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13
Jun

Ashes Ceremony for Zenkei Blanche Hartman

At Green Gulch Farm, Sunday, July 9, 2017, at 2:30 pm

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9
Jun

TassNow: Early-summer Magic! Availability in June!

Right now there are amazing opportunities for long, multi-night stays — we are amazed! You should be, too!

Private housing:
Stone 3, 9-nts, beginning June 10th
Cabin 20, 3-nts, beginning June 20th Read more

24
May

Reflections on the March–Practice for Climate April 29

Thanks largely to the organizing work of San Francisco Zen Center members and friends, on April 29 more than one hundred practitioners from Green Gulch Farm, City Center, and sanghas from around the Bay Area came together at Lake Merritt in Oakland to sit and march our practice at the People’s Climate Mobilization.

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19
May

Solidarity Gardening: Green Gulch Farm and Verde Garden

by Sara Poggi Davis

This winter, Green Gulch farmers have been cultivating a relationship with the Verde Partnership Garden in North Richmond.

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19
May

San Francisco Zen Center Is Looking for New Board Members

From Joe Rodriguez, Governance Chair, SFZC Board of Directors
San Francisco Zen Center needs candidates to be considered for its Board of Directors. We are asking everyone in the sangha to help identify people who could contribute and would be willing to serve.

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10
May

Featured Photo May 11

Ryushin Paul Haller with (from left) Mary Price, City Center resident Myles Cowherd, Margaret Mulholland, Ruth Loy, and Nuala McKeever following a lay initiation-jukai ceremony at Benburb Priory, Northern Ireland, on May 7, 2017. Myles received the name Korin Myōkaku/Ancient Forest-Wondrous Awakening. Congratulations to all! Photo by Shundo David Haye.

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1
May

Lay Initiation Ceremony – Jukai at City Center

On Saturday, April 29, eight people received the precepts in a Lay Initiation Ceremony. Congratulations to everyone! Photo by Florian Brody.

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12
Apr

Letter from Central Abbess Eijun Linda Cutts

Dear Friends,

We just celebrated the Buddha’s birth in a ceremony of bathing the baby Buddha in sweet tea. The last shuso ceremony of the winter and spring practice periods ended this week and we turn to the Guest Season at Tassajara, the Growing Season at Green Gulch Farm and the spring and summer activities of the City Center including the 6-week practice period that I will be leading, the Environmental March on April 29, and the upcoming Pride Parade in June.

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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

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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