9-Week Into Summer Morning Meditation Pass

MORNING MEDITATION
April 29th–June 28th
PZI Zen Online

The Into Summer Meditation Pass gives you unlimited access to two morning meditations, Mondays–Fridays, April 29–June 28, 2024. All are welcome. PZI Members attend FREE. Practice leaders will ring the bells and hold a cushion for you. Join us!

Tuesday Zen with David Weinstein: What Is the Teaching That Lasts a Lifetime?

TUESDAY ZEN
June 18th at 6 PM PDT
In the Zoomiverse

Come join us for koan meditation, dharma talk and conversation. Register to participate. All are welcome.

Conversations on Meditation Practice with David Weinstein

SATURDAY CONVERSATIONS
8–10:00 AM Pacific Time
Sign up for June 22nd

The Japanese word “dokusan” for these conversations about meditation practice means “to go alone” or “to practice alone.”

It is to have a conversation so intimate, that for both participants it is as if you were talking with and listening to yourself.

Meditation on Sundays with John Tarrant & Friends

SUNDAY ZEN
June 23rd 10:30 AM PT
PZI Zen Online

Meditation is not a task with a known goal. It’s something you can’t do wrong, a chance for the things of this world to come towards you and to meet you, for doors to open by themselves, and for us to see where the ancient paths lead.

Zhaozhou’s Dog Hosted by David Weinstein

RMC ARCHIVE
MOST RECENT TALK

It’s hard for me not to appreciate the dog koan as an occasion for Zhaozhou to present a kind of homage to his old teacher. What kind of occasion has it been for you? If you are there on Tuesday, it will be an occasion for you to share it with others in a breakout room.

RMC ARCHIVE of TALKS

Rockridge Meditation Community Archive
of past RMC events and gatherings:

Below is our record of past dharma talks given by David Weinstein and RMC practice leaders.

Golden Wind Hosted by David Weinstein

RMC ARCHIVE
MOST RECENT TALK

When I saw that our koan this week was the Golden Wind, we were already on the other side of our Covid adventure. But I recognized that it had been keeping me company all along. Sometimes it happens like that. The “right time” is now.

Baizhang’s Fox Hosted by David Weinstein

RMC ARCHIVE
May 7th, 2024

It is a common mistake in meditation to imagine that meditation leads to more equanimity. What meditation leads to is us being more who we really are, and there is a certain equanimity that comes with that.

Raising the Blind Hosted by David Weinstein

RMC ARCHIVE
April 30th, 2024

Win/lose, right/wrong, gain/loss: It’s all in the same territory; things are constantly coming and going. What is Fayan doing in that territory, saying that one gains and one loses?

Fill a Sieve Hosted by David Weinstein

RMC ARCHIVE
April 23rd, 2024

We can spend a lot of time trying to plug up the holes of our sieve-life and may even succeed in making it hold water. But then it is no longer a sieve and it is no longer life.