Sonoma Mountain Zen Center is a Soto Zen practice center in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki-roshi, founded by abbot Jakusho Kwong-roshi. Our temple is dedicated to the act of Zazen, "just sitting." Our residency trains in a monastic schedule and hosts events and retreats for a wider community of spiritual practice. Our temple sits at the top of Sonoma Mountain, one hour north of San Francisco Bay Area, overlooking ancient oaks, redwood groves, and the Valley of the Moon. Join us in practice.

"Night dies into day. Day dies into night. Exhaling is intimate with loss, Inhaling I am renewed."

- Kwong-roshi

We Bow to your Kindness and Support.

Sonoma Mountain Zen Center is currently closed

due to Covid-19 until further notice.

It is through your boundless generosity that we are able to continue to offer these special programs. 






For more information, see our calendar.

Kids Community (CANCELLED)

Saturday Community Dharma Talk: Nyoze Kwong

Ox Meeting: Business Strategy Meeting

Winter Ango Practice Period: January 30, 2021 to February 27, 2021 Online

Saturday Community Student Talk: Eko Ania Mills

6367 Sonoma Mountain Road, Santa Rosa CA 95404