Udumbara Zen Center offers training in Buddhism as a way of life. In addition to meditation, we offer sutra study, a chap­laincy program, and temple officer in­struction. Although we are primarily a Zen center in the Soto tradition, we are influenced by both Hinayana and Vajra- yana teachings.

address: 501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202 PHONE: (847) 475-3264 FAX: (847) 475-8937 lineage: Japanese Soto (Suzuki-Roshi and Katagiri-Roshi)

spiritual head: Diane Martin contact: Same

affiliation: Autonomous; informally connected with San Francisco Zen Cen­ter, Minnesota Zen Center, and Yvonne Rand of Muir Beach, California. ESTABLISHED: 1990

facilities: Urban zendo with guest ac­commodations and Wisconsin country retreat house. meditation program: Daily zazen. Call for times.

retreats offered: Monthly daylong za - zenkai, five-day summer sesshin, three - day winter sesshin. publications: Central Flower, quarterly newsletter.

about Buddhism:
In addition to weekly zazen practice, we celebrate Buddha’s Birthday and Bodhi Day and hold an occasional potluck supper. address-. Japan House, 902 West Cali­fornia, Urbana, IL
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