April 4, 2018
Featured Photo April 12

On Saturday, March 31, Julian Hickman and Diego Miglioli received priest ordination in a ceremony at Beginner’s Mind Temple. Photos by Elliot Charney.

From left: Julian Hickman, Green Gulch Farm Abiding Abbess Furyu Nancy Schroeder, City Center Abiding Abbot Rinso Ed Sattizahn, Meiya Wender, and Diego Miglioli

Diego received ordination from Rinso Ed Sattizahn and Julian from Furyu Nancy Schroeder. This was a joyous occasion for them and for the sangha.

Ed Sattizahn and Diego Miglioli – Diego’s Dharma name is Seigan Sozan / Sincere Vow, Ancestor Mountain


Julian Hickman and Furyu Schroeder – Julian’s Dharma name is Kazan Zenho / Summer Mountain, Completely Letting Go


Paula Pietranera and Diego Miglioli


Yuki Kobiyama and Julian Hickman

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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."