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22
Aug

SFZC is looking for an Event Coordinator/Reservation Specialist

San Francisco Zen Center has an immediate opening at our City Center for a full-time administrator of our event and registration processes, training included.

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20
Aug

September Art Exhibit at City Center

September Art Exhibit at City Center

Zen & Sumi-e | Japan & America – Michael Hofmann
September 3 – 29

Reception: Friday, September 7,  7 – 9pm Read more

15
Aug

Featured Photo Aug 15

The August 13 procession from Sokoji to City Center as it reached Laguna and Page Streets. From left, Tenshin Reb Anderson, Ryuten Paul Rosenblum, Abbot Myogen Steve Stücky, and Zentatsu Richard Baker.

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15
Aug

Screening of “River of Renewal”

Friday, September 14, 7:30pm

San Francisco Zen Center is pleased to present “River of Renewal” (Winner, Best Documentary Film, American Indian Film Festival). The screening will be followed by a discussion of the Klamath River tribes’ principle pikiawish, or “fixing the world,” and the Buddhist precept to save all beings. The film’s Emmy award winning filmmaker, Stephen Most, will join us for the screening and discussion.
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14
Aug

Widening the Circle Capital Campaign

Dear SFZC Members, Supporters, and Friends,

This past weekend we have been celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the incorporation of San Francisco Zen Center with ceremonies, Dharma talks, a party, publication of the Wind Bell, and other events and gatherings. This entire anniversary year has been an occasion to reflect with gratitude on what has amazingly become a well-established institution through the vision, commitment and dedicated efforts of many people. Read more

9
Aug

New Sitting Group in San Carlos

First meeting: Sunday, February 5, 2012, 5:00 – 6:00pm

NEW MEETING TIME: Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30pm – posted Aug 9, 2012

200 Industrial Road #122
San Carlos, CA Read more

7
Aug

Featured Photo August 8

Tassajara Glowing at Night by Zohra Kalinkowitz

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7
Aug

Native Plants of Tassajara

Diane Renshaw and Daiyu Judith Randall will soon team up for one of the final retreats of the summer, Native Plants of Tassajara. Diane, a professional consulting ecologist in the Bay Area, has been teaching at Tassajara for nearly two decades, and Judith, a student of Ryushin Paul Haller, has been living and practicing Zen at Tassajara for the last nine years. A little bit about the upcoming retreat and Diane’s long history with the Zen Mountain Center and its flora appears below. Read more

6
Aug

Healing with Qigong and Zen

Liping Julia Zhu, L.Ac., a certified Qigong and Tai Chi instructor, will pair with Jisan Anna Thorn, a practice leader at Green Gulch Farm, to  enhance the flow of the body’s vital energy and bring mental peace to participants in their upcoming Qigong and Zen retreat.

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6
Aug

The Mind & Body of Practice in Zen & Yoga

In advance of her September 7-10 retreat with SFZC Abbot Myogen Steve Stücky, we caught up with Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan, who has been teaching yoga in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1988.

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