A refuge. A warm center offering Zazen, brush works, and Dharma study. A place where creativity and compassion are cultivated, where intimacy is nourished.
Operating as usual
Here's an almost 5 minute run through of over 150 of Dairyu Michael Wenger's brushwork for your enjoyment...
Dairyu Michael Wenger's Calligraphy-2021 Here are many of Dairyu Michael Wenger's brushworks. He is the teacher of Dragons Leap Zen Center in San Francisco. There are over 160 images throughout the ...
A Segaki Hungry Ghosts Banner painted by Red Dog Pie Face 1986.
Evening Zazoom Wellbeing Ceremony Sunday, September 20, 2020 for a member going into surgery soon. [Note computer on left with sangha members zooming].
Happy Birthday to the Great Dragon...
(photo from the 60s in the Sierras before becoming a dragon!) (photographer unknown)
Dragons Leap Resident Ino, Richard Urban, making Oreo cookies for Kyle Getschow (our DL president) and his partner, Ilaria Tassi, for all their kindnesses to the Great Dragon and his house. This includes Saturday night dinners from Chef Kyle.
Here are a few of the dragon's art over the past few days...
The great dragon on Ocean beach walk today...
Wonderful Shuso Ceremony for Miguel Rojas to finish our Dragons Leap Sesshin, December 2019.
Look who came to visit us today! Chitose-san Suzuki and her daughter Narumi Kobayashi. Narumi’s husband is Eiheiji’s kannin, Rev. Shodo Kobayashi. They were visiting Otohiro in our neighborhood and taking a walk. So they stopped in for tea. What a nice surprise!
Hoitsu was in Seattle for Ryuzen Robbie Pellet, who past away recently. Robbie was Hoitsu student and attendant for many years.
Michael Wenger, in conversation with Gaetano Maida, film producer and international film festival producer/programmer, and long time friend. Michael introduced the movie Enlightenment Guaranteed, directed by Doris Doerring at the San Rafael theatre to a packed house. A lively question and answer session followed.
All Beings Zen Sangha stopped by Dragons Leap today on their way to a few days at Green Gulch Farm. Have Fun!
Celebrating Richard Urban's Brown Robes Ceremonies this week. Congratulations Richard.
Thanks to Vickie Austin and Kyle Getschow and of course, the Great Dragon, Michael Wenger.
Sunday Morning March 3, 2019 at Dragons Leap
Hoitsu and Chitose and Otohiro came to visit Dragons Leap this morning and Hoitsu painted calligraphy in the studio.
3.3.19-Hoitsu, Chitose, Otohiro Suzuki Visit Dragons Leap
Celebrating 7 years at Dragons Leap-February 10, 2019
Great Practice Period and Sesshin with congratulations to Shuso, Steve Givens!
Great visit today from Robyn Ellenbogen and Chris!
Photos from Sunday's Priest Ordination of Steve Givens and Miguel Rojas!
Chuck Gould's Shuso Ceremony-Sunday December 10, 2017
FALL practice period at the Drangon's Leap-with Dairyu Michael Wenger
Congratulations to Bobbi Ponce-Barger and Bernd Bender for their leap through dharma transmission!
getting ready for the ceremony!
Photos from yesterday's priest ordination of Bernd Bender at Dragons Leap
Enjoy the Dragons Leap Journal by Dairyu and the Dragons Leap community: the new issue is out!
Enjoy our first ever Dragons Leap Journal by Dairyu and the Dragons Leap community.
Zendo closed until jan 3
I am in town and will be available by appointment
Sunday, November 13
One Day Sitting
Change is upon us, as change simply is. The election season closes, this is a good time to come together, sit zazen. Please join us for our one day sitting this Sunday, November 13.
RSVP to Rachel 510-501-3024
All are welcome. Breakfast, lunch & tea will be served. Suggested donation is $50. Sliding scale is available to all.
Sandokai: The Merging of Difference & Unity
Dairyu Michael Wenger will teach an 8 week class on the Sandokai. We will study & discuss the Sandokai and Shunryu Suzuki's commentaries, using the book Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness.
Class meets Sunday evenings from 5:00-6:00pm October 9-December 4. (No class on November 13.) Suggested donation is $80, and a sliding scale is available to all. Please join us.
Hsin Hsin Ming Class
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Join Dairyu Michael Wenger's class on the Hsin Hsin Ming. We will work from the new translation Dairyu is developing, as well as existing translations. Explore this seminal Chinese work in a seminar format.
Register at 415-504-6085
Suggested Donation: $25
2100 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA
Sunday may15 at 6pm
The long requested evening zazen starting on
Tuesday andWednesday at 6 pm may 17 and 18
And continuing on Tuesday and Wednesday's on
Sunday June 12
Starting at 6am
Oops dragons leap closed from the 25 till
Movie night January 9 at 6:30
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