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9
Dec

Call for Applications: Part-Time Tassajara Reservations Specialist Needed

Update as of 12/17/2014: position filled
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(January 5, 2015 – September 13, 2015)

San Francisco Zen Center is a collection of three practice centers offering Zen meditation, training and programs in San Francisco, Marin and Carmel Valley. We have an opening at our San Francisco center for a part-time reservations specialist for Tassajara (our Carmel Valley location). Read more

8
Dec
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Early Student Frances Thompson Passes Away

SFZC alumnus Frances Anne Thompson passed away November 28 in San Francisco. Fran was an early student of Suzuki Roshi, the second tenzo (head of kitchen) at Tassajara, and the illustrator of the first Tassajara Bread Book. Read more

11
Nov
Photo by Judith Keenan

Featured Photo, November 12

Tassajara Creek, during Fall Work Period (September). Monks are now halfway through the Fall Practice Period at Tassajara, a time for deep settling. Read more

30
Sep
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A Fall Message from Central Abbess Eijun Linda Cutts

Dear Sangha Members,

As I am about to leave for Tassajara for the Fall Practice Period, I wanted to let you know some things that are on my mind both at San Francisco Zen Center and in the wider world we share and create together. Read more

23
Sep
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Three Ordinands Greet Fall in Buddha’s Robe

In a ceremony on September 13, Zen Center students Michael McCord, Gentoku Smith and Zachary Smith were ordained by Urban Temple Dharma Teacher Ryushin Paul Haller amidst a full Buddha Hall of supporters at City Center. Here are a few select photos from that pivotal day. Michael and Gentoku have since returned to continue residence at Tassajara, and Zachary continues to teach and learn as a non-resident with the City Center sangha. Read more

29
Aug

TassNow: Last two weeks of Tassajara Guest Season

Tassajara has an amazing array of accommodations available in the last two weeks of its guest season. There are multi-night stays available in just about all the rate categories. Call now to book!

Space is still available in the following retreats:

  • Bringing Yoga and Zen Home: Creating and Sustaining a Home Practice (Sep 1-4)
  • Courage and Intimacy: Exploring Women’s Stories (Sep 1-4)
  • Getting to What Matters: More Love, Less Stuff (Sep 4-7)
  • Manifesting the Wisdom of the Body: A Zen Mind, Yoga Body Retreat (Sep 4-7)

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15
Aug

TassNow: August 17-24 Availability at Tassajara

There are only four weeks left to visit Tassajara this summer! We have private cabins available for the night of Monday August 18 and opportunities to stay two to three nights for solo travelers in our men’s and women’s dorms during the week. There’s also one spot left in shared housing (male) for the retreat Balanced and Awake.

For the weekend August 22-24, we have multi-night stays in private cabins and the dorms. Call now to book!

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8
Aug

TassNow: Last minute availability for August 11-17 at Tassajara

Tassajara has some great last-minute opportunities for solo travelers from Monday – Thursday during the week of August 11. We also have a couple of private cabins available on the weekend of August 15-17.

Interested in a last-minute retreat? Shared housing and space in Touching Earth, Creating Space or Zen Poetry available for a male retreat participant.

Tassajara last minute room availability for August 11-17:

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31
Jul

TassNow: Early August Availability at Tassajara

Get away to Tassajara in early August! We have single, double, and triple-night availability in private cabins, shared housing, dorms, and guest practice.

Tassajara last minute room availability for August 1-10: Read more

25
Jul

TassNow: July 28-Aug 3, Availability at Tassajara

Here are some options for a last-minute getaway to Tassajara! Single- and double-night stays available in private cabins during the week as well as three- to four-night opportunities in the dorms. Single nights of guest practice are also available.

Tassajara last minute room availability for July 28-August 3:

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