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n. pl. ro·shis
The spiritual leader of a group of Zen Buddhists.

[Japanese rōshi, old master.]


(Buddhism) a teacher of Zen Buddhism


(ˈroʊ ʃi)
the religious leader of a group of Zen Buddhists.
[1930–35; < Japanese rōshi]
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Le Meridien signature scent has been designed in collaboration with Le Labo founders and LM100 members Fabrice Penot and Eddie Roshi, while coffee is served throughout the day at the lobby bar as part of Le Meridien coffeehouse atmosphere.
After nearly 10 years of working with various firms in the Kinnevik Group, a key stakeholder in Millicom, Roshi Motman joined Tigo Ghana as the first female chief executive officer (CEO) in the telecommunications sector of Ghana on 1st April, 2014.
Unable to shake the debilitating shame he inherited, his lifelong struggle to transcend this deep wound is woven through the story and culminates in a healing retreat to Auschwitz with Roshi Bernie Glassman.
We also know from his public profile that he is, among other descriptors, a Buddhist who has been authorized to teach Zen Buddhism by Master Yamada Koun Roshi of the Sanbo Kyodan lineage of Zen.
Roshi Naidoo shows how the narrow instrumentalism of Labour's arts policies risks undermining the hard-won gains of black cultural activists.
Little to do after that until Roshi stuck the ball through his legs to wreck hopes of a clean sheet.
The installation of Cistercian Kevin Hunt as Zen sensei by Jesuit Roshi Robert Kennedy was indeed historic.
Back in Sendai, McMullen sought out Joshin Keira Roshi, abbot of Shurin Temple.
8) See Roshi Philip Kapleau, The Three Pillars of Zen, rev.
The Blue Cliff Record, Foreword by Taizan Maezumi Roshi.
Available as Goku, Yamcha, Roshi, Piccolo, Bulma, Goku 2 and Fulum, each figure comes with a weapon or accessory unique to that character.