December 18, 2013
Congratulations to Green Gulch Shuso Bert Dyer

Senior Dharma Teacher Tenshin Reb Anderson (below, right) led the Fall 2013 Practice Period at Green Gulch Farm, with Bert Dyer (below left) as shuso, or head student. Shown below are both leaders after the shuso ceremony concluded the practice period December 10.


Photo by Joe McInerney



Smiling shuso, post ceremony; Tenshin receives a gift from the practice period participants.
(Photos by Jim Brewer)

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."