Catherine Anraku Hondorp, Sensei

Catherine Anraku Hondorp is the priest in residence at The Zen Center on Main Street, an affiliate of the Village Zendo, in Northampton, Massachusetts.  Anraku is the adjunct Buddhist Chaplain at Smith College and Buddhist Spiritual Adviser at Hampshire College. Anraku began Zen Practice in August of 1987  at Zen Mountain Monastery with Roshi Daido Loori.  In 1996 she asked Roshi Enkyo O’Hara to be her teacher, and in 2000 she received Tokudo (priest ordination) with her. Anraku is also a Network Chiropractor with a practice in Northampton, where she is inspired daily by the healing journeys of the many people she serves.