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Talk Rohatsu Day 3

Serial: BZ-02516
training, Composure, Four Noble Truths, Duality, Emotions, Vows, Priest, Ego,...
Dec 06 2016

Problems With Zazen

Serial: BZ-02515 Rohatsu Day 2  
Instruction, Posture, Nirvana, Practice Period, Harmonizing, Oneness, Conversation,...
Dec 05 2016

Fundamentals of Zazen: Being in Time

Serial: BZ-02514 Rohatsu Day 1  
Posture, Big Mind, Bell, Beginners, resistance, Chanting, Discrimination, Offering,...
Dec 04 2016

Wheel of Life, Karmic Life, Buddhist Life

Serial: BZ-02513
Big Mind, Karma, Emotions, Greed, Anger, Happiness, Birth-and-Death, Demons,...
Dec 03 2016

Macha Politics Despair Now What

Serial: BZ-02512
Politics, War, Sanctuary, Triple Treasure, Anger, Composure, Peace, Ego, Big Mind,...
Nov 26 2016

Original Buddhism and Beyond Consciousness

Serial: BZ-02511
Karma, Fox, Posture, Aspects of Practice, soto, Religion, Mindfulness, Subject-and-...
Nov 19 2016

Zen Mind, Beginners Mind: Attachment, Non-Attachment, or Universal Friendliness

Serial: BZ-02510
Big Mind, Oneness, Attachment, Hate, Instruction, Absolute-and-Relative, Forgiveness...
Nov 12 2016


Serial: BZ-02509
training, Vows, Practice Period, Posture, Aspects of Practice, Intuition, Describe,...
Nov 05 2016

Seijiki: Calling Hungry Heart

Serial: BZ-02508
Peace, Offering, Dragons, Interview, Observe, Passions, Describe, American, Priest...
Oct 29 2016

Zen Mind, Beginners Mind: Study Yourself

Serial: BZ-02507 Sesshin
Aspects of Practice, Teacher-and-Student, Bowing, Practice Period, Rinzai, Dragons,...
Oct 23 2016

Accept Yourself, Stand On Your Own Two Feet

Serial: BZ-02506
Precepts, Posture, Vows, Lotus Sutra, Liberation, Bodhisattva Precepts, Ordination,...
Oct 22 2016

Master Ma is Unwell

Serial: BZ-02505 Koan Class 2
Attachment, Birth-and-Death, Dragons, Duality, Absolute-and-Relative, Beginners,...
Oct 17 2016

Watering Seeds of Wholesomeness

Serial: BZ-02504
Anger, Happiness, training, Diversity, Patience, Culture, Precepts, American,...
Oct 15 2016

Master Ma is Unwell

Serial: BZ-02503 Koan Class 1
Birth-and-Death, Bodhidharma, Fox, Book of Serenity, Lineage, Buddha Mind,...
Oct 10 2016

Practicing with Jizo Bodhisattva

Serial: BZ-02502
Offering, Evil, Vows, Six Realms, Dharma Transmission, Priest, Karma, Mahayana, War,...
Oct 08 2016

What is Bowing

Serial: BZ-02501
Bowing, Pure Existence, Duality, Monastic Practice, Soto Zen, Gratitude, Peace,...
Oct 01 2016

Dana Paramita

Serial: BZ-02500
Gratitude, Offering, Fundraising, Don't Know Mind, Ego, resistance, Daily Life,...
Sep 24 2016

Five Hindrances and Seven Factors of Enlightenment

Serial: BZ-02499 Class 4  
Mindfulness, Equanimity, Cultivation, Concentration, Hindrances, Perfect Wisdom, Four...
Sep 22 2016

Happy Birthday

Serial: BZ-02498
Karma, Dragons, Hate
Sep 17 2016

Five Hindrances and Seven Factors of Enlightenment

Serial: BZ-02497 Class 3
Mindfulness, Hindrances, Equanimity, Samsara, Concentration, Bodhisattva Precepts,...
Sep 15 2016

Harmonious Life Straight from the Horses Mouth

Serial: BZ-02496
Intimacy, Mindfulness, Continuous, Bodhisattva Vow, Soto Zen, Emotions, Intuition,...
Sep 10 2016

The Bodhisattva Chaplaincy

Serial: BZ-02495
Lotus Sutra, training, Evil, First Principle, Buddha Nature, Book of Serenity, Lay,...
Aug 27 2016

Five Hindrances and Seven Factors of Enlightenment

Serial: BZ-02494 Class 1
Hindrances, Mindfulness, Four Foundations, Doubt, Six Realms, Vows, Obstacles, Heart...
Aug 25 2016

Karma Bodhisattva Ceremony

Serial: BZ-02493
Karma, Repentance, Vows, Evil, Bodhisattva Vow, Manjushri, Four Noble Truths, true...
Aug 20 2016

