Oral history interview with Liz Lawlor and Don Riley of Southwind Sangha, an affiliate of the Soto Zen Buddhist Association, in Wichita, KS. This interview was conducted on June 20, 2015, at Panera Bread near the group’s primary location. The interview includes discussion of Southwind Sangha’s formation and relationship to the Soto Zen Buddhist Association, each interviewee’s own story of becoming Buddhist, their thoughts on meditation, and their role in the local community. This interview was conducted for the Religion in Kansas Project as part of a summer fieldwork internship funded by the Friends of the Department of Religious Studies.
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