On Saturday, September 23, three Zen students received priest ordination in a ceremony at SFZC’s City Center. Congratulations to all!
At 90, Kaz has a heightened awareness of the imminence of death. He is collaborating with his daughter on a film, “Can We Appreciate Death?”
Curtis held multiple work positions at Zenshinji and brought his passion for the Dharma to all of them, embracing the spirit of work practice.
Congratulations to the initiates who received the precepts from Abbot Jiryu Rutschman-Byler in a Jukai Ceremony at Green Gulch Farm on August 23.
Alan will be reading from his second novel, Make the Dark Night Shine … the novel is a love letter from a father to the daughter he never met.
Working together has always been a cornerstone of Zen practice, enabling practitioners to take zazen from the meditation hall out into the world.
The Sejiki ceremony stands not only as a ritual but also as a profound exploration into the intricacies of existence, suffering, and desire.
“I saw the reader of the book as a friend I could trust and share my life with. That made it safer to be vulnerable.”
The Suzuki Roshi Memorial Garden is lovely and quiet, tucked into the foot of a hill behind the Herb Circle in the Green Gulch garden.