Class 1 of 3 on Dogen’s Eight Awakenings

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Thursday, March 9th 2023 by Susan Marvin.


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Susan Marvin

About Susan Marvin

Susan grew up in Vermont and came to San Francisco in 1979. She began<br /> formal practice with Sojun Roshi at BZC in 1991, where she immediately<br /> felt at home. She received lay ordination in 1995. She left temple practice<br /> later when she and her husband were raising their child, returning when<br /> their daughter began high school. She was the head student (Shuso) in<br /> 2015 and was given Lay Entrustment by Sojun in 2019. Susan retired from<br /> teaching English as a Second Language at the community college level in<br /> 2023. She enjoys life with her husband Victor in and around Berkeley and<br /> out beyond in wild places.

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