October 15, 2013
Jukai: Lay Ordination, October 5

Photo by Renshin Bunce

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Back row, from left: Brent Haas, Peter Holden, Ryushin Paul Haller, Jerry Bernstein, Juan Angel
Front row, from left: Krista De Castella, Anshin Rosalie Curtis, Shosan Victoria Austin, Heather Gardner

Preceptors Ryushin Paul Haller, Shosan Victoria Austin and Anshin Rosalie Curtis held a jukai, or lay ordination ceremony, Saturday, October 5.

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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."