Instructors

Chris Jay


Chris began studying and practicing the Dharma in 1970 at Daitoku-ji, a Rinzai Zen temple in Kyoto, Japan. He spent 7 years there, 4 years as a novice and 3 years as a fully ordained monk. He became a student of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche in 1997. In 2008, Chris completed a 3-year retreat at Vajradhara Gonpa in Australia under Rinpoche's guidance. He lives in Seattle and works as a leadership consultant for a global consulting group.  Chris is also the Administrator of Dharma Gar West.

Language Note: English also Japanese