MEMBERS FREE: Winter Morning Meditation Pass

November 6th–Jan 5th
In the Zoomiverse

Wherever you are in the world, let’s sit together.

Into Winter Meditation Pass gives you unlimited access to two weekday morning meditations through January 5th. All are welcome. PZI Members attend FREE.

Tuesday Zen with David Weinstein

December 12th at 6 pm PST
In the Zoomiverse

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

Conversations on Meditation Practice with David Weinstein

8–10:00 AM Pacific Time
Next on December 16th

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.

New Directions at Year’s End: The Quest for the Grail – Sunday Zen with John Tarrant & Friends

Dec 17th at 10:30 AM PST
In the Zoomiverse

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.

SAVE THE DATES: 2024 Online Winter Sesshin: Where Do You Go When You Die? & Other Miscellaneous Koans

JAN 30–FEB 4, 2024
PZI Zen Online

The current carries us, the wind and the snow and the rain call out to us. All forces conspire. It doesn’t depend on our striving. Join us for our online Winter Sesshin.


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.

Transfer of Merit with Mrs. Pang Hosted by David Weinstein

Most Recent Talk

The interconnectedness of everything with everything is spoken to in a Chinese proverb that says, “The flapping of the wings of a butterfly can be felt on the other side of the world.” That is how we wake all the beings of the world.

Entering the Bath Together Hosted by David Weinstein

November 28th, 2023

If you have ever entered a bath so hot that once you were in you didn’t want to move because each movement renewed the experience of first entering the water, which was no easy matter, then I think you have some idea of what obtaining a “state of no-possession” is like.

If You Meet a Swordsman Hosted by Todd Geist

November 14th, 2023

A monk asked Mazu, “What is Buddha?” Mazu said, “Not mind, not Buddha.”

What does this it say to you?

Wild Places with Guest Host Jan Brogan

November 7th, 2023

I have gone to wild places looking for my true nature: backpacking, hiking, driving to work, attending a week-long meditation retreat. John Tarrant often says, “A question means a journey.” When I do this, where is my true nature?