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W E L C O M E  to the PZI Events Calendar! Here you will find all upcoming events and registration links for PZI Zen Online retreats, sesshins, and weekly meditations & talks. Search by individual event, day, or month. Save to your Google Calendar or iCal Calendar. No experience required to participate. All event times are Pacific Time. Questions? Contact Karin Pfluger


May 26 Sunday Zen: with John Tarrant & Friends

June 3 Zen Luminaries: Poet Marie Howe in Conversation with Jon Joseph & Friends

June 10–16 Great Summer Sesshin: Meeting the Inconceivable with John Tarrant & PZI Teachers


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SUNDAY ZEN: Unexpected Help Along the Way with John Tarrant & Friends

April 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free – $10


In NorCal the little sparrows have just flown off for their Alaskan nesting grounds with their friends. We try to fatten them up before they hurry away. There are just a few left singing their little melodies. The songs are like turning words; suddenly the atmosphere is changed.

Turning words are the surprises of Zen, even inside philosophy.

A student says, “Speech is a matter of form and emptiness, silence also.
How do I go beyond emptiness and form?”

Fengxue said, “I’m always thinking of the Lake District in spring;
partridges are singing among the scented flowers.”

Join us this Sunday for the turning words of spring.

—John Tarrant

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.

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

—John Tarrant Roshi and 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


April 28
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free – $10
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