Dharma links

Sonoma Mountain Zen Center

The Zen center founded in 1973 by Jakusho Kwong Roshi, its guiding teacher and abbot. The Del Ray Zen Community is an affiliated sitting group of SMZC.

Kannon Zen Center Warsaw, Poland

Polish sangha affiliated with Sonoma Mountain Zen Center.

Natthagi Zen Center Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic sangha affiliated with Sonoma Mountain Zen Center.

San Francisco Zen Center

The Zen sangha founded in 1962 by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, author of the classic Zen Mind, Beginners Mind, and the teacher of Jakusho Kwong-roshi.

Sanshin Zen Community

Bloomington, Indiana sangha whose founder and guiding teacher is Shohaku Okumura, a leading translator and interpreter of Dogen Zenji.

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate

Chicago sangha founded and led by Taigen Dan Leighton, a teacher in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki and translator of several works of Dogen Zenji.


A global community founded by the Tibetan master Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, a close associate of Jakusho Kwong Roshi.

Empty Nest Zendo

A Sōtō Zen training facility in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, founded by Myōan Grace Schireson, who serves as abbess and guiding teacher.

Upaya Zen Center

A practice and education center dedicated to developing links between traditional Buddhism and compassionate engagement in the world. Led by founder and guiding teacher Joan Halifax Roshi.

Minnesota Zen Meditation Center

Minneapolis Zen center founded in 1972 by Dainin Katagiri Roshi. Now led by guiding teacher Tim Burkett, a long-time student of Katagiri and Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.

Zen Center Los Angeles

California sangha founded in 1967 by Taizan Maezumi Roshi, one of the early and important Zen teachers in the United States.

Zen Peacemaker Order

Zen Peacemakers, founded and led by Bernie Glassman, supports Socially Engaged Buddhism throughout the world.