December 28, 2016
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The shuso ceremony concluding the Fall 2016 Practice Period at Green Gulch Farm was on December 12 and at Tassajara on December 18.

Senior Dharma Teacher Reb Anderson with shuso Thiemo Blank at Green Gulch Farm. Photo by Sara Tashker.

Central Abbess Linda Ruth Cutts with shuso Lauren Bouyea and benji Colleen Browne at Tassajara. Photo by Shundo David Haye.

Additional photos from Green Gulch Farm shuso ceremony by Sara Tashker.

Fall 2016 Practice Period participants.

Stephanie Blank, Reb Anderson, and Thiemo Blank.

Joshua Sandeman
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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."