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Getting Stuck

Ordinary Mind, training, Instruction, Lay Practice, Don't Know Mind, Emotions,...
Aug 28 2021

Zazen Forms and Impermanence

Bowing, Emotions, Instruction, Impermanence, Posture, Precepts, Attachment, Observe,...
Jul 31 2021

Forms In The Zendo and In Our Lives

Daily Life, training, Zoom, Bowing, Mindfulness, Global Warming, Lay Ordination, Four...
Jul 10 2021

Beginner's Sesshin

Continuous, Mindfulness, Meal Serving, Heart Sutra, Vows, Bowing, Platform Sutra,...
Jun 06 2021


Heart Sutra, Peace, Chanting, Don't Know Mind, Zoom, Beginners, Lotus Sutra,...
May 01 2021

The Practice Of Patience

Patience, Bowing, Enemies, Separation, Constancy, Buddha Nature, Bell, Culture,...
Apr 17 2021

Remembering Sojun, Part 1

Berkeley Zen Center, Enthusiasm, Dragons, Bell, Tassajara, Sangha, Bowing, Heart...
Jan 15 2021

Inconceivable Life

conversation, Birth-and-Death, Intuition, Bowing, Enemies, Lineage, Observe, Passions...
Dec 26 2020

Zazen Refresher

Posture, Instruction, Concentration, Beginners, Bowing, Chanting, American, Building...
Sep 04 2020

Dongshan Class 2

Five Ranks, Describe, Duality, Global Warming, Zazen Mind, Light-and-Darkness,...
Aug 31 2020

Don't Know Mind

Don't Know Mind, Intuition, Emotions, conversation, Book of Serenity, Humility,...
Jun 27 2020

Ten Vows, Ten Practices, and Ten Cakes

Discrimination, Bowing, Japan, Bell, Attachment, Priest, Dragons, Doubt, Bodhidharma...
Mar 07 2020
No Abode Hermitage

Living With The Epidemic

Transmission, training, Harmonizing, Bowing, Silence, Concentration, Bell, Separation...
Mar 07 2020


Priest, Transmission, Big Mind, Dharma Transmission, Karma, Hindrances, Lineage, Lay...
Dec 08 2019

What's Love Got To Do With It

Passions, Priest, Precepts, Impermanence, Bowing, Constancy, Daily Life, Practice...
Aug 10 2019

Being Shuso and Learning to Say Yes

Practice Period, Don't Know Mind, Buddha Nature, training, Lay, Patience, Bowing...
Dec 15 2018

Buddha's Parinirvana

Serial: BZ-02597

Nirvana Study Sesshin Day 1 Lecture 2


Happiness, Composure, Nirvana, Monastic Practice, Samsara, Soto Zen, Bowing, Oneness...
Feb 17 2018

Hyakujo Sits on the Sublime Peak

Serial: BZ-02591



BCR-26, Separation, Monastic Practice, Lineage, Bodhidharma, Interview, Bowing,...
Jan 13 2018

Intuition and the Cosmic Order

Serial: BZ-02520

 Rohatsu Day 7


Dragons, Buddha Nature, Interdependence, Intuition, Heart Sutra, Continuous,...
Dec 10 2016

Zen Mind, Beginners Mind: Study Yourself

Serial: BZ-02507


Aspects of Practice, Teacher-and-Student, Bowing, Practice Period, Rinzai, Dragons,...
Oct 23 2016

What is Bowing

Bowing, Pure Existence, Duality, Monastic Practice, Soto Zen, Gratitude, Peace,...
Oct 01 2016

Honoring Student-Teacher Relationship (Flower Adornment Scripture)

Kalyana Mitra, Compassion, New Year, Teacher-and-Student, true dharma, Perfect Wisdom...
Jan 04 2014
No Abode Hermitage

Practice in the gate and outside

Serial: BZ-02334

Saturday Lecture

Emotions, Emotions, Anger, Dependent Origination, Addiction, Subject-and-Object, Ego...
Nov 09 2013
Berkeley Zen Center

What is the Basis of our Activity

Serial: BZ-02300

Why Do We Chant?, Saturday Lecture

Chanting, Suzuki Roshi, Dogen, Sixth Patriarch, training, Lay Practice, Priest,...
Mar 30 2013
Berkeley Zen Center

The Virtue of the Bodhisattva's Delayed Gratification 

Birth-and-Death, Sangha, New Year, Faith, Buddha Ancestors, Bowing, difficulty,...
Dec 15 2012
No Abode Hermitage

Serving Practice

Serial: BZ-02283

Rohatsu Day 6

Pure Existence, Duality, Bowing, Intimacy, Bell, Composure, Practice Period, War,...
Dec 07 2012
Berkeley Zen Center

The Wholehearted Way - Self Receiving and Employing Samadhi

Practice Period, Instruction, Non-duality, resistance, Priest, Transmission, Posture...
Oct 20 2012

Raihai Tokuzui

Fox, Bodhidharma, Lotus Sutra, Bowing, Lineage, Culture, Dragons, Transmission, Vows...
Sep 01 2012

