Very limited availability has just opened up during Aug. 28 – Sept. 1 and again from Sept. 3 – Sept. 10. Summer is dwindling; this is one of your last chances to book your trip before guest season ends on Sept. 10!
City Center dining room, vase on table with meal verse in morning light, August 2012.
The Green Gulch Farm Work Practice Apprentice Program offers three- and six-month programs to those interested in beginning or continuing residential Zen practice with the support of a community. Read more
There will be a memorial ceremony at Green Gulch Farm on Sunday, September 30, at 3pm, to honor Karin Sobun / Katherine Thanas who died on June 24, 2012.
With the support of the Green Dragon Temple community, the Ecosattvas – the ecological awareness group at Green Gulch – host the third annual Food Awareness Month this September, offering celebratory events that honor the food that nourishes us and the labors that make it possible, bringing mindful attention to food scarcity around the world and the conditions that contribute to it.
Town Hall Meetings are coming up next month:
Saturday, September 29 at City Center
Sunday, September 30 at Green Gulch
The meetings will follow the morning Dharma talk at each location.
This will be a chance to meet the proposed slate of candidates for the Board of Directors, talk to them, ask questions and get to know them if you don’t already.
Saturday Aug 25, 6 – 9pm
SF Zen Center’s City Center
Tickets at Brown Paper Tickets
For Soundwave ((5)) HUMANITIES, an evening of electro acoustic music and Zen, sponsored by The Bold Italic.
The Zen Center prison outreach program connects Buddhist inmates with practitioners in the free world. We also provide free dharma books for prisoners. Read more
Open House & Festival of the Arts: Sunday, August 26, 2-6pm
Movie Night: Friday, August 31 – zazen at 6pm; movie at 7:15pm
As part of the ZC50 Aug 11-13 weekend events, there was a ceremony to inaugurate the Peace Bell at City Center.