Koun Franz

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Zen Nova Scotia

Koun Franz is a Soto Zen Buddhist priest new to Halifax, Nova Scotia, from Japan, where he trained, taught, and translated at traditional monasteries and temples. From 2006 to 2010, he also served as resident priest of the Anchorage Zen Community in Alaska. Some of his writings on Buddhist practice can be found at Nyoho Zen and One Continuous Mistake.