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24
Sep

Featured Photo September 26

Congratulations to three newly ordained priests! On Saturday, September 14, Dillon Balmaceda, Myles Cowherd, and Eli Brown-Stevenson received priest ordination in a ceremony at Beginner’s Mind Temple. Photos by Elliot Charney.

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9
Jul

Thank You from Kannon Do

To Greg Fain and the residents at Tassajara, and the organizers of the guest practice program, Steve, Siobhan, and Minoria,

On behalf of Kannon Do, I offer deepest gratitude for your incredible hospitality, kindness, and practice of the Way. Everyone who came to visit from our sangha was deeply moved by our experience at Tassajara. Thank you for making us feel at home with you.

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8
Jan

Featured Photo January 10

Congratulations to Berk Kiyici who received jukai/lay initiation from Jisan Tova Green in a ceremony on Saturday, January 5, at City Center. His Dharma name is Ji On Ho An / Compassion sound, Dharma abode. Photo by Elliot Charney.

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27
Nov

Konjin Gaelyn Godwin New Director of Soto Zen Buddhism International Center

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.

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26
Nov

Featured Photo November 29

Congratulations! On Sunday, November 18, at Green Gulch Farm, Jack Thomas received the precepts from Central Abbess Eijun Linda Cutts. His name is Myo Jun Ya Sho / Wondrous Pure-Heart – Midnight Song.

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26
Nov

Book Event with Les Kaye and Teresa Bouza: A Sense of Something Greater

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

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27
Sep

Featured Photo October 4

Congratulations to Terri Kota and Christian Piñón, who received the precepts in a lay initiation ceremony/jukai on September 15, 2018, at City Center. Photo by Shogen Tom Hawkins.

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21
Aug

Meet Our Youngest Member and Support the Membership Drive

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.

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6
Aug

SFZC Summer Membership Drive

Join Today!

This month is our annual Membership Drive and during the next few weeks we will explore the many types of connections at San Francisco Zen Center. How do we connect to admirable friends and inspiring teachings?

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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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