Zen Center of Los Angeles

Los Angeles
United States

The Zen Center of Los Angeles was founded in 1967 by Taizan Maezumi Roshi. The ZCLA Buddha Essence Temple has provided the teachings and practice of Zen Buddhism to all who pass through its temple gate. If you want to learn how to meditate or have discussions with a senior teacher this is a great space to visit. Located near the heart of Los Angeles the centre is very easily accessible by car or public transit.

Zen
Path
Buddhism
Tradition
Buddhism
Language
Center
Type of Place

About the Place

and its People

The Zen Center of Los Angeles was founded in 1967 by Taizan Maezumi Roshi. The ZCLA Buddha Essence Temple has provided the teachings and practice of Zen Buddhism to all who pass through its temple gate. If you want to learn how to meditate or have discussions with a senior teacher this is a great space to visit. Located near the heart of Los Angeles the centre is very easily accessible by car or public transit.

The program of shared stewardship at the Zen Center of Los Angeles is reflected in their center mandala. The Center mandala, represents their primary spheres of activity. Circles of members have formed to carry out the activities in these spheres. All Circles are led by a steward, develop their own purpose and core values in accord with the Center’s overall mission, and are linked to the mandala. There is the buddha sphere (for the Spiritual Leader), the study sphere, the resources sphere, the relationships sphere, and the service sphere. There is also space offered for guests to stay for up to one month, as well as space for people in the residency program. The centre can be accessed by public transportation or vehicle, they also offer parking on the premises.

Zen

the Path

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Zen
Path
Buddhism
Tradition
Buddhism
Language
Center
Type of Place

the Place

and its People

The program of shared stewardship at the Zen Center of Los Angeles is reflected in their center mandala. The Center mandala, represents their primary spheres of activity. Circles of members have formed to carry out the activities in these spheres. All Circles are led by a steward, develop their own purpose and core values in accord with the Center’s overall mission, and are linked to the mandala. There is the buddha sphere (for the Spiritual Leader), the study sphere, the resources sphere, the relationships sphere, and the service sphere. There is also space offered for guests to stay for up to one month, as well as space for people in the residency program. The centre can be accessed by public transportation or vehicle, they also offer parking on the premises.

Zen

the Path

learn more

the Place

and its People

The program of shared stewardship at the Zen Center of Los Angeles is reflected in their center mandala. The Center mandala, represents their primary spheres of activity. Circles of members have formed to carry out the activities in these spheres. All Circles are led by a steward, develop their own purpose and core values in accord with the Center’s overall mission, and are linked to the mandala. There is the buddha sphere (for the Spiritual Leader), the study sphere, the resources sphere, the relationships sphere, and the service sphere. There is also space offered for guests to stay for up to one month, as well as space for people in the residency program. The centre can be accessed by public transportation or vehicle, they also offer parking on the premises.

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zcla.orginfo@zcla.org+1 (213) 387-2351
923 Normandie Ave
Los Angeles
90006
United States
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Zen Center of Los Angeles

Los Angeles
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United States

The Zen Center of Los Angeles was founded in 1967 by Taizan Maezumi Roshi. The ZCLA Buddha Essence Temple has provided the teachings and practice of Zen Buddhism to all who pass through its temple gate. If you want to learn how to meditate or have discussions with a senior teacher this is a great space to visit. Located near the heart of Los Angeles the centre is very easily accessible by car or public transit.

Tradition & Practice
Buddhism
Zen
Kind of Place
Center