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Featured Photo August 8

City Center dokusan room; figurine of the sixth of the oxherding pictures – Riding the Ox Home. Photo by Chris Shelton.

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Featured Photo August 1

Matilija Poppy, also known as Fried Egg Poppy—native to California and Northern Mexico—at Green Gulch Farm, summer 2019. Photo by Clare Hollander.

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August Art Show: Paula Pietranera – “CONNECTION”

August 1 – 31
San Francisco Zen Center Art Lounge
300 Page Street, SF 94102
Reception: August 9, 7 – 9 pm

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Recent Articles

19
Aug

Zen and Poems – an evening on Mitsuo Aida’s poetry

with Koki Takei
Thursday, September 12, 7:30 – 9 pm

In the City Center Dining Room, 300 Page Street, SF 94102

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17
Jul

Featured Photo July 18

View from Angel Island during the Residents’ Retreat in 2017. Photo by Brent Haas.

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11
Jul

Featured Photo July 11

Paper crane on an altar at Tassajara. Photo by Romy Senderos.

On July 20, there will be a Buddhist memorial service held at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. Residents at San Francisco Zen Center are folding paper cranes that will be taken to the ceremony and protest.

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9
Jul

Thank You from Kannon Do

To Greg Fain and the residents at Tassajara, and the organizers of the guest practice program, Steve, Siobhan, and Minoria,

On behalf of Kannon Do, I offer deepest gratitude for your incredible hospitality, kindness, and practice of the Way. Everyone who came to visit from our sangha was deeply moved by our experience at Tassajara. Thank you for making us feel at home with you.

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9
Jul

Zen Center Bookstore Request for Volunteers

The Zen Center Bookstore at City Center has volunteer opportunities on these days and times:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1:30 – 5:30 pm
Wednesday evenings: 6:30 – 7:30 pm

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7
Jun

July Art Show: Suelyn Yu – “STILL BURNING”

July 1 – 31
In the Art Lounge at 300 Page Street, SF

Reception: Friday, July 12, 7:30 – 9 pm

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6
Jun

Featured Photo June 27

Shunryu Suzuki opening a ceremony at City Center/Beginner’s Mind Temple in June 1971. Photographer unknown.

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