PZI Teacher Archives

Santa Rosa Creek Zen Center

Video January 11, 2020

Leaning Into the Ancestors

John Tarrant

John’s SRCZC talk on impermanence and rawness of feeling after the great fires in CA and Queensland. He reflects on the importance of internalizing the teachings and the nourishment of our ancestors within us- outside of our normal paths. Teachings after the great Engakuji fire in Chan koan history. The practice of talking to the ancestors – human or otherwise a source of great knowledge.

47' 10"
Video June 4, 2019

Do You Practice?

John Tarrant

John Tarrant gives a Monday night talk at the Santa Rosa Zendo. (June 6, 2016)

50' 44"
Video July 11, 2017

Zen and Science – What’s Real Magic?

Chris Gaffney

Physicist and physics professor Chris Gaffney gave a talk in Santa Rosa on a Monday evening in July 2013, and this is what he said about it:

26' 30"
Video June 30, 2017

Upside Down Lists

Rachel Boughton

Rachel Boughton talks about the lists of our lives at the Santa Rosa Creek Zendo, July 20th 2015.

23' 36"