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Archive for January 2012

31
Jan
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Special Live Video Streams: Stepping Down & Mountain Seat Ceremonies

On February 11 and 12, San Francisco Zen Center will honor Ryushin Paul Haller as he steps down from his position as City Center Abbot and Kiku Christina Lehnherr as she steps up to become City Center Abbess. Read more

31
Jan
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Featured Photo Feb 1

Suzuki Roshi in 1962. Read more

30
Jan
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Registration Open for Anniversary Events

The San Francisco Zen Center is pleased to announce that registration is now open for two special offerings in celebration of its 50th anniversary. Read more

24
Jan
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Featured Photo Jan 25

Tassajara buckeye butterfly by Ben Guevara.

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23
Jan
Laurie Anderson & Reb Anderson at GGF in 1989

Wind Bell Interview with Laurie Anderson and Reb Anderson

On March 15, Laurie Anderson and Reb Anderson will hold an intimate but public conversation at the Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley, in a benefit for Hope Cottage.

From the archives, this 1989 interview with Laurie and Reb by Dean Rolston gives a poignant glimpse into an earlier era. Published in Zen Center’s print journal Wind Bell, it was commissioned by Interview Magazine after Reb quoted Laurie in a public talk and was asked if he would be interested in speaking with her for a story in Interview.

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20
Jan
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Anderson & Anderson in Conversation

An Evening with Laurie Anderson and Tenshin Reb Anderson

Thursday, March 15, 7:00pm
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19
Jan
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Peaceful Abiding at Tassajara

A Report from the Practice Period by Current Student Heather Iarusso

Three dozen monks are currently participating in the 89th ango of Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. Ango, or Practice Period, is an intense time of meditation, study, and mindful work. Read more

17
Jan
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Featured Photo Jan 18

View of the old bathhouse bridge at Tassajara, taken in December 2011 in black and white mode. Read more

17
Jan
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February Art Exhibit at City Center

Justyn Zolli: Timeless Mountains, Endless Sea

Opening reception: Friday, February 17, 6:30-9pm
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9
Jan
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Featured Photo Jan 11

Jukai at City Center. Read more