Sallie Jiko Tisdale

Sallie Jiko Tisdale is a lay dharma teacher at Dharma Rain Zen Center, and a dharma heir of Kyogen Carlson. She is the author of Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them): A Practical Perspective on Death and Dying.

Magazine Body & Mind

Washing Out Emptiness

In our own impermanent bodies, we face our deepest fears and aversions. Drawing on Dogen’s writings and her personal experience as a nurse, Sallie Tisdale challenges us not to look away, but to practice in this most intimate realm.

By Sallie Jiko Tisdale
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