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Sanctuary Education and Action Meeting

Featuring Kehillah Community Synagogue’s Rabbi and leaders

January 18, 7:30 – 9 pm
City Center Dining Room, 300 Page Street, 94102
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Featured Photo January 11

City Center Abiding Abbot Rinso Ed Sattizahn offering a dedication and toast to the New Year on the roof of City Center, January 1, 2018. With (left to right) jisha Eli Brown-Stevenson, Takudo Bennett, and ino Diego Miglioli. The morning was cool and the City was shrouded and softened by fog. Photo by Clare Hollander.

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A Conversation on Right Speech with Abbess Fu Schroeder

Abiding Abbess of Green Gulch Farm Furyu Schroeder comments on Right Speech.

Q: What is the Buddhist precept on right speech?

Fu Schroeder: There are several of them: A disciple of Buddha does not lie, does not praise self at the expense of others, and does not slander.

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Recent Articles

12
Jan

The Flourishing of Suzuki Roshi’s Way – Branching Streams Affiliate Sanghas

Suzuki Roshi’s Way is flourishing.

San Francisco Zen Center’s “Branching Streams” Network of Affiliate Sanghas is now comprised of 75 Dharma centers, ranging in size from meeting-once-a-week small sitting groups to established centers with their own Abbesses/Abbots, Boards of Directors, dedicated property, and numerous weekly Dharma offerings.

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12
Jan

Introducing Open Zen Community

A Branching Streams sangha profile, introducing one of the many sanghas affiliated with San Francisco Zen Center in the Branching Streams network.

Open Zen Community is a small and dedicated Sangha of lay practitioners in the San Francisco Bay Area. All of us work full-time as part of our practice.

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12
Jan

Introducing Milwaukee Zen Center

Kokyoan – Lake Mirror Hermitage

A Branching Streams sangha profile, introducing one of the many sanghas affiliated with San Francisco Zen Center in the Branching Streams network.

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10
Jan

Book Event with Zenju Earthlyn Manuel: Sanctuary

Dharma Talk and Book Signing – Sanctuary: A Meditation on Home, Homelessness, and Belonging

Saturday, May 19, 10 am – noon
City Center, 300 Page Street, SF

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10
Jan

Book Event with Natalie Goldberg: The Truth of This Life

Thursday, March 15, 7:30 – 9 pm
City Center dining room
300 Page Street, SF, 94102

Accessible and elegant teachings from the late beloved Zen teacher Katherine Thanas, edited by Natalie Goldberg and Bill Anelli.

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29
Dec

Featured Photo January 4

Shunryu Suzuki at Stepping Down / Mountain Seat Ceremony at Rinso-in (in Japan) on October 23, 1966. Photographer unknown.

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19
Dec

Volunteering in the City Center Library

As part of the on-going effort to renovate the library and make it available to San Francisco Zen Center members, we are looking for a few volunteers.

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19
Dec

Featured Photo December 28

Congratulations to Tassajara shuso Yuki Kobiyama, shown here with Fall 2017 Practice Period leader Senior Dharma Teacher Tenshin Reb Anderson. Photos by Shundo David Haye.

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