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

 

The Simplicity of Practice in a Complex Life – Bernd Bender

Apr 11, 2010

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Bernd Bender has been a student of Soto Zen since 1984. After moving to San Francisco from Germany, he began his studies at the San Francisco Zen Center, receiving lay ordination from Tenshin Reb Anderson in 1996. He has lived at all three practice centers and has translated several Buddhist texts from English to German. Bernd was Shuso (head student) during the City Center Spring Practice Period in 2009. He is inspired by how the simplicity of practice meets the infinite complexity of life.

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