© Green Gulch Farm Zen Center
One of three establishments that make up the San Francisco Zen Center, Green Gulch Farm Zen Center is a Buddhist practice center in Marin County in North San Francisco, California, that offers teachings and practice in the Japanese Soto Zen tradition. Also known as Green Dragon Temple (Soryu-ji), Green Gulch Farm Zen Center was founded by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi with the aim of creating awareness about the bodhisattva spirit, the spirit of kindness and practical helpfulness.
Nestled in a valley that overlooks the Pacific Ocean, Green Gulch Farm features a variety of facilities, including a guest house with comfortable accommodations, a modern conference center, an organic farm and garden that produces homegrown fruit and vegetables used in the kitchen, and a temple program of Zen and study.
Green Gulch Farm Zen Center is ideally located for enjoying the peace and tranquility of the surrounding environment or exploring the beautiful surroundings of Muir Beach, CA, which is just a 20-minute walk away, and the nearby Muir Woods National Monument, which boast miles of hiking and walking trails.
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