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


Fire … Living at the Corner of Lucky and Unlucky

By Rachel Boughton, October 2017.
An essay about gain and hope and loss.


“Put Out The Fire Across the River” – Support Our Community Fund

At this time of fire and recovery in Santa Rosa, we at PZI are doing our best to keep our doors for respite, for refuge, for practice. If you would like to help out, please make a donation.


The Buddha’s Life: From Darkness to Light

With John Tarrant
December 30-31, 2017
Oakland, CA


Taking Part in the Gathering: Waking Up At The Turn of the Year

January 15-21, 2018
Santa Sabina Center
San Rafael, CA


From Disapproval to Gratitude: A Zen Journey with Steven Grant

November 4–December 18
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

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