Robert Aitken Roshi
Robert Aitken Roshi is Sydney Zen Centre's "founding teacher, visiting Sydney for the first time in 1979 to lead sesshin. He was first introduced to Zen Buddhism while detained in a Japanese internment camp during World War 11. In l959, he and his wife Anne established the Diamond Sangha, a Zen Buddhist society in Hawai’i, where he lives in retirement. A student of Nagakawa Soen Roshi, Yasutani Hakuun Roshi and Yamada Roshi, Aitken was authorised to teach in l974. He is the author of twelve books and has been a leader in establishing Zen Buddhism in the West. He was co-founder of BPF (the Buddhist Peace Fellowship)."  (Publications) His website is http://www.robertaitken.net
- Advisory Board, Benevolent Organisation for Development, Health & Insight
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- Teachers, Sydney Zen Centre, accessed October 18, 2008.