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Mindfulness and How We Get Along

Serial: BZ-02566
Mindfulness, Four Foundations, Culture, Peace, Gratitude, Vimalakirti, Enemies,...
Aug 12 2017

The Point of Zazen

Serial: BZ-02565
Gaining Mind, Dragons, Demons, Beginners, Peace, Mindfulness, Rinzai, Samadhi,...
Aug 05 2017

Ordinary Mind is the Way

Serial: BZ-02564
Ordinary Mind, Intuition, Conversation, Teacher-and-Student, Non-duality, Beginners,...
Jul 29 2017

Duality as a Cause of Suffering

Serial: BZ-02563
Lotus Sutra, Duality, Greed, War, Peace, Evil, Non-duality, Nirvana, Samadhi, Hate...
Jul 22 2017

Way-Seeking Mind Talk

Serial: BZ-02562
Ego, Equanimity, Conversation, Instruction, Building, Peace, Emotions
Jul 17 2017

Working with Our Mind

Serial: BZ-02561
Mindfulness, Ego, Peace, Hate, Anger, Continuous, Describe, Culture, Lay
Jul 15 2017

The Zen of Going to the Restroom

Serial: BZ-02560
Addiction, Culture, Attachment, Patience, Precepts, Monastic Practice, Bodhisattva...
Jul 08 2017

The Shuso Question: Full Spontaneous Encounter

Serial: BZ-02559
Practice Period, Hindrances, Patience, Aspects of Practice, Conversation, Gratitude,...
Jul 01 2017

Practice and Ritual: Just Enough

Serial: BZ-02558
Soto Zen, soto, Monastic Practice, Precepts, training, Heart Sutra, Chanting, zen...
Jun 24 2017

The Four Vows and the Four Resolves

Serial: BZ-02557
Bodhisattva Vow, Vows, Peace, Buddha Nature, Liberation, Dharma Transmission,...
Jun 17 2017

Gathas and Precepts

Serial: BZ-02556 Sesshin Day 5  
Precepts, Vows, Soto Zen, Attachment, Practice Period, Heart Sutra, soto, Birth-and-...
Jun 11 2017

Heart Sutra

Serial: BZ-02555 Sesshin Day 4  
Discrimination, Four Noble Truths, Buddha Nature, Teacher-and-Student, Heart Sutra,...
Jun 10 2017

Zazen Practice, Sei Jo Practice

Serial: BZ-02554 Sesshin Day 3  
Separation, Precepts, Heart Sutra, Anger, Practice Period, training, Posture,...
Jun 09 2017

Heart Sutra

Serial: BZ-02553 Sesshin Day 2  
Ego, Heart Sutra, Emotions, Duality, Offering, Peace, causation, Karma, Addiction,...
Jun 08 2017

Heart Sutra

Serial: BZ-02552 Sesshin Day 1  
Perfect Wisdom, Heart Sutra, Samadhi, Duality, Avalokiteshvara, Non-duality,...
Jun 07 2017

Ordination and Taking the Precepts

Serial: BZ-02551
Precepts, Birth-and-Death, Evil, Bodhisattva Way, Priest-and-Lay, Bodhisattva...
Jun 03 2017

Precepts Class 5

Serial: BZ-02550 PP Class
Precepts, Ego, Culture, Anger, Renunciation, Heart Sutra, Mahayana, Emotions, Lay...
Jun 01 2017

Sei Jo's Reunion

Serial: BZ-02549
Diversity, Big Mind, Absolute-and-Relative, Oneness, Triple Treasure, Buddha Nature,...
May 27 2017

Precepts Class 4

Serial: BZ-02548 PP Class
Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, Conversation, Anger, Greed, Emotions, Evil,...
May 25 2017

The Heart of Training, The Training of the Heart

Serial: BZ-02547
training, Precepts, Practice Period, First Principle, Priest-and-Lay, Priest,...
May 20 2017

Precepts Class 3

Serial: BZ-02546 PP Class  
Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, Observe, Chanting, Nirvana, Mahayana, Lotus Sutra,...
May 18 2017

Sei Jo and Her Soul Are Separated

Serial: BZ-02545
Blue Cliff Record, Daily Life, Forgiveness, Separation, Constancy, Diversity, Oneness...
May 13 2017

Precepts Class 2

Serial: BZ-02544 PP Class
Vinaya, Precepts, Priest, Lay, Confession-and-Repentance, Offering, Karma, Attachment...
May 11 2017

Composure in the Midst of Trumpism

Serial: BZ-02543
Composure, Intuition, Evil, Building, Demons, Repentance, Obstacles, Birth-and-Death...
May 06 2017

