Kinpu-an is a lay dharma center whose mission is to provide a space to explore Zen practice. For residents, the center provides a community setting in which to make the practice an integral part of one’s daily life. For nonresidents, Kinpu - an offers a schedule of daily sittings, ex­tended retreats, and the use of a library of books

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No description available. address: 36-25 Union Street, #1C, Flushing, NY 11354 PHONE: (718) 353-2474 lineage: Korean Chogye spiritual head: Zen Master Seung Sahn affiliation: Kwan Um School of Zen

For additional information, please refer to Community of Mindful Living, Berke­ley, California.

address: 412 Ninth Street, #3,

Brooklyn, NY 11215 PHONE: (718) 499-5104 lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition of Thich Nhat Hanh. spiritual head: Thich

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Located in historic Fort Greene, Brooklyn Zen Urban Temple is a multicultural san­gha devoted to bringing mindfulness into our daily lives through samu (work prac­tice) and public meditation sessions. We specifically urge those not generally rep­resented in the American Zen sangha to participate in our projects and programs. Regardless of your race, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic

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Buffalo Zen Group is an informal gather­ing of people who value the experience of community practice. The style and forms adopted by our sangha have been handed down from the Harada/Yasutani/ Kapleau-Roshi teaching lineage by way of Rochester Zen Center. address: 4056 North Freeman Road, Orchard Park, NY 14127 phone:

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Ch’an Meditation Center is part of the Institute of Chung-Hwa Buddhist Cul­ture. We began as a small sitting group at the Temple of Great Enlightenment in the Bronx. By 1978, increased member­ship was making it necessary for us to find a place of our own. In December of the following year, a two-story building located

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For additional information, please refer to Community of Mindful Living, Berke­ley, California.

address: 49 Florence Drive, Chappaqua, NY 10514 PHONE: (914) 238-8296 e-mail: Judithdav@aol. com lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition of Thich Nhat Hanh. spiritual

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Wu Kwang, Abbot of Chogye Interna­tional Zen Center of New York, is one of only six individuals to be named Zen Master by the Ven. Seung Sahn Soen Sa Nim. As such, he is authorized to per­form all the formal teaching activities of Zen, including the traditional kong-an practice of private interchange

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Clear Mountain Zen Center (CMZC) is an interfaith community Zen center blending traditional Rinzai Zen Bud­dhism with contemporary American life. CMZC offers instruction and training in zazen, kinhin, chanting, sutra and koan studies, teisho (Zen talks), and traditional dharma combat. Abbot Hart integrates Judeo-Christian

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Since 1986 Empty Hand Zendo has been renting an antique chapel (built in 1832) from the Quakers for our weekly meet­ings. Kwan-Yin sits under an original stained glass window. We are at the edge of a marsh and have twice been severely flooded, gongs filled to the brim. We’re on a busy street in a fancy suburb, yet are somehow rustic and simple.

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The institute is a lay organization founded in 1930 by Japanese Zen Master

Sokei-an Sasaki. Sokei-an, who immi­grated to America in 1906 with his teacher Soyen Shaku, was the first Zen master to settle permanently in America. The institute is governed by its board and is entirely supported by its membership. The institute also publishes

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No description available. address: 56 Lieb Road, Spencer,

NY 14883 PHONE: (607) 272-0694 fax: Same

e-mail: ithacazen@aol. com LINEAGE: Zen

spiritual head: Joshu Sasaki-Roshi contact: David Yoshin Radin, Resident Director

AFFILIATION: Autonomous ESTABLISHED: 1978 facilities:

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“When we built our Water Mill house, my husband, Bob, suggested that we add a zendo. The following year, Yasutani - Roshi, Soen-Roshi, and the monk Taisan (now Eido-Roshi) dropped by for a visit. Soen Roshi said, “You need something Japanese.” Taisan brought sumi ink and a long piece of paper. Roshi knelt on the tatami and, using a large brush, did his vital Mu! calligraphy. It hangs above the altar, adding his wonderful energies to our zazen. Many Roshis, Senseis,

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For additional information, please see Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California.

address: 10 Gail Court, Huntington,

NY 11743 PHONE: (516) 427-9790 lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition of Thich Nhat Hanh. spiritual head: Thich Nhat Hanh contact: Tonia Leon-Hysko affiliation: Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California

