Tassajara Zen Mountain Center


Tassajara is closed for the Summer Guest Season and Work Practice Programs.

For more information, see the statement from the SFZC Leadership.


Zenshinji (Zen Heart-Mind Temple) is located in central California, in a remote valley in the heart of the Ventana Wilderness area of the Los Padres National Forest. Tassajara was founded in 1967 by the late Zen teacher Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.

Applications for the Fall 2022 Practice Period at Tassajara with Abbess Furyu Schroeder are due by August 19.

For the most recent updates on San Francisco Zen Center's reopening and Covid protocols, check the Covid-Related Opening and Closing Updates page.

San Francisco Zen Center offers many online retreats, classes, and workshops. Please see the SFZC Online page and the calendar.