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Posts from the ‘Giving’ Category

4
Dec

Outreach Report December 2018

Through the generosity of our extended Sangha, the San Francisco Zen Center outreach programs have received on-going support for our efforts on behalf of prisoners, homeless men and women, families in shelter, and other underserved populations.

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26
Nov

Richard Urban Ceramics Sale at City Center

City Center, 300 Page Street, SF
November 24 – December 1

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28
Sep

Gubbio Project: The Great 2018 Sock Round-Up

We are collecting socks for homeless men and women which will be distributed by the Gubbio Project. The Project provides safe, quiet places for people to sleep during the day in local churches.

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21
Aug

Meet Our Youngest Member and Support the Membership Drive

We have one week left of our annual Membership Drive and have welcomed 56 new members to the Zen Center community. That means we’re 44 members away from reaching our goal of enrolling 100 members in 30 days.

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14
Aug

Meet a Member and Support the Membership Drive

We are half-way through our August Membership Drive and are pleased to welcome over 33 new members to the San Francisco Zen Center community.

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6
Aug

SFZC Summer Membership Drive

Join Today!

This month is our annual Membership Drive and during the next few weeks we will explore the many types of connections at San Francisco Zen Center. How do we connect to admirable friends and inspiring teachings?

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28
Mar

Become a Member of San Francisco Zen Center

“Vast intentions for universal awakening, social justice leadership, honest work, excellent teachers and program offerings and loving community practice.”  —What motivates Qayyum to be a member since 2006

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18
Dec

A Conversation on Right Speech with Abbess Fu Schroeder

Abiding Abbess of Green Gulch Farm Furyu Schroeder comments on Right Speech.

Q: What is the Buddhist precept on right speech?

Fu Schroeder: There are several of them: A disciple of Buddha does not lie, does not praise self at the expense of others, and does not slander.

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4
Dec

Featured Photo: December 7

Dawn from the rooftop of San Francisco Zen Center’s Beginner’s Mind Temple in San Francisco.

Photograph by Shundo David Haye and “Right Speech” calligraphy by Gendo Lucy Xiao.

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28
Nov

Year-end Greetings from the Abbatial Leadership, Teachers, and Zen Center Community

Dear Dharma Friends,

Today’s fast-paced and painfully polarized world presents special challenges for all of us committed to the Dharma practice of “right speech.” For most of us this is particularly true in the digital realm where there is a strong impulse to react immediately.

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