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The Three Marks Of Existence

Impermanence, Nirvana, Four Noble Truths, Monkey Mind, Interdependence, Silence,...
May 29 2021

Three Marks Of Existence

Nirvana, Four Noble Truths, Birth-and-Death, Samsara, Constancy, Offering,...
Aug 08 2020

Words of My Perfect Teacher

Samsara, Nirvana, Mindfulness, Posture, Interdependence, Mahayana, Passions,...
Nov 23 2019

The Mother Line of Buddhism

Serial: BZ-02709



War, Peace, Teacher-and-Student, Hindrances, Offering, Samsara, Sangha, Patience,...
Oct 20 2019

Zenki Class 3

Serial: BZ-02680

PP Class 3


Birth-and-Death, Blue Cliff Record, Liberation, Buddha Mind, Samsara, Religion, Heart...
May 30 2019

Shoji: Birth and Death

Serial: BZ-02676

PP Class 1

Birth-and-Death, Nirvana, Samsara, Buddha Nature, Six Realms, Impermanence,...
May 16 2019

Universal Cosmic Stillness

Serial: BZ-02628



Ordinary Mind, Samsara, Observe, Discrimination, Religion, Peace, Emotions
Aug 04 2018

Nirvana and Sunyata

Serial: BZ-02599

 Study Sesshin Day 2 Lecture 4


Happiness, Duality, Nirvana, Liberation, Samsara, Birth-and-Death, Non-duality, Ego,...
Feb 18 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

Watering Seeds of Wholesomeness

Anger, Happiness, training, Diversity, Patience, Culture, Precepts, American,...
Oct 15 2016

Five Hindrances and Seven Factors of Enlightenment

Serial: BZ-02497

Class 3

Mindfulness, Hindrances, Equanimity, Samsara, Concentration, Bodhisattva Precepts,...
Sep 15 2016

Hsin Hsin Ming

Serial: BZ-02479

Class 3 PP


Duality, Oneness, Nirvana, Non-duality, Samsara, Ego, Karmic Consciousness, Big Mind...
May 19 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


Demons, Six Realms, Offering, Fox, Culture, Renewal, Forgiveness, Samsara, Obstacles...
Oct 31 2015


Family Practice, Teacher-and-Student, Nirvana Sutra, Bodhidharma, Samsara, difficulty...
Aug 22 2015


Compassion, Attachment, Subject-and-Object, Non-duality, Non-discrimination, Breath,...
Aug 21 2015


Duality, Subject-and-Object, Non-duality, Lineage, soto, Describe, Rinzai, Silence,...
Aug 20 2015


Precepts, Lay, Vinaya, Meditation, Samsara, Intention, lecture, Sangha, Anger,...
Aug 17 2015

Everything Changes

Composure, Silence, Nirvana, Practice Period, Soto Zen, Greed, Precepts, Buddha...
May 23 2015

Aspects of Consciousness

Serial: BZ-02412

 PP Class 1


Samsara, Eight Aspects, Subject-and-Object, Happiness, Diversity, Mindfulness,...
May 07 2015

Heart Sutra Class

Daily Life, Heart Sutra, Duality, Concentration, Nirvana, Samsara, Ego, Interview,...
May 15 2014

Dogen's Shoji: Birth and Death

Birth-and-Death, Nirvana, Eight Aspects, Daily Life, Monastic Practice, Funeral,...
Feb 22 2014

Dogen's Zenki: Undivided Activity

Birth-and-Death, Anger, Continuous, Lotus Sutra, Don't Know Mind, Discrimination...
Feb 22 2014

Suffering and Faith

Anger, Death-and-Dying, Four Noble Truths, Practice Position, Duality, Don't...
Feb 15 2014

Living By Vow

Four Noble Truths, Vows, Karma, Samsara, Soto Zen, soto, Chanting, Nirvana, Daily...
Jan 25 2014

Fayan's Hair's Breadth 

Fayan’s Hairsbreadth
No Abode 5/17/13 PM
( On Looking for Results in the Visible World. 30 Min)

