Maezumi-roshi, Taizan

Taizan Maezumi-roshi (d. 1995) received Dharma transmission in the Soto school in 1955. A year later, he came to the Los Angeles Soto Zenshuji temple (the headquarters of the Soto Zen school in America), staying there until 1967, when he formed the Los Angeles Zendo, later renamed the Zen Center of Los Angeles.