Practice is the Details of My Life

Serial: BZ-02492
Buddha Nature, Humility, Dharma Transmission, Soto Zen, Offering, Echo, Gratitude,...
Aug 13 2016


Serial: BZ-02491
Karma, Ego, Forgiveness, Evil, Demons, Building, Offering, Heart Sutra, Birth-and-...
Aug 06 2016

The Four Postures

Serial: BZ-02490
Mindfulness, Posture, Four Foundations, Gaining Mind, Instruction, Dharma...
Jul 30 2016

Dogen's Four Embracing Actions

Serial: BZ-02489
Enemies, Vows, true dharma, Politics, Bodhisattva Vow, Lotus Sutra, Don't Know...
Jul 23 2016

Yogacara Teaching and Suzuki Roshi

Serial: BZ-02488
Culture, American, Interdependence, Heart Sutra, Emotions, Dependent Origination,...
Jul 16 2016

Effort: The Book of Serenity and Not Forcing Things

Serial: BZ-02487
Book of Serenity, Right Effort, American, Gaining Mind, Duality, Posture, Harmonizing...
Jul 09 2016

Universal Spiritual Friendship and Practice of Bravery

Serial: BZ-02486
Gratitude, Non-violence, training, zen meditation, Buddha Nature, Peace, Right Effort...
Jul 02 2016

State of the Union: How Buddhists Respond to the Burning World

Serial: BZ-02485
Composure, Addiction, Big Mind, Greed, Bodhisattva Vow, Lotus Sutra, Buddha Nature,...
Jun 25 2016

Hsin Hsin Ming: More to Come

Serial: BZ-02484 Sesshin Day 5  
Buddha Mind, Emotions, Attachment, Anger, Hate, Don't Know Mind, Big Mind,...
Jun 12 2016

Practicing with Stickiness, Being Stuck

Serial: BZ-02483 Sesshin Day 3  
Hsin Hsin Ming, Commitment, Practice Period, Conversation, Enemies, Observe, Precepts...
Jun 10 2016

Continuous Practice

Serial: BZ-02482 Sesshin Day 1  
Mindfulness, Bodhisattva Vow, Soto Zen, Meal Serving, Continuous, Family Practice,...
Jun 08 2016

White Bird in Snow

Serial: BZ-02481 Jukai  
Precepts, Lineage, Lay Ordination, Ordination, Bodhisattva Way, Lay, Transmission,...
Jun 04 2016

More About Difficulty

Serial: BZ-02480
Practice Period, Absolute-and-Relative, Aspects of Practice, Four Noble Truths,...
May 28 2016

Hsin Hsin Ming

Serial: BZ-02479 Class 3 PP  
Duality, Oneness, Nirvana, Non-duality, Samsara, Ego, Karmic Consciousness, Big Mind...
May 19 2016

The Great Way Not Difficult Difficult

Serial: BZ-02478
Separation, Subject-and-Object, Blue Cliff Record, Precious Mirror, Practice Period,...
May 14 2016

Hsin Hsin Ming

Serial: BZ-02477 Class 2 PP  
Composure, Oneness, Duality, Discrimination, Demons, Emotions, Birth-and-Death,...
May 12 2016

Chanting Class Japanese Pronunciation

Serial: BZ-02476
Chanting, Vows, Bell
May 09 2016

Practice of No Self

Serial: BZ-02475
Practice Period, Monastic Practice, Happiness, Buddha Nature, Attachment, Lay...
May 07 2016

Hsin Hsin Ming

Serial: BZ-02474 Class 1 PP -  edited  
Big Mind, Subject-and-Object, Platform Sutra, Attachment, Discrimination, Non-...
May 05 2016

The Way of Tenderness

Serial: BZ-02473
Oneness, Diversity, Duality, Four Noble Truths, Non-duality, Anger, Dharma...
Apr 23 2016

Mary speaks to Dean about silence

Serial: BZ-02472
Silence, Bell, Book of Serenity, Manjushri, Four Foundations, Equanimity, Patience,...
Apr 16 2016

Leaving Home

Serial: BZ-02471
Demons, Platform Sutra, Ordination, Lay, Birth-and-Death, Vows, Buddha Nature,...
Apr 09 2016

Buddha's Birthday

Serial: BZ-02470
Buddha's Birthday, Sangha
Apr 02 2016

Yunmen's Medicine and Sickness Heal Each Other

Serial: BZ-02469 Class Blue Cliff Record 67  
BCR-67, Cultivation, Heart Sutra, Birth-and-Death, Darkness and Light, Light-and-...
Mar 28 2016

Time Being

Serial: BZ-02468
Demons, Bodhisattva Ceremony, Bell, Birth-and-Death, Addiction, Enemies, Greed,...
Mar 25 2016

Yunmen's Body Exposed in The Golden Wind

Serial: BZ-02467 Class Blue Cliff Record Case 27  
BCR-27, Dragons, Buddha Ancestors, Birth-and-Death, Bodhidharma, New Year, Sixth...
Mar 21 2016