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Zazen and Six Qualitative Factors

Serial: BZ-02466
Gaining Mind, Posture, resistance, Birth-and-Death, stubbornness, Daily Life, Duality...
Mar 19 2016

Blue Cliff Record 62, Book of Serenity 92

Serial: BZ-02465 Class  
BCR-62, SER-92, Buddha Mind, Bodhidharma, Book of Serenity, Ordinary Mind, Fox,...
Mar 14 2016

The State of the Dysfunction

Serial: BZ-02464
War, Composure, Separation, Non-attachment, Oneness, Attachment, Religion, Peace,...
Mar 12 2016

Yunmen's Jewel

Serial: BZ-02463 Koan Class Blue Cliff Record Case 62  
BCR-62, Book of Serenity, Buddha Mind, Duality, Subject-and-Object, Soto Zen, Blue...
Mar 07 2016

Women's Roles and Attitudes in the 21st Century

Serial: BZ-02462
Priest, training, Lay, Discrimination, Politics, Ego, Non-duality, Vows, Culture,...
Mar 06 2016

Turning the Light Inward

Serial: BZ-02461
Soto Zen, Conversation, Instruction, soto, Observe, Concentration, Culture, Building...
Mar 05 2016

Blue Cliff Record Case 53

Serial: BZ-02460 Class
BCR-53, Buddha Nature, Don't Know Mind, Composure, Heart Sutra, Doubt, Intimacy...
Feb 27 2016

Joshu's Wash Your Bowl

Serial: BZ-02459
Greed, Sixth Patriarch, Ordinary Mind, Bell, Buddha Mind, Repentance, Aspects of...
Feb 20 2016

Shakyamuni Buddha's Parinirvana

Serial: BZ-02458
Nirvana, Four Foundations, Happiness, Right Effort, Precepts, Lay, Mahayana, Observe...
Feb 13 2016

Taking Care of Our Practice

Serial: BZ-02457
Heart Sutra, Don't Know Mind, Impermanence, Intimacy, Obstacles, Mindfulness,...
Feb 06 2016

Plum Blossoms

Serial: BZ-02456
Concentration, Dharma Transmission, New Year, Teacher-and-Student, Bell, Priest-and-...
Jan 30 2016

Zen and Soul

Serial: BZ-02455
Bodhisattva Ceremony, Vows, Anger, Right Speech, Big Mind, Greed, Hate, Ego, Karma,...
Jan 23 2016

Medicine and Science Mutual Cure

Serial: BZ-02454  Blue Cliff Record Case 87  
BCR-87, Anger, Duality, Manjushri, Peace, Forgiveness, War, Blue Cliff Record,...
Jan 16 2016

What is the World: An Appropriate Response

Serial: BZ-02453
Teacher-and-Student, Blue Cliff Record, Book of Serenity, Dharma Transmission,...
Jan 09 2016

Dizang Planting the Fields

Serial: BZ-02452  Case 12  
Separation, resistance, New Year, Doubt, Peace, Passions, Anger
Jan 02 2016

Suzuki Roshi Eko Lectures: Arhats Powers

Serial: BZ-02732  Rohatsu Day 6  
Karma, Echo, Fox, Obstacles, Don't Know Mind, Heart Sutra, Happiness, American,...
Dec 04 2015

Suzuki Roshi Eko Lectures: 8 Dhyana Jhana

Serial: BZ-02451  Rohatsu Day 4  
Passions, Echo, Concentration, Anger, Karma, Emotions, Nirvana, Beginners, Aspects of...
Dec 02 2015


Serial: BZ-02450  Rohatsu Day 3  
Concentration, training, Diversity, Posture, Duality, Heart Sutra, Practice Period,...
Dec 01 2015

Zazengi: Shikantaza is the Ultimate Koan

Serial: BZ-02449 Rohatsu Day 2  
Pure Existence, Forgiveness, resistance, Monkey Mind, Vows, Building, Silence,...
Nov 30 2015


Serial: BZ-02448 Rohatsu Day 1  
Posture, Mindfulness, Instruction, Non-duality, Hindrances, Conversation, Duality,...
Nov 29 2015

The Glorious Death of the First Buddhist Nuns Mahapraj in Pali and Chinese

Serial: BZ-02447
Nirvana, Offering, Lay, Funeral, Ordination, Vimalakirti, Mahayana, Culture, American...
Nov 28 2015

Bodhisattva Ceremony

Serial: BZ-02446
Religion, Repentance, Karma, Bodhisattva Ceremony, Fifth Precept, Vows, Chanting,...
Nov 21 2015

Family Ties

Serial: BZ-02445 Aspects of Practice  
Ordinary Mind, Aspects of Practice, Practice Period, Silent Illumination, Five Ranks...
Nov 14 2015

