New at Pacific Zen Institute


The Not-Knowing Pilgrimage, with Jon Joseph, Roshi

April 21-22, 2018
Heard Museum
Pheonix, AZ


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

Events Landscape by Grant Haffner,

The Great Way is Not Difficult: John Tarrant in Santa Barbara

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Santa Barbara


Roasting the Buddha, with Danxia and David Weinstein

February 24, 2018
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA


Meeting Peach Blossoms: Dreams of Awakening with John Tarrant

March 8–11
Commonweal Center
Bolinas, CA


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