December 19, 2018
Featured Photo December 20

Congratulations Fall 2018 shusos! Photos by Shundo David Haye (City Center and Green Gulch Farm) and Jeff Miller (Tassajara).

Shuso Barbara Machtinger with Abbot Ed Sattizahn following the shuso ceremony at City Center on December 8. Photo by Shundo David Haye.

Senior Dharma Teacher Reb Anderson with shuso Grace Dammann following the shuso ceremony at Green Gulch Farm on December 10. Photo by Shundo David Haye.

Abbess Fu Schroeder with shuso Laurie Schley Senauke following the shuso ceremony at Tassajara on December 18. Photo by Jeff Miller.

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."