Ava Louise Stanton

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Organization Just Show Up Zen Sangha
Lineage San Francisco Zen Center


Ava Louise Stanton is a Lay Entrusted teacher in the Suzuki Roshi lineage of the San Francisco Zen Center. Her teacher is Tony Patchell, and until her death, Darlene Cohen of the Russian River Zendo.

She started her Zen practice living for 10 years at the Providence Zen Center as a student of Zen Master Seung Sahn until the early 1980's.

The Just Show Up Zen Sangha that she leads meets online on zoom -- please check our website, justshowupzensangha.com for details. We are located in Santa Monica, CA. Please join us when you can!


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