Weekly Soto Zen practice group dedi­cated to helping each other deepen sitting and daily life practice. Zoketsu Norman Fischer, co-Abbot at Green Gulch Farm/ Zen Center in California, leads sesshin twice a year. For information and in­struction, please call. address: 115 Unity Street, Bellingham, WA 98225 PHONE: (360)

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In 1978 Genki Takabayashi-Roshi was in­vited by the Seattle Zen Center to become its resident teacher. By 1983 he had for­malized his teaching style around a small group of students and had founded Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji, translated as Great Plum Mountain Listening to the Dharma Zen Temple. Ko'kan Genjo Ma- rinello Osho, an ordained priest, is our Vice-Abbot.

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Dharma Sound Zen Center was founded by Zen Master Seung Sahn as a local, nonresidential community of Zen teach­ers and students. Our Guiding Teacher is Robert Moore-Ji Do Poep Sa Nim. As a member center of the Kwan Um School of Zen, we offer a wide range of activities, including introductory workshops, pub­lic talks, and six meditation retreats a year. A solo

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Practice at our center combines tradi­tional Zen Buddhism with a Taoist breath meditation called Sun-do. Sun-do heals, energizes, and balances so we are better able to approach Zen, a direct path to awakening. We promote the education of the general public concerning Buddhist teachings and doctrines through work­shops, dharma talks, and videotapes shown on public access television. Our teacher, Ven. Hyunoong-Sunim, is a Chi­nese herbalist offering

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Gold Summit Monastery is a nuns’ con­vent. For additional information, see list­ing for City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, Talmage, California.

address: 233 First Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119 PHONE: (206) 217-9320 lineage: We propagate all major Maha­yana schools —Ch’an, Pure

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

address: 5536 Woodlawn Avenue,

North Seattle, WA 98103 PHONE: (206) 632-3551 FAX: (206) 547-7895

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Sitting and walking meditation and mindfulness in everyday life. Weekly sit­ting and “Days of Mindfulness” are led by Eileen Kiera, a dharma teacher ap­pointed by Thich Nhat Hanh. Evening classes are offered throughout the year, along with longer retreats. Call for schedule.

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Nichiren Buddhist practitioners meet Sunday mornings to beat the drum, chant, and read The Lotus Sutra. Call for more information.

address: 6160 Lynwood Center Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 phone: Ron, (206) 842-4916; Karen, (206) 780-1215

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North Cascades Buddhist Priory is an af­filiated temple of Shasta Abbey, Head­quarters of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives. Located in Northern California, Shasta Abbey is a Buddhist monastery and seminary in the Serene Reflection Meditation tradition. It was founded in 1970 by Rev. Master Jiyu

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One Drop Zendo was founded by Shodo Harada-Roshi, Abbot of Sogenji, a three - hundred-year-old Zen monastery in Okayama, Japan. At Sogenji, students from all over the world have received tra­ditional Rinzai training since 1982. Har - ada-Roshi comes to Seattle every year to teach, give public lectures, and lead weeklong Zen retreats. In the summer of 1996, the group purchased a sixty-acre parcel of land on Whidbey Island, Wash­ington.

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Meditation in the Soto Zen style in a group associated with the San Francisco Zen Center. Robby Pellet (Ryu Zen), or­dained priest, leads practice. Tea service is done the last Friday of the month. Bring your own mat and cushion. address: 9515 Linden Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103 phone: (206) 298-3710 lineage: Japanese Soto Zen spiritual head: Robby Pellet (Ryu Zen), Resident Director affiliation: San Francisco

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Three Treasures Sangha practices in the tradition of Robert Aitken, a teacher in a lay stream of Soto Zen that includes as­pects of the Rinzai line, particularly koan work. In addition to offering Zen training and ongoing group practice, Three Trea­sures encourages its members to apply their practice to environmental and social justice issues. Teacher Jack

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A sixty-acre wooded site on south Whid­bey Island in northern Puget Sound. We are building a full-time residential Zen monastery to which our teacher, Shodo Harada-Roshi, will come to live perma­nently. The land is beautiful and has a good-size lake on it. Many birds call the place home. For additional

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