On October 1, Konjin Gaelyn Godwin Roshi was appointed the new Director of the Soto Zen Buddhism International Center. She is both the first woman and the first Westerner to hold the position.
Dharma Talk and Book Signing – A Sense of Something Greater: Zen and the Search for Balance in Silicon Valley
Saturday, February 2, 10 am – noon
City Center, 300 Page Street, SF
We have one week left of our annual Membership Drive and have welcomed 56 new members to the Zen Center community. That means we’re 44 members away from reaching our goal of enrolling 100 members in 30 days.
Jukai / Lay Ordination at City Center on Friday, July 20, 2018. Congratulations to those receiving the precepts! Photo by Shundo David Haye.
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.
On Sunday, June 24, nine people received the precepts in a Jukai / Lay Initiation Ceremony at Green Gulch Farm. Congratulations to all!