Diane Musho Hamilton
Diane Hamilton is a Zen teacher in the White Plum lineage and has worked with Ken Wilber and the Integral Institute since 2004. She lives in Utah, where she established Two Arrows Zen, a center for Zen practice, with her husband, Michael Zimmerman, a former Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court. In 2012 she cofounded Integral Facilitator, certifying practitioners in a developmental approach to group facilitation.
Books & Audio
A Guide to Getting Along with Just About Anyone
The people who get under your skin the most can in fact be your greatest teachers. It’s not a matter of overlooking differences—for those very differences offer a path to profound connection. Diane Hamilton’s practical, reality-based guide to living harmoniously… Read More
Shambhala Publications Authors on the Path of Boundless Love
What is compassion? Much more than just being nice, compassion is about looking deeply at ourselves and others and recognizing the fundamental goodness we all share. It’s about opening up to the vulnerable space inside every one of us and… Read More
A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution
Conflict is going to be a part of your life—as long as you have relationships, a job, or dry cleaning to be picked up. Bracing yourself against it won’t make it go away, but if you approach it consciously, you… Read More
About the Author
Diane Musho Hamilton is a Zen teacher, an award-winning mediator, and a facilitator of group dialogues, especially conversations around culture, religion, race, and gender. She is a dharma heir of Dennis Genpo Merzel and a student of Ken Wilber. She and her husband, Michael Mugaku Zimmerman, are founders and guiding teachers of the Boulder Mountain Zendo in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has led workshops in the United States, Canada, Israel, Brazil, Columbia, and throughout Europe.
Videos & More
Chris Grosso of the Indie Spiritualist interviews Diane Musho Hamilton about how she came to the spiritual path, and how working with conflict is a part of that path.