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The Power of the Valley – A Retreat with John Tarrant and Rachel Boughton

May 18-19, 2019
Bastyr University
Seattle, WA

Events Landscape by Grant Haffner,

Each Day is A Journey, and the Journey Itself is Home, with John Tarrant

May 11-12, 2019
Cerro Gordo Temple
Santa Fe, NM


The Practice of Being Time, an Urban Retreat with David Weinstein

April 6, 2019
Rockridge Meditation Center
Oakland, CA


Retreat: Yin and Yang and the Future on the Belly of a Turtle with Rachel Boughton

April 27,2019 9-5
Santa Rosa, CA


Uncertainty Club, Issue 4: Freely I Watch The Tracks of the Flying Birds

We are pleased to announce the publication of the fourth issue of Uncertainty Club, the only known magazine of Zen and the Arts. The theme of the Fall/Winter 2018 issue is a line from an ancient Chinese poet. The line is in our koan curriculum, which means that we meditate with it and see what it offers us, and where it takes us.

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