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Sebastien 義真 Cyr

Cyr, Sebastien 義真
Born 1974/11/12

Shakuhachi & Singer

Sebastien Gishin Cyr lived in Japan initally to learn the Japanese martial art of Iaido. While living with his teacher on the grounds of the Yasaka shrine in Osaka, he was introduced to various spiritual practices. Buddhism was to become his main practice after visiting and studying at temples both in Japan and China. He is formally ordained in the Rinzai Zen lineage. Back in Canada, he has concentrated on teaching Iaido and offering his services as a Buddhist priest.

His main Shakuhachi Teacher was Masumoto Yoshio


The International Shakuhachi Society - 2018