Dear Sangha Friends,
I am very happy to announce to the wider sangha changes coming up next year in the Abbatial Leadership at San Francisco Zen Center. Upon recommendation of the Elders Council, the Board unanimously and enthusiastically has invited Tenzen David Zimmerman to become the next Abiding Abbot of City Center. Read more
Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, June 3
Reception: Friday, June 1, 7:30 pm, City Center Art Lounge, 300 Page Street, SF
Sweet peas at Green Gulch Farm, summer 2017. Photo by Clare Hollander.
Congratulations to Roy Remer, David Hahn, and Paula Pietranera, who received the precepts on April 28, 2018 at City Center. Photos by Elliot Charney.
Dharma Talk and Book Signing – Being-Time: A Practitioner’s Guide to Dogen’s Shobogenzo Uji
Saturday, July 7, 10 am – noon
City Center, 300 Page Street, SF
Reception and opening: Friday, May 4, 7 pm
in the City Center Art Lounge, 300 Page Street, SF
“Accidental” still life; photo by Shundo David Haye. Green Gulch Farm, April 9, 2018.
Sunday, May 6, 5 – 7 pm
Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, 2304 McKinley Avenue
This is a rare opportunity to hear many concerned and deeply informed people speak to the suffering in this Buddhist country. There is no charge for this event, but donations are welcome for Rohingya Muslim relief and interfaith dialog in Myanmar.