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Featured Photo December 8

Mountain Home by Greg Fain. A view of the Ventana Wilderness on the way into Tassajara.

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Engaged Action at Standing Rock, North Dakota

Wendy Johnson answers a compelling call for clergy to gather in prayer and solidarity with the Standing Rock Water Protectors. 

Last week, following months of protesting by the Standing Rock Water Protectors in North Dakota, the US Army Corps of Engineers concluded that the Dakota Access Crude Oil Pipeline, which was slated to run under the Missouri River and cuts through sacred Sioux burial grounds, must take a new route.

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Taking Practice into the World – Chris Fortin and Lee Lesser

There was a sense, not unlike in our present times, that something deeply consequential was being set in motion.”

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Dec

Not Harming and Doing Good (in the Long Now)

A Statement from the Abbatial Leadership of San Francisco Zen Center

 

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We, as the abbatial leaders, would like to express our gratitude for the many expressions of appreciation and concern that we have heard since putting out our post-election statement calling for unity, mutual respect, and loving-kindness. Thank you. The true body and mind of San Francisco Zen Center are made up of all of us together who care about this community and the world. Read more

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Nov

Featured Photo November 25

Sunset by Shundo David Haye. Read more

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Nov

Being Inspired by Samantabhadra

This holiday season, we’re taking inspiration from the Bodhisattva Samantabhadra, who is often linked to beneficial activity. Read more

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Nov

Featured Photo November 10

Residents and visitors at City Center find Café de Soleil at nearby Waller and Fillmore a quiet place to have a solitary or social lunch or coffee.

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10
Nov

A Post-Election Statement from the Abbatial Leadership

“Even if the sun rises in the west
the Bodhisattva has only one way.”
– Shunryu Suzuki Roshi
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10
Nov

SFZC Needs Candidates for Board Membership

San Francisco Zen Center seeks candidates to serve on its Board of Directors. We are asking everyone in the Sangha to help identify people who could contribute and would be willing to serve. Read more

10
Nov

Arbor Day at Green Gulch Farm

Sunday, November 27, 2016, 1 – 4:30pm

Please join us to inaugurate a new autumnal planting date for our longtime Arbor Day tradition! In the spirit of giving thanks to the earth, we will plant with the early rains to establish deep roots over the winter.

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