Sensei James Daikan Bastien 
Zen Peacemaker Order
Teacher 
Sensei James Daikan Bastien is a Dharma Successor of Roshi Bernard Tetsugen Glassman,  Founder of the Zen Peacemaker Order. In addition, Daikan is a Zen teacher (Sensei) and a member of the Lay Zen Teachers Association and the White Plum Asanga an association of Zen teachers in the lineage of Taizan Maezumi Roshi.

Daikan coordinates all Veterans Homeless Services for the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs in the  State of Vermont and the four western counties of New Hampshire. He is a Certified iRest Yoga NidraTeacher and a Licensed Independent Clinical  Worker (LICSW). In addition, Daikan founded Mindfulway Counseling Services, LLC.and is a Core Faculty member of the Engaged Mindfulness Institute (EMI) that trains and certifies mindfulness teachers to work with at risk and underserved populations.



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