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Peaceful Transformation

Zaltho Foundation and Magnolia Zen Center

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The Zaltho Foundation and the Magnolia Zen Center is dedicated to addressing the causes and consequences of violence in and among individuals, families, and societies. Using the tools of meditation and drawing on the teachings of Zen Buddhism, we educate people in the peaceful transformation of conflict and suffering.
Claude AnShin Thomas
- Zen Buddhist Monk and Zaltho Founder
Making a Difference

From the Zaltho Founder

“When we stop blaming others and begin looking deeply within ourselves, we can discover how suffering arises, how it is linked to violence, and how to stop the seemingly endless cycles of aggression.”​
CLAUDE ANSHIN THOMAS

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18 July

WEEKLY ONLINE: Evening Sitting Meditation, Magnolia Zen Center

Time 5:45PM
Cost Free
Online sitting meditation and recitations Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm CST zoom room opens at 5:45 pm. Please join on zoom 5-10 minutes before. ZOOM LINK Meeting ID: 386 588…
25 July

WEEKLY ONLINE: Evening Sitting Meditation, Magnolia Zen Center

Time 5:45PM
Cost Free
Online sitting meditation and recitations Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm CST zoom room opens at 5:45 pm. Please join on zoom 5-10 minutes before. ZOOM LINK Meeting ID: 386 588…
01 August

WEEKLY ONLINE: Evening Sitting Meditation, Magnolia Zen Center

Time 5:45PM
Cost Free
Online sitting meditation and recitations Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm CST zoom room opens at 5:45 pm. Please join on zoom 5-10 minutes before. ZOOM LINK Meeting ID: 386 588…
08 August

WEEKLY ONLINE: Evening Sitting Meditation, Magnolia Zen Center

Time 5:45PM
Cost Free
Online sitting meditation and recitations Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm CST zoom room opens at 5:45 pm. Please join on zoom 5-10 minutes before. ZOOM LINK Meeting ID: 386 588…
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The Zaltho Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to addressing the causes and consequences of violence in and among individuals, families, and societies. Using the tools of meditation and drawing on the teachings of Zen Buddhism, we educate people in the peaceful transformation of conflict and suffering.

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