Thursday, January 24, 7:30 – 9 pm
City Center dining room, 300 Page Street, SF 94102
The Cultural Awareness and Inclusivity Committee (CAIC) is inviting People with Disabilities (PWD) to participate in a listening meeting to discuss our experiences as PWD who practice at Beginner’s Mind Temple, City Center.
Dear Fellow Zen Practitioners,
Recently David Chadwick shared on his website cuke.com, his personal Facebook page, and the cuke.com Facebook page, a letter that was sent personally to Edward Brown by the San Francisco Zen Center leadership. The letter stated that, after deep consideration, Edward would no longer be invited to teach at San Francisco Zen Center’s three temples.
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.
NOTE regarding attendance at the ceremonies over the March 1 – 3 weekend: The March 1 and 2 ceremonies are non-public. The Mountain Seat Ceremony on March 3 in by invitation only due to space restrictions and will be livestreamed for offsite viewing.
Dear Sangha Friends,
I am very happy to announce to the wider sangha changes coming up next year in the Abbatial Leadership at San Francisco Zen Center. Upon recommendation of the Elders Council, the Board unanimously and enthusiastically has invited Tenzen David Zimmerman to become the next Abiding Abbot of City Center. Read more
Suzuki Roshi’s Way is flourishing.
San Francisco Zen Center’s “Branching Streams” Network of Affiliate Sanghas is now comprised of 75 Dharma centers, ranging in size from meeting-once-a-week small sitting groups to established centers with their own Abbesses/Abbots, Boards of Directors, dedicated property, and numerous weekly Dharma offerings.