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Seung Sahn. Waking Up to What You Do. He lives in Newton with his wife Jennifer and is the father of two adult sons. Michael is a Zen priest and is a lineage holder in the Japanese Soto tradition, the Soto reform Harada-Yasutani koan curriculum, and the Korean Seon tradition. Mike is a full member of the American Zen Teachers Association. All leaders and teachers of Boundless Way Zen who practice at Boundless Way Temple acknowledge that they are ongoing students and that the quality of their leadership derives from the quality of their practice.
As ongoing students, each leader and teacher commits to continuing her or his study of the great way, allowing the wisdom of form and emptiness to manifest within and as engaged lives. The major exception to this narrow usage has been within the Kwan Um School of Zen, who use the titles dharma teacher and senior dharma teacher for people with functions similar to those described below.
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In that school, it is clearly understood that these teachers have not received Dharma transmission. By also adopting this broader usage, Boundless Way Zen hopes to help reclaim the term teacher, as well as many of the aspects of teaching, as functions genuinely shared by the whole community and not exclusively the work of those who possess formal Dharma transmission. Therefore, the following positions have been created to meet those needs. Senior Dharma Teachers share in the spiritual leadership of the community as requested by the Guiding Teachers.
In addition to the responsibilities of a Dharma teacher, a Senior Dharma teacher may be authorized to give practice interviews. A Senior Dharma Teacher may not establish personal student-teacher relationships shoken.
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Prerequisites are determined by the Guiding Teachers on a case-by-case basis. As a general rule a Senior Dharma Teacher should have been practicing Zen for ten years, and must have an understanding of the history and forms of Zen Buddhism. Dharma teachers share in the spiritual leadership of the Temple as requested by the guiding teachers.
They may also informally speak with other members of the community about details of practice. They may also give Dharma talks. A Dharma teacher may not give formal practice interviews dokusan or establish personal student-teacher relationships shoken.
Prerequisites: Are determined by the Guiding Teachers on a case by case basis. As a general rule a Dharma teacher should have been practicing Zen for at least five years, and must have an understanding of the history and forms of Zen Buddhism. Tenure: As the Guiding Teachers feel appropriate. Boundless Way Zen Dharma Teachers :. Priests vow to manifest the life of the sangha. Ordination is a commitment not only to Zen and Buddhism, but also to our particular manifestation of the Path within the Boundless Way Zen sangha.
This means taking on tasks of support and leadership that can range from shoveling snow at the Temple to being a member of the Leadership Council, from leading a sitting group to being a chaplain in the larger community. An unsui clouds-and-water priest may perform all the rites of the Boundless Way, including performing marriages and conducting funerals.
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