Golden Age of Zen 6th Patriarch

Serial: BZ-02444 Aspects of Practice  
Silence, Sixth Patriarch, Nirvana Sutra, Five Ranks, Absolute-and-Relative,...
Nov 07 2015

Iron Grindstone Liu

Serial: BZ-02443 Aspects of Practice  
Blue Cliff Record, Book of Serenity, Monastic Practice, Practice Period, Liberation,...
Nov 02 2015


Serial: BZ-02442
Demons, Six Realms, Offering, Fox, Culture, Renewal, Forgiveness, Samsara, Obstacles...
Oct 31 2015


Serial: BZ-02441 Aspects of Practice  
Emotions, Book of Serenity, Heart Sutra, Lineage, Bodhisattva Ceremony, Aspects of...
Oct 24 2015

Hui Neng and the Poetry Contest

Serial: BZ-02440 Aspects of Practice  
Platform Sutra, Lineage, Heart Sutra, Practice Period, Doubt, Politics, Teacher-and-...
Oct 17 2015

Feel Me Good

Serial: BZ-02439
Practice Period, Teacher-and-Student, Practice Position, Family Practice, Priest-and-...
Oct 03 2015

Nothing Holy About It

Serial: BZ-02438
Silence, Culture, War, Bodhidharma, Bell, Tassajara, Emotions, Fox, Interdependence,...
Sep 19 2015

Ordination and Patience

Serial: BZ-02437
Priest, Lay, Attachment, Transmission, American, Dharma Transmission, Ordination,...
Sep 12 2015

Hakuins' Song Not By Myself

Serial: BZ-02436
Global Warming, Five Ranks, Religion, Bell, War, Silence, Lineage, Describe,...
Sep 05 2015

Zen of Four Seasons

Serial: BZ-02434
Transmission, Silence, Culture, uchiyama, Fundraising, Precepts, Building,...
Aug 29 2015

Zen of Four Seasons

Serial: BZ-02435
Posture, Echo, Peace, Karma, New Year, Separation, War, Subject-and-Object,...
Aug 29 2015

What Makes Zen Center Run

Serial: BZ-02432
Practice Period, Teacher-and-Student, Practice Position, Family Practice, Priest-and-...
Aug 22 2015

What Makes Zen Center Run - Q&A

Serial: BZ-02433
Absolute-and-Relative, Practice Period, Dragons, Bell, Building, Monastic Practice,...
Aug 22 2015

Four Horses Six Paramitas

Serial: BZ-02431
Commitment, Subject-and-Object, Attachment, Big Mind, resistance, Hindrances, Daily...
Aug 15 2015

What Is Acceptance

Serial: BZ-02430
Forgiveness, Two Truths, Dependent Origination, Anger, Heart Sutra, Darkness and...
Aug 08 2015

Eight Consciousnesses

Serial: BZ-02428  Class 1  
Pure Existence, Discrimination, Evil, Karma, Absolute-and-Relative, Nirvana, Oneness...
Aug 06 2015

Eight Consciousnesses

Serial: BZ-02429 Class 2
Pure Existence, Discrimination, Karma, Evil, Absolute-and-Relative, Nirvana, Enemies...
Aug 06 2015


Serial: BZ-02427
Gratitude, Giving-and-Taking, Offering, Commitment, Chanting, Patience, Posture,...
Aug 01 2015

Practice of Dialogue

Serial: BZ-02426
Four Noble Truths, Ordinary Mind, Chanting, Teacher-and-Student, Global Warming,...
Jul 18 2015

How Change Happens

Serial: BZ-02425
Big Mind, Global Warming, American, Practice Period, Interview, Liberation, New Year...
Jun 27 2015

A Big Headache

Serial: BZ-02424
American, Culture, Religion, Soto Zen, Passions, Practice Period, Intuition,...
Jun 20 2015


Serial: BZ-02423
Building, Peace, Demons, Birth-and-Death, Obstacles, War, Evil, Addiction, Duality,...
Jun 13 2015

Every Day Is A Good Day - 3

Serial: BZ-02422
Offering, Chanting, Daily Life, Conversation, Ordinary Mind, Patience, Practice...
Jun 12 2015

Six Qualitative Factors

Serial: BZ-02421 PP Sesshin 1  
Posture, Daily Life, Composure, stubbornness, Intuition, Nirvana, Mindfulness,...
Jun 10 2015

Aspects of Consciousness

Serial: BZ-02420  PP Class 5  
Birth-and-Death, Subject-and-Object, Discrimination, Continuous, Mindfulness,...
Jun 04 2015

Ummon's Every Day Is A Good Day - 2

Serial: BZ-02419
Big Mind, Practice Period, Continuous, Sixth Patriarch, Gratitude, Ego, resistance,...
May 30 2015

Aspects of Consciousness

Serial: BZ-02418 PP Class 4  
Mindfulness, Discrimination, Karma, Subject-and-Object, Offering, Ego, Anger,...
May 28 2015