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No Abode Dharma Talk - October 2nd, 2021

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode community
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-10-02No Abode Hermitage

No Abode Dharma Talk - August 28th, 2021

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode community
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-08-28No Abode Hermitage

No Abode Dharma Talk - July 31st, 2021

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode community
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-07-31Zoom

No Abode Dharma Talk - July 10th, 2021, Afternoon

The first in-person gathering at No Abode since 2020
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-07-10PMNo Abode Hermitage

No Abode Dharma Talk - July 10th, 2021, Morning

The first in-person meeting at No Abode since 2020
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-07-10AMNo Abode Hermitage

No Abode Dharma Talk - June 12th, 2021

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode community
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-06-12No Abode Hermitage

No Abode Dharma Talk - May 8th, 2021

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode community
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-05-08No Abode Hermitage

No Abode Dharma Talk - April 3, 2021

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode community
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-04-03No Abode Hermitage

Confession & Repentance in the Lotus Sutra

confession and repentance, lotus sutra
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-03-06No Abode Hermitage

Rounding Out Three months of Lotus Sutra Study

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode community
lotus sutra, January Intensive
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-02-05No Abode Hermitage

New Year's Conversations

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode community
New Year's Greeting, 2021, conversation
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2021-01-03No Abode Hermitage

In the Same Boat with All Sentient Beings

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode Community.
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-12-19No Abode Hermitage

Being Soft, Flexible, Honest, and Upright

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode community
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-11-21No Abode Hermitage

No Abode Lay Disciples Gathering

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of lay-ordained disciples.
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-11-07No Abode Hermitage

Gazing at a Tree for Ten Eons

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode Community.
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-10-17No Abode Hermitage

Buddha Dharma Wants To Be Criticized

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode Community.
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-09-05Zoom

Fifty Years of Priest Practice

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode Community.
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-08-08Zoom

No Abode Virtual Gathering

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode Community via Zoom.
virtual dharma talk, zoom
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-05-16Zoom

Caring for Everything as Awakening

A virtual Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for an online gathering of the No Abode Community via Zoom.
zoom, virtual dharma talk, coronavirus
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-05-02Zoom

Ten Vows, Ten Practices, and Ten Cakes

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-03-07PMNo Abode Hermitage

Ten Vows, Ten Practices, and Ten Cakes

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-03-07AMNo Abode Hermitage

Buddha Has Reasons For Teaching Non-Self And Buddha Has Reasons For Teaching Self

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-02-01PMNo Abode Hermitage

Buddha Has Reasons For Teaching Non-Self And Buddha Has Reasons For Teaching Self

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2020-02-01AMNo Abode Hermitage

The Non-Duality of Silence and Language

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-11-23AMNo Abode Hermitage

Reaching Home Again Without Realizing It

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-10-19AMNo Abode Hermitage

Chapter Three, Shoveling Dung

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-09-14PMNo Abode Hermitage

Chapter Three, Shoveling Dung

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-09-14AMNo Abode Hermitage

Wandering Away from Our Original Home in Search of Our Original Home

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-08-10PMNo Abode Hermitage

Wandering Away from Our Original Home in Search of Our Original Home

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-08-10AMNo Abode Hermitage

Our Original Home

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-07-13AMNo Abode Hermitage

Our Original Home

Human consciousness limits reality so that it can grasp "things".
Torei Zenji's vow, Limiting nature of human consciousness, illumination
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-07-13PMNo Abode Hermitage

After Generations Of Nobility, Temporarily Fallen Into Poverty

Buddha nature. Story about Uncle Mi and Dongshan discussing a rabbit crossing the road.Lotus Sutra story about the destitute child. Enlightenment and delusion. Human agency (or training) and awakening....
Uncle Mi, Buddha nature. Awakening. The desire to “get something” from practice or training.
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-06-08AMNo Abode Hermitage

More Poverty And Nobility

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-06-08PMNo Abode Hermitage

A Conversation about Principle and Phenomena

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-05-18AMNo Abode Hermitage

The World-Honored One Ascends the Seat

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-05-18PMNo Abode Hermitage

Just This Is: the Avatamsaka Sutra in the Zen Tradition

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-04-13AMNo Abode Hermitage

Traveling Along, Singing a Song, Side by Side

If you’re a Buddha, do you know it?
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-04-13PMNo Abode Hermitage

Buddha Activity

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-03-09AMNo Abode Hermitage

Generating Energy

Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-03-09PMNo Abode Hermitage

What Is Most Important For You In This Life

We are all creating the space together for people to have profound experience in zazen. Kind and unkind thoughts are opportunities to express the Buddha mind. Compassion towards wholesome and unwholesome...
zazen, kind thoughts, practice, practicing compassion
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-02-02PMNo Abode Hermitage

What Is Most Important For You In This Life

Being clear about our ultimate concern. Remember, aspire, commit to, and train to realise this. The story of Tong-an and Liangshan: what is the business under the patched robe? Intimacy. Another version...
Vow, eihei koso, Buddha mind, intimacy, sitting
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2019-02-02AMNo Abode Hermitage

The New Coffin

Summary of the unrecorded morning talk. The practice of just sitting. Remembering stillness, letting go of 'what next.' Training to ready for this moment, and for death.
sitting, training, death, readiness
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2018-12-15PMNo Abode Hermitage

The Hands And Eyes Of Avalokiteshvara

Compassion is the teaching of the Buddha. Stories of the different statues and scrolls at No Abode. Yunmen and Daowu, the thousand arms of Avalokiteshvara.
compassion, avalokiteshvara, teaching, Intimate transmission
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2018-11-10AMNo Abode Hermitage

Introduction To The Four Afflictions Of Self

Discussing afflictions of the mind where the self appears, as an opportunity to explore consciousness. The ignorance of the view that the self is operating the situation.
consciousness, self, affliction, mind
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2018-11-10PMNo Abode Hermitage

Silent Sitting and Social Action

All compounded phenomena are unworthy of confidence. Compassion to these unstable phenomena is our practice. Zen stories are about enacting awakening within social interactions. Attend to your body,...
compassion, interaction, training period, foundations of mindfulness
2018-10-20PMNo Abode Hermitage

Silent Sitting and Social Action

Sitting in the world, we can't perceive the whole world; we sit in our dharma position, which changes all the time. Impermanence is Buddhism - this place is no abode..
dharma position, spiritual identity, impermanence, compassion
2018-10-20AMNo Abode Hermitage

Contemplating Torei Zenji's Vow

Everything is manifesting the path of the ancient buddhas, abiding together in their respective dharma positions. Abiding in this moment and being free of it, even if we think it is obstruction or that we...
stillness, dharma position, obstruction, global warming
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2018-09-15PMNo Abode Hermitage

Compassion is a Conversation

A conversation is what we are doing together. Buddhas are sitting upright and still, in the midst of everything, having a conversation with silence. The story of his Nanchuan and his sickle. Meeting the...
compassion, practicing stillness, global warming, koan
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2018-09-15AMNo Abode Hermitage

The Womb of the Tathagata #5

Torei's vow; bowing in humility in the face of cruelty; meeting monsters with lovingkindness.
confession and repentance, lovingkindness, cruelty, practice
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2018-08-11PMNo Abode Hermitage

The Womb of the Tathagata #5

Meeting a teacher, asking about the teaching and listening to the teaching. Bodies and minds sitting silently and conversing.
conversation, teacher, compassion, listening
Tenshin Reb Anderson 2018-08-11AMNo Abode Hermitage

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