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Archive for May 2012

31
May
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Book Sale to Support Zen Center’s Prison Outreach Programs

June 30 – July 7

Twice a year Zen Center holds a book sale, the profits of which are used to send Buddhist books to prisoners.

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30
May
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Featured Photo May 30

A Buddha statue from China, several centuries old, that was donated to Zen Center.

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29
May
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Benjis: Your Poems, Please!

Dear Fellow Benjis of Yore,

Still have your scribbled poetry stuck in a drawer somewhere? Why not let it live a little beyond that one shuso ceremony? Read more

25
May
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“The Work Will Speak My Mind”: An Interview with Al Farrow

Al Farrow designed and constructed the bell that will be used in the ZC50 event Resounding Compassion: A Concert for Peace. The concert is on June 4 at the SF Conservatory of Music.

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25
May
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GGF Garden Needs Five-Gallon Containers

The Green Gulch Farm garden is in need of five-gallon plastic pots/containers for potting up plants.

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22
May
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Zen Joinery Apprenticeship Program

Oakland & Tassajara
July 21, 2012 – April 20, 2013

The Zen Joinery Apprenticeship program (ZJA) offers the opportunity to train in the art of Japanese joinery with master craftsman Paul Discoe. Read more

21
May
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Featured Photo May 23

This photo was taken at Green Gulch Farm on May 5 for 350.org, an organization that promotes awareness of climate change and environmental issues. Read more

21
May
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GGF at Farmers’ Market from May 26

Green Gulch Farm will return to the Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 26, 2012. Read more

18
May
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June Art Exhibit at City Center

Marcia Lieberman, photographs and paintings, June 1-30, 2012

Artist talk and print sale:
Thursday, June 28, 7 – 8:30 pm Read more

18
May
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Zen Retreat with Eijun Linda Cutts in Mexico

Non-residential Weekend Retreat

Like a lotus in muddy water
Thus we bow to Buddha Read more