As SFZC prepares for the transition of its abbatial seats, we are pleased to invite the sangha to participate in ceremonies over March 10 – 12.
Ben Connelly on Vasubandhu’s “Three Natures”
Ben’s new book makes accessible Yogacara teachings that can enable us to heal and transform systems of harm within ourselves and our communities.
Remembering Jakujo Gary McNabb
A portion of Gary McNabb’s ashes remain at Green Gulch Farm at a place of reverence for lineage holders.
Remembering Simbwala Schultz
A long-term practitioner of Soto Zen Buddhism, she received her vows through SFZC and was given the name Zan Do Sho On / Mountain Way, True Voice.
Meet Mako Voelkel, the Next City Center Abiding Abbot
Mako hopes to work with the community of practitioners to reinvigorate urban practice, with respect and kindness towards every person.
A Message from SFZC Leadership in Response to Gun Violence and Police Brutality
We confirm our commitment to establishing and supporting a community free from hate and the threat of violence.
Jukai Ceremony at City Center January 21
Congratulations to the initiates who received the precepts in a Jukai Ceremony at SFZC’s City Center on January 21.
Suzuki Roshi’s Home Temple in Japan Celebrates its 550th Anniversary
Rinso-in was originally built on the coast in 1471 and was relocated to a higher site in 1497 … on a hillside at the edge of a large bird sanctuary.
A Visit to Branching Streams Zen Centers in the Pacific Northwest, Part 2
Part Two of a two-part report on Tova’s visit to Branching Streams Zen Centers in the Northwest.