Rev. Kinrei Bassis
September 22, 2020
Can you see how the practice is impacting your life? Are you looking to see how you can use the practice to change it? This will give you a good indication of the nature of your practice.
Rev. Kinrei Bassis began his Buddhist training in an effort to relieve a sense of meaninglessness to life. He felt bound circumstances, emotions, and desires, but when introduced to the Four Noble Truths he saw a way out of suffering and a path to peace and happiness. He began training with Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett and ordained as a monk under her direction in 1979, training at Shasta Abbey. He received Dharma Transmission in 1982 and was named Master by Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett in 1987. He has been the Prior of the Berkeley Buddhist Priory since 1997.
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