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Since 1976 Genshin Edgar and Rita Kann have dedicated part of their home as a permanent zendo. Genshin is an eighty- nine-year-old Zen monk lay-ordained by Joshu Sasaki-Roshi, senior monk of the Myoshinji branch of Rinzai Zen in Japan. Genshin has practiced under him since 1973.

address: 6 Brewster Court, Setauket,

NY 11733-1424 phone: (516) 751-8408 lineage:

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The sangha at Lotus Flower Zendo is comprised of prisoners who reside at Greenhaven Correctional Facility, a max- imum-security prison in New York State. As an affiliate of Zen Mountain Monas­tery, we receive regular visits from mo­nastic and lay practitioners who give dharma talks, lead retreats, and provide personal interviews. Our Wednesday meetings are devoted chiefly to sitting and walking meditation, but also include a short service of chanting and bowing.

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Since 1994, Lotus Peak Sangha has been meeting at Great Meadow Correctional

Facility, a maximum-security prison near Lake George, New York. Led by visiting lay students from Zen Mountain Monas­tery, the sangha offers weekly zazen, occa­sional half-day sitting intensives, and an annual Buddha’s Birthday celebration. Lotus Peak Zendo is a wellspring of dedi­cated Zen practice, thriving within

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The Great Master So-Tae-San, the founder of Won Buddhism, stated in 1916, “As material civilization develops, cultivate spiritual civilization accord­ingly.” Our spiritual evolution has not kept pace with our rapidly expanding sci­entific and economic advancements. Therefore, we must restore our spiritual­ity, allowing it to grow

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The sangha members of New York Bud­dhist Church (NYBC) welcome you to join us in hearing, learning, and practic­ing the Buddha-Dharma. NYBC was founded by Rev. Hozen Seki with the as­sistance of his wife, Satomi, and con­cerned laypeople. It has been serving the New York community since 1938. May the Wisdom and Compassion of Amida Buddha touch your heart so that you may be awakened

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Plain Water Practice works toward a deep integration of personality and body work with Dogen Zenji’s understanding that “when the moon goes down, my shadow becomes me.”

address: 2997 Route 44-55, Gardiner, NY 12525 PHONE: (914) 255-2918 lineage: Japanese Soto

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Rochester Zen Center celebrated its thir­tieth anniversary in June 1996. It was founded by Roshi Philip Kapleau who, along with Robert Aitken-Roshi, is con-

sidered one of the two elders of American Zen. In 1986, Sensei Bodhin Kjolhede was designated Roshi’s Dharma Succes­sor

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No description available. address: PO Box 392, Sagaponack,

NY 11962 lineage: Japanese Soto Zen spiritual head: Ishin Muryo, Sensei affiliation: Zen Community of New York

ESTABLISHED: 1984 facilities: Zendo only. meditation program: Morning zazen, four times weekly. Saturday morning service and zazen. Weekly afternoon discussion group. retreats offered-. Monthly zazenkai.

For additional information, please see Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California.

address: 11 Marion Place,

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 PHONE: (518) 587-2667 lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition of Thich Nhat Hanh. spiritual head: Thich Nhat Hanh contact: Kathryn Tracy affiliation: Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California meditation program:

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No description available. address: 464 West Broadway, New York, NY 10012 PHONE: (212) 460-9289 LINEAGE: Zen

Our koan: “How can we facilitate vigor­ous Zen practice for people living and working in New York City?” We offer flexible zazen times (join us during kin - hiri), regular interviews, Friday night study group, Saturday retreats, “sand­wich retreats” (two weekends and “drop - in zazen”

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For additional information, please see Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California.

address: 115 West 86th Street, #9B, New York, NY 10024 PHONE: (212) 873-3142 lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition of Thich Nhat Hanh. spiritual head: Thich Nhat Hanh contact: Amy Krantz affiliation: Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California meditation program: We meet for guided meditation one evening a week

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For additional information, please see Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California.

address: 311 West 97th Street, #6E, New York, NY 10025 PHONE: (212) 666-4104 lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition of Thich Nhat Hanh. spiritual

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For additional information, please see Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California.

address: Box 0089, Maryknoll,

NY 10545 PHONE: (914) 762-9097 lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition of Thich Nhat Hanh. spiritual HEAD: Thich Nhat Hanh contacts: Sally and Eric Taylor affiliation: Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California facilities:

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“May we exist in muddy water, with pu­rity like a lotus.” At our center, the noise of sirens mixes with the gentle spirals of incense smoke as practitioners come to­gether after work to sit and study the heart of what their lives are about. The tenth-floor zendo is both warm and raw; a bank of tall windows brings

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