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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: Salt & Sauce, Trouble & Spice, Losing Things and Getting By with John Tarrant & Friends

October 15, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free – $10


The grand master Mazu left to start his own temple in a remote province, and no one had heard a peep from him for years.
His teacher sent someone to check on him. After a talk, the emissary asked Mazu, “How is it?”
Mazu replied, “Since the war it’s been twenty years of getting by, but I’ve never lacked for salt and sauce.”

With regard to miso, there is intense dark barley miso, brown rice miso, sweet brown rice miso, golden millet miso, pale white rice miso for those who are not sure if they want something fermented; and with regard to soy sauce, there is very dark soy and middle brown-colored soy and even paler soy to go with ginger and garlic and very hot oil poured over it, making the rice and chili and eggplant intensely aromatic. Salt and sauce.

In times of outrage and war, It’s very important to connect with the path. One way to think of it is as salt and sauce. That’s what we have to pass on, so that there is a path for those to come.

Join us on Sunday.

—John Tarrant

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 & 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 15, 2023
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free – $10
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