Dharma Transmission

Serial: BZ-02259

David Weinberg Catherine Cascade


Dharma Transmission, Transmission, Gratitude, Precepts, Lay Ordination, Ordination,...
Aug 25 2012

Chick and Hen -- Inquiring and Responding 

Chick and Hen -- Inquiring and Responding
Tenshin Reb Anderson
No Abode, July 1, 2012 MORNING

Beginners, Birth-and-Death, Teacher-and-Student, Karmic Consciousness, confusion,...
Jul 01 2012
No Abode Hermitage

The Room, the Seat, and the Robe 

The Room, the Seat and the Robe
No Abode 4/14/12

Lotus Sutra, Patience, Book of Serenity, Building, Interdependence, Buddha Mind,...
Apr 14 2012
No Abode Hermitage

The Story of Buddha's Enlightenment

Four Noble Truths, Evil, Dream World, Lay, Bowing, Oneness, Liberation, Chanting,...
Dec 10 2011

Investigating the Heart of our Forms

Sanctuary, Aspects of Practice, Instruction, Buddha Nature, Book of Serenity,...
Oct 22 2011

Zenki and Shoji

Birth-and-Death, Nirvana, Liberation, Heart Sutra, Lay, Bowing, Silence, Observe,...
Sep 03 2011

Paying Respect to the Great Teacher 

Dragons, Transmission, Perfect Wisdom, Priest, Buddha Ancestors, Bowing, true dharma...
Nov 06 2010
No Abode Hermitage

Facing the Wall for Nine Years 

Confession-and-Repentance, Intimacy, Teacher-and-Student, Repentance, Bowing,...
Sep 18 2010
No Abode Hermitage

On Enlightenment and Delusion 

Bowing, American, Gratitude, Buddha Nature, Zazen, resistance, confusion, Desire,...
Dec 02 2009
The Yoga Room

For a Sentient Being to be a Sentient Being is just not to Move 

Priest, New Year, japanese, Don't Know Mind, Lotus Sutra, Practice Period,...
Nov 14 2009
No Abode Hermitage


Serial: EB-00228AC

Being free to make our own choices, following recipes or not; trying to make a difference in a world full of violence.

Evil, Passions, Liberation, Obstacles, Composure, Bowing, Offering, Doubt, Observe,...
Oct 23 2009

Summary of Practice

Ego, Instruction, Mindfulness, War, Bodhisattva Ceremony, Vows, Enthusiasm, Diversity...
Sep 12 2009

The Landscape of the Self

Attachment, Non-attachment, Ego, Anger, Hate, Composure, Patience, Bowing, resistance...
Aug 29 2009

The Ultimate transcends Difference and Unity

Samdhinirmochana Mahayana Sutra Chapter 3, part 1

Tenshin Reb Anderson
Samdhinormonchana Sutra (Part VI),
Chapter Three, Morning Dharma Talk
Saturday June 14, 2009, A.M....

Nirvana, Fox, Lineage, Soto Zen, Japan, Oneness, Samsara, Bowing, Interview, soto...
Jun 13 2009
No Abode Hermitage

Beginner's Sitting; Serial No. 01163

Serial: BZ-01163

Beginners' Sesshin

Zazen, Monastic Practice, Soto Zen, Religion, Don't Know Mind, Priest, soto,...
Oct 05 2008
Berkeley Zen Center

Dizang's Weakness: Case 20, Book of Serenity; Serial No. 01162

Serial: BZ-01162

Saturday talk

Koan, Dizang, SER-20, Intimacy, Gratitude, Teacher-and-Student, Heart Sutra, Nirvana...
Oct 04 2008
Berkeley Zen Center

Zazen Instruction for Zazen Teachers

Serial: BZ-01088

How to Give Saturday Morning Zazen Instruction, Lecture

Posture, Beginners, Hindrances, Observe, Concentration, Judgement, Instruction,...
Aug 09 2008
Berkeley Zen Center

Entering and Embodying Truth 

Evil, Karmic Consequences, Suzuki Roshi, Forgiveness, Balance, Bodhisattva Precepts,...
Jul 22 2008
The Yoga Room

Blue Cliff Record: Case #53

Serial: BZ-01143

Hyakujo's Wild Duck, Sesshin Day 5

Hyakujo, BCR-53, Absolute-and-Relative, Buddha Nature, Ordinary Mind, Daily Life,...
Jun 22 2008
Berkeley Zen Center

March 24th, 2008, Serial No. 01122

Oneness, Observe, Lineage, Describe, Mindfulness, Hate, Demons, Bowing, Non-duality,...
Mar 24 2008

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Lotus Sutra, true dharma, Triple Treasure, Buddha Nature, Bowing, Separation, Sangha...
Mar 20 2008
The Yoga Room

March 15th, 2008, Serial No. 01120

Don't Know Mind, Emotions, Vows, Precepts, Culture, Anger, Forgiveness,...
Mar 15 2008