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Jun

The Dharma of Peace, the Mountain of Silence: Practicing Zen in Medellín, Colombia

A community of practitioners in Medellín, Colombia, is working for peace and reconciliation in a deeply troubled country. Here they describe their wide-ranging and dedicated practice. Read more

17
Jun

Eyes of Compassion for the Victims of Orlando

Adapted from City Center Tanto David Zimmerman’s opening remarks at a memorial service on June 13, 2016, for the victims of the Orlando shooting.

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8
Jun

The Background to Philip Whalen’s Jizo Poem

Last week, David Schneider came to City Center to read from his new book about a former City Center resident, Beat poet Philip Whalen. Here is a picture – and a transcript – of a broadside that Philip created in 1981, bordered by six “Siddham” letters drawn by David Schneider.

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8
Jun

Holding the Love in Our Hearts: SF Pride 2016

We marched with our brothers and sisters in the dharma in the Pride Parade for Racial and Economic Justice on Sunday, June 26, 2016 to show our love and support. Read more

7
Jun
Photo by Margo Moritz

TassNow: Come for Two or More Nights in June

Looking for a two-night stay – or longer? This might be your lucky June!

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