David Weinstein

Supervising Teacher

David Weinstein, Roshi, is lead teacher at PZI’s Oakland Zendo, San Jose Sitting Group and Wind-in-Grass Sangha in San Francisco. He oversees PZI’s teacher training program. He is also a visiting teacher at the Springs Mountain Sangha in Colorado Springs. David lives in Oakland with his wife, where he is a psychotherapist specializing in addiction and spirituality. His teaching emphasizes ways of discovering true Zen practice in the midst of ordinary life. He is especially interested in helping people cultivate an appreciation of koan practice as a way of recognizing our lives as works of art.


“Ordinary Mind is The Way”


“The Question of the Bison Tail”


“The Ear Bug”

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