Ozeki Soen (尾関宗園)

Soen OZEKI (1932 -) is the head priest of the Daisen-in sub-temple of Daitoku-ji Temple.

Career

Born in Nara City in 1932.

Graduated from Nara University of Education.

Appointed the head priest of Daisen-in Temple in 1965 at the young age of 33. He has appeared on television advice programs and written numerous books.

His sermons are highly popular with tourists. A strength that belies his age, English language proficiency and a speaking style full of kindness and humor have provided inspiration and confidence to many.

He is a lecturer of 'History of Life Culture' at Kyoto Institute of Technology.

Bibliography

Ima Ganbarazu ni Itsu Ganbaru: Ozeki Soen no Ishiki Kakumei Goroku

Fudoshin: Seishinteki Sutamina wo Tsukuru Hon

Daianshin: Shinpai Suru na, Nantoka Naru

Anta ga Ichiban Erain ya!Ujiuji Suru na! Kuyokuyo Suru na!

29 other works

Record

Dekiru Dekiru!! Nandemo Dekiru!! (Columbia Music Entertainment, 1978, interviewer - Motoomi KOMATSU)