Other Soto Zen Centers (same lineage) Chris Fortin is our holding teacher

Everyday Zen

San Francisco Zen Center


Sky Island Zen is an Everyday Zen Sangha. We are dedicated to explore how we can best live our practice in the everyday world. The  following ceremonies can be arranged to celebrate, remember, honor, define and bring meaning to some of life’s events and passages.

  • Baby naming
  • House and garden blessing/new home
  • Family blessing/commitment
  • Grief/remembrance
  • Thanksgiving
  • Transitions
  • New Year
  • World peace
  • Acknowledgement of karma/new beginnings
  • Gratitude
  • Well being
  • Safe passage of pet

Please contact Mary if you are interested or have questions at