​ZEN and the ART of INQUIRY
​No belief is required...
No religion is required...
No experience is required...
​Only sincere aspiration is required. Come join us for these blessed three nights and days at Point Reyes National Seashore...

You will find plenty of skillful support for the next step on your spiritual journey at this very focused intensive. Use the registration link. or email to learn more

Register early and recieve a based-on-need discount by request. Airport pick up is included if you sign up by April 1st. This is a service offering so there is no charge for Pitaka's instruction, donations are welcome at weekend's end.
​Commonweal Retreat Center
Bolinas, California
Easter weekend April 19-22
Cost, $600 includes comfortable
private rooms, vegetarian food and all instruction.

No teachng of what to believe is an important non-teaching on this intensive. You will learn how to inquire using core Koans, so you can authenticly, as the Buddha recommended, find out yourself.

Your guide Pitaka is no stranger to life's challenges and will support you from the day you register and beyond this retreat. 
Prior to entering Zen monastic life pitaka experienced practice in both Soto and Rinzai Zen, Tibetan Buddhism, Vipassana, Advaita Vedanta, Native American Shamanism, Yoga, conventional and Mystic Christianity. This broad view helps assure that all seekers are welcome and supported.

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"This experience begins when you say yes. Now is the only time we can experience Reality or Truth directly. I hope you will join us."   Pitaka