San Francisco Zen Center
San Francisco Zen Center (SFZC), is a network of affiliated Sōtō Zen practice and retreat centers in the San Francisco Bay area, comprising the City Center or Beginner's Mind Temple, the Tassajara Zen...
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Maylie Scott
Maylie Scott (March 29, 1935—May 10, 2001), Buddhist name Kushin Seisho, was a Sōtō roshi who received Dharma transmission from Sojun Mel Weitsman in 1998 at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. She graduat...
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Michael Wenger
Dairyu Michael Wenger is a Sōtō Zen priest and current guiding teacher of Dragons Leap Meditation Center in San Francisco. Prior to establishing Dragons Leap in 2012, Wenger served as Dean of Buddhis...
Hazy Moon Zen Center
The Hazy Moon Zen Center is a Soto Zen center in Los Angeles, California.
Hazy Moon Zen Center was founded in 1996 by William Nyogen Yeo Roshi through the honorary founder Taizan Maezumi Roshi. Ny...
Zenshuji
Zenshuji Soto Mission, established in 1922 in the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles, California, was the first Soto Zen Buddhist temple in North America. Today, it is the North American headquarters...
Koyasan Buddhist Temple
Koyasan Beikoku Betsuin (高野山米国別院, Kōyasan Beikoku Betsuin, "Koyasan United States Branch Temple"), also known as Koyasan Buddhist Temple, is a Japanese Buddhist temple located in Los Angeles, ...
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Sonoma Mountain Zen Center
Sonoma Mountain Zen Center (or, Genjoji) is a Soto Zen practice center located on 80 acres (30 ha) in the mountainous region of Sonoma County in California—near Santa Rosa—carrying on the traditi...
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Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery
Abhayagiri, or Fearless Mountain in the canonical language of Pali, is a Theravadin Buddhist monastery of the Thai Forest Tradition in Redwood Valley, California. Its chief priorities are the teachin...
Mount Baldy Zen Center
Mount Baldy Zen Center (MBZC) is a Rinzai Zen monastery of the Nyorai-nyokyo sect, located in the San Gabriel Mountains of the Angeles National Forest region on 4.5 acres (18,000 m) and founded i...
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Reb Anderson
Tenshin Zenki Reb Anderson (born 1943) is a Zen teacher and lineage holder in the Sōtō Zen tradition of Shunryu Suzuki. He is a Senior Dharma teacher at the San Francisco Zen Center and at Green Gulch...
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Hartford Street Zen Center
The Hartford Street Zen Center, temple name Issan-ji (literally 'One Mountain Temple'), is a Soto Zen practice-center located in the Castro district of San Francisco.
Issan Dorsey (a former drug-a...
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Blanche Hartman
Zenkei Blanche Hartman (born 1926) is a Soto Zen teacher practicing in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki. From 1996 to 2002 she served two terms as co-abbess of the San Francisco Zen Center. She was the f...
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San Fran Dhammaram Temple
The San Fran Dhammaram Temple is the only Thai temple in the city of San Francisco.
San Fran Dhammaram Temple was established on June 24, 2002 by Venerable Acariya Thoon Khippapanyo. Wat San Fran ...
Yvonne Rand
Yvonne Rand is a "lay householder" Soto Zen priest and guiding teacher of Goat-in-the-Road located in Anderson Valley, Mendocino County, California. A meditation center which practices predominantly S...
Thubten Dhargye Ling
The Thubten Dhargye Ling Buddhist Center in an American Tibetan Buddhist center founded by Geshe Gyeltsen in 1978.The Thubten Dhargye Ling Buddhist Center was founded in 1978 by Geshe Gyeltsen at the ...
Shasta Abbey
Shasta Abbey is a Zen Buddhist Monastery, established in 1970 by Houn Jiyu-Kennett in Mount Shasta, California, in the United States. It is a training monastery, and is open to visitors who want to le...
Green Gulch Farm Zen Center
Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, or Soryu-ji (meaning Green Dragon Temple) is a Soto Zen practice center located near Muir Beach, California that practices in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki. In addition to...
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Berkeley Zen Center
Berkeley Zen Center (BZC), temple name Shogakuji (正覚寺, Shōgaku-ji), is a Sōtō Zen Buddhist practice center located in Berkeley, California led by Sojun Mel Weitsman. An informal affiliate to t...
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Hsi Lai Temple
Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple (Chinese: 佛光山西來寺; pinyin: Fóguāngshān Xīlái Sì) is a traditional Chinese Buddhist mountain monastery, in the U.S. state of California. It is one of the largest of ...
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Pao Fa Temple
Pao Fa Temple (Chinese: 寶法寺; pinyin: Bǎofǎ Sì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pó-hoat-sī) is one of the largest Buddhist monasteries and Buddhist temples in the United States. It is located in Irvine, Califo...
Tassajara Zen Mountain Center
The Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in the Ventana Wilderness area of the Los Padres National Forest, southeast of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is the oldest Japanese Buddhist Sōtō Zen monastery in th...
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Oroville Chinese Temple
The Oroville Chinese Temple is a Chinese temple built in 1863 in Oroville, California. The temple is now owned by the City of Oroville and open to the public as a museum, and it also continues to be ...
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Fenton Johnson
John Fenton Johnson was born ninth of nine children into a Kentucky whiskey-making family with a strong storytelling tradition.
His most recent book Keeping Faith: A Skeptic's Journey draws on ti...
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University of the West
University of the West (commonly known as UWest) is a private, not-for-profit, university located in Rosemead, California. It was founded in 1990 by Venerable Master Hsing Yun, founder of the Taiwan-b...
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