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Triple Treasure: Buddha Dharma Sangha

Serial: BZ-02615
Practice Period, Buddha Nature, Peace, War, Intuition, Equanimity, Passions, Hate...
Jun 02 2018

Priest Shexian and Fayuan from Eihei Shingi

Serial: BZ-02614
Intuition, Diversity, Funeral, Commitment, Patience, Enemies, Concentration,...
May 26 2018

The Position of Shuso

Serial: BZ-02613
Practice Period, Big Mind, Hate, Intimacy, Conversation, Culture
May 25 2018

Something To Die For: That's What Makes People Believe In Something

Serial: BZ-02612
Peace, War, Ego, Observe, Practice Period, Karma, Dragons, Hindrances, Passions,...
May 19 2018

Sun-Faced Buddha, Moon-Faced Buddha

Serial: BZ-02611  Shuso Talk  
Book of Serenity, Blue Cliff Record, Hate, Non-attachment, Don't Know Mind,...
May 12 2018

Enlightenment Zazen Comfort True Comfort

Serial: BZ-02610
Thoroughness, Four Noble Truths, Practice Period, Attachment, Composure, Buddha...
May 05 2018

Practices for PP Opening Sesshin

Serial: BZ-02609
Practice Period, Gaining Mind, Monastic Practice, Subject-and-Object, Continuous,...
Apr 28 2018

The Heart of Priest and Lay Practice

Serial: BZ-02608
Priest, Gaining Mind, Lay, Lay Practice, Ego, Practice Period, Priest-and-Lay,...
Apr 21 2018

Spring Rain

Serial: BZ-02607
Big Mind, Platform Sutra, Dharma Transmission, Ordination, Buddha Nature, Lotus Sutra...
Apr 14 2018

Witness to the Rohingas

Serial: BZ-02606
Religion, Greed, Liberation, Culture, American, Peace, Fox, Patience, resistance,...
Mar 31 2018

Faith In Practice

Serial: BZ-02605
Karma, Buddha Ancestors, Confession-and-Repentance, Doubt, Bodhisattva Ceremony, Evil...
Mar 24 2018

Whole-Hearted Practice

Serial: BZ-02604
Buddha Mind, Dharma Transmission, Samadhi, Birth-and-Death, Rinzai, soto, Chanting,...
Mar 17 2018


Serial: BZ-02603
Discrimination, Duality, Continuous, Daily Life, Separation, Karma, Addiction,...
Mar 10 2018

Patachara Story

Serial: BZ-02602 Women's Sesshin  
Four Noble Truths, Peace, Lay, Discrimination, Politics, Obstacles, Ordination,...
Mar 04 2018

The Therigata

Serial: BZ-02601
Right Speech, Right Effort, Ordination, Humility, Mahayana, Discrimination,...
Mar 03 2018

Ambebkar and Buddhism

Serial: BZ-02600
Building, training, Anger, Discrimination, Liberation, Precepts, Instruction,...
Feb 24 2018

Nirvana Study Sesshin Day 2 Lecture 3

Serial: BZ-02598
Composure, Bell, Obstacles, Nirvana, Daily Life, Ego, Heart Sutra, Two Truths,...
Feb 18 2018

Nirvana and Sunyata

Serial: BZ-02599  Study Sesshin Day 2 Lecture 4  
Happiness, Duality, Nirvana, Liberation, Samsara, Birth-and-Death, Non-duality, Ego,...
Feb 18 2018

Buddha's Parinirvana

Serial: BZ-02597 Nirvana Study Sesshin Day 1 Lecture 2  
Happiness, Composure, Nirvana, Monastic Practice, Samsara, Soto Zen, Bowing, Oneness...
Feb 17 2018

Way-Seeking Mind Talk

Serial: BZ-02596
Soto Zen, Death-and-Dying, Describe, soto, Vows, Priest, Interview, Lineage, Mahayana...
Feb 11 2018

Right Speech

Serial: BZ-02595
Right Speech, Vows, Precepts, Karma, Four Noble Truths, Mindfulness, Bodhisattva Vow...
Feb 10 2018

Blue Cliff Record Case 9: Joshu's Four Gates

Serial: BZ-02594
BCR-9, Birth-and-Death, Ego, Attachment, Teacher-and-Student, Daily Life, Buddha...
Feb 03 2018


Serial: BZ-02593
Fukanzazengi, Dragons, Berkeley Zen Center, Instruction, zen meditation, Posture,...
Jan 28 2018

Beloved Community

Serial: BZ-02592
Community, Non-violence, Vows, War, Hindrances, Evil, Bell, Conversation, Hate,...
Jan 20 2018

Hyakujo Sits on the Sublime Peak

Serial: BZ-02591 Sesshin  
BCR-26, Separation, Monastic Practice, Lineage, Bodhidharma, Interview, Bowing,...
Jan 13 2018

Joshu's Four Gates

Serial: BZ-02590
BCR-9, Discrimination, Addiction, Ego, Non-discrimination, Buddha Mind, Separation,...
Jan 06 2018


Serial: BZ-02867
Blue Cliff Record, Building, Book of Serenity, Emotions, Lineage, Sangha, Gratitude,...

