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Introducing Uncertainty Club

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

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 …

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 …