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9
Nov

A Powerful Coming Together at Standing Rock Reservation

On November 3, members of the clergy from across the United States participated in a prayer circle in front of a bridge where demonstrators are facing off against police during a Dakota Access pipeline protest on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation near Cannonball, North Dakota. Read more

26
Oct

Visionary Marin 2016 Honors Abbess Fu Schroeder

Visionary Marin 2016
Mill Valley Community Center
180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley
November 3, 6 – 8:30 pm Read more

19
Oct

SFZC Member Stories ‘Myles’

During the month of October, we celebrate our members. “Member Stories” features stories about members of San Francisco Zen Center and how their practice relates to their life. Read more

17
Oct

FukuDen John Briggs Died on October 10

Lay ordained by Reb Anderson, FukuDen John Briggs was a regular practitioner at No Abode, Green Gulch Farm, Valley Streams Zen Sangha in Sacramento, and a resident at Tassajara in fall 2006 and 2010.

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12
Oct

Why Did You Become a Member of SFZC?

Our members provide vital financial support so that we may continue to offer free public programs, talks, and daily sittings to all those who seek the Dharma. What motivates people to become members of San Francisco Zen Center? Read more

12
Oct

Politics Meets Our Spiritual Practice

Discussion Curated by Do-On Robert Thomas and SFZC Board Member Joe Rodriguez
In the Conference Center, 308 Page Street, next door to City Center
Friday, October 21, 7:30 – 9pm Read more

12
Oct

Gathering the Mind online course

During this course on the sixteen bodhisattva precepts, you will be introduced to the Bodhisattva Vow from its origins in the enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha to its expression in the precept ceremonies and daily life practices of our Zen communities today. It will be taught by Abbess Fu Schroeder. Course begins October 12.

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4
Oct

Vimalakirti, the Musical

The Unsurpassable Wisdom of Vimalakirti, a musical comedy version of the revered sutra performed with life-sized puppets, will be presented at City Center on Friday, October 14, 7:30pm. One of the Vimalakirti Players, Ryoku Laura Burges, fills us in on the history of this amazing show.

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4
Oct

Volunteers Needed for Grace Cathedral Event

Sickness, Old Age, and Death – A Conversation features Lucy Kalanithi (When Breath Becomes Air), Grace Dammann (States of Grace), and Lennon Flowers (The Dinner Party). The evening’s discussion will be held at Grace Cathedral on Wednesday, November 2, from 7 – 9 pm, and we need your support as a volunteer.
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4
Oct

Come Visit the City Center Bookstore

We are excited to invite you into the newly renovated City Center bookstore at 300 Page Street. Read more