by Jangarh Singh Shyam

Into the Forest: The Life of Creatures

An Open Mind Retreat with John Tarrant March 10–13, Bolinas, California
Inside our dreams and our imagination and inside our bodies …

Cai Guo-Qiang, “Heritage,” 2013

The Linji Koans: Confidence in the Light Inside

A Summer Retreat in Santa Cruzwith John Tarrant and FriendsJune 12-19, 2016
A light shines in all of us, and in …

Illustration by Jackson Randall

All Of The Journey Belongs To You

A workshop on Zen and the Odyssey with John Tarrant in Santa Barbara  Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 
This is a retreat …

Imagine A Doorway

A Workshop with John Tarrant on Poems, Koans & Meditation May 22–27, 2016 Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
Koans and creative work …

The Creative Life and Meditation

A Retreat with John Tarrant
September 16 – 18, 2016
The Garrison Institute, NY
The first thing about creativity is not thinking what …

Emerald Eyes - Berg

Awakening In The Midst of Chaos: An Urban Retreat

With David Weinstein and Jon Joseph
San Francisco, California
February 18-21, 2016
“Awakening in the midst of chaos is a million times better …

Star Trails, Lincoln Harrison

Count The Stars in the Sky: The Journey of Practice and Creative Work

An Open Mind Retreat with John Tarrant March 31–April 3, 2016 Santa Fe, New Mexico
“Each day is a journey and …

Are You Afraid of This Happiness?

A Weekend with John TarrantFebruary 27-28, Knoxville, TN
The ancient art of koan study has always been a tool for enlightenment. But Koans …