Contact MSZC

For more information dates of specific events, to submit content for Zen Sparks, or to make other inquiries, feel free to email us at


Ryumonji Zen Monastery in Dorchester, IA  Sesshin are held monthly on the third weekend of the month. Click on the link to register for sesshin and for information about other other scheduled events

Dubuque Zen Community Dubuque, IA

Sophia Zen, a Women’s Soto Sangha in Madison, WI

Perennial Yoga in Fitchburg, WI (Drop-in meditation Thursdays at noon led by Sheryl Myoshin Lilke)

See the Firethroat Press website for a catalog of publications and a number of free essays on the foundations of Zen practice that support the classes and study groups offered at MSZC.  Firethroat Press is an independent publishing company affiliated with MSZC dedicated to providing novel, interesting, and practical resources for Zen studies.




Homepage Image Attribution: Steve Bartelt entitled “What!”