The Santa Rosa Creek Zen Center is the original location of Pacific Zen Institute. It is conveniently located in downtown Santa Rosa, CA with a lush view of Santa Rosa creek–deer and turkeys, ambulances and birdsong included.

Sunday Mornings, 10:30am-12 PDT: PZI Zen OnLine now

Sunday mornings with Pacific Zen Institute founder, John Tarrant, Roshi. We are waking up together. A meditation session with a koan, a short dharma talk, conversation, byo tea. It’s online, companionable and open to anyone.

Monday evenings, 7-8:30pm PDT: PZI Zen OnLine now

A typical Monday evening includes zen meditation, a dharma talk, tea, discussion and a short sutra service. Everyone is welcome, no experience necessary. Monday evenings of the month now with Jon Joseph, Roshi from 7pm PDT. Practice conversations with Jon are available. Check in for registration links on

To learn more about this zendo go to You can also email Eleanor Silberman at

825 Sonoma Avenue, Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4746
Call 707.544.0540

To get to our space you enter the front door and go down half a flight of stairs to Suite B. The Creek is in the back.

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