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The Mind Of A Sentient Being Is Difficult To Change

Lotus Sutra, Oneness, Buddha Nature, true dharma, Four Foundations, Mahayana,...
Jul 24 2021

Bodhisattva Precepts

Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, Karma, true dharma, Vows, Bodhisattva Vow, Evil,...
Jun 04 2021

Dogen's Vow

Vows, Buddha Mind, Passions, Mindfulness, Four Noble Truths, true dharma, Book of...
Nov 21 2020


true dharma, Doubt, Confession-and-Repentance, Vows, Evil, Karma, Hindrances,...
May 30 2020

Beat Zen Square Zen and Zen

Monastic Practice, Duality, Non-duality, Birth-and-Death, true dharma, American, Lay...
Jul 13 2019

Buddha Activity

Intimacy, Doubt, Faith, true dharma, zen meditation, Complete Perfect Enlightenment,...
Mar 09 2019
No Abode Hermitage

Denko Roku 1: Shakyamuni

Serial: BZ-02662

Study Sesshin Day 1


true dharma, Transmission, Liberation, Nirvana, Dogen, soto, Chanting, Buddha Nature...
Feb 16 2019

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...

Vow, Eihei Koso Hotsuganmon, Buddha Mind, Intimacy, Book of Serenity, Buddha Mind,...
Feb 02 2019
No Abode Hermitage

Eight Awarenesses of Great Beings

Serial: BZ-02632

Study Sesshin Part 1


Mindfulness, Tassajara, Concentration, Precepts, true dharma, Bodhisattva Precepts,...
Sep 01 2018

Eight Awarenesses of Great Beings

Serial: BZ-02633

Study Sesshin Part 2


true dharma, Concentration, Mindfulness, Equanimity, Light-and-Darkness, Dependent...
Sep 01 2018

Beating the Drum

Buddha Ancestors, Practice Period, Confession-and-Repentance, Vows, true dharma,...
Aug 11 2018

Practice with Earth Day

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

Zen Training

training, Obstacles, Buddha Nature, Ego, Soto Zen, Greed, true dharma, Oneness, Anger...
Feb 25 2017

Karma Bodhisattva Ceremony

Karma, Repentance, Vows, Evil, Bodhisattva Vow, Manjushri, Four Noble Truths, true...
Aug 20 2016

Dogen's Four Embracing Actions

Enemies, Vows, true dharma, Politics, Bodhisattva Vow, Lotus Sutra, Don't Know...
Jul 23 2016

Melting the Root of Transgression

Confession-and-Repentance, Buddha Ancestors, Compassion, Confession-and-Repentance,...
Apr 09 2016
No Abode Hermitage

Plum Blossoms

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


true dharma, Concentration, Posture, Teacher-and-Student, Samadhi, Daily Life, zen,...
Aug 21 2015

Friday Zazen Refresher

Posture, Beginners, Concentration, Silent Illumination, true dharma, Happiness,...
Mar 06 2015

Listening, Training, Hearing and Liberation

Heart Sutra, Confession-and-Repentance, true dharma, Heart Sutra, Lotus Sutra, Anger...
Aug 09 2014
No Abode Hermitage

Listening, Training, Hearing and Liberation

Discrimination, Enlightenment, Compassion, Study, Delusion, Discrimination, Non-...
Aug 09 2014
No Abode Hermitage

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

Dogen's Vow

Repentance, Vows, Karma, Doubt, Confession-and-Repentance, Precepts, true dharma,...
Sep 01 2013

Hozan Senauke Dogens Vow 4

Repentance, Dharma Transmission, Discrimination, Transmission, Mindfulness, true...
Sep 01 2013

Dogen's Vow

Vows, true dharma, Lineage, Bodhisattva Vow, Precepts, Soto Zen, Repentance, Karma,...
Aug 31 2013

Dogen's Vow

true dharma, Vows, Silence, Repentance, Study Period, Doubt, Karma, New Year,...
Aug 31 2013

