Ryushin Paul Haller is offering three opportunities this winter and spring to develop and deepen your practice at City Center.
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.
There was a Jukai/Lay Initiation Ceremony at City Center on January 7, 2017. Photos by Sandy Lamerson.
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.
An afternoon of Just Sitting, Friday, January 20, 1 – 5:15 pm
At San Francisco Zen Center, 300 Page Street
New Year’s Events at our two public temples.
This holiday season, we’re taking inspiration from the Bodhisattva Samantabhadra, who is often linked to beneficial activity. Read more
A meditation workshop with Rev. Dr. Masaki Matsubara
in the City Center Buddha Hall
Saturday, November 19, 1 – 3 pm Read more
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
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.