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November 6th, 2023 – “One Bright Pearl” – Dharma Talk by Rev. So’on Jim Hare

Dharma Talk given on Monday, November 6th, 2023 –  Rev. So’on Jim Hare (13 MB, 56 min).

Rev. So’on Jim Hare

Rev. So'on Jim Hare

Board of Directors, Practice Committee, Teachers

Serves as Tanto, or head of practice. He lived in the San Francisco Zen Center community from 1980 to 1984, was lay ordained by Tenshin Reb Anderson in 1985, and priest ordained by Myo Lahey in 2016. He served as Head Student at Green Gulch Farm during the spring 2002 practice period.
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October 23th, 2023 – “Roam and Play in Samadhi” – Dharma Talk by Rev. So’on Jim Hare

Dharma Talk given on Monday, October 23rd, 2023 –  Rev. So’on Jim Hare (11.1 MB, 47 min).

Rev. So’on Jim Hare

Rev. So'on Jim Hare

Board of Directors, Practice Committee, Teachers

Serves as Tanto, or head of practice. He lived in the San Francisco Zen Center community from 1980 to 1984, was lay ordained by Tenshin Reb Anderson in 1985, and priest ordained by Myo Lahey in 2016. He served as Head Student at Green Gulch Farm during the spring 2002 practice period.
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October 7th, 2023 – “Sitting in the Light of Wisdom” – Dharma Talk by Rev. So’on Jim Hare

Dharma Talk given on Saturday, October 7th, 2023 –  Rev. So’on Jim Hare (10.9 MB, 41 min).

Rev. So’on Jim Hare

Rev. So'on Jim Hare

Board of Directors, Practice Committee, Teachers

Serves as Tanto, or head of practice. He lived in the San Francisco Zen Center community from 1980 to 1984, was lay ordained by Tenshin Reb Anderson in 1985, and priest ordained by Myo Lahey in 2016. He served as Head Student at Green Gulch Farm during the spring 2002 practice period.
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September 25th, 2023 – “Run Silent, Run Deep” – Dharma Talk by Rev. So’on Jim Hare

Dharma Talk given on Monday, September 25th, 2023 –  Rev. So’on Jim Hare (15.3 MB, 1 hr 3 min).

Rev. So’on Jim Hare

Rev. So'on Jim Hare

Board of Directors, Practice Committee, Teachers

Serves as Tanto, or head of practice. He lived in the San Francisco Zen Center community from 1980 to 1984, was lay ordained by Tenshin Reb Anderson in 1985, and priest ordained by Myo Lahey in 2016. He served as Head Student at Green Gulch Farm during the spring 2002 practice period.
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June 1, 2020 – “The Gift of Zazen is ILLIMITABLE” – Practice Talk by Paravrtti Doralee Grindler Katonah

The GIFT OF ZAZEN IS ILLIMITABLE (PDF)  (Right-click to download the file.)

Rev. Parāvṛtti Doralee Grindler Katonah

Rev. Parāvṛtti Doralee Grindler Katonah

Board of Directors, Practice Committee, Teachers

Serves as Ino,  or head of the meditation hall. She studies in the Soto Zen lineage with Sojun Diane Martin, founder and guiding teacher of Udumbara Zen Center in Illinois and Rev. Val Szymanski, Head Priest of Bamboo in the Wind Zen Sangha in California. She was lay ordained in 2008 and priest ordained in 2019. She served as head student for the Spring practice period at Bamboo in the Wind Zen Sangha this May 2022. She offers Practice Interviews upon request.