“People of different ages and at different points in their Zen training were interested in and excited about Enso Village.”
Which Side Are You On: An Interview with Ryan Lee Wong
Writing is a solitary practice, but … it’s not lonely. At every stage I’ve felt community—the writing community, the arts community, and the sangha.
Meet Alan Senauke, Berkeley Zen Center’s Second Abbot
Hozan Alan Senauke is the second Abbot in BZC’s 55 years, following Sojun Roshi’s long tenure as founder and teacher.
City Center Opens for Public Ceremonies
City Center is pleased to welcome people to several ceremonies that are now open for in-person attendance.
Zenshin Florence Caplow on Dancing with Chronic Illness and Pain
“I have a chronic, painful illness … It’s my dancing partner, my teacher, my enemy, my friend, my curse, my blessing. It constantly surprises me.”
SFZC Visits Sokoji for Obon
After a brief outdoor dedication, Rev. Kurotaki called on each participant to gently set the lantern of their ancestor afloat.
Jukai Ceremony on Mt. Tamalpais
Katy and Jordan received the precepts surrounded by mountains, ocean, and the good earth among their parents and sangha friends.
City Center Priests Visit Sokoji
Our July visit occurred in the middle of Obon, a time to remember and honor those who have died.
Not Sticking To Enlightenment: Awakening the Archive, Tape 26
“Just as you accepted your painful legs [during sesshin], you accept difficult everyday life.”