Ordained a Zen monk in 1974, Stephan studied with several Zen masters, including Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, and spent 10 years with Jean Klein, before meeting Adyashanti in 1999 and receiving Dharma transmission in 2001. In addition to practicing as a psychotherapist, Stephan gives periodic satsangs and intensives and offers dokusan (spiritual mentoring in the tradition of Zen and Advaita) by phone to seekers throughout the world. He's also the founder and director of the annual eight-month School for Awakening. You can contact him at (415) 451-7133, [email protected], or www.stephanbodian.org.
In his endorsement for Stephan’s book Wake Up Now: A Guide to the Journey of Spiritual Awakening, Adyashanti writes: “Both profound and practical, Wake Up Now guides the reader through the intricacies of awakening as only someone who has walked the walk themselves can do. The clarity and compassion this book offers the sincere spiritual seeker are both rare and welcome.”