“Dharma is the thing to which every one of us have been striving for, and will strive for. It is not only you, but all the patriarch and sages.”
Jukai Ceremony at Green Gulch Farm 6/5
Jiryu Rutschman-Byler offered the precepts to two people in a jukai/lay initiation ceremony at Green Gulch Farm on June 5.
Bodhidharma: Awakening the Archive, Tape 22
“[T]he first principle is, you know, the principle which is—which you cannot talk about. And which we transmit … from master to master.”
Upcoming Abbatial Transitions
Abbot Ed Sattizahn announces changes coming up in March 2023 in the Abbatial Leadership at San Francisco Zen Center.
San Francisco Zen Center Honors Pride Month
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...
Think The Unthinkable: Awakening the Archive, Tape 20
“How do you think the unthinkable … How is the way, unthinkable thinking is how.”
Fifty Years of Zen and Farming at Green Dragon Temple
“Surrounded by the green hills, gardens, fields, and the sparkling ocean beyond, today we mark the founding of Soryuji/Green Dragon Temple.”
SFZC Leadership Statement on Tassajara Closure
In the middle of this constantly shifting, impermanent world, may you and all living beings everywhere be happy, peaceful, and free from suffering.
Branching Streams Flow Together
The Conference theme, Healing Relationships, reflected the opportunity to connect after two challenging years.