On behalf of San Francisco Zen Center I join with all of you in grieving over the violence in the past weeks throughout the world.
While the temperature rises, more and more lovely friends make their adventurous trek to Tassajara. This month is very crowded and cozy. To find out if multi-night stays are available, please call us directly to see if anyone has cancelled at the last minute! Read more
We are looking for volunteers with some technical skills to help make possible one of our most widely valued offerings — publishing our dharma talks online. Read more
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
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.