Ava Louise Stanton

Organization Dharma Vow 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 uintil the early 1980's.

The Dharma Vow Zen Sangha that she leads meets at InsightLA in Santa Monca, CA. Please check the Dharma Vow website, the InsightLA website, or Ava's website for information on upcoming events.

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