Priest Ordination at City Center

On September 11, three Zen students received priest ordination in a ceremony at SFZC’s City Center.

Tassajara Families, Part One: Lauren, Zenko, and Mira

Lauren and Zenko’s daughter Mirabelle was born on June 26, 2020. They juggle the practice and work schedule with their daughter’s needs.

An Artist Between Two Countries: An Interview with Engetsu Genki Lefevre

Engetsu is a Brazilian Zen student and artist who lived at SFZC for many years. In 2020, she returned to Brazil to visit family and friends.

“Dear Vaccine” – Creating Community with Poetry

The Global Community Vaccine Poem project “invites all to share their voices to promote Covid-19 vaccination through the imaginative language of poetry.”

Medicine and the Dharma

Medicine and the Dharma

Joshua Sandeman, a former SFZC resident, is a Nurse Practitioner based in Salem, Oregon. “Medicine puts me face-to-face with all manner of human suffering and it can be a challenge to take care of feelings of burnout, detachment, and despair.”

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