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"Its reach is beyond meditation"

Tova Green, director of the San Francisco Zen Center, opens windows in the Suzuki Roshi Room. Photo: Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle

“What’s unique and wonderful about the Zen Center is that it serves the community in a wide way. You can come to deepen your commitment to Christianity or Islam. You can come seeking a deeper understanding of what lies within. It’s just unprecedented.”

—Norman Fischer, former abbot of SFZC,
quoted in the Chronicle

On Monday, the San Francisco Chronicle ran a generous feature article by Julian Guthrie on Zen Center’s 50th anniversary. It was on the front page of the print edition and is still available online: SF Zen Center’s 50 years of opening hearts, minds