To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Alan Watts’ death, Green Gulch Farm installed a new name marker for his memorial stone.
In May, as part of her role as Branching Streams liaison, Tova Green visited Zen Centers in Washington DC, Massachusetts, and Vermont.
The SFZC Dharma App gives easy access for mobile devices to the SFZC online media library of over 4,300 audio and video recordings.
Congratulations to Daniel deTerrence Brooks who received the precepts from Senior Dharma Teacher Tenshin Reb Anderson.
The Jukai-e included zazen, study, ceremonies, and Dharma talks, bringing together teachers and students from North America and around the world.
Receiving the precepts from Kyoshin Wendy Lewis was Mark Rivera and from Anshi Rosalie Curtis was Parul Bajaj.
“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.”
Shin San Shiki means ascending (shin), the mountain (san), ceremony (shiki). The mountain is the temple that a teacher would consider their “seat.”
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.