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Dario Doshin Girolami is the Abbot of Centro Zen L'Arco - Zenmon Ji. He received Dharma Transmission from Eijun Linda Cutts, abiding abbess of Green Gulch - San Francisco Zen Center.

He started to practice in 1986 and was ordained as a Zen monk by Zenkei Blanche Hartmann at the San Francisco Zen Center founded by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.

Doshin attended Zenshinji-Tassajara, Hosshinji-City Center and Soryu-ji-Green Gulch monasteries in the process of becoming a Zen monk and teacher.
Prior to entering the Zen path in San Fransisco he received a Laurea degree in Indian and Eastern Religions and Philosophy under the instruction of Professor Corrado Pensa at Sapienza University in Rome and studied under the guidance of Zen masters including Tenshin Roshi - Reb Anderson, Thich Nhat Hanh and Maezumi Roshi.
He also received the Avalokiteshvara initiation from His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Former adjunct Professor of "Zen" at the John Cabot University of Rome, he holds regular seminar at the faculty of Psychology of Sapienza University, and leads regular meditation courses at the Rebibbia Prison of Rome.

He wrote the book: Lo Zen Soto e I koan - La Via della Presenza di Spirito.

  • - Member of the Soto Zen Buddhism - Europe Office SOTOZEN
  • - Member of Soto Zen Buddhist Association SZBA
  • - Member of American Zen Teacher Association AZTA
  • - Member of Buddhist Teachers in Europe BTE
  • - Member of Zen Buddhist Sewing Teacher ZBST
  • - Founding Member of the international Association Consciousness Mindfulness and Compassion CMC
  • - Coordinator of European Buddhist Union Chaplaincy Network EBU
  • - Co-president of Religions for Peace Italy RfP

Dario Doshin Girolami with Eijun Linda Cutts at the end of the Dharma Transmission cerimony.

Dario Doshin Girolami with Eijun Linda Cutts at the end of the Hossenshiki (Dharma combat cerimony) as Shuso (head monk) in Green Gulch - Soryu Ji.

Dario Doshin Girolami at the Ceremony of Installation as Abbott, or Mountain Seat Ceremony- Shinsanshiki, with Tenshin Roshi Reb Anderson and Eijun Roshi Linda Cutts




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