Please visit our Endowment Fund page for information on the start of securing Hokoji's  future.


Hokoji  Phoenix Light Temple
a place to practice zazen


Hokoji Zendo

10 Paw-a-Suki Road
Arroyo Seco, New Mexico 87514

575-741-1500   Ian Forsberg, Resident Teacher

Mailing address: PO BOX 245, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514  We're on Facebook.  


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Directions to Hokoji:
Approximately 10 miles from center of Taos, New Mexico

Travel north on US 64 (5.5 miles) to the junction of  US 64 / NM 522 / NM 150
Turn right (east) onto NM 150
Go approximately 3 miles to the village of Arroyo Seco

As you go through Arroyo Seco, just past the Taos Cow and Abe's Cantina, continue straight onto El Salto Road.
(NM 150 will curve left at the old school and proceeds north to Taos Ski Valley do not make the left with NM 150.)

El Salto Road, approximately 1.3 miles
Turn diagonally left onto Paw-a-Suki Road

Cross the creek and continue past the first house on the left 
Hokoji is the second place on the left, #10
#10 is posted on a tree just before the parking area
The zendo is the building closest to the road

  There are few parking spots in front of the zendo. There is additional Hokoji parking about 200 feet further along Paw-a-Suki Road on the left. Please be courteous of our neighbors and park only in Hokoji parking spaces.

Call 575-741-1500 if you need clarification

Overnight Accommodations
Hokoji can accommodate a limited number of overnight guests in the main house and yurt (season permitting) during sesshins. Please  inquire early about reserving a bed if you plan to join us.

Two overnight stay options close to Hokoji:

Stewart House Bed & Breakfast

on NM 150 (the Ski Valley Road) heading toward Arroyo Seco from Taos


Hostel-like accommodation in the village of Arroyo Seco
is an online services that advertises private homes available for overnight guests at a full range of daily rates. Sign on and search for listings in Taos and Arroyo Seco, NM.


Hokoji was founded and survives on generosity. Through the spiritual, material, and monetary contributions of those too many to mention here the temple community quietly grows and nourishes. Your dana (donations) and volunteering are welcome.


Evening zazen: every Thursday at 5:30 pm.      Hokoji is open every day.    Please join us in respect for stillness and sanctuary.