A great way to get to know fellow sangha participants, a "Dharma Duo" features two members of GBF sharing their background, what brought them to Buddhism, and how their practice and experience with the dharma has impacted their lives.
Harley Shapiro has been a student and teacher of cultural anthropology and photography in Berkeley and San Francisco since 1966. He has traveled, worked, and lived in many parts of the world, including Latin America, the Caribbean,West Africa, India and Asia. He has worked with several HIV/AIDS community service organizations both locally and internationally. From the San Francisco Summer of Love to the present Gay Buddhist Fellowship and Sangha, Harley has had a clear eclectic practice and path.
David Lewis has been following the dharma path for 45 years, has a degree in comparative religious studies, and is a graduate of Spirit Rock Meditation Center’s Dedicated Practitioners Program. He teaches Insight Meditation and enjoys sharing the dharma at several sanghas around the Bay Area. He is a proud long-time member of GBF.
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