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The Painted Crane Flies; In The Darkness, Paths Appear

Open Mind with John Tarrant
November 29–December 2
Bolinas, CA

Teachings

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?

Events Catul Hayuk figurines. 7000 BC.

Your Friend From the Beginning: A Meditation Retreat with John Tarrant and Friends

October 14-19, 2018
Mt. Madonna Center
Watsonville, CA

News

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.

News

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

News

John Tarrant Interviewed at the Big Ears Festival

John Tarrant is in Knoxville as resident Zen teacher at the Big Ears Music Festival, leading meditation and listening workshops. In this hourlong interview on WUOT Knoxville, John sits down to talk about his work with koans with Todd Steed.

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