“Enso village,” in Sonoma County, will have 264 apartments, a meditation hall, and a vegetarian bistro.
In 1969, poet Gary Snyder wrote his “Smokey the Bear Sutra,” imagining Smokey as the Great Sun Buddha giving a discourse, in the style of a Buddhist sutra. Fifty years later, the message of the sutra continues to resonate.
In Japan, Jizo Bodhisattva is the “guardian of children who have died.” Zen priest and grief counselor Dojin Sarah Emerson recalls how the Jizo Ceremony helped after the death of her daughter.
An interview with David Zimmerman, the newly installed abbot of San Francisco Zen Center’s City Center.
The Zen Hospice Project guesthouse opened in 1990, during the height of the AIDS epidemic.
Zenkei Blanche Hartman reflects on “The Great Matter” that has driven and sustained her.
Profile of San Francisco Zen Center, one of the oldest and largest Buddhist communities in the United States.
Members of the San Francisco Zen Center community will join together to march with the People’s Climate Mobilization on April 29.
Tassajara Zen Mountain Center has survived the Soberanes wildfire and will reopen on October 15.
California’s most destructive wildfire this year has claimed Anam Thubten’s Sweetwater Sanctuary and is threatening Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.