Nirvana, Balance, Samsara, Separation, Perfect Wisdom, Lotus Sutra, Intimacy,...
May 17 2013
No Abode Hermitage

Ornament of the Sage's Mind 

Complete Perfect Enlightenment, Bodhisattva Vow, Confession-and-Repentance, Mahayana...
Feb 02 2013
No Abode Hermitage


Bodhidharma, Teacher-and-Student, Dharma Transmission, Subject-and-Object, Ego,...
Aug 01 2012


Four Noble Truths, Anger, Vows, Subject-and-Object, Samsara, Dependent Origination,...
Jul 30 2012


Sangha, Precepts, Repentance, Vows, Samsara, Heart Sutra, Meditation, Posture,...
Jul 29 2012

Zenki and Shoji

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

Zenki and Shoji

Birth-and-Death, Bell, Heart Sutra, Daily Life, confusion, Buddha Mind, Nirvana,...
Sep 04 2011

Zenki and Shoji

Birth-and-Death, Blue Cliff Record, Samsara, Nirvana, Impermanence, Liberation,...
Sep 03 2011

Lineage Precept Vein - Not One, Not Two

Transmission, Precepts, Intuition, Monastic Practice, Dharma Transmission, Lineage,...
Jan 15 2011


Precepts, Meditation, training, Sangha, Monastic Practice, Vows, Mindfulness, Samadhi...
Aug 07 2010


Birth-and-Death, Intimacy, Echo, Demons, Patience, Samsara, Religion, training,...
Aug 07 2010

Hokyo Zammai Class

Five Ranks, Ego, Transmission, Discrimination, Religion, Samsara, Echo, Beginners,...
Jul 01 2010

Training for the Selfless Heart 

Desire, Demons, Birth-and-Death, Emotions, Intimacy, Attachment, Samsara, Continuous...
Apr 22 2010
The Yoga Room

Berkeley Zendo and Money

Serial: BZ-02094

Mandalas, Saturday Lecture

Sojun's early practice, Sangha, Supporting Practice


Samsara, Sangha, Samsara, Building, Enemies, Nirvana, Practice Position, Culture,...
Apr 17 2010
Berkeley Zen Center

Training for the Selfless Heart 

Patience, Enthusiasm, Attachment, Impermanence, practicing generosity, Samsara,...
Apr 08 2010
The Yoga Room

Hozan Alan Senauke The World Is What You Make It

Two Truths, Practice Period, Aspects of Practice, Heart Sutra, Precious Mirror,...
Sep 19 2009

The Ultimate Transcends Difference and Unity

Samdhinirmochana Mahayana Sutra Chapter 3, part 2
Samdhinirmochana Sutra (Part VIII),
Chapter Three, Morning
No Abode 7/23//09 AM

Birth-and-Death, Samsara, Desire, Separation, true dharma, Skandas, Dragons, Culture...
Jul 18 2009
No Abode Hermitage

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

Bodhisattva Vows

Vows, Liberation, Evil, Precepts, Passions, Buddha Nature, Samsara, Oneness, Bell,...
Mar 14 2009

Buddha Sitting as Us; Us Sitting as Buddha 

Birth-and-Death, Lotus Sutra, War, Mindfulness, American, Samsara, Practice Period,...
Oct 18 2008
No Abode Hermitage

Zen Mind Beginngers Mind: Transiency; Serial No. 01165

Nirvana, Composure, Impermanence, Nirvana Sutra, Samsara, Priest, Teacher-and-Student...
Oct 18 2008
Berkeley Zen Center


difficulty, Precepts, Passions, Samadhi, Samsara, Intention, Daily Life, Subject-and-...
Oct 03 2008

Current Heightened Awareness of Fear 

Samsara, Greed, Fox, Mindfulness, Nirvana, War, Attachment, Commitment, Desire,...
Sep 20 2008
No Abode Hermitage

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


Four Noble Truths, Don't Know Mind, Samsara, Buddha Ancestors, difficulty, Fox,...
Jan 23 2008