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13
Jan

Featured Photo: January 16

On Saturday, January 4, five initiates received the precepts in a Jukai/Initiation Ceremony with preceptors Central Abbot Ed Sattizahn, Shosan Victoria Austin, and Anshi Zachary Smith (Nancy Petrin offered the precepts to Margaret Schneider through Ed) at City Center/Beginner’s Mind Temple. Photos by Julia Sperling.

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8
Jan

February Art Show: Francesco Stumpo

Puentes Fronteras

February 3 – 29 in the Art Lounge at 300 Page Street, SF, 94102
Reception: Friday, February 7, 7:30 – 9 pm

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2
Jan

Featured Photo January 9

New Year’s Day at City Center/Beginners Mind Temple. During the toasts, Abbot Tenzen David Zimmerman wished everyone a year filled with light, delight, and insight. Photo by Clare Hollander.

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16
Dec

January Art Show: Suiko Betsy McCall

January 1 – 31 in the Art Lounge at 300 Page Street, SF, 94102
Reception: Friday, January 3, 7 – 9 pm

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12
Dec

Featured Photo December 20

Congratulations to Tim O’Connor Fraser, Gyoku To I Toku / Jade Lantern Solemn Virtue, the Fall 2019 City Center shuso. The shuso ceremony, after which these photos were taken, took place on Saturday, December 7. Lorenzo Garbo was Tim’s benji/assistant during the practice period. Photos by Eli Brown-Stevenson.

Congratulations also to Green Gulch Farm Fall 2019 shuso, Tedd Brown, Seiyu Myoho / Quiet Courage, Wondrous Liberation. Below is a photo taken after the shuso ceremony on Monday, December 9. Photo by Thiemo Blank.

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18
Nov

December Art Show: Tripp Baird

Still

December 1 – 31 in the Art Lounge at 300 Page Street, SF, 94102
Reception: Friday, December 13, 7:30 – 9 pm

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6
Nov

Featured Photo November 14

The fountain in the courtyard at City Center, with floating maple leaf. Photo by Clare Hollander.

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10
Oct

Featured Photo October 24

Sejiki is a traditional Japanese Zen Buddhist ceremony for the spirits of departed ones. This powerful ceremony summons forth all restless spirits and pacifies agitation and violence within and without. At City Center, residents, guests, and families from Clare House in San Francisco dress in costumes both simple and elaborate. These are photos from past celebrations by unknown photographers.

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10
Oct

November Art Show: Jenny M.L. Wantuch

Pond Reflections

November 1 – 23 in the Art Lounge at 300 Page Street, SF, 94102
Reception: Friday, November 1, 7:30 – 9 pm

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30
Sep

Socks and Shoes for Homeless Men and Women

Sole Stop SF is a non-profit that provides socks and shoes to homeless men and women.

You can participate by placing your donations in the barrel provided in the Beginner’s Mind Temple/City Center lobby at 300 Page Street or through the Sole Stop web site.

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