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Hoag Holmgren is the author of No Better Place: a New Zen Primer and other books.


He began Zen training in 1993 at the Zen Center of Denver, receiving lay ordination in 2008, and began teaching in 2018.  

In March 2020 he formed the Mountain Path Sangha, a Zen practice community offering a blend of online and in-person training opportunities including daily meditation via Zoom, a weekly Dharma discussion group, 1:1 koan teaching, retreats, and a newsletter, the ZEN SUN WEEKLY.

Selected archives here.  


If you're interested in Zen or have questions, please contact Hoag here.

What is Zen?

Hoag acknowledges and abides by the Diamond Sangha Teachers Ethics Agreement.

He lives in Nederland, Colorado and works as a nonprofit executive director, and does some occasional coaching.

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