October 3, 2012
Featured Photo Oct 3

On Saturday, September 15, Joseph Fisher and Clare Hollander received the precepts from Shokan Jordan Thorn in a jukai/lay ordination ceremony at City Center. Congratulations to Joseph and Clare!

This photo was taken following the ceremony by Joseph Fisher’s sister – posted on Clare Hollander’s Facebook page.

From left to right, Joseph, Jordan, Clare, and Ryushin Paul Haller who was a preceptor for the ceremony.

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."