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Featured Photo February 6

Chatting on the bridge over Cabarga Creek, Tassajara summer 2019. Photo by Tasja Keetman.

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Featured Photo January 2

Congratulations to Jody Greene – Shogen Enkyo / Auspicious Source, Complete Mirror, the Fall 2019 Tassajara shuso.  Photos by Tova Green and Mako Voelkel.

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Featured Photo December 5

In the summer of 2019, the photographer and artist Tasja Keetman visited the three San Francisco Zen Center locations. Her playful and creative interpretations, such as this one taken in the abbot’s garden at Tassajara, are delightful and evocative versions of these familiar locations and images.

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Featured Photo October 10

Reading by Tassajara Creek. Practice period is in its third week, and it is still warm enough in the afternoons to sit by the creek, and to enjoy soaking one’s feet and listening to the water and the breeze in the trees. Photo by Shundo David Haye.

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Featured Photo September 12

Kobun Chino, Shunryu Suzuki, Li Gotami (born Ratti Petit in Bombay 1906, died 1988; wife of Lama Govinda), Lama Govinda (born Ernst Hoffmann in Germany 1898, died 1985), with a group of Zen students at Tassajara, fall 1968. Photo by Tim Buckley.

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Featured Photo August 29

Relaxing under the grape arbor in the main courtyard at Tassajara, 2019. Photo by Erin Scott.

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Thank You from Kannon Do

To Greg Fain and the residents at Tassajara, and the organizers of the guest practice program, Steve, Siobhan, and Minoria,

On behalf of Kannon Do, I offer deepest gratitude for your incredible hospitality, kindness, and practice of the Way. Everyone who came to visit from our sangha was deeply moved by our experience at Tassajara. Thank you for making us feel at home with you.

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Featured Photo May 16 – Dharma Transmission

Anshi Zachary Smith and Doshin Mako Voelkel completed Dharma Transmission with Ryushin Paul Haller at Tassajara Zen Center on April 17, 2019. Photo by Zenshin Greg Fain.

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Featured Photo April 4

Congratulations to Winter 2019 Practice Period shusos at City Center/Beginner’s Mind Temple and Tassajara Zen Mountain Center!

Photos at Beginner’s Mind Temple by Dana Velden and photo at Tassajara by Shundo David Haye.

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Featured Photo March 21

Tassajara zendo altar with spring flowers. Photo by Shundo David Haye.

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