Avalokiteshvara Talks

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Practicing With Emptiness

Heart Sutra, Silence, Hindrances, confusion, Nirvana, Separation, Avalokiteshvara,...
Feb 27 2021

Appropriate Action

Avalokiteshvara, Right Speech, Lotus Sutra, Book of Serenity, Describe, Diversity,...
Sep 12 2020

Heart Sutra

Heart Sutra, Chanting, Berkeley Zen Center, Emotions, Priest, Hindrances, Evil,...
Jul 25 2020

Making Refuge

Heart Sutra, Avalokiteshvara, confusion, conversation, Practice Period, Subject-and-...
May 16 2020

Three Treasures: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity

Bodhisattva Ceremony, Precepts, Sangha, Chanting, Greed, Non-violence,...
Feb 23 2019

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, Transmission,
Nov 10 2018
No Abode Hermitage

Heart Sutra

Serial: BZ-02552

Sesshin Day 1


Perfect Wisdom, Heart Sutra, Samadhi, Duality, Avalokiteshvara, Non-duality,...
Jun 07 2017

Practice with Earth Day

Anger, true dharma, Attachment, Hate, Building, Avalokiteshvara, Buddha Nature,...
Apr 22 2017

Listening to the Cries of the World

Compassion, Avalokiteshvara,
Nov 12 2016
No Abode Hermitage

What is the World: An Appropriate Response

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

Hearing the Cries of the World

Dharma Transmission, Transmission, Peace, Sangha, Constancy, Priest-and-Lay,...
Jan 31 2015

Pilgrimage, Intimacy, Chaplaincy

Four Noble Truths, Intimacy, Precepts, Buddha Nature, Book of Serenity,...
Apr 19 2014

Liberation from Passion

Lotus Sutra, Boddhisattva, Passions, Desire, Lotus Sutra, Manjushri, Emotions,...
Dec 14 2013
No Abode Hermitage

Blue Cliff Record Case 89

Serial: BZ-02318

Find Out for Yourself, Saturday Lecture

Priest, Avalokiteshvara, BCR-89, Intuition, Instruction, Priest, Daily Life, Precepts...
Jul 06 2013
Berkeley Zen Center

Real Women Doing the Possible

Gratitude, Offering, Soto Zen, training, Daily Life, Avalokiteshvara, Ordination,...
Nov 06 2011

Zenki and Shoji

Birth-and-Death, Karma, Samsara, Nirvana, confusion, Fasting, Daily Life,...
Sep 04 2011

Five Hindrances - Especially Restlessness

Concentration, Hindrances, Forgiveness, Anger, Don't Know Mind, Avalokiteshvara...
Apr 11 2009

February 24th, 2007, Serial No. 01422

Bodhisattva Way, Avalokiteshvara, War, Karma, Nirvana, American, Emotions, Dragons,...
Feb 24 2007

May 20th, 2006, Serial No. 01236, Side D

Heart Sutra, Practice Period, Anger, Practice Position, Interview, Lay Practice, Soto...
May 20 2006

November 10th, 2005, Serial No. 01038, Side A

Concentration, Avalokiteshvara, Birth-and-Death, Culture, War, Enemies, Describe,...
Nov 10 2005

August 27th, 2005, Serial No. 01343

Peace, War, Vows, Six Realms, Avalokiteshvara, Bell, soto, Chanting, conversation,...
Aug 27 2005

February 19th, 2005, Serial No. 01308, Side B

Offering, Soto Zen, Bodhisattva Vow, Gratitude, Separation, Vows, Avalokiteshvara,...
Feb 19 2005

June 22nd, 2003, Serial No. 01347

Ego, Separation, Heart Sutra, Emotions, Attachment, Soto Zen, Passions, uchiyama,...
Jun 22 2003

September 29th, 2001, Serial No. 00092, Side A

Offering, Avalokiteshvara, Manjushri, Echo, Patience, Bowing, Passions, Tassajara,...
Sep 29 2001

Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara, Samantabhadra

Serial: BZ-00060A

Saturday Lecture

Boddhisattva, Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara, Samantabhadra, Manjushri, Practice Position...
Jul 29 2000
Berkeley Zen Center

May 9th, 1998, Serial No. 00348, Side B

Heart Sutra, Bodhisattva Ceremony, Gratitude, Vows, Offering, Chanting, Continuous,...
May 09 1998

Monkey Mind & Controlling the Passions

Serial: BZ-00783B

Saturday Lecture

Monkey Mind, Intention, Monkey Mind, Demons, Greed, Lay Practice, Passions,...
Jan 18 1997
Berkeley Zen Center

February 29th, 1996, Serial No. 00244

Ordinary Mind, Mahayana, Monastic Practice, Gratitude, Liberation, Lay, Heart Sutra,...
Feb 29 1996

March 19th, 1995, Serial No. 00911, Side B

resistance, Emotions, Four Noble Truths, Separation, Observe, Beginners, Offering,...
Mar 19 1995

Heart Sutra: Setting the Scene

Serial: BZ-00952B

Skandas and Emptiness, Rohatsu Day 4

Heart Sutra, Skandas, Emptiness, Heart Sutra, Four Noble Truths, Non-duality, Samadhi...
Dec 07 1994
Berkeley Zen Center

January 27th, 1994, Serial No. 00221

Lotus Sutra, Big Mind, Avalokiteshvara, Nirvana, Addiction, Heart Sutra, Bowing,...
Jan 27 1994

May 29th, 1993, Serial No. 00667, Side A

Bodhidharma, Eka, Buddha Mind, Blue Cliff Record, Book of Serenity, Practice Period,...
May 29 1993

November 21st, 1992, Serial No. 00643, Side B

Practice Period, Non-violence, War, Interdependence, Vows, Doubt, Avalokiteshvara,...
Nov 21 1992

June 26th, 1992, Serial No. 00727, Side A

Bodhidharma, Duality, Avalokiteshvara, Samsara, Silence, Describe, Building, Ego...
Jun 26 1992

February 7th, 1991, Serial No. 00267

Heart Sutra, Chanting, Avalokiteshvara, Monastic Practice, Lineage, Practice Period,...
Feb 07 1991

Mideast Crisis

Serial: BZ-00687B

Discussion led by Alan Senauke, Saturday Lecture

Current Events, War, Peace, Avalokiteshvara, Enemies, Bodhisattva Vow, Vows, Building...
Jan 12 1991
Berkeley Zen Center

The Four Wisdoms

Serial: BZ-00467A

And Other Assorted Helpful Hints to a Better Life, Sesshin Day 3

Wisdom, Discrimination, Heart Sutra, Silent Illumination, Evil, Greed, Hate, Patience...
Sep 03 1990
Berkeley Zen Center

December 11th, 1989, Serial No. 00503, Side A

Buddha Mind, Posture, Offering, Avalokiteshvara, Repentance, Intimacy, Bodhidharma,...
Dec 11 1989