Zen Practice Continuing Education Peace Building

Welcome to Deep Streams

Deep Streams Zen Institute offers authentic Zen practice in Santa Barbara with Joseph Bobrow Roshi. We also provide continuing education for mental health practitioners and serve the community through Coming Home Project's integrative programs for veterans and their families and caregivers.

   —Join us as we practice, study, and build peace—

Zen practice in Santa Barbara, CA

Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm. Friends Meeting House, 2012 Chapala St. Santa Barbara (at Mission St.)

There are two periods of zazen (zen meditation), usually a short talk, and opportunioty for fellowship and questions. All are welcome.

NOTE: On May 25 zazen will be at 11:00 am (rather than 7pm). Joseph will also be offering dokusan, an opportunity to present one's practice and exchange with the teacher.

For more information, or if you're new to Zen, email Larry Barber, lcbarber355@gmail.com.

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May 22, Waking Up From War: Transforming Trauma for True Peace, La Casa De Maria, Santa Barbara, 2:30 pm.

May 23— Memorial for casualties of the shootings two years ago. Meditation, music, fellowship. 7:00pm, St Mike's Church, 6586 Picasso Rd, Isla Vista




Waking Up from War
A new book by Joseph Bobrow -
Forward by H.H. the Dalai Lama
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Zen and Psychotherapy: Partners in Liberation
Flyer:  Flyer (PDF)

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