Old Plum Mountain

A documentary about Berkeley Zen Center by sangha member Ed Herzog. Links to Ed’s site, which includes ordering information for the DVD, can be found on this page.

Buddha’s Robe is Sewn

Website maintained by Zen Buddhist Sewing Teachers ( for the booklet “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

Bay Area

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

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

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

Marin Zen Meditation: Contact for more info:

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

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


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

Community Resources


Murasaki: 6050 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705; (510) 547-6252

Thousand Cranes: 1803 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94702; (510) 849-0501

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


Buddhist Peace Fellowship