Onryu Patrick Teverbaugh

Onryu Patrick Teverbaugh, Practice Leader for Santa Cruz Zen Center, was ordained as a priest in 1999 and received Dharma Transmission from Katherine Thanas in January, 2011. He organizes activities for Global Sangha, those interested in practicing with social and environmental issues.

These activities include a weekly lunch for a local homeless shelter, a weekly recovery group, and marching in the local LGBT parade. Patrick also helps coordinate Contributing Memberships, fundraising events, and shares the role of Ino, managing zendo roles and activities.