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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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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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11
Jan

Featured Photo January 12

There was a Jukai/Lay Initiation Ceremony at City Center on January 7, 2017. Photos by Sandy Lamerson.

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10
Jan

Lion’s Roar Weekend Event Co-Sponsored by San Francisco Zen Center

Lion’s Roar presents its first event of 2017 – a weekend of Buddhist discussion, dialogue, and debate on January 27 and 28. Sponsored by: Khyentse Foundation and San Francisco Zen Center.

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