Tassajara Creek 2016, a cooling image. Photo by Valerie Boquet.
November 1 – 30
In the City Center Art Lounge, 300 Page Street, SF
Shunryu Suzuki Roshi sitting zazen (meditation) in the original zendo at Tassajara, 1969. Photo by Alan Marlowe.
Allison Tait, Kyoji Kanshin (“Humble Self, Generous Heart”) has published the first post of her Shuso blog for the current practice period.
You can now visit Allison’s blog at shusoblog.wordpress.com.
Friday, November 17, City Center, 300 Page Street, SF
4 – 5:30 pm in the Dining Room — Film: “Zen and War” with a discussion to follow
7:30 – 9 pm in the Dining Room — Can Meditation Kill?: The Abuse/Use of Meditation in Imperial Japan: Presentation and discussion in the dining room
October 12, 2017
This week the sun has been a dull red ball, the air dense with smoke, and we feel a pervasive concern for all those impacted by the fires in Napa and Sonoma.
Saturday, October 14, 1:30 – 3 pm
Please join us at Green Gulch Farm to glean vegetables from the fields that will be donated to local non-profits such as the SF-Marin Food Bank, Poor Magazine, Marin Interfaith Street Chaplaincy, Zen Hospice, and Martin de Porres in SF.
Yellow warbler at Green Gulch Farm, October 2017. Photo by Clare Hollander.
Please join us for a special event celebrating the release of Divine Gardens: Mayumi Oda and the San Francisco Zen Center.
Friday, November 10, 7:30 – 9 pm
In the dining room at City Center, 300 Page Street, SF
The Sejiki altar at City Center. Photo by Chris Shelton.