Poems, Stories & Koans and Meditations about the Journey of Awakening.

Journeys are exciting and, since we are always in motion, they are also the only thing we ever do. Movement itself is a practice. When I hear the rain, or an owl call, the moment lasts forever and is always new, it widens like a ripple in a pond.

We enter the moment utterly, and then the journey unfolds by itself. We can’t be living the wrong life so the place we are is the right one. The journey is a sacred progression, a pilgrimage.

Join us to investigate and celebrate the pilgrimage of this one life.

This retreat will have meditation, teachings, walking meditation and conversation as practice.

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John Tarrant is a Zen Roshi with a PhD in Psychology. He taught Zen in a traditional manner for about 15 years and then developed new ways to teach Zen to people who had no previous experience of koans or even of meditation. He is the author of The Light Inside The Dark and Bring Me The Rhinoceros & Other Zen Koans That Will Save Your Life, and directs Pacific Zen Institute.

  • Saturday, May 11, 2019 – 9:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Sunday, May 12, 2019 – 9:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Cerro Gordo Temple 1404 Cerro Gordo Rd, Santa Fe, NM
  • $185 for PZI members and $205 for non-members
  • Registration includes snacks and beverages for both days


Art: Grant Haffner, Landscape

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