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Coming Down to Earth: A Day of Zen Practice For Women - (Aug/GGF)
Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 10:00 AM (PDT)
Muir Beach, CA
The clouds give rest
To the moon beholders
Please join us for a day of practice at beautiful Green Gulch Farm as we sit in circle in the yurt and weave together Zen, ancient myth, deep earth, and the awakened eye of the creative. The day will include meditation, a dharma talk and discussion, and time in the garden (weather permitting).
Fees: The cost of the retreat is $40. Lunch in the dining room is included. There is a separate donation or dana (a Pali word for gratitude) for the teachers.
Please plan to be at the yurt by 9:45 am so that the day will begin on time. Tea will be served and sitting cushions and chairs will be provided.
For further information, contact Chris by email or 707.527.8106; Lane by email or 707.793.7978.
Space is limited, so please register at least a week ahead, by August 17.
Chris Fortin is a Zen priest, a teacher in the Everyday Zen sangha, and a MFT psychotherapist and Spiritual Counselor. She is co-founder of Honoring the Path of the Warrior and leads the women's Lotus Sangha in Sebastopol.
Lane Olson, M.A, has worked in higher education for over 20 years as both an academic advisor and an instructor. With research interests in feminist spirituality, her university courses include Female Images of the Divine and Women in Theology and her Master’s thesis focused on the work of artist Mayumi Oda. She was a graphic artist in San Francisco for over 20 years and has had a meditation practice since 1975.
To inquire, please email the Green Gulch Farm Front Office at email@example.com or call them at 415.383.3134 during office hours: 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:30pm - 4:00pm Mon-Sat; 9.00 am to 10.00 am and 11.15 - 3.00 pm Sundays.
- For help completing registration, please call 888-743-9362 (toll free) or 415-475-9362
For more information, please visit the Green Gulch Farm web site or call:
- 888-743-9362 (toll free) or
- 415-475-9362 during office hours
- For comments and suggestions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
When & Where
San Francisco Zen Center (SFZC)
Established in 1962 by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi and his American students, San Francisco Zen Center is a Soto Zen Buddhist community with three practice places in the SF Bay Area: City Center, an urban temple in the heart of San Francisco; Green Gulch Farm, in Marin County, where fertile fields meet the ocean; and Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, the first Zen training monastery in the West, in the Ventana Wilderness inland from Big Sur. At San Francisco Zen Center, zazen, study, and work practice are available to a diverse population of students, visitors, lay people, priests, and monks. All are welcome!