Not Knowing is Most Intimate: Zen and Our Journey Through Life

A Half-Day Meditation Workshop with Jesse Cardin, Sensei
December 3rd
San Antonio, Texas
Everyone wants to know.


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, …


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 …

"Sweet Creek Falls in Autumn" by David Putzier

Golden Wind:  An Autumn Zen Retreat near Roseburg, Oregon

November 3-6, 2016.
A student once asked, ‘How is it when the tree withers and the leaves fall? Yunmen replied, ‘Body …


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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Introducing Uncertainty Club

A magazine of Zen and the arts from the Pacific Zen Institute
Fresh from the Pacific Zen Institute’s long-running project on …