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20
Aug

SFZC.org Website Privacy Policy Has Been Updated

At San Francisco Zen Center, we value your privacy. We wanted to let you know about some changes we have made to our website Privacy Policy which will go into effect on August 23, 2018.

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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

Featured Photo August 9 – Jukai / Lay Initiation at City Center

Jukai / Lay Ordination at City Center on Friday, July 20, 2018. Congratulations to those receiving the precepts! Photo by Shundo David Haye.

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9
Jul

Join Us for Zazen in the Online Zendo

Every weekday morning from 6:30 to 7:00 (PST), members of the SFZC’s Online Sangha engage in the fundamental practice of zazen, wholehearted sitting. You are warmly invited to join in this silent meditation hall, enjoying the wordless encouragement of other practitioners.

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5
Jul

TassNow: Remaining August Availability

In the Mountains on a Summer Day, by Li Bai (trans. Arthur Waley, 1919).

Gently I stir a white feather fan,
With open shirt sitting in a green wood.
I take off my cap and hang it on a jutting stone;
A wind from the pine-trees trickles on my bare head.

Here are some one-night and multi-night stays at the end of August:

Holds for the retreat running 8/30-9/3 will be released on 8/23

Creekside housing:Photo by Margo Moritz
8/21 in Stone 3

8/22 in Pine 1

8/26 in Stone 2

8/28 in Cabin 15

8/29 in Pine 2

Mountain Path housing:
8/29 in 3A

8/30 – 9/3 (four nights) in yurt 1
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5
Jul

Vietnamese Nuns Visit Tassajara

Inspiring Presence of Ni Su Thuan Tue and Vietnamese Truc Lam Zen
by Keiryu Liên Shutt

In mid-June, I was fortunate to be able to bring Ni Su Thuan Tue and her Thien Vien Truc Lam (Bamboo Forest Vietnamese Zen) contingent to Tassajara, thanks to Tanto Greg Fain’s invitation for her to offer teaching to the students.

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28
Jun

Green Gulch Hosts Vigil at ICE Jail to Support Immigrant Detainees

Saturday, July 7
West County Detention Facility, 5555 Giant Hwy, Richmond, CA 94806
9:30 am – 10:30 am — Zazen
11 am – noon — Ceremonies, Teachings, and Testimonials

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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