"An Argument", by Flickr user Tamboko the Jaguar

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

August 20, 2017
Seattle, WA

A woman is running from a tiger. She runs through the woods until she gets […]

superbloom on the carizzo plain

Going To Wild Places: An Urban Retreat with David Weinstein

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

Where are the “wild places” in your life? What if those places which feel “wild” are opportunities to be free?

This is an affordable and non-residential retreat in the heart of Oakland.

Mysterious Paths: A Summer Weeklong Retreat

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

This is a meditation retreat for discovering how to navigate in a world with few familiar landmarks; it is seven days along the deepest path.

Berndnaut Smilde, "Nimbus-Roebourne," 2017

Cloud Gate: The Teachings of Grand Master Yunmen

September 19–24, 2017
Santa Sabina Center
San Rafael, CA

Drifts of leaves, yellow and russet and rust, rustling on the pavement, crunching under my feet, turning black and wet and silent. Who am I?

Fall is a time for ancestors to help us. This Fall we celebrate the teachings of Yunmen, Cloud Gate, who founded one of the 5 main schools of Chan.

Simplify: An Open Mind Retreat with John Tarrant

November 16-19, 2017
Commonweal Center
Bolinas, CA

In autumn you turn to what has been waiting for you. The goddess goes down into the underworld to that old husband of hers. The hero sails his ships to the underworld to get advice. We let the world carry us all the way to the return of spring. We need less because just being here is so much.

Join John Tarrant in Bhutan

October 4-17, 2017

Join John and a group of Vajrayana teachers for 13 nights and 14 days in Bhumtang, the sacred valley of Bhutan, including a 5-day practice retreat.

Retreats with PZI

All things return to the one. What does the one return to?
- Zen koan

Learn more about the different styles of retreat offered by PZI. Silence, companionship, creativity, ordinary mind: they’re all here.

Retreat Planner

Plan ahead, by checking out this list of all currently scheduled PZI retreats.

Save the dates! We’d love to have you along.