December 30, 2011
Featured Photo Jan 4

Congratulations to Tassajara Fall 2011 Practice Period Shuso Sara Tashker.

Shuso photo

Sojun Mel Weitsman, Sara with son Frank, Abbot Myogen Steve Stücky

Following the shuso ceremony on December 12, the practice period residents and the former shusos gathered on the moon lawn for photos.

Photo by Wendy Lewis


Sara with Steve - photo by Taiyo Lipscomb


Practice Period Group - photo by Taiyo Lipscomb

Joshua Sandeman
Arts & Culture, Features, Zen Practice

Medicine and the Dharma

Joshua Sandeman, a former SFZC resident, is a Nurse Practitioner based in Salem, Oregon. “Medicine puts me face-to-face with all manner of human suffering and it can be a challenge to take care of feelings of burnout, detachment, and despair."