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.
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.
Starting from a poem by W.S. Merwin, an initial conversation about gratitude for life despite all our knowledge of sorrows blooms into a shared set of reflections on impermanence, on our lack of centrality as a species, and on meditation...
To mark Earth Day 2022, we’re joined by four friends who, one way or another, are involved with Buddhist activism. From the Buddhafield project to XR Buddhists to Silent Rebellion, we hear tales from the edge of socially engaged Buddhist practice, exploring what, if anything, Buddhists have to offer the world of protests, disruptions and often polarized issue-based politics.
Amaragita, Katja Behrendt, Priyadaka and Yogaratna offer a thoughtful set of reflections in articulating why a distinctive Buddhist approach to urgent issues...
Join us for a deep dive into the relationship between art, aesthetics, the environment, and the inner life of people, objects and houses! In this episode we discuss the current ecological and biodiversity crises with an artist and a poet, asking how an appreciation and fuller understanding of beauty itself can help us take action in our own lives.
Be prepared to have your notions of “the beautiful” challenged and, hopefully, also affirmed as we range with our guests Padmacandra and Vilokini...
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...
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