Kanzeon Zen Center

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Coordinates: 40°46′09″N 111°51′16″W / 40.76917°N 111.85444°W / 40.76917; -111.85444

Kanzeon Zen Center
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Denomination White Plum Asanga
Founder(s) Dennis Genpo Merzel
Honorary founder Taizan Maezumi
Rōshi(s) Dennis Genpo Merzel
Abbot(s) Michael Mugaku Zimmerman
KC Kyozen Sato
Address 1274 East South Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Country United States
Website Kanzeon Sangha International

Kanzeon Zen Center is a Zen Buddhist center located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is an affiliate of the White Plum Asanga, an association of Zen centers stemming from the tradition of Taizan Maezumi. Currently, the Abbot of Kanzeon Zen Center is Dennis Genpo Merzel Roshi, and the Vice-Abbot is Rich Taido Christofferson Sensei. Kanzeon Zen Center is the home temple and the hub of Kanzeon Sangha International, founded by Genpo Roshi in 1984, with affiliate teachers, centers and groups in the USA and seven European countries. The center is housed at 1274 E. South Temple, a historic building listed as a contributing property in the South Temple Historic District.


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