Welcome to the East Side Sangha home page.
This meditation group (also called a "Sangha) practices in the tradition of venerable Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Buddhist Zen master who is based out of Plum Village in France. For more information on this practice lineage, including descripitons of Thich Nhat Hanh, the broader Sangha, teachings and practices, please click on http://www.plumvillage.org/index.php.
Joanne Friday, Chan Lac Thi, is the guiding teacher for the Sangha, and the Rhode Island Sanghas listed on the Community webpage, where she frequently offers dharma talks. She received authority to teach from the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh.