Ben Connelly is a Soto Zen teacher and Dharma heir in the Katagiri lineage. He also teaches mindfulness in a variety of secular contexts including police training and addiction recovery groups, and is engaged with social justice activist communities. Ben is based at Minnesota Zen Meditation Center and travels to teach across the United States. He writes for Tricycle Magazine and is author of three books for Wisdom Publications including Inside Vasubandhu’s Yogacara. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.