Feelings don’t have a good reputation in our society. They appear at times and at occasions we don’t want them; they can be overwhelming, disturbing, embarrassing. What are they good for anyway? This afternoon in an inviting setting is to explore deeply how feelings inform us, guide us and how they get transformed into powers that make us a complete human being.
Rev. MyoĒ Doris Harder ordained as a Soto Zen priest in the lineages of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi and Kobun Otogawa Roshi. She practiced for six years between 2002 and 2009 at San Francisco Zen Center, where she completed her studies by serving as shuso, or head monk. For the following six years Doris lived and worked in Vienna, Austria, where she directed plays. In addition she was an active member of the ÖBR (Österreichische Buddhistische Religionsgesellschaft), an umbrella organization of Austrian Buddhists. During this time in Europe, as a Zen priest, she taught, led retreats, worked for the European Buddhist Teacher’s Network and published articles. Currently she is happy to be back at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center in Muir Beach, serving as Tanto, Head of Practice. In May 2018 she will start to serve as guest -student – manager.
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