Teacher or Dharma Leader

  • Dawn Neal
    Dawn Neal
    Guiding Teacher

    Dawn Neal, Guiding Teacher of Insight Santa Cruz, has devoted several years to silent retreat. She has an MA in Theravāda Buddhist studies, and professional experience as an interfaith spiritual care counselor (chaplain). Her practice includes ordaining in Burma, where she was authorized to teach Buddhist practice through the lens of Mettā.
    Dawn has been teaching meditation since 2010. She serves as a teacher at IMC, and as core faculty for the Sati Center for Buddhist Studies Online Chaplaincy Training. She is also in the final stages of Dharma Teacher training with Gil Fronsdal and Andrea Fella. For her wider teaching activities, please see http://www.liberatingdharma.org/teaching-schedule.


ͺJikoji Zen Center
Long Ridge Open Space Preserve, 12100 Skyline Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95033


Jun 20 - 23 2024


Pacific Time
3:00 pm - 11:30 am


Special Events

June Insight Santa Cruz Retreat

ISC Guiding Teacher Dawn Neal will offer a small, all-Dana, Insight Retreat at Jikoji Zen Center. Priority registration will be offered to Insight Santa Cruz community members, with others welcome as space allows.

RETREAT FULL – Apply to be put on the waiting list.

See our FAQ for more information.

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