Old Plum Mountain

A documentary about Berkeley Zen Center by sangha member Ed Herzog. Links to Ed’s site can be found by clicking the above link to Old Plum Mountain.

Buddha’s Robe is Sewn

Sewing teacher Jean Selkirk compiled this collection of quotes and stories about our practice of hand-sewing robes for ordination in the Shunryu Suzuki-roshi lineage.  Ordering information available.

Related Zen Centers and Sitting Groups


San Francisco Zen Center: 300 Page Street, San Francisco, CA 94102; (415) 863-3136

Blue Mountain Zendo: Led by Raul Moncayo; 1020 King Drive, El Cerrito, CA 94530

Mt. Diablo Zen Group: Founded by Baika Pratt; led by Leslie Bartholic and John Busch; 404 Gregory Lane Rm 10, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Clear Water Zendo: Led by Mary Mocine; 607 Branciforte Street, Vallejo, CA 94590; (707) 649-2480

Marin Zen Meditation: Contact for more info:

Hartford Street Zen Center 57 Hartford St. (Between 17th and 18th St. in the Castro District), San Francisco, CA 94114; (415) 863-2507;

Kannon Do: 292 College Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040; (415) 948-5020

Jikoji: 12100 Skyline Boulevard, Los Gatos, CA 95060; (408) 741-9562

Green Gulch Farm Zen Center: 1601 Shoreline Highway, Sausalito, CA 94965; (415) 383-3134

Vimala Sangha: Mill Valley/Corte Madera; (415) 381-3015

Mountain Source Sangha: San Rafael, check Site for details

Sonoma Mountain Zen Center: 6367 Sonoma Mt. Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404; (707) 545-8105;

Tassajara Mountain Zen Center:  Carmel Valley, CA

Arcata Zen Center: 740 Park Avenue, Arcata, CA 95521; (707) 826-1701


Bozeman Zen Group: Led by Karen DeCotis,

Chapel Hill Zen Center:  Led by Josho Pat Phelan; P.O. Box 16302, Chapel Hill, NC 27516; (919) 967-0861

Wind & Wolken Sangha: Schleswig-Holstein,  Germany

Community Resources


Murasaki6050 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705; (510) 547-6252

Also available through a variety of online sources

Buddhist Studies

Bay Area Academic Programs

Buddhist Studies: University of California, Berkeley

Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford

Web Listings

Buddhist Studies

www Virtual Library

Suzuki Roshi Lecture Archive


Buddhist Peace Fellowship