April 17, 2012
Featured Photo April 18

On Sunday, April 1, Tassajara celebrated the Shuso Ceremony of Myoju (Bright Pearl) Erin Merk.

Linda Cutts and Erin Merk

Eijun Linda Cutts and Erin Merk

Erin was shuso for the Tassajara 2012 Winter Practice Period, led by Abiding Abbess of Green Gulch Farm Eijun Linda Cutts.

Congratulations, Erin!

 

Photo of Linda and Erin by Steve Weintraub.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bonus photo:

Tassajara staff with Eijun Linda Cutts wearing a "No-Merit Badge Sash"

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."