|Unan Toryû Ryûshitsu Chikyû
Zengaku Sôyû Matsuoka
Hogaku Shozen McGuire
Rev. Dr. Harvey Daiho Hilbert-roshi was ordained by Rev. Hogaku Shozen McGuire in 2000 and received Dharma Transmission in 2005.He lives with his partner, Kathryn Soku Shin, at their residence in Mesilla, NM.
Rev. Hogaku Shozen McGuire-roshi was a disciple of Rev. Dr. Soyu Matsuoka-roshi. Hogaku Shozen is retired.
Rev. Dr. Soyu Matsuoka-Roshi was born in Japan into a family which has a history of Zen Priests dating back six hundred years in Yamaguchi Prefecture near Hiroshima. Matsuoka attended Komazawa University in Tokyo where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree. He furthered his extensive graduate work at Columbia University with Dr. D. T. Suzuki. He is registered in the book of national treasures of Japan.