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5
Mar

Featured Photo March 7

Chitose Suzuki gave a flower arranging (ikebana) demonstration while she and her husband, Hoitsu, were visiting City Center in February and March to assist with the Mountain Seat Ceremony weekend. Photos by Marcia Lieberman.

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21
Feb

March Art Show: REROSE – Tuvshuu Ganbold

Reception: March 8, 7:30 – 9 pm
In the Art Lounge at 300 Page Street

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11
Feb

Public Talk and Book Event with Ben Connelly: Mindfulness and Intimacy

Saturday, May 11
Dharma Talk: 10:15 – 11 am
Q&A and booksigning: 11:15 am – noon
300 Page Street, SF

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4
Feb

Featured Photo February 7

Shunryu Suzuki Roshi’s Mountain Seat Ceremony on May 20, 1962, at Sokoji in San Francisco. Photographer unknown.

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28
Jan

Featured Photo January 31

Sowing the Moon Teahouse at Green Gulch Farm. Photo by Alison Bank Photography.

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16
Jan

Public Talk, Book Signing, and Workshop with Marc Lesser – Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader

Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen

Saturday, April 27

Public talk: 10 – 11 am (free)
Book signing and Q&A: 11:10 am – 12 pm (free)
Afternoon Workshop: 1 – 4:30 pm

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15
Jan

February Art Show: Does a Dog Have Buddha Nature? — The MU scrolls

February 1 – 28
In the City Center Art Lounge, 300 Page Street, SF 94102

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14
Jan

Unpacking Whiteness Class at City Center

This upcoming practice period, Jisan Tova Green and Dr. Crystal Johnson will lead the class Unpacking Whiteness—Reflection and Action at City Center. San Francisco Zen Center strives to serve a diverse community of practitioners, create an inclusive residential environment, and manifest Zen teachings to actively build a more loving and liberated world.

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14
Jan

Featured Photo January 17

The amazing sculpted sandstone wind caves in the Ventana Wilderness are along the Church Creek trail, a moderate day hike from central Tassajara. Photo by Corinna Bernasko.

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8
Jan

Featured Photo January 10

Congratulations to Berk Kiyici who received jukai/lay initiation from Jisan Tova Green in a ceremony on Saturday, January 5, at City Center. His Dharma name is Ji On Ho An / Compassion sound, Dharma abode. Photo by Elliot Charney.

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