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19
Jun

SFZC Supports SZBA Statement Condemning Separation of Immigrant Children from Their Parents

San Francisco Zen Center joins with others throughout the country to deplore the cruel practice of separating families seeking asylum at our borders.

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18
Jun

TassNow: Looking for a weekend stay in June? It’s coming soon!

Miracles can come in small doses of BIG MAGIC – come get a few sips of the wilderness and see!

There are amazing 3-night stays in the next few days:

Creekside housing:Photo by Margo Moritz
6/21 – Cabin 15

Mountain Path housing:
6/21 – Cabin 3A
6/21 – Yurt 2
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6
Jun

TassNow: June is filling quickly!

Not to sound like a used car salesman, but summer is coming fast!

There are a few amazing one-night stays in the next few days:

Creekside housing:Photo by Margo Moritz
6/7 – Stone 1
6/7 – Cabin 3B
6/8 – Cabin 15
6/10 – Pine 1
6/13 – Stone 1
6/13 – Cabin 3B  Read more

30
May

Featured Photo May 31

The November 21, 1971, Mountain Seat Ceremony at City Center. Photographer unknown.

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16
May

Letter from Central Abbess: Abbatial Changes in 2019

Dear Sangha Friends,

I am very happy to announce to the wider sangha changes coming up next year in the Abbatial Leadership at San Francisco Zen Center. Upon recommendation of the Elders Council, the Board unanimously and enthusiastically has invited Tenzen David Zimmerman to become the next Abiding Abbot of City Center. Read more

15
May

Walk and Bike to Worship Week 2018

Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, June 3

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8
May

Featured Photo May 10

Congratulations to Roy Remer, David Hahn, and Paula Pietranera, who received the precepts on April 28, 2018 at City Center. Photos by Elliot Charney.

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26
Apr

Book Event with Shinshu Roberts: Being-Time

Dharma Talk and Book Signing – Being-Time: A Practitioner’s Guide to Dogen’s Shobogenzo Uji

Saturday, July 7, 10 am – noon
City Center, 300 Page Street, SF

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16
Apr

Sea of Suffering – The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar (Burma)

Sunday, May 6, 5 – 7 pm
Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, 2304 McKinley Avenue

This is a rare opportunity to hear many concerned and deeply informed people speak to the suffering in this Buddhist country. There is no charge for this event, but donations are welcome for Rohingya Muslim relief and interfaith dialog in Myanmar.

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7
Apr

Tassajara Sitting

In Soto Zen, we emphasize sitting zazen (meditation) daily. When we sit, we see what arises without expectations, and through this practice we become intimate with the world around us. In this slideshow, we take a look at other ways that we sit at Tassajara. Read more