Caodong Sect initiation ceremony conducted at Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery

28 September 2022 was a day of great Dharmic joy, as Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery Abbot Ven Wai Yim conducted a Caodong (Soto) Sect initiation ceremony for five disciples.
Also the 51th generation successor of the Caodong Sect of Chan (Zen) Buddhism, Ven Wai Yim performed the ceremony for his five disciples, namely Leng Foong Prajna Temple Abbot Ven Kai Xu, Kwang Hua Buddhist Monastery Supervisor Ven Fa Yi,Shuang Lin Monastery Vice Supervisor and Karmadāna Ven Ti Yu, Ven Wu Sheng from Songgwangsa Temple in South Korea, and Shuang Lin Monastery director of guests Ven Neng Ji.
During this solemn ceremony, Ven Wai Yim handed to each disciple a patch-robe, mantle, prayer beads, and other tokens to mark their initiation.