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Oct

Featured Photo Oct 17

Receiving the precepts from Tenshin Reb Anderson (center) in a jukai ceremony at Green Gulch Farm on October 7, from left to right Oscar Balaguer, Erin Riordan, Elizabeth Shoffner, Joseph Brandt, Joseph Smith, and Tom Stone.

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15
Oct

Dharma Transmission-Dario Doshin Girolami

In July 2012, Dario Doshin Girolami received Dharma Transmission from Green Gulch Farm Abiding Abbess Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts. Dario is the resident teacher at Centro Zen l’Arco in Rome, Italy.

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9
Oct

Featured Photo Oct 10

Suzuki Roshi at Tassajara in 1969.

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8
Oct

The Arts of Contemplative Care Book Event

This evening presents readings and reflections on The Arts of Contemplative Care – edited by Cheryl A. Giles and Willa B. Miller and recently released by Wisdom Publications – with contributing authors Daijaku Judith Kinst, Jennifer Block, Grace Schireson, and others. Read more

5
Oct

November Art Exhibit at City Center

November Art Exhibit at City Center

“Still Life” – Fine Art Photography – Suzanne Berger
November 1-30

Reception: Friday, November 2, 7 9pm Read more

3
Oct

Julia Morgan’s Sacred Architecture

Julia Morgan (1872-1957) was born in San Francisco and spent many of her growing up years in Oakland. She was the first woman licensed, in 1904, to practice architecture in California. One of the hallmarks of her diverse architectural designs is stability, inspired by her experience of living in an earthquake prone region and of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906.

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3
Oct

Featured Photo Oct 3

On Saturday, September 15, Joseph Fisher and Clare Hollander received the precepts from Shokan Jordan Thorn in a jukai/lay ordination ceremony at City Center. Congratulations to Joseph and Clare!

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2
Oct

Communications Coordinator Position Open

The San Francisco Zen Center is looking for a skilled Communications Coordinator to join its Program Department. The Communications Coordinator is responsible for implementing multiple aspects of communications and marketing to promote San Francisco Zen Centers programs, events, and membership.

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2
Oct

Board Election Town Hall Meetings

On Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, SF Zen Center’s Board Chair Mary Morgan convened Town Hall Meetings at City Center and Green Gulch Farm. Candidates Bruce Fortin, Fu Schroeder, and Dennis McNally attended. The fourth candidate, Helen Degenhardt, had a long-standing family commitment that prevented her from being present.

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