Sandokai Lecture One

Composure, Discrimination, Branching Streams, Darkness and Light, Light-and-Darkness...
Feb 16 2013

Introduction to Bendowa

Aspects of Practice, true dharma, Transmission, Ordinary Mind, Dharma Transmission,...
Oct 14 2012

The Bodhisattva's Mind of No Abode 

The Bodhisattva’s Mind of No Abode
Tenshin Reb Anderson
No Abode, Sept 1, 2012 AM

Fundraising, Buddha Mind, true dharma, japanese, practicing generosity, Politics,...
Sep 01 2012
No Abode Hermitage

Genjo Koan - Section 9

Serial: BZ-02247

No Gaining Idea, Sesshin Day 2, All dharmas are without self

Subject-and-Object, Duality, Non-duality, Precious Mirror, Impermanence, Heart Sutra...
Jun 21 2012
Berkeley Zen Center

The Room, the Seat, and the Robe 

Lotus Sutra, true dharma, Nirvana
Apr 14 2012
No Abode Hermitage

A Family Style for Realizing the Oneness of All Families 

true dharma, Lay, Birth-and-Death, Mindfulness, Family Practice, Big Mind, Mill...
Mar 10 2012
No Abode Hermitage

The Four Aspects of Practicing the Threefold Ethics of Bodhisattvas 

Desire, Bodhisattva Precepts, Passions, Triple Treasure, Complete Perfect...
Feb 04 2012
No Abode Hermitage

The Bodhisattva's Perfection of Being Ordinary 

Birth-and-Death, Aspects of Practice, true dharma, Interview, Commitment, Enthusiasm...
Nov 12 2011
No Abode Hermitage

Conscious and Unconscious Obstructions of the Buddha Way 

Obstacles, Faith, Intuition, Doubt, Karmic Consciousness, true dharma, Patience,...
Apr 16 2011
No Abode Hermitage

Intimate Zen, Perfect Wisdom

Serial: BZ-02154


Perfect Wisdom, Heart Sutra, Dharma Transmission, Four Noble Truths, true dharma,...
Jan 29 2011
Berkeley Zen Center

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 

Lotus Sutra, Attachment, true dharma, Zendo, Confession-and-Repentance, Impermanence...
Sep 18 2010
No Abode Hermitage

Genjokoan Class

Birth-and-Death, Cultivation, true dharma, Observe, Duality, Non-duality, Big Mind,...
May 20 2010

Guidelines for Practice

Serial: BZ-02098

One-Day Sitting

Forgiveness, Practice Period, Composure, Continuous, true dharma, Lay Practice,...
May 15 2010
Berkeley Zen Center

Shakyamuni Buddha's Parinirvana

true dharma, Funeral, Practice Period, Instruction, soto, Nirvana, Separation,...
Feb 13 2010

Continuous Compassion for Karmic Consciousness 

true dharma, Karmic Consciousness, Perfect Wisdom, Attachment, Silence, Transmission...
Feb 06 2010
No Abode Hermitage

Tao Wu's Condolence Call

Serial: BZ-02062

Shuso talk

Blue Cliff Record, Continuous, Birth-and-Death, Practice Period, true dharma,...
Oct 24 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

Faith that Allows Doubt and the Idea that All Ideas are Contingent and Empty 

War, American, Doubt, Faith, Bodhisattva Precepts, Letting Go, true dharma, Perfect...
Dec 13 2008
No Abode Hermitage


Forgiveness, Desire, Lotus Sutra, Zendo, Buddha Ancestors, Addiction, true dharma,...
May 02 2008
Minnesota Zen Center


true dharma, Bodhisattva Vow, Soto Zen, Bodhisattva Precepts, Desire, Commitment,...
May 01 2008
Minnesota Zen Center

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Lotus Sutra, Buddha Nature, Heart Sutra, Manjushri, Book of Serenity, Birth-and-Death...
Apr 24 2008
The Yoga Room