About

Who we are: Buddhist Zen Center, affiliated to Soto Zen School, with a social engaged approach. Affiliations to Zen Peacemakers International and White Plum Asanga.


Mission: Zürich Zen Center has as mission to open it’s doors to daily spiritual life, based on the traditional Zen way and the Three Tenets of Zen Peacemaker Order. In this sense, we promote, participate and support activities and initiatives in harmony with the principles of socially engaged buddhism.


People: The Zürich Zen Center is coordinated by Jorge Koho Mello and Marge Daien Oppliger, monastics ordained in Soto Zen Lineage by Shingetsu Coen Roshi, and students of Tenkei Coppens Roshi. At Zen Peacemaker Order, they are students of Barbara Salaam Angyo and Roland Yakushi Wegmüller Roshis.