Frank Seisho Diaz

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Title Sensei
Organization Open Mind Zen Indiana
Lineage Open Mind Zen


Sensei Frank Seisho Diaz, Ph.D, is the director and current spiritual leader of Open Mind Zen Indiana. Seisho received dharma transmission from Roshi Fusho Rapaport in 2021. He is also a member of the Lay Zen Teachers Association. He began studying Zen at Tallahassee’s Cypress Tree Zen Center in 1994. Along with teaching Zen, he is also founder and former Director of the Institute for Mindfulness-Based Wellness and Pedagogy (MBWP), and leads mindfulness workshops for teachers, artists, and the general public across the United States. He is on the faculty at Indiana University, where he teaches and conducts research on mindfulness in performing arts and education.


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