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Jan
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Featured Photo Jan 30

A view of the Golden Gate Bridge from inside Greens Restaurant, Winter 2012.

Greens Restaurant is located in a converted warehouse at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, which currently is home to more than 50 non-profit cultural and environmental organizations. Greens opened in 1979 under the auspices of the San Francisco Zen Center.

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23
Jan
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Interrelationship with the Transgender Sangha

For many years people who identify as transgender have been coming to practice at San Francisco Zen Center. During that time, the sangha has done its best to create a sense of welcome for them and to make appropriate accommodations on a case-by-case basis.

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23
Jan
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Featured Photo Jan 23

City Center Fountain, Winter 2013.

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23
Jan
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Dharma en Español – Noche de Película

City Center’s Dharma en Español group will be screening the Argentinean film “Un Buda” (2005), written and directed by Diego Rafecas. Everyone who speaks Spanish is warmly invited to attend. (No subtitles provided.)

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18
Jan
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“Green Fire” Film Showing at City Center

In Honor of Earth week, San Francisco Zen Center invites everyone to join us for the screening of Green Fire, Emmy Award Winner for Best Historical Documentary.

Saturday, April 27, 2013, 7:00 pm
City Center, 300 Page Street, SF
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15
Jan
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Featured Photo Jan 16

Maple, Sun and Branches, City Center Fall 2012.
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14
Jan
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A Calligraphy Show and Demonstration

by Master Mac Ming Chan

February 1-28

Reception:
Friday, February 1, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, City Center Art Lounge, 300 Page Street, SF
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9
Jan
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Establishing the Path of Practice:

What Former Participants Experienced

As Establishing the Path of Practice is about to get underway for its fifth year (2013), four of the program’s former students stepped up to share their experience with us. Here’s what they had to say about their experience in the program:
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8
Jan
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Priest Ordination Ceremony – Djinn Gallagher

On January 5th, 2013, Djinn Gallagher was ordained as a Soto Zen priest by Senior Dharma Teacher Ryushin Paul Haller. Congratulations to Djinn Gallagher!
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8
Jan
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Featured Photo Jan 9

On January 6th, 2013, Richard Urban, Steven Tierney, Rachel Flynn, Tim Wicks, Bobbi Ponce-Barger, and Kogan Abi Sheldon were ordained as Soto Zen priests by Dairyu Michael Wenger, founding teacher of Dragon’s Leap Meditation Center. Congratulations!
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