Congratulations to Winter 2022 shusos Koei Kim Hart and Kodo Conlin.
Bilingual Jukai Ceremony at City Center 2/25
El jukai se celebró en inglés y español, por lo que fue accesible tanto para los iniciados como para la asamblea.
Meet Roger Hillyard: From Barista to Bodhisattva
Roger enjoys it when his Zen life connects with his Farley’s life. Zen friends are regulars and Farley’s supplies coffee to all three SFZC locations.
Genjo Koan 2: Awakening the Archive, Tape 16
“So today we have today’s work, tomorrow we have tomorrow’s work, and each one of us has his own work, which should be perfect.”
When You Have A New Experience: Awakening the Archive, Tape 15
“All those teachings are each drops of the ancient sages—drop of blood of ancient sages. We have to study with our warm heart, not just your brain.”
Genjo Koan: Awakening the Archive, Tape 14
“You should appreciate, moment after moment, what you are doing right now … And first of all, you must know under which condition you actually are.”
SFZC and Farley’s Coffee
Farley’s connection to the San Francisco Zen Center is through its original owner, Roger Hillyard.
Becoming Bread: Meet Mick Sopko, the Green Gulch Farm Baker
“Once you know how the dough becomes bread, you will understand enlightenment.” —Shunryu Suzuki
Real Calmness Is In A Noisy Place: Awakening the Archive, Tape 12
Suzuki is interested in the “unique feeling” that can be created in a sangha and in a “renewed feeling for zazen” each time we sit all day.