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23
Aug

Featured Photo August 24

Tassajara in August. Photo by Shundo David Haye.

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22
Aug

September Art Show: “Synergy” with Denise Dmochowsk and Victoria Veedell

In the City Center Art Lounge, September 1 – 30

Synergy. The interaction of elements that when combined produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements, contributions, synergism. By presenting their paintings side by side they strive to create a beautiful atmosphere of peace and joy.

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22
Aug

Sanctuary and Action

By Central Abbess Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts

Amidst the political and social challenges of our times, when public expressions of racism, bigotry, anti-semitism, and hatred and violence are rising, I wanted to make very clear that San Francisco Zen Center, in our commitment to the practice of waking up and living in wisdom and compassion, strives to be a place of tolerance, openness, and welcoming, and a community of peaceful spiritual sanctuary.

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15
Aug

Featured Photo August 17

Sunflowers and fog at Green Gulch Farm, August 2017. Photo by Clare Hollander.

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4
Aug

Tassajara Zen Mountain Center Celebrates 50 Years

On July 4, 2017, Tassajara Zen Mountain Center formally celebrated its 50th anniversary. On this beautiful summer day with a light warm breeze and clear skies, Senior Dharma Teacher Tenshin Reb Anderson led the community in a 50th Anniversary Founders Day Ceremony to celebrate our dedication to zazen and the Buddha’s way. Read more

3
Aug

Featured Photo August 10

In 1967, Suzuki Roshi gesturing “little bit” as he and Bob Watkins moved stones at Tassajara. Photo by James Hatch.

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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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18
Jul

TassNow: Last-minute and late-July, oh my!

Got time for a quick trip to Tassajara?

Here are some options for a last-minute visit:

Private housing:Photo by Margo Moritz
Yurt 2, 1 night 7/19
Cabin 19, 1 night 7/19
Cabin 20, 1 night 7/20
Cabin 5, 1 night 7/21
Cabin 14B, 1 night 7/24
Stone 1 & Stone 3, 1 night 7/24
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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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