A former marine, Sensei Alex Kakuyo was ordained in the lineage of Rev. Gyomay Kubose in May 2018. He ministers at Bright Dawn Center of Oneness Buddhism in Coarsegold, California. He teaches a nonsectarian approach to the Dharma, which encourages students to find Buddhist teachings in everyday life. His writing has appeared in Elephant Journal, Rebelle Society, Sivana Spirit, and Common Ground Magazine. Please visit his personal website here.