Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi
Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi is the Head of the Mountains and Rivers Order, abbot and resident teacher of Zen Mountain Monastery, and abbot of the Zen Center of New York City. Shugen Roshi has been in full-time residential training since 1986; he received dharma transmission from Daido Roshi in 1997. While he lives primarily at the Monastery, he shares his time between there and the Zen Center of New York City. His teachings on Zen, social justice and environmental concerns have appeared in various Buddhist journals and The Best Buddhist Writing 2009 (Shambhala). His first book, O, Beautiful End, a collection of Zen memorial poems, was published in 2012.