100th Anniversary in 2022

Soto Zen was first spread to North America by Rev. Hosen Isobe in 1922.
It has carried the light of Buddhism in its various activities to this day.

We celebrate 100th anniversary in 2022.

100th anniversary in 2022


For over a century, the living circle of Zen has grown roots, put forth blossoms and

One Hundred Years

flowered in North America, Help honor the depth and breadth of Soto Zen Buddhism


as it has transformed our lives. Explore the many events and projects

American Zen

surounding the 2022 centennial at www.100SotoZen.org