Mountain Seat - Celebrating SFZC's Abbatial Leadership, 3/10 - 3/12

Practice Center
Date / Time
Mar 10, 2023 / 5:00pm - Mar 12, 2023 / 2:00pm
Event Type

As San Francisco Zen Center transitions all three of its abbatial seats, we are pleased to share ways for the sangha to honor those leaving and those stepping into new roles.

These three events have been recorded and are now available for viewing on YouTube:

  • Friday, March 10, 5 pm PT – Stepping Down Ceremony for Abbot Ed Sattizahn and Abbess Fu Schroeder, from City Center
    YouTube channel link
  • Saturday, March 11, 3 pm PT – Mountain Seat Ceremony, Mako Voelkel complete / Jiryu Rutschman-Byler, part 1, from City Center
    YouTube channel link
  • Sunday, March 12, 10:30 am PT – Mountain Seat Ceremony, Jiryu Rutschman-Byler, part 2, from Green Gulch Farm
    YouTube channel link

Also available on livestream is the Dharma talk, given by Hoitsu Suzuki, on Saturday, March 11, 10 am PT. The talk will be translated by Rev. Gyokei Yokoyama and will be available for viewing shortly.

See this blog post - Join Us In Welcoming and Celebrating San Francisco Zen Center’s Abbatial Leadership, March 10 – 12 - for more information.

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