Noa Jones

Noa Jones is a freelance writer for The Los Angeles Times and other publications

Recent Articles

If You Could See the Heart Sutra

Paula Arai introduces us to the world of Tsuneo Iwasaki, who discovered a world of practice in giving (actual) shape to the "Heart Sutra."

Bernie Glassman Jan Chozen Bays John Daido Loori Los Angeles Zen Center Maezumi Roshi Shambhala Sun - March '04 Zen

White Plums and Lizard Tails: The story of Maezumi Roshi and his American Lineage

The story of a great Zen teacher—Taizan Maezumi Roshi—and his dharma heirs. Finding innovative ways to express their late teacher’s inspiration, the White Plum sangha is one of the most vital in Western Buddhism.