Congratulations to Daniel deTerrence Brooks who received the precepts from Senior Dharma Teacher Tenshin Reb Anderson.
Celebrating 100 Years of Soto Zen in the United States
The Jukai-e included zazen, study, ceremonies, and Dharma talks, bringing together teachers and students from North America and around the world.
Jukai Ceremony at City Center April 22
Receiving the precepts from Kyoshin Wendy Lewis was Mark Rivera and from Anshi Rosalie Curtis was Parul Bajaj.
Chimyo Atkinson on Impermanence and Liberation
“I had put myself in a box based on ideas my self-limiting mind makes—and for a moment I was exactly who I was. I felt a sense of liberation.”
Mountain Seat Ceremony (Shin San Shiki 晉山式) 2023
Shin San Shiki means ascending (shin), the mountain (san), ceremony (shiki). The mountain is the temple that a teacher would consider their “seat.”
Join Us In Welcoming and Celebrating San Francisco Zen Center’s Abbatial Leadership, March 10 – 12
As SFZC prepares for the transition of its abbatial seats, we are pleased to invite the sangha to participate in ceremonies over March 10 – 12.
Ben Connelly on Vasubandhu’s “Three Natures”
Ben’s new book makes accessible Yogacara teachings that can enable us to heal and transform systems of harm within ourselves and our communities.
Jukai Ceremony at City Center January 21
Congratulations to the initiates who received the precepts in a Jukai Ceremony at SFZC’s City Center on January 21.
Suzuki Roshi’s Home Temple in Japan Celebrates its 550th Anniversary
Rinso-in was originally built on the coast in 1471 and was relocated to a higher site in 1497 … on a hillside at the edge of a large bird sanctuary.