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4
Nov
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Budding Bodhisattvas from October 17 Jukai

On Saturday, October 17, students of City Center Abbot Rinso Ed Sattizahn, Anshin Rosalie Curtis and Jamie Howell (Kogen Seido) were given the bodhisattva precepts in a lay ordination ceremony known as jukai. Congratulations, bodhisattvas! Read more

3
Nov
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Food Drive at City Center

This year, as in years past, we will be collecting food in the lobby of City Center to be donated to the San Francisco Food Bank. Read more

2
Nov
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Introducing the Sangha Project: Wednesday’s Talk at City Center

Being on a spiritual path together with friends who are encouraging and supporting each other in their practice is called Sangha. The challenge for many—and especially those who don’t live in a residential practice center—is that it’s not easy to find spiritual friendship. Read more

28
Oct
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Zenkei Blanche Hartman Graces City Center at Book Reading

The book reading for Seeds for a Boundless Life on Friday, October 16, was a wonderful celebration of Zenkei Blanche Hartman’s teaching. Perhaps the biggest celebration that night was simply having Blanche present. She was warmly applauded as she entered the room on her first return to Zen Center in several months. Read more

6
Oct
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Membership Meeting on October 23

Dear Members:

We are happy to announce that this year the membership meeting will be live streamed so that you may join from anywhere in the world!   Read more

6
Oct
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Free Mulch Available from City Center

The City Center Garden received a great donation of mulch. As we have used as much as we need and there is still plenty to share, we would like to offer you as much mulch as you would like to take. Read more

30
Sep
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Tova Green Completes Dharma Transmission

Congratulations to Jisan Tova Green, who just completed a three-week intensive period of practices and ceremonies this past weekend related to dharma transmission. Read more

30
Sep
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October Photography Exhibit by Judith Keenan Shows “Some of What I’ve Seen”

Judith Keenan has been taking photographs at Zen Center’s locations and beyond for several years, and her skill and eye for composition are widely admired. Don’t miss her show all next month, as well as the artist’s reception on October 9.  See details. Read more

28
Sep
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Results from Ceramics Sale for Outreach Programs

Through Richard Urban’s generous donation of his pottery, and the generosity of those who purchased pieces from the show (September 19 – 26), we collected over $1200. Read more

23
Sep
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A Book Reading of Zenkei Blanche Hartman’s Seeds for a Boundless Life

Friday, October 16, at 7:30 pm
City Center

Join us for an evening celebrating the teaching of Senior Dharma Teacher Zenkei Blanche Hartman. Zenkei’s dharma heirs, fellow teachers, students and friends will read passages from her book Seeds for a Boundless Life, where her clear transmission of Dharma comes through in a voice that few others can render. Read more