"Mindfulness, the aware, balanced acceptance of present experience, is at the heart of what the Buddha taught.”
—Sylvia Boorstein

Abe Doherty

Abe Doherty has been a student of meditation and Buddhism since 2002 and completed the Commit to Dharma program with Larry Yang in 2010, the Practice in Action program with Mushim Ikeda in 2012 and the White and Awakening in Sangha program in 2017 at the East Bay Meditation Center (EBMC) in Oakland, California. Abe is currently a co-leader of the Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Diverse Deep Refuge Group at EBMC and is a member of the coordinating committee for the Midday Sangha at EBMC. Abe has been out as a transgendered person since 1993 and is particularly interested in supporting diversity within sanghas.

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