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Roshi John Tarrant opens Sesshin with a Koan by Linji, "Whatever confronts you don't believe it, have faith in this light that is always functioning inside you." Enjoy!+ More details
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Roshi John Tarrant's presents a dharma talk about the mind "Goblins" during Summer Sesshin retreat. This talk is a lively dialogue between the students and teacher. Enjoy!
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Roshi John Tarrant opens Autumn session with the zen koan, "Be the Host". Inviting the listener to take the position of the host, inviting all guests into the home body. Welcome them all,…
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The Zen Koan for Summer Sesshin was "Who Is Hearing?". The talk by John and ensuing conversation was on the nature of the mind and aspects of practice. Enjoy!
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Roshi John Tarrant gives a dharma talk Thursday night of Spring Sesshin. The theme being one of the universe being here for each one of us. Underlying the troubles and pain of the world there is…
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Roshi John Tarrant, speaks about what happens after an enlightenment experience, big or small. His use of the Roadrunner and Coyote parable, was one of the most playful and enjoyable of sesshin.…
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Art Sensei Allison Atwill presents on the creation of her painting "Baizhang's Fox". This is an ancient koan which asks the listener to answer the question,"Does an enlightened…
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Roshi Tarrant presents a dharma talk at summer sesshin on the inherent nature of the heart. Enjoy!
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Roshi John Tarrant presents a dharma talk about taking refuge in the Pacific Zen Institute tradition, as an initiatory process. Enjoy!