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From the time of the Buddha, the teaching has depended for its survival on two things: first of all, on the fact that it works — seeing through delusion brings joy; and second, on the generosity and kindness of all those whom it has touched.

You can make a donation or become a member here:

Be a Member


You can send us a donation by check, payable to Pacific Zen Institute, to our mailing address: 825 Sonoma Avenue, Suite B, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. Please specify what it’s for.

Questions? Contact Jamie Kissinger via phone at (510) 715-5224 or via email at

All funds gifted to PZI are fully tax-deductible and incredibly helpful.

More about PZI Membership
More about Donations for Teachers, Scholarships and the General Fund




Free Giving – Amazon Smile and E-Scrip at many businesses will donate a percentage of your payments to PZI since we’re a registered non-profit organization. Many employers will also match your contributions. Just ask. It’s free.

Other Ways To Give – Contact Jamie Kissinger via phone at (510) 715-5224 or via email at for information about:
    • Bequests (putting PZI in your will)
    • Donations of securities
    • Tangible gifts (houses, cars, ponies, etc)
    • Starting an Endowment