Shundo David Haye

is creating zen writing and photographs
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About Shundo David Haye

I am a zen priest who trained for fifteen years at San Francisco Zen Center, including five years of monastic life in the mountains at Tassajara. These days I am taking zen and meditation out into the world in different settings, from tech start-ups to the county jail, schools and colleges.

I wrote a blog when I was head of the meditation hall at Zen Center, and enjoyed it so much I started another one as I was transitioning out of the temple. In my spare time I take photographs that some people enjoy.

I have one kind benefactor who suggested I create this page as a way for her to support me, so obviously I owe her a debt of gratitude. For anyone else who is kind enough to want to offer donations for my writings and photographs, thank you.
Or as another student, one of many who is helping me navigate new networks, wrote recently "I bet you could dana that shiz anyway :)"
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