Working together has always been a cornerstone of Zen practice, enabling practitioners to take zazen from the meditation hall out into the world.
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.
We are looking for volunteers to help pack, label, and securely store the library’s rich and varied collection.
[Since ancient times there has been an] understanding of the merit of supporting the Dharma. This places our supporters in a long and important lineage.
Help prepare hot meals for the San Francisco Interfaith Council’s Winter Shelter program or purchase a $50 gift card for Clara House.
“Just as you accepted your painful legs [during sesshin], you accept difficult everyday life.”
We held four gatherings in June to celebrate Zen-a-thon 2022 – we hope you enjoy this gallery of photos from the gatherings.
The important thing is to say “Hai!” or “Yes, I will!” In this way, without having ideas about helping, “Just to be with people will be enough.”
“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.”