The Engage Wisdom Alpha Archive
|Mar 09, 2019|
|Mar 02, 2019|
|Feb 23, 2019|
|Feb 16, 2019|
|Feb 09, 2019|
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...
|Tenshin Reb Anderson||Feb 02, 2019PMNo Abode Hermitage|
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...
|Tenshin Reb Anderson||Feb 02, 2019AMNo Abode Hermitage|
|Feb 02, 2019|
|Jan 26, 2019|
|Jan 19, 2019|
|Jan 12, 2019|
|Jan 05, 2019|
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||Dec 15, 2018PMNo Abode Hermitage|
|Dec 15, 2018|
|Dec 14, 2018|
|Dec 08, 2018|
|Dec 07, 2018|
|Dec 06, 2018|
|Dec 05, 2018|
|Dec 04, 2018|
|Dec 03, 2018|
|Dec 02, 2018|
|Dec 01, 2018|
|Nov 24, 2018|
|Nov 17, 2018|
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||Nov 10, 2018AMNo Abode Hermitage|
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||Nov 10, 2018PMNo Abode Hermitage|
|Nov 10, 2018|
|Nov 03, 2018|
|Oct 27, 2018|
|Oct 21, 2018|
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,...
|Tenshin Reb Anderson||Oct 20, 2018PMNo Abode Hermitage|
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
|Tenshin Reb Anderson||Oct 20, 2018AMNo Abode Hermitage|
|Oct 13, 2018|
|Oct 06, 2018|
|Sep 29, 2018|
|Sep 22, 2018|
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...
|Tenshin Reb Anderson||Sep 15, 2018PMNo Abode Hermitage|
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...
|Tenshin Reb Anderson||Sep 15, 2018AMNo Abode Hermitage|
|Sep 15, 2018|
|Sep 08, 2018|
|Sep 07, 2018|
|Sep 01, 2018|
|Sep 01, 2018|
|Aug 25, 2018|
|Aug 18, 2018|
Torei's vow; bowing in humility in the face of cruelty; meeting monsters with lovingkindness.
confession and repentance, lovingkindness, cruelty, practice
|Tenshin Reb Anderson||Aug 11, 2018PMNo Abode Hermitage|
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||Aug 11, 2018AMNo Abode Hermitage|
|Aug 11, 2018|
|Aug 04, 2018|