacher, who hurled insults and blows at Hakuin, in an attempt to get him to reach satori ... After several more experiences of enlightenment, Hakuin left Shoju after eight months of study ...
Dharma Transmission - Contemporary Use in The Zen-traditions - Rinzai
... pass through Hakuin Ekaku, the 18th century revivalist, who considered himself to be an heir of Shoju Rojin (Shoju Ronin, Dokyu Etan, 1642–1721), though Hakuin never received formal dharma transmission ...
Hakuin Ekaku - Biography - First Awakening
... not receive formal dharma transmission from Shoju Rojin, nor from any other teacher, but Hakuin considered himself to be an heir of Shoju Rojin ... Today Hakuin is considered to have received dharma transmission from Shoju ...
Rinzai School - History - Tokugawa (1600–1868) - Hakuin
... who considered himself to be an heir of Shoju Rojin (Shoju Ronin, Dokyu Etan, 1642–1721), though Hakuin never received formal dharma transmission from ...