February 28, 2012
NEW Dragons Leap Zendo

Dairyu Michael Wenger branches out to form a new practice center.

Dragons Leap Zendo establishes a small, warm center offering zazen, brush works, and Dharma study groups. Following the traditions of Soto Zen, it will focus as well on creativity and compassion.

As part of the celebration of Michael’s many years at San Francisco Zen Center, his artwork will be on display for two weeks beginning February 27 in the City Center – 300 Page Street – dining room. Michael will give the Wednesday, February 29 (leap year day), 7:30pm Dharma talk at City Center.

Dragons Leap Zendo is located at 2100-20th Avenue at Quintara. Opening day will be announced soon.

 

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."