“If you’re invested in security and certainty,
you are on the wrong planet.” 
– Pema Chödrön


Joan Amaral

Mar 28, 2010

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Joan Amaral was ordained as a Zen priest in the Suzuki-roshi lineage by Darlene Cohen in 2004. She lived and practiced at Tassajara Zen Mountain Monastery for several years, and currently is in residence at San Francisco Zen Center, where she was head student during the fall practice period.

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