New at Pacific Zen Institute


Pacific Zen Institute on Livestream

PZI is happy to be able to offer free livestreamed dharma talks two times each month.

First Mondays: John Tarrant
Fourth Mondays: Rachel Boughton


Summer Greetings from PZI

Solstice is here — summer’s brightness thickens the air. We at PZI are sending you this letter to let you know what we’ve been doing so far this year, and to ask for your ongoing support and participation. You make us shine!


Video: John Tarrant on Koans and the Global Condition

John Tarrant talks about the usefulness of the koan tradition in helping sort through the uncertainty of life in these times.


Mysterious Paths: A Summer Weeklong Retreat

July 16-23, 2017
Mt. Madonna Center
Watsonville, CA

Events Berndnaut Smilde, "Nimbus-Roebourne," 2017

Cloud Gate: The Teachings of Grand Master Yunmen

September 19–24, 2017
Santa Sabina Center
San Rafael, CA


Simplify: An Open Mind Retreat with John Tarrant

November 16-19, 2017
Commonweal Center
Bolinas, CA

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