Bookstore & Gift Shop at City Center

City Center Bookstore Front

Due to the renovation of 300 Page Street, the bookstore will be closed until the building reopens early in 2025.

The Online Store remains open.

Your support is deeply appreciated.

Information and Ordering


Online Store

If you are placing orders by phone, please have your payment information available.


Books – including classical and historical Buddhist texts, koan commentaries, cookbooks, contemporary authors, and featured San Francisco Zen Center authors

Meditation cushions and benches – zafus, zabutons, seiza benches, and support cushions

Incense – San Francisco Zen Center's custom brand and other selected varieties

Artwork by local artists – including Paula Pietranera and Richard Urban

City Center Bookstore - Alter Items

Tassajara and Green Gulch Farm – including tee shirts, sweatshirts, tote bags, and mugs

Samue and Jin Bei clothing

Statuary – buddhas, bodhisattvas, jizos

Mala beads and jewelry


Gift Cards