Upcoming Events

Imagine a Doorway: Meditation, Creativity, and the Body

January 31, 2015 – February 1, 2015
The Glowing Body Yoga Studio
Knoxville, Tennesseee
Inside every life is a hidden doorway. When you …

The Hills of Lumbini

Buddha’s Dream of Awakening: A Retreat For The Holidays

With John Tarrant
Sunday, December 7, 2014Santa Rosa, California 

“Long ago and far away, in the green green hills of Lumbini, there …

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Winter Long Retreat: The Intimacy of Awakening

with John Tarrant and others January 17-24, Santa Rosa, CA
     Q: Where are you going?      A: I don’t know. Not knowing …

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Toronto Workshops: Solitary Brightness

The Solitary Brightness Series of Koan Workshops consists of five one-day retreats in the Pacific Zen School style. Taken together …

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Jump In The Pond: Bob Woodburn

Bob Woodburn teaches people in the corporate world to juggle as a way to have them experience their lives in …

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Stop the War

Rachel Boughton, Sensei, has a new post on the Zennotes blog about the koan, “Stop the War”.
She writes: “Koans build …

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Thank You Is Red

Donors of our Winter 2013 fundraiser will receive a special, limited-edition chapbook of this poem by John Tarrant, designed by …

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The World Catches Us Every Time

An article by John Tarrant
Published in the April/May 2014 edition of Shambhala Sun
    Abiding nowhere, the heart comes forth
       – Zen koan
    Distracted …

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Article by John Tarrant: Enlightenment Is Something We Do Together

There’s a romantic idea of enlightenment as a solitary and heroic act, but even if you’re off by yourself in …

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Storehouse of Treasures: Zen Koans at Work

This is a presentation Jesse Cardin made to other professional counsellors at his job at the Wellness Recovery Center where …