On Halloween last Friday, City Center held its annual Sejiki Ceremony followed by a costumed dinner. At this annual event, Zen Center hosts a group of kids from Clara House, a neighboring transitional housing facility for families. After dinner, the kids get to “trick or treat,” and residents have the opportunity to meet the kids-in-guise at their doors with candy. Pictured are this year’s trick-or-treaters with adult companions from Clara House.
On June 26, after a several year hiatus, San Francisco Zen Center will again have a contingent in the LGBTQIA+ Pride Parade. We invite readers of this article to join us if you’re in the Bay Area. The theme of this year’s parade is “Love Will Keep Us Together.” San...
"How do you think the unthinkable ... How is the way, unthinkable thinking is how.”
"Surrounded by the green hills, gardens, fields, and the sparkling ocean beyond, today we mark the founding of Soryuji/Green Dragon Temple."
"We only say what we believe in, so that is why you feel that you have understood it [laughs, laughter]. Do you see?”