My Name is No Meditation & Teaching with Rachel Boughton

Sunday  July 7th, 10:30 - 12pm 
SRCZC
Santa Rosa, CA

The koan is like that, too. Sometimes my mind bugs me, it won’t leave me alone, it keeps presenting me with arguments and counter arguments and stupid conclusions and pretends it’s the only thing in the room. Sometimes it’s good to say, “No.” 

Save a Ghost Meditation & Dharma Talk with Amy Robinson

Monday, July 8th, 7-9pm
SRCZC
Santa Rosa, CA

How many stories from the past can I save?
Why bother? What does history have to do with waking up?

Don’t Believe Your Ice Cream – 1/2 Day Retreat with Jon Joseph

Sunday June 30th, 2019 9-2pm
SRCZC
Santa Rosa, CA

It is summer, and I have just helped myself to a few scoops of Dad’s Cardamom ice cream, I don’t believe it.  Spoonful after spoonful, I know it is without substance. But it is so good. I don’t believe the calories, either.

SRCZC Introduction to Koan Meditation

Monday, July 1st 6 - 6:30pm
SRCZC
Santa Rosa, CA

Don’t forget we offer an introduction to koan meditation on every first monday of the month, from 6-7pm, right before John’s talk – taught by senior students.

Summer: Eternity is in the Now – Meditation & Dharma Talk with John Tarrant

Monday, July 1st, 7-9pm
SRCZC
Santa Rosa, CA

The sound, the sight, the scent, say “Here we are! This is the sound, this is meadow, this is the street. We have always been here.” And we too think “That’s it!”

Your Light Meditation & Teaching with Michael Hofmann

Sunday  Jun. 23rd, 10:30 - 12 
SRCZC
Santa Rosa, CA

When something appears shine your light on it.

True Person Meditation & Dharma Talk with Rachel Boughton

Monday, Jun.24th, 7-9pm 
SRCZC
Santa Rosa, CA

There’s a natural capacity we all have to just arrive here, in this moment, unadorned and unconcerned with our place or status. The world loves us and every single thing is just as it is. It’s tremendously nourishing to see this. 

Smashing Flower (Flour) Mountain Meditation & Teaching with Rachel Boughton

Sunday  Jun. 16th, 10:30 - 12 
SRCZC
Santa Rosa, CA

“The true person of no rank has 6 arms and 3 heads and she is working furiously, smashing Flower Mountain in two with a single blow!”

Separated with Rachel Boughton

Monday, Jun.17th, 7-9pm
SRCZC
Santa Rosa, CA

This is something that happens. We have the capacity to split ourselves like that and sometimes we do, in large or small ways. Sometimes it’s required, sometimes it’s convenient, sometimes it happens by accident or by violence.

It Moved! – Meditation & Teaching with Rachel Boughton

Sunday  Jun. 9th, 10:30 - 12
SRCZC
Santa Rosa, CA

Water moves around a lot. The average water molecule will stay in the air for about 9 days. In a large lake, maybe 100 years. In a deep underground aquifer, it will be around perhaps 1000 years