Two Dharma teachers are available for guidance and instruction. Head Teacher Steve Hagen and Senior Teacher Norm Randolph are both Dharma heirs of Dainin Katagiri Roshi.
Steve Hagen is the founder and head of Dharma Field and has been a student of Buddhist thought and practice since 1967. In 1975 he began practicing with Dainin Katagiri Roshi in Minneapolis and was ordained by him in 1979. He has studied with teachers in the U.S., Asia, and Europe, and received Dharma transmission (endorsement to teach) from Katagiri Roshi in 1989.
See full biography of Steve Hagen including his books.
Norm Randolph is a senior teacher at Dharma Field. Born in San Francisco in 1943, he graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a psychology degree and worked in an Air Force psychiatric clinic. In 1969 he met Dainin Katagiri Roshi in San Francisco, and moved to Minneapolis when Katagiri Roshi went there in 1972. He was ordained in 1978 and received Dharma Transmission in 1989.