Sixteen Precept Holder Joshin Depena 

Sixteen Precept Holder Joshin Depena 

Joshin comes from New Jersey and has practiced Zen Buddhism going on now 5 years. He received his Jukai Tokudo- 16 Bodhisattva Precepts Ceremony from sensei Ruzan Cicceti of Empty Bowl Zendo in Morristown NJ and sensei Genjo Bachmann from Clear Mountain Zendo, Joshin’s Zen Lineage is of the White Plum Asanga in the Soto sect of Zen Buddhism of Japan. Joshjin now calls the Sarasota Zen Center his home temple and his new dharma brothers and sisters family. On behalf of the Sarasota Zen Center sangha I welcome Joshin to our sangha.