Daniel runs the Monday night Zen group at the Rime Center. He’s studied with a wide variety of different Buddhist teachers and is a dedicated follower of the Zen tradition. He received personal instruction from Shi Da Dao, in the Caodong (Soto) tradition, and he has served as jisha (personal attendant) to Karen Maezen Miller on a Zen retreat. He gives teachings on the internet through Daily Dharma Gathering. He writes a blog at www.danielscharpenburg.com. Daniel has taken Bodhisattva Vows and is a Certified Meditation Instructor.