Tim sees this as “a tactile expression of the dropping away of the self. It’s community based … Sewing the abbots’ robes is deeply moving.”
An Unusual Visitor Awakens Compassion
During the hour of Linda’s visit with Noodle, many residents stopped by and were captivated by the gentle, cuddly elder dog.
Kilian Clark: Carpenter and Zen Student
On Kilian’s altar, there’s a photo of his 2009 jukai group in the City Center courtyard; he sees it and thinks, “That’s home.”
Dharma Lamp Circle Celebration at Greens
The room was filled with joy, love, and laughter which felt even more special after two years of pandemic social distancing.
SFZC Launches Its Online Learning Platform: An Interview with Brendan Crowe
Most of the classes offered on Online Learning were live Zoom classes offered during the last few years, repackaged with added material.
Winter 2022 SFZC Outreach Volunteer Opportunities
Help prepare hot meals for the San Francisco Interfaith Council’s Winter Shelter program or purchase a $50 gift card for Clara House.
Meet Rosemary Jordan, New CEO of Enso Village
“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.