A Glimpse of Buddhism in China (slide show)

In April 2017, Jim Hare traveled with a group of Western pilgrims to visit (and stay in) Buddhist monasteries in Zhejiang Province, south of Shanghai.  Jim will present a thematic slide show and narrative, touching on devotional practices, the Bodhisattva Guanyin, T’ien T’ung Ssu (the monastery where Eihei Dogen met his teacher), and the T’ang era poet Han Shan.

Two (repeating) presentations at SDC Meditation Hall
Saturday, August 19, 7pm  &  Saturday, September 16, 7pm

The Way of Tenderness – Online Course with Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, who is leading our 1-day sitting on Saturday, June 3rd, is also offering a four-week online course on The Way of Tenderness. 

Zenju Zenju shares with us that liberation is possible. Rather than examining race, gender, and sexuality as separate entities, she explores them as integral in relation to awakening, encouraging us to look to the interrelationships among us.

The course begins on June 5, 2017.
All sessions will be recorded so you can listen at your convenience any time.
Register at:   http://onlineprograms.sfzc.org/tenderness/

Practice Talk(s) by Doralee and Oscar

There is a slight change to the calendar for Monday, February 6.  Two sangha members, Doralee Grindler Katonah and Oscar Balaguer, will share their experiences while attending the recent 3-week winter intensive practice period at Green Gulch Farm. The “Intensive” is led by Senior Dharma teacher Reb Anderson every January.