Effective September 12 all practice, unless otherwise indicated on our calendar, will be at the Cleveland Buddhist Temple located at 1573 E. 214th St. (at the intersection with Euclid Ave.), Euclid, OH 44117
Crooked River Zen Center is a zen sangha located in Cleveland, Ohio, led by Sensei Dean Williams.
We are part of the Phoenix Cloud lineage whose founder was Kobun Chino Roshi (1938-2002). Kobun came to San Francisco from Japan in 1967 at the request of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi to serve as his attendant at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.
Our practice is inspired by the teachings of Eihei Dōgen, the founder of Soto Zen Buddhism in 13th century Japan.