Stanley Lombardo, a native of New Orleans, is well-known for his translations of the Illiad, the Odyssey and the Aeneid. From 1976 to 2014 he taught at KU as a professor of Classics. In 1978, and eclectic Zen meditation group formed at KU. Stan married Judy Roitman (another member of this group) … the start of the Kansas Zen Center! Stan received Inka in 1992 and transmission in 1998 receiving the title and name of Zen Master Hae Kwang.