The Berkeley Buddhist Monastery in California wrote a letter to a hundred-year-old tree near their center that was scheduled to be cut down.
Good intentions aren’t enough. The culture of the community must make diversity a reality. Crystal Johnson on the hard work of building a culture of “radical inclusion” at East Bay Meditation Center.
Rima Vesely-Flad reports on Deep Time Liberation, a retreat that takes African American meditators into the heart of slavery’s past so they can free themselves from its legacy of trauma.
The march started with a meditation led by monks from Green Gulch Farm Zen Center.
The Zen Hospice Project guesthouse opened in 1990, during the height of the AIDS epidemic.
Members of the San Francisco Zen Center community will join together to march with the People’s Climate Mobilization on April 29.
“Who would have thought in the Buddha’s time that a queer dharma teacher would have such a role?”
East Bay Meditation Center is holding a fundraiser in Oakland on October 23 2015 called Power to the Planet.
Oakland resident Maurice Johnson was leaving Starbucks on Aug. 31, when he heard drumming and the sound of monks chanting the first line of the Lotus Sutra.
NBC Bay Area is reporting that a Buddha statue on Oakland’s 11th Avenue may be removed due to safety concerns.