Defying Gravity 2

Serial: BZ-02589
Birth-and-Death, Dharma Transmission, Composure, Rinzai, Transmission, Culture, Lay,...
Dec 16 2017

Giving Back Whats Not Yours

Serial: BZ-02588 Day 7  
Happiness, Buddha Nature, Birth-and-Death, Anger, Right Effort, Composure, Ego, Big...
Dec 09 2017

Alexandra's Encouragement

Serial: BZ-02587 Day 6  
Big Mind, Composure, Peace, Happiness, Describe, Mindfulness, Conversation, Doubt...
Dec 08 2017

Save the World Save Yourself

Serial: BZ-02586 Day 5  
Impermanence, Berkeley Zen Center, Harmonizing, Composure, Rinzai, Priest, Mandala,...
Dec 07 2017


Serial: BZ-02585 Day 3  
Obstacles, Composure, Nirvana, Enemies, Big Mind, Buddha Nature, Ego, Bodhidharma,...
Dec 05 2017

Mind Waves

Serial: BZ-02584 Day 1  
Big Mind, Samadhi, Duality, Composure, Patience, Non-duality, Religion, Five Ranks,...
Dec 03 2017

Birth And Death

Serial: BZ-02583
Birth-and-Death, Karma, Emotions, Death-and-Dying, Funeral, Continuous, Buddha Nature...
Dec 02 2017


Serial: BZ-02582
Big Mind, Building, Heart Sutra, Echo, Beginners, Interview, Separation, Posture,...
Nov 25 2017

Paramitas: Dana

Serial: BZ-02581
Dana Paramita, Attachment, Branching Streams, Offering, Right Speech, Precepts, Greed...
Nov 18 2017

Seven Factors of Enlightenment

Serial: BZ-02580
Mindfulness, Equanimity, Concentration, Ego, Samadhi, Enthusiasm, Happiness,...
Nov 11 2017

Open Your Intuition

Serial: BZ-02579
Intuition, Posture, Right Speech, Forgiveness, Demons, Subject-and-Object, Aspects of...
Nov 04 2017

October 28th, 2017, Serial No. 02578

Serial: BZ-02578
Oct 28 2017

Not Always So

Serial: BZ-02577
Composure, resistance, Soto Zen, Gratitude, Posture, training, Echo, Dragons,...
Oct 21 2017

Wherever you are Enlightenment is Here

Serial: BZ-02576
Big Mind, First Principle, Commitment, Buddha Nature, Practice Period, Ego,...
Oct 14 2017

Beyond Calmness of Mind

Serial: BZ-02575
First Principle, Harmonizing, Aspects of Practice, Birth-and-Death, Building,...
Oct 07 2017

Peter talks about Elsicia Easley visit

Serial: BZ-02574
Bell, Separation, Instruction, American, Peace, Attachment
Oct 02 2017

Continuity Amid Conflict in Our Zen Practice

Serial: BZ-02573
Buddha Ancestors, Berkeley Zen Center, Aspects of Practice, Transmission, Commitment...
Sep 30 2017

Non-Duality: Freedom from Extremes

Serial: BZ-02572
Intuition, Emotions, Non-duality, Duality, Buddha Nature, Anger, Ego, Funeral,...
Sep 16 2017

September 9th, 2017, Serial No. 02571

Serial: BZ-02571
Instruction, Posture, Birth-and-Death, Gaining Mind, training, resistance, Buddha...
Sep 09 2017

Jewel Mirror Samadhi Part 1

Serial: BZ-02569
Transmission, Echo, Duality, soto, Five Ranks, Dharma Transmission, Teacher-and-...
Sep 02 2017

Jewel Mirror Samadhi Part 2

Serial: BZ-02570
Five Ranks, Buddha Nature, Blue Cliff Record, Transmission, Oneness, Mindfulness,...
Sep 02 2017

The Self in Times of Turmoil

Serial: BZ-02568
Conversation, Hate, Observe, Evil, Culture, Sanctuary, Instruction, Emotions,...
Aug 26 2017


Serial: BZ-02567
Mindfulness, Monkey Mind, Current Events, Dragons, Enemies, Culture, Enthusiasm,...
Aug 19 2017