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Charlie Korin Pokorny

Began Sōtō Zen practice in 1991 at the San Francisco Zen Center and trained as a resident at Tassajara and Green Dragon Temple (Green Gulch Farm) from 1994 to 2006. He was ordained as a priest in 1999 by Tenshin Reb Anderson, and received dharma transmission in 2018. Together with his partner, Sarah Dojin Emerson, and the founding teacher, Jisho Warner, he serves as one of the head priests at Stone Creek Zen Center in Graton, California, while also maintaining close ties to San Francisco Zen Center. He also teaches at the Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley, including courses on ritual practice, meditation and philosophy. Pronouns: he/they.

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