What is Mondo Zen?
Mondo Zen™ is based on Japanese and Chinese Zen, updated for the 21st Century. Mondo Zen™ transcends the hierarchical / authoritarian, gender-biased and constraining monastic aspects of traditional Zen in favor of practical, experiential “in the world” engagement. Relying only on direct personal experience—as taught by the Buddha himself—it does not allow mythic constructs to complicate its philosophical orientation. Read More
Led by Meru Doug Szper Roshi and Vimala John Nemick Roshi: Join us for this end-of-year sesshin, commemorating the Buddha's enlightenment with intense practice and silence.
Co-Led by Junpo Roshi and Reishin Denise Leong, priest: Join us as we return for our January Mondo Zen retreat at this lovely and historic site.