The AZA is the umbrella organization of sanghas established in the lineage of Robert Livingston Roshi, Abbot of the New Orleans Zen Temple. Founded in 1983, AZA is devoted to teaching Zen in the tradition of Taisen Deshimaru and Kodo Sawaki. In addition to Robert Livingston, teachers in this lineage are Tony Bland of the Mississippi and Alabama groups and Richard Collins of the Alexandria (Louisiana) and Bakersfield (California) groups.
Included in this edition:
An interview with Robert Livingston Roshi
Recent book publications
Poems and essays by AZA members around the country