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Posts tagged ‘Wider Sangha’

1
Aug

City Center Launches Unpacking Whiteness – Reflection and Action, a New Monthly Affinity Group

Next meeting: Sunday, August 20, 4 – 6 pm
In the Sangha Room at City Center, 300 Page Street, enter on Laguna Street

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17
Jul

Featured Photo July 20

On June 18, Still Breathing Zen Meditation Center′s first jukai ceremony took place at the Berkeley Zen Center. Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, guiding teacher, was the preceptor with the assistance of Shosan Victoria Austin of San Francisco Zen Center and Chimyo Atkinson of Great Tree Zen Center in NC. Congratulations to Margaret Benson-Thompson, Andrea Henderson, and Unique Holland.

Photos by Vaschelle André.

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14
Jul

August Art Show: Izabel Raa

Oil Paintings for Meditation, Healing, Inspiration, and Transformation

In the City Center Art Lounge, August 1 – 31
Opening reception: Friday, August 4, 7:30 – 9 pm

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11
Jul

Book Event: The Five Invitations with Frank Ostaseski, CC 11/11

Saturday, November 11: Dharma Talk and Book Signing at City Center, 300 Page Street, San Francisco

10:15 am – Dharma Talk in the Buddha Hall – and on Live Stream
11:15 am – Q&A and book-signing in the Dining Room
Noon – Public lunch available by donation

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10
Jul

Neighborhood Accommodations Request for August 11 – 18

Housing near City Center is needed for the Genzo-e Retreat with Rev. Shohaku Okumura, August 11 – 18.

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24
May

Reflections on the March–Practice for Climate April 29

Thanks largely to the organizing work of San Francisco Zen Center members and friends, on April 29 more than one hundred practitioners from Green Gulch Farm, City Center, and sanghas from around the Bay Area came together at Lake Merritt in Oakland to sit and march our practice at the People’s Climate Mobilization.

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19
May

Solidarity Gardening: Green Gulch Farm and Verde Garden

by Sara Poggi Davis

This winter, Green Gulch farmers have been cultivating a relationship with the Verde Partnership Garden in North Richmond.

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12
Apr

Letter from Central Abbess Eijun Linda Cutts

Dear Friends,

We just celebrated the Buddha’s birth in a ceremony of bathing the baby Buddha in sweet tea. The last shuso ceremony of the winter and spring practice periods ended this week and we turn to the Guest Season at Tassajara, the Growing Season at Green Gulch Farm and the spring and summer activities of the City Center including the 6-week practice period that I will be leading, the Environmental March on April 29, and the upcoming Pride Parade in June.

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25
Jan

Women’s March January 21

In Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and at Green Gulch Farm, residents and members of San Francisco Zen Center participated in the Women’s March.

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10
Jan

With Gratitude from the Abbatial Leadership

As the New Year begins, we too begin again to take up and reaffirm what is most important to us and what is needed now more than ever—a life of practice for the benefit of everyone. We are filled with gratitude for the generosity you have shown in support of San Francisco Zen Center.

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