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Posts from the ‘Features’ Category

22
Aug

Sanctuary and Action

By Central Abbess Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts

Amidst the political and social challenges of our times, when public expressions of racism, bigotry, anti-semitism, and hatred and violence are rising, I wanted to make very clear that San Francisco Zen Center, in our commitment to the practice of waking up and living in wisdom and compassion, strives to be a place of tolerance, openness, and welcoming, and a community of peaceful spiritual sanctuary.

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7
Feb

Dharma Buddy Welcoming Program at City Center

Over the next four weeks, some of the residents at City Center have volunteered to wear this sticker and become a Dharma Buddy for the day as a way to welcome newcomers to Beginner’s Mind Temple.

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25
Jan

Featured Photo January 26

Green Gulch Farm: Sunflower with hummingbird July 2016. Photo by Clare Hollander.

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25
Jan

Women’s March January 21

In Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and at Green Gulch Farm, residents and members of San Francisco Zen Center participated in the Women’s March.

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19
Jan

Three Practice Offerings from Urban Dharma Teacher Ryushin Paul Haller

Ryushin Paul Haller is offering three opportunities this winter and spring to develop and deepen your practice at City Center.

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18
Jan

Letter from Central Abbess Linda Ruth Cutts

Dear Friends,

Returning from the fall practice period, the 98th at Tassajara, a time of zazen, solitude, study―and very little media―into the swirl and intensity of 2017, I encountered the many challenges that are before us, face-to-face.

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17
Jan

February Art Show Featuring John Muir School

Reception: Friday, February 17, 7:30 – 9 pm
In the Art Lounge at San Francisco Zen Center/City Center, 300 Page Street at Laguna

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14
Dec

New Year’s Eve and Day at GGF and CC

New Year’s Events at our two public temples.

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8
Dec

Engaged Action at Standing Rock, North Dakota

Wendy Johnson answers a compelling call for clergy to gather in prayer and solidarity with the Standing Rock Water Protectors. 

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6
Dec

Taking Practice into the World – Chris Fortin and Lee Lesser

There was a sense, not unlike in our present times, that something deeply consequential was being set in motion.”

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