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The Two Tiger Problem: A One-Day Retreat with Rachel Boughton, Roshi

August 20, 2017

Seattle, WA

Events superbloom on the carizzo plain

Going To Wild Places: An Urban Retreat with David Weinstein

August 11-12, 2017
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA


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


Mysterious Paths: A Summer Weeklong Retreat

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


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.

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