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Pioneer Valley Zendo

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Pioneer Valley Zendo is a Soto Zen zendo established in 1976 in Charlemont, MA as a sister-temple to Antai-ji in Japan, where Kosho Uchiyama was rōshi.

Koshi Ichida, Eishin Ikeda and Shohaku Okumura were the zendo's original founders, and the place was run by Reverend Issho Fujita (1954 - present) from 1987 until 2005.

Eishin Ikeda, who had later been leading the Bean Town Sangha (founded by Eishin Ikeda and Michael Flessas) whose first meetings where held on the second floor of a book store in Arlington, Massachusetts and returned as the present resident priest in 2006.

Source

Wikipedia:Pioneer Valley Zendo