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Posts tagged ‘City Center’

29
Nov

Introduction to Zen Meditation 禅修入门: New Class Series Taught in Mandarin Chinese

by Rev. Gendo Lucy Xiao (玄道)

Recently I gave meditation instruction at SFZC’s City Center. When I asked the newcomers what brought them to meditation, one person mentioned “peace of mind,” and another said “to be freed from suffering.” It struck me that no matter who we are, there is a common thread that brings us to practice—our inner-most desire to be freed from suffering and to live in peace and happiness.

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17
Nov

December Art Show: James Ong

December 1 – 31
In the City Center Art Lounge, 300 Page Street, SF

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16
Nov

Ceramics Sale to Benefit San Francisco Zen Center’s Prison Outreach Program

Ceramics by Richard Urban
City Center, 300 Page Street, SF
November 24 – December 1

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15
Nov

Featured Photo November 16

City Center dining room Thanksgiving altar, 2016. Photo by Brent Haas.

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9
Nov

Featured Photo November 9

A favorite image of Zenkei Blanche Hartman at the main door of City Center, 300 Page Street, in 2013. Photo by Shundo David Haye.

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7
Nov

Book Event with Michelle Gale and Meg Levie: Mindful Parenting in a Messy World

Interview and Book Reading with Michelle Gale and Meg Levie
in the City Center dining room, 300 Page Street, SF
Friday, March 30, 7:30 – 9 pm

UPDATE: This event will be Livestreamed

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24
Oct

November Art Show: Lani Asher

November 1 – 30
In the City Center Art Lounge, 300 Page Street, SF

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13
Oct

Guest Speaker Brian Victoria Presents Two Events – A Film and an Evening Presentation

Friday, November 17, City Center, 300 Page Street, SF
4 – 5:30 pm in the Dining Room — Film: “Zen and War” with a discussion to follow
7:30 – 9 pm in the Dining Room — Can Meditation Kill?: The Abuse/Use of Meditation in Imperial Japan: Presentation and discussion in the dining room

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6
Oct

Book Event with Mayumi Oda: Divine Gardens

Please join us for a special event celebrating the release of Divine Gardens: Mayumi Oda and the San Francisco Zen Center.

Friday, November 10, 7:30 – 9 pm
In the dining room at City Center, 300 Page Street, SF

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5
Oct

Featured Photo October 5

The Sejiki altar at City Center. Photo by Chris Shelton.

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