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March 3 Sunday Zen: with John Tarrant & Friends

March 4 Open Temple: 8-Week Pass through April 26th

March 27 Zen Luminaries: Poet Jane Hirshfield



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SUNDAY ZEN: Why Did Bodhidharma? with Guest Host Jesse Cardin

October 29, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free – $10


Sunday Zen with John Tarrant & Friends

This Week: Guest Host Jesse Cardin & Co
—Why did Bodhidharma?

A student asked Xianglin, “Why did Bodhidharma come from the West?”
Xianglin said, “Sitting for a long time is tiring.”

Most of the time, if you ask me what I’m doing in my life, I couldn’t quite tell you.
“I don’t know,” I might say, or “I’m hungry,” or “I’m about to go pick up my son from preschool.”

It might sound trite, but it’s true.

I look outside and the ‘ohi’a trees gaze back. I look inside and the cat is asleep on the bed.
Just to be here is enough. The world will take care of your questions.

—Jesse Cardin

Waking up is something we do together, in the online temple on Sunday. We love it when you join us.

Meditation is not a task with a known goal. It’s something you can’t do wrong, a chance for the things of this world to come towards you and to meet you, for doors to open by themselves, and for us to see where the ancient paths lead.

—John Tarrant, Jesse Cardin, & all of us at PZI

Registration is FREE or you may elect to donate $10.
Dana and donations are gratefully accepted.
Once you register, you’ll receive a PZI link for access to:
Sunday Zen at 10:30 am Pacific Time


October 29, 2023
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free – $10
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