SokukoJi Buddhist Temple Monastery
The Order of Immediate Light
Welcome to SokukoJi
Sokukoji Buddhist Temple Monastery is a Sōtō Zen Buddhist Monastery in Battle Creek, Michigan, known as The Order Of Immediate Light. This order acknowledges our abbot and teacher, Kyoun Sokuzan’s, unique background and style of teaching, which emphasizes using various modalities to understand the nature of the mind.
The Order of Immediate Light brings together elements of the Tibetan Kagyu tradition and the Sōtō Zen lineage of Japan, along with other methods of understanding consciousness.