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Archive for July 2011

28
Jul
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Soto Zen Buddhism International Symposium

A Soto Zen Buddhism International Symposium—“Advance One Step Further – Soto Zen Opens the Way to the Future”—will be held in Japan on October 4, 2011. Read more

26
Jul
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Featured Photo July 27

The waterfall at Tassajara by Steven Harper.

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26
Jul
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Watershed Work Party Day

On the 2nd Sunday of most months
1 – 4pm
Next work party: Aug 14 Read more

25
Jul
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David Coady | Seizan Yushin

July 17, 1965 – July 21, 2011
Seizan Yushin – Blue Mountain–Courageous Spirit

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25
Jul
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Tassajara “Dharma Rain” Sprinkler Project

“If they left, as Stuart said they had to, the pumps drawing water into the standpipe system and pushing it through Dharma Rain would run out of fuel. The sprinklers would sputter and stop on the rooftops. Read more

18
Jul
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Coming of Age Program 2011-12

Just as Siddhartha left the innocence and protection of his childhood palace to seek his own path and to discover what he had to bring into the world, so must all young people leave the total dependence of childhood behind and embark on the important and complex journey towards adulthood. Read more

18
Jul
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Featured Photo July 20

On Saturday, July 9, Daigan Gaither received priest ordination from Abbot Ryushin Paul Haller in a ceremony at City Center.

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15
Jul
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A Playful Approach to Zen and Yoga

Letitia Bartlett and Kansan David Zimmerman invite you to breathe, open, and unravel from grasping and imbalance into freedom and equanimity with Iyengar yoga and Zen in their upcoming retreat, Return to Balance: Yoga and Zen.

Letitia has been teaching yoga for 15 years, is a graduate of the San Francisco Iyengar Institute, and explains a bit of her philosophy of yoga and its interplay with Zen and even the performing arts below.

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15
Jul
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Fire Monks Reading at City Center

We had a lively full house last night in the dining room at City Center for the book reading and launch event for Colleen Busch’s Fire Monks: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire at the Gates of Tassajara, just out from Penguin Press.

The event was video streamed live to the web and recorded for viewing on-demand.
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13
Jul
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Nothing Is Hidden Presents

NOTHING IS HIDDEN, San Francisco Zen Center’s series of readings, artist talks and screenings, is pleased to present an evening with acclaimed poets, Matthew Dickman and Matthew Zapruder.

Friday, August 26, 7:30pm, City Center, 300 Page Street, SF [directions]

Live video streamed on the  SFZC channel at LiveStream.

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