Dosho Port began practicing Zen in 1977 now co-teachers at the Nebraska Zen Center with his wife, Tetsugan Zummach. Dosho also teaches with the Vine
of Obstacles: Online Support for Zen Training, an internet-based Zen community. Dosho received dharma transmission, authorization to teach Zen, from Dainin Katagiri Roshi and Inka Shomei, public seal of approval, from James Myoun Ford Roshi in the Harada-Yasutani lineage. He is the author of Keep Me In Your Heart Awhile: The Haunting Zen of Dainin Katagiri.