Saturday, 30 July 2016, an enbu was held in Potomac, Maryland, dedicated to the memory of Karunakaran, who recently passed away. Karunakaran was Donn Dreager's most senior jodo deshi and David Hall's mentor in Shindo Muso-ryu jo. Koryu demonstrated included Shindo Muso-ryu jo, Isshin-ryu kusarigama, Yagyu Shinkage-ryu heiho, Kashima-shinden Jiki Shinkage-ryu kenjutsu, and Masaki-ryu manriki.

Some pictures of the event can be found at Inner Capture: Enbu for Karunakaran Chindan.