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Posts tagged ‘Wider Sangha’

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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10
Jan

Lion’s Roar Weekend Event Co-Sponsored by San Francisco Zen Center

Lion’s Roar presents its first event of 2017 – a weekend of Buddhist discussion, dialogue, and debate on January 27 and 28. Sponsored by: Khyentse Foundation and San Francisco Zen Center.

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27
Dec

Just Sitting on Inauguration Day: January 20

An afternoon of Just Sitting, Friday, January 20, 1 – 5:15 pm
At San Francisco Zen Center, 300 Page Street

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16
Dec

Food Drive at City Center through December

In the lobby at City Center, a food barrel from the SF Food Bank will be in place through the end of December. You may donate food items directly (please no glass containers) or make a financial offering at Zen Center’s Food Bank page.

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13
Dec

Taking Practice into the World – Ann Marie

“This sangha held me, accepted me, and taught and learned with me, and the dharma began to awaken in my bones.”

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6
Dec

Taking Practice into the World – Chris Fortin and Lee Lesser

There was a sense, not unlike in our present times, that something deeply consequential was being set in motion.”

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10
Nov

A Post-Election Statement from the Abbatial Leadership

“Even if the sun rises in the west
the Bodhisattva has only one way.”
– Shunryu Suzuki Roshi
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10
Nov

SFZC Needs Candidates for Board Membership

San Francisco Zen Center seeks candidates to serve on its Board of Directors. We are asking everyone in the Sangha to help identify people who could contribute and would be willing to serve. Read more

9
Nov

A Powerful Coming Together at Standing Rock Reservation

On November 3, members of the clergy from across the United States participated in a prayer circle in front of a bridge where demonstrators are facing off against police during a Dakota Access pipeline protest on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation near Cannonball, North Dakota. Read more

27
Oct

Meditation in Japanese Rinzai Zen

A meditation workshop with Rev. Dr. Masaki Matsubara
in the City Center Buddha Hall
Saturday, November 19, 1 – 3 pm Read more