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If you cannot find the truth right where you are,
where do you expect to find it?

ZEN MASTER DOGEN

About Us

Two Arrows Zen is a center for the study and practice of Zen Buddhism. Our teachers are in the White Plum lineage of Taizan and Maezumi Roshi, and are successors of Genpo Merzel Roshi. We have two locations in Utah, and urban center located at Artspace in downtown Salt Lake City, and a retreat center located in Torrey, Utah, just outside of Capitol Reef National Park.

Locations

We have two locations in Utah that hold daily practice, week-long retreats, multi-week programs, and evening talks and discussions.

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SALT LAKE CITY

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TORREY

On the great road of Buddha
ancestors there is always
unsurpassable practice,
continuous and sustained.

Upcoming

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DAILY MEDITATION

Daily sitting meditation occurs in the mornings and evenings at TAZ in Salt Lake City, Utah year round.

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YEAR AT A GLANCE

TAZ offers classes, workshop, and year-long study opportunities on Zen Practice, as well as other topics that relate. For a look at our full calendar, please click below. 

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Programs and Events

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IN-PERSON EVENTS

Our teachers give regular talks at Two Arrows Zen and host events in person. These shorter experiences can give you a taste of Zen, of the style of our teachers, and the people who make up our practice community.

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ONLINE PROGRAMS

Our center offers online courses of Zen study and practice throughout the year. There is also a curriculum of training in personal development and interpersonal skills based on the insights of Zen.

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RESIDENTIAL RETREATS

For those looking to deepen their sitting practice, Two Arrows Zen offers one-day sitting experiences or multi-day sesshins. We also offer retreats that combine meditation with other skill sets. 

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Zen practice allows us to realize our true nature and to manifest this awareness in our everyday life. Two Arrows Zen offers a series of classes to help you develop self awareness, interpersonal skills, and life purpose. We invite you to explore these programs on the Real LIFE Programs website.

Teachers

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DIANE MUSHO HAMILTON ROSHI

Diane began her study of Buddhism under Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1983, before receiving ordination as a Zen monk, from Genpo Merzel Roshi, in 2003. Genpo Roshi is a successor of Taizan Maezumi Roshi.

In 2006, Diane received Shiho, Dharma Transmission, from Genpo Roshi, and she received Inka, the Final Seal of Approval, in 2018 from Sidney Musai Walter Roshi, a successor of Genpo Roshi.

MICHAEL MUGAKU ZIMMERMAN ROSHI

Michael received Jukai in 1998, and was ordained in the Soto Zen lineage by Genpo Merzel Roshi in 2003.

In 2006, Michael received Shiho, Dharma Transmission, from Genpo Roshi, and became a Zen teacher. In 2018, he received Inka, the Final Seal of Approval, from Sidney Musai Walter Roshi in the White Plum lineage of Taizan Maezumi Roshi.

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Teachers

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DIANE MUSHO HAMILTON ROSHI

Diane began her study of Buddhism under Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1983, before receiving ordination as a Zen monk, from Genpo Merzel Roshi, in 2003. Genpo Roshi is a successor of Taizan Maezumi Roshi.

In 2006, Diane received Shiho, Dharma Transmission, from Genpo Roshi, and she received Inka, the Final Seal of Approval, in 2018 from Sidney Musai Walter Roshi, a successor of Genpo Roshi.

MICHAEL MUGAKU ZIMMERMAN ROSHI

Michael received Jukai in 1998, and was ordained in the Soto Zen lineage by Genpo Merzel Roshi in 2003.

In 2006, Michael received Shiho, Dharma Transmission, from Genpo Roshi, and became a Zen teacher. In 2018, he received Inka, the Final Seal of Approval, from Sidney Musai Walter Roshi in the White Plum lineage of Taizan Maezumi Roshi.

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Teachers

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DIANE MUSHO HAMILTON ROSHI

Diane began her study of Buddhism under Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1983, before receiving ordination as a Zen monk, from Genpo Merzel Roshi, in 2003. Genpo Roshi is a successor of Taizan Maezumi Roshi.

In 2006, Diane received Shiho, Dharma Transmission, from Genpo Roshi, and she received Inka, the Final Seal of Approval, in 2018 from Sidney Musai Walter Roshi, a successor of Genpo Roshi.

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MICHAEL MUGAKU ZIMMERMAN ROSHI

Michael received Jukai in 1998, and was ordained in the Soto Zen lineage by Genpo Merzel Roshi in 2003.

In 2006, Michael received Shiho, Dharma Transmission, from Genpo Roshi, and became a Zen teacher. In 2018, he received Inka, the Final Seal of Approval, from Sidney Musai Walter Roshi in the White Plum lineage of Taizan Maezumi Roshi.

Join Our Community

If you'd like to be notified about upcoming talks, retreats, events, and more, please sign up for our mailing list.

Join Our Community

If you'd like to be notified about upcoming talks, retreats, events, and more, please sign up for our mailing list.