Martine Taikai Palmiter

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Title Sensei
Organization One Heart Sangha/Silver Spring Zendo
Lineage White Plum Asanga


Sensei Martine Taikai Palmiter, as long time student of Rose Mary Myoan Dougherty, she was transmitted and empowered to teach by Sensei Ertman in 2019. She has served for many years as President for One Heart Sangha and was one of its founding members. Martine has a lifelong practice of yoga, writing, and working in her garden. She practices and practices Saijiki nature journaling and sketching. She is currently working in the field of Human Resources in workforce relations. Martine leads a women’s dharma study group, the Tea Ladies, in Rockville, Maryland for those who identify as women. She is exploring embodiment and social change through zen practice looking deeply at contructs of gender, race, color, ableness, food, age, and other ways of being.


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