Dokan Rick Wadsworth

Organization San Antonio Zen Center
Lineage Suzuki Roshi


Dokan Rick Wadsworth is a Lay Entrusted Zen Teacher at the San Antonio Zen Center. He began intentionally practicing a spiritual path in 1986, first in the 12 step lineage of Bill W and shortly thereafter began incorporating Buddhism into his recovery practice. A daily meditator since 2001, he received instruction in zazen in 2004 and began practicing formally in the Soto Zen lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi at the San Antonio Zen Center in 2006. He received Jukai ordination (ceremony for receiving the precepts) in 2009 and 2016 and received dharma entrustment as a lay Zen teacher from Rev. Colin Gipson in 2023.
Dokan Rick Wadsworth can be reached for practice discussion at


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