Lay ordination/jukai on November 13, 2011, at Green Gulch Farm with Eijun Linda Cutts. Read more
“Not Lay, Not Monk”
On Nov 1 on Emerging Communities – Ancient Roots, Julian Collette interviews City Center resident priest and teacher Shosan Victoria Austin. Read more
Students at University of Washington’s Master of Library and Information Science program, led by assistant professor Joe Tennis, are organizing SF Zen Center’s archives and participating in the daily schedule, as this UW article describes.
Thursday, November 17, 5pm
IEAS conference room, 2223 Fulton Street, 6th floor, Berkeley
Please join us for a public lecture “Vasubandhu’s Ultimate: How Scriptural Hermeneutics Lays the Foundation for a Yog?c?ra Mainstream” with Jonathan Gold of Princeton University Read more
The Nov 8 maple tree welcoming ceremony at City Center was led by Abbot Ryushin Paul Haller. After chanting the Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo, poems were read, including Jane Hirshfield’s Tree: “Already the first branch-tips brush at the window. / Softly, calmly, immensity taps at your life.” Read more
The Houston Zen Community is honored to announce the Mountain Seat Ceremony of its beloved teacher Gaelyn Setsuan Godwin, Roshi. The ceremony will take place on April 7, 2012 at 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Read more
Twenty practitioners representing over 10 different sanghas gathered for a three-day sesshin October 28-30. Read more
City Center, 300 Page Street, front view, October 2011. Read more
A film based on Michael Murphy’s novel opens in the Bay Area in December
UPDATE: Opening in San Rafael and in Monterey on Friday, Dec 9
Directed by Susan Streitfeld | Produced by Mindy Affrime
From our photo archives: Central area of Tassajara with snow on mountains, winter 2007.