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Uncertainty Club – Issue II: More Everything

This issue of Uncertainty Club, PZI’s magazine of Zen and the arts, is called “More Everything.” Why? We think that multiplicity is fundamental to our times and to our universe. Everything longs to reproduce itself. More wealth in San Francisco, more suns with planets, more invective, more resistant bacteria, more made-up stories about reality, more ways of finding a viewpoint.

On Creativity and Contemplative Practice: An Interview with John Tarrant

Jane Kolleeny of the Garrison Institute recently sat down on film with John Tarrant to discuss the approach to creativity, koans, meditation that John and the PZI community have developed over the last 30 years.

Standing at the Blue Cliff: The Enlightenment Talks


Pacific Zen Institute presents a limited edition DVD offer – scenes from an extraordinary retreat with two Zen masters, and a chance to support our ongoing work.

Featured Articles

There is No Future, Really

The morning after an unaccustomed shock brings thoughts about how much I really know about the future, and curiosity about …

How To Welcome the End of the World

What is the best response to difficult and uncertain times? Welcome.
John Tarrant offered 10 Zen pointers on the practice of …

The End of the World As We Know It

The story of an astonishing evening. A new piece by Rachel Boughton, Roshi:

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