bridge bears the name “the Dragons’ Gate,”
pointing to a famous legend. The story concerns a section
of China’s Yellow River where the current is incredibly
strong. Any fish able to swim upstream against the white
water is rumored to turn instantly into a dragon. So too,
the student of Zen in life’s currents.
original French version of these pages, and many of its
photographs, are by Eric Rommeluère, founder of
the “Un Zen Occidental” Sangha in Paris, Dharma
Heir of Nishijima Roshi and Dharma Brother to Jundo.