A couple of weeks ago my first meditation teachers, Joel & Michelle Levey, invited my partner Qayyum and me the shared position of caretenders for the 18 acres on the Big Island of Hawaii. We accepted!
The Deep Flow Conference & Workshops is a free, live online event coming Oct. 19-23 and features a wildly diverse line-up of inspired speakers, each with their own unique way of bringing flow into their diverse domains, including Michael Beckwith from Agape Spiritual Center, Karen Johnson from The Diamond Approach, and Tami Simon from Sounds True.
In August 2019 I received the dharma name Suiko (which means light on water). While I still love the name my parents gave me, the potency of the call I hear within the name Suiko compels me to take it on. That change will soon be reflected on this site as well as my social media presence. Stay tuned!
On the eve of the August full moon 2019, I had a Jukai ceremony at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in Carmel, California. In that ceremony I received the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts and, among other things, a dharma name.