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New to Pacific Zen Institute? – Welcome!

Welcome! At PZI our mission is to create a culture of transformation through meditation, koans, conversation, and the arts. Explore and connect with our new Calendar, our extensive KALPA library and more introductory links.

Events

Register: Hanging Lanterns at the Gates of the Autumn Temple – with John Tarrant

SUNDAY October 25th
PZI Digital Temple: 10:30am PDT
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Events

Register: Meditation & Talk with Jon Joseph Roshi

MONDAY October 26th
PZI Zen Online: 7pm PDT
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Events

Register: Awakening Tapping on Your Window – October Zen Tuesday with Sarah Bender Roshi

TUESDAY October 27th
PZI Zen Online: 5pm PDT
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Events

Register: 1-Day Retreat – On the Banks of the Ghost River with John Tarrant & Tess Beasley

SATURDAY October 31
PZI Digital Temple: 9:30am PDT
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Events

Register: 1-Day Retreat – Ordinary Mind, Extraordinary Times with Jon Joseph Roshi

SATURDAY November 14th
PZI Digital Temple: 9:30am PDT
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Audio Recording

Dharma Theme: Fall Sesshin 2020 – Dharma Talks, Ceremonies & Audio Excerpts

PZI Zen Online- Fall Sesshin Dharma theme: Gathering in the Valley of Our Time – all talks, music, sutras and excerpts included. Recorded Oct 1-4 2020.

Uncertainty Club

PZI’s Uncertainty Club Issue 5: Golden Delicious Qian – by John Tarrant

PZI’s Magazine of Zen & the Arts: Issue 5. ‘In October three years ago, the fire from the east, pushed by Santa Ana winds, burnt through Glen Ellen, leaving only porcelain toilets and chimneys above ground…. jumped the road, and burnt the little apple tree along with the persimmon tree near it and the Gravenstein apple tree..’ – John Tarrant

Audio Recording

Audio Excerpt: What is Your Light? Part 4 – Opening the Dream

PZI Zen Online- Audio Excerpt – John Tarrant opens the dream with the koan: ‘What is your Light?’. Huangbo’s insights on Buddha Nature as ‘calm mysterious joy’, and also touches on the frequent call and response in koan practice and ‘the silent bond in which all things are you and your family’. Recorded Sept. 27 2020 12 minutes.

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