Additional Organizations

1. American Zen Teachers Association                

The purpose of the AZTA is to foster dialogue among Zen Buddhist teachers and to provide access to information about Zen Buddhist practice and teaching.

2. California Interfaith Power & Light     Oakland     CA     510-444-4078 x 319     

An interfaith response to global warming through the promotion of energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy. This ministry intends to protect the earth’s ecosystems, safeguard public health, and ensure sufficient, sustainable energy for all.


An archival site on the life and world of Shunryu Suzuki and those who knew him (home to the Crooked Cucumber Archives, or Cuke Project)

4. Soto Zen Buddhist Association   

The Soto Zen Buddhist Association (SZBA) is a professional organization of Soto Zen priests.

5. Sokoji Soto Buddhist Mission     San Francisco     CA     415-346-7540     

Suzuki Roshi's original temple in SF, Sokoji, has continued to be a place for not only the Japanese American community but for all people of different backgrounds to practice.

6. Zen Hospice Project     San Francisco     CA     415-863-2910

Their mission is to enhance the experience of care for both caregivers and care recipients by teaching mindfulness and compassion as practical tools to improve well-being.