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A Bodhisattva's Reach Must Exceed Their Grasp

Wed, 13 Sep, 2023 - 21:15

A Bodhisattva's Reach Must Exceed Their Grasp

Wed, 13 Sep, 2023 - 21:15

…or what’s a fundraiser for?*

Please join us on Sunday, September 17th at 5PM Pacific Time for the fourth and last film in our festival, Inhabitants: An indigenous perspective on restoring the world.

When we got close to our fundraising goal, we increased it! Can you help us surpass a million rupees for Karuna-USA?

We are raising funds for Karuna-USA to help reduce the suffering of many thousands of beings. One hundred percent of funds raised will go to Karuna...

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Writing with Fire

Tue, 8 Aug, 2023 - 20:08

Writing with Fire

Tue, 8 Aug, 2023 - 20:08

Please join us for the third film in our festival, Writing with Fire, a double Sundance award winner, for inspiration, an opportunity to support Karuna-USA, and community.

“In a cluttered news landscape dominated by men, emerges India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women. Chief Reporter Meera and her journalists break traditions, redefining what it means to be powerful.”

We are raising funds for Karuna-USA to help reduce the suffering of many thousands of beings. One hundred percent of funds raised...

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Biggest Little Farm, Big Love for Karuna-USA

Sat, 15 Jul, 2023 - 20:58

Biggest Little Farm, Big Love for Karuna-USA

Sat, 15 Jul, 2023 - 20:58

We’re excited to invite you to the second film in our Film Festival, the inspiring, heart-warming and visually stunning documentary the Biggest Little Farm.

We are raising funds for Karuna-USA to help reduce the suffering of many thousands of beings. One hundred percent of funds raised will go to Karuna USA’s climate change projects in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

Please join us either in person OR on Zoom! Tickets available at the links above and below.

Sunday, July 16, 2023  5pm PST  ...

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Pad Yatra!

Sat, 17 Jun, 2023 - 20:23

Pad Yatra!

Sat, 17 Jun, 2023 - 20:23

The opening night of our film festival fundraiser for Karuna-USA is only a few days away. We know it’s Pride weekend and there’s a log going on, but if you’re looking for something to do, please join us in person or by Zoom! 

Our first movie offering is the highly acclaimed Pad Yatra.

Please join us on Friday, June 23 at 7pm in person or on zoom. You can visit our fundraising page for tickets and more info on...

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Film Festival! Saving Mother Earth and Her Beings, One Acre at a Time

Wed, 31 May, 2023 - 00:56

Film Festival! Saving Mother Earth and Her Beings, One Acre at a Time

Wed, 31 May, 2023 - 00:56

In honor of Buddhist Action Month, please join us for the opening night of our Film Festival! We are raising funds for Karuna-USA to help reduce the suffering of many thousands of beings.  One hundred percent of funds raised will go to Karuna USA’s climate change projects in three countries: India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

We have four inspiring, highly rated and fascinating films on the theme of climate justice and recovery and adaptation efforts happening now.

  • Friday, June 23, 2023 
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A Conversation with Thenmozhi Soundararajan

Tue, 21 Feb, 2023 - 20:46

A Conversation with Thenmozhi Soundararajan

Tue, 21 Feb, 2023 - 20:46

The SFBC is proud to present:

Thenmozhi Soundararajan, activist and author of “The Trauma of Caste” in conversation with Viveka and Dayamudra of the Triratna Buddhist Order.

Saturday March 11 (1hr)
Online via zoom

USA PST 09:00 | Mexico 11:00 | USA EST 12:00 | IE & UK 17.00 | Europe 18:00 CET | India 22:30 | Australia AEDT 04:00 (next day) | New Zealand NZDT 06:00 (next day)

Please join us for this healing conversation. ...

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Equanimity: Morning Retreat with Ratnavandana

From Vancouver Buddhist Center on Tue, 15 Jun, 2021 - 12:51

Equanimity: Morning Retreat with Ratnavandana

From Vancouver Buddhist Center on Tue, 15 Jun, 2021 - 12:51

Saturday 10th July 10, 2021, 3 hours

09.00 US PST  |  12.00 US EST  |  17.00 UK & IE  | 18.00 Europe CET  | 21.30 India



“Try to love everything that gets in your way …..  
because if something is in your way it is
going your way, the way
of all beings; towards darkness, towards light.”

From “Because even the Word Obstacle is an Obstacle”,...

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ACTION HOUR TO STOP LINE 3

Wed, 16 Jun, 2021 - 16:58

ACTION HOUR TO STOP LINE 3

Wed, 16 Jun, 2021 - 16:58

The SFBC Green Sangha is inviting you to come together for an Action Hour to Stop Line 3 as part of Buddhist Action Month. This is an easy and fun way to take action in community with sangha.

Line 3 is a tar sands pipeline in Minnesota that cuts through the treaty lands of Indigenous peoples. If completed, it will endanger 800 wetlands and 200 waterways, emit CO2 equivalent to 50 new coal fired power plants and violate the treaty...

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Watch the recording of "Touching the Earth"

Fri, 23 Apr, 2021 - 21:18

Watch the recording of "Touching the Earth"

Fri, 23 Apr, 2021 - 21:18

On Wednesday, April 21st, the San Francisco Buddhist Center dedicated sangha night to an evening of meditation, music, poetry, personal stories, and generosity on behalf of the Earth.  An unedited video of the recording is available now at the link below.

Lyla June and Minal Hajratwala performed, and Christine Thuring (from the Vancouver sangha), and Tim Skufca & Marta Meengs (from the Montana sangha) shared their experiences with engaged Buddhism on behalf of the earth. The evening was organized by the Green Sangha to fundraise, protect, and celebrate...

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Touching the Earth: A Special Sangha Night for the Rainforest

Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 02:51

Touching the Earth: A Special Sangha Night for the Rainforest

Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 02:51

Join us for an evening of meditation, music, poetry, personal stories, and generosity.  Lyla June and Minal Hajratwala will perform. Christine Thuring (from the Vancouver sangha), and Tim Skufca & Marta Meengs (from the Montana sangha) will share their experiences with engaged Buddhism on behalf of the earth. Join the Green Sangha to fundraise, protect, and celebrate the rainforest—the lungs of the earth!

Dates: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Pacific Daylight Time

To register and receive the Zoom link,...