• Awakened Life and Open Source communities – New Mexico and Colorado – Both of these sanghas are part of Joan Sutherland’s teaching lineage, and offer koans as a gate to awakening.


  • Dharma Buffet – Chico, CA – Physics professor and PZI student Chris Gaffney offers a koan on the 4th Thursday of each month.


  • Nevada City Koan Sangha – This is a group that uses John Tarrant’s Bring Me the Rhinoceros as a starting point for meditation and koan study. It meets at the Inner Path center in Nevada City. Contact Michael Askins or Shelley North for more information. 


  • College Zen (Franklin & Marshall Buddhist and Meditation Group) – Lancaster, PA – Christopher Peterson leads regular meditation with and without koans.

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