Precepts Class 1

Serial: BZ-02542 PP Class
Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, Mahayana, Nirvana, Evil, Bodhisattva Vow, Lotus Sutra...
May 04 2017

Shuso Way-Seeking Mind Talk

Serial: BZ-02541
Interview, training, Describe, Separation, Hindrances, Doubt, War
May 01 2017

Practices for Practice Period

Serial: BZ-02540
Practice Period, Addiction, Humility, Renunciation, Daily Life, Precepts, Mindfulness...
Apr 29 2017

Practice with Earth Day

Serial: BZ-02539
Anger, true dharma, Attachment, Hate, Building, Avalokiteshvara, Buddha Nature,...
Apr 22 2017

The Blessings of Failure

Serial: BZ-02538
Impermanence, Practice Period, Judgement, Continuous, Precepts, Commitment, Big Mind...
Apr 15 2017

Buddha's Birthday: Seven Steps

Serial: BZ-02537
Buddha's Birthday, Buddha Mind
Apr 01 2017

Grandmotherly Mind

Serial: BZ-02536
Soto Zen, Teacher-and-Student, Big Mind, Practice Position, Precepts, training, Right...
Mar 25 2017

Not Always So

Serial: BZ-02535
Religion, Priest, Gratitude, Ordination, Teacher-and-Student, Enemies, Culture,...
Mar 18 2017


Serial: BZ-02534
Conversation, American, Peace, Fox, Politics, Funeral, Impermanence, Observe,...
Mar 11 2017

Skillful Means and Anger

Serial: BZ-02533
Anger, Greed, Four Noble Truths, Observe, Religion, Peace, Attachment, Diversity,...
Mar 05 2017

Joshu Cuts the Cat

Serial: BZ-02532
Duality, Buddha Nature, Book of Serenity, Hate, Demons, Judgement, Peace, Priest,...
Mar 04 2017

Zen Training

Serial: BZ-02531
training, Obstacles, Buddha Nature, Ego, Soto Zen, Greed, true dharma, Oneness, Anger...
Feb 25 2017

Practice in Community

Serial: BZ-02530
Practice Position, Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, Bodhisattva Ceremony, Lay Practice...
Feb 18 2017

Dogen's Uji: Time Being Part 2

Serial: BZ-02528
Continuous, Karma, Karmic Consciousness, Obstacles, Echo, Enemies, Transmission,...
Feb 12 2017

Dogen's Uji: Time Being Part 3

Serial: BZ-02529
Duality, Buddha Nature, training, Nirvana, Rinzai, Obstacles, Lotus Sutra, Culture,...
Feb 12 2017

Dogen's Uji: Time Being Part 1

Serial: BZ-02527
Doubt, Posture, Buddha Nature, training, Demons, Commitment, Interview, Impermanence...
Feb 11 2017

The Self

Serial: BZ-02526
Buddha Mind, Buddha Nature, Instruction, Posture, Observe, confusion, Precepts, Doubt...
Feb 04 2017


Serial: BZ-02525
Big Mind, Non-violence, Birth-and-Death, Evil, New Year, Daily Life, Blue Cliff...
Jan 28 2017

The Five Hijabs

Serial: BZ-02524
Evil, Religion, Hate, Building, Describe, Attachment
Jan 21 2017

Music of the Spheres

Serial: BZ-02523
Silence, Ordinary Mind, Lotus Sutra, Dragons, Birth-and-Death, Echo, Composure,...
Jan 14 2017

Eight Aspects of Enlightened Activity

Serial: BZ-02522
Eight Aspects, Discrimination, Right Speech, Concentration, Separation, Daily Life,...
Jan 07 2017

The Year of the Rooster 2017

Serial: BZ-02521
Addiction, Sanctuary, War, Politics, New Year, Composure, Patience, Hate, Intuition,...
Dec 17 2016

Intuition and the Cosmic Order

Serial: BZ-02520  Rohatsu Day 7  
Dragons, Buddha Nature, Interdependence, Intuition, Heart Sutra, Continuous,...
Dec 10 2016


Serial: BZ-02519 Rohatsu Day 6  
Intuition, Discrimination, Building, Emotions, Four Noble Truths, Composure, Buddha...
Dec 09 2016

Training in Intuitation

Serial: BZ-02518 Rohatsu Day 5  
Intuition, training, Priest, Soto Zen, Culture, Instruction, Don't Know Mind,...
Dec 08 2016

Beyond Consciousness

Serial: BZ-02517 Rohatsu Day 4  
Karma, Intuition, Anger, Composure, Precepts, Religion, Big Mind, Building, Echo,...
Dec 07 2016