Monday evening practice at Pacific Zen Institute's Santa Rosa Zen Center includes zen meditation, a dharma talk, tea, discussion and a short sutra service. Everyone is welcome, no experience necessary. We meet Monday evenings from 7-9pm — please arrive by 6:50pm to get settled. Our speakers include Pacific Zen Institute director, John Tarrant, Roshi, who is the speaker on the first Monday of each month, as well others, including Jon Joseph, Jacqueline Kramer, Rachel Boughton, and David Parks-Ramage.
Sunday Mornings at the Creek: Sunday mornings at Santa Rosa Creek Zen Center are from 10:30am to noon and feature egrets on the creek and morning light through the big windows as well as meditation with a koan, a short talk, conversation, tea and a bit of something to eat. It's companionable and open to anyone. If you would like meditation instruction, there is a free introductory
class on the first Monday of each month at 6pm or email firstname.lastname@example.org for individual instruction, if you want to learn to meditate on a Sunday we can arrange to do that at 9:30am. You are also welcome to just come and learn as you go along.
There will be a regular half day meditation once a month on the 4th Sunday of each month. Everyone is welcome, no meditation experience necessary. For more information or to reserve a spot for the next one, email Jon Joseph at email@example.com (always nice to know you're coming) or just show up.
Pacific Zen Institute has many retreats, events and classes throughout Northern California as well as in Santa Barbara, Phoenix, Arizona and Ontario, Canada. For more information about Pacific Zen Institute and its programs please go to pacificzen.org
Pacific Zen Institute is dedicated to creating a culture for transformation through meditation, koans, conversation inquiry and the arts.