ABOUT - Lincoln Zen Center

Lincoln Zen Center is a non-profit organization that offers resources and instruction on Zen Buddhism. We welcome people of all backgrounds and religious paths, offering opportunities for people to practice Zen through its various activities and outreach in Nebraska and beyond.


Donations are our only funding source, therefore we greatly appreciate your generous donations.  All our classes are free and your donation of $5~10 each time or a monthly pledge will help us continue to spread the Dharma in our community.

Joan Harvey
(Jin Kai)

Meditation Leader

Joan has been practicing Zen since 2010 and is studying with Seiso Paul Cooper, Roshi. She leads meditations and serves on the Board of Directors. 

Mike Mattison
(Yin Shàn)

Meditation Leader


Yin Shàn was authorized as Doan in early 2012 and ordained Upasaka (Jukai) in 2014. He also serves on the Board of Directors.

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