New at Pacific Zen Institute


A Thousand Mountains Are Covered With Snow: A Meditation and Koan Retreat with Rachel Boughton

Saturday, December 15th
Santa Rosa Creek Zen Center
Santa Rosa, CA


At the Threshold of the New Time: PZI’s Annual Benefit Retreat, with John Tarrant

December 29-30, 2018
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

Events Hilda af Klint - The Buddha's Standpoint In Earthly Life, No. 3 (1920)

Step Into The Tao: A Winter Retreat with John Tarrant and Friends

January 14-20, 2019
Santa Sabina Center
San Rafael, CA


The Stone Woman Gives Birth

I have a story to tell you, but it’s a story for which the words have disappeared.

I say we don’t have the language, but that’s not entirely true. We were all there. It’s one of the things that connects us. We can remember it in our bodies. So how could we have ever forgotten?


Uncertainty Club – Special Issue

Joan Sutherland has done three tremendous pieces on the myth we are in. It’s her offering right now. We think it’s valuable, helpful, and important and have decided to run a special issue of Uncertainty Club just for her piece.


Pacific Zen Institute Live on YouTube

We offer free streaming dharma talks three times each month.

1st Mondays: John Tarrant
4th Mondays: Rachel Boughton
4th Wednesdays: David Weinstein

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