Tenshin Reb Anderson Talks

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Taking Refuge

Sangha, Triple Treasure, Complete Perfect Enlightenment, Precepts, Transmission,...
Jan 10 1990

Receiving the Precepts

Serial: SF-00061

One day sitting

Precepts, Triple Treasure, Repentance, Offering, Duality, Karma, Hindrances, Teacher-...
Aug 21 1990
Green Gulch Farm

OLD - Madyamika and Mahayana

Feb 19 1991
4

Vijnaptimatratasiddhi

Serial: RA-00566

Autumn Paractice Period

Oct 14 1994
Class #5

Tokubetsu Sesshin

Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, true dharma, Triple Treasure, Transmission, Vows,...
Mar 28 1995

Tassajara Class

Nov 17 1995
Tassajara

The Jewel Called The Sangha

Serial: SF-00063

Sunday talk Jan PP; you are blessed by the people who want to practice with you who are not necessarily the people you would choose to practice with.

Interdependence, Lotus Sutra, Separation, causation, Instruction, Intimacy, training...
Jan 11 1998
Green Gulch Farm

1999.12.05-serial.00064

Serial: SF-00064

Sunday dharma talk.

Letting Go, Peace, Attachment, Freedom, Practice Period, Hindrances, Nirvana, Doubt,...
Dec 05 1999

Crisis: A Spiritual Turning Point

Spiritual life exists in crisis, which can be used as a turning point. To the extent that we recognize that where we sit right now is a turning point, we are able to understand the possibility of...

Transmission, Faith, Religion, Priest, Culture, Doubt, War
Jan 08 2006
Part 1
Green Gulch Farm

Crisis: A Spiritual Turning Point

Spiritual life exists in crisis, which can be used as a turning point. To the extent that we recognize that where we sit right now is a turning point, we are able to understand the possibility of...

Transmission, Emotions, Birth-and-Death, Attachment, Intuition, Bell, Culture, Anger...
Jan 08 2006
Part 2
Green Gulch Farm

Baizhang's Fox

Being clear about cause and effect, intention, karma.

cognitive process, Fox, causation, Hindrances, Skandas, Book of Serenity, Buddha...
May 27 2006
AM
No Abode Hermitage

Baizhang's Fox

Being clear about cause and effect, intention, karma.

causation, Fox, Skandas, Funeral, Obstacles, Samsara, Hindrances, Emotions, Observe,...
May 27 2006
PM
No Abode Hermitage

Intention Transforms the World

Our thinking and intention makes the world what it is; awareness of intention makes our contribution a positive one

Aug 12 2006
AM
No Abode Hermitage

2006.11.11-ZMC

Repentance, Confession-and-Repentance, Faith, Non-duality, lecture, Tassajara, Zendo...
Nov 11 2006
Tassajara

Gnosticism

American Buddhism as a gnostic practice; meaning of the word "tathagata"

Faith, Triple Treasure, American, Hindrances, Transmission, Platform Sutra, Soto Zen...
Feb 03 2007
PM
No Abode Hermitage

Happiness

The pursuit of happiness vs. wanting others to be happy; happiness from absorption in activity

Teachings on Happiness for Dancing Mountains Sangha newsletter
Date: February 3, 2007...

Desire, zen meditation, Religion, Bell, Culture, Patience, Confession-and-Repentance...
Feb 03 2007
AM
No Abode Hermitage

Enlightenment is the Silent Bond 

Apr 01 2007
Green Gulch Farm

The Light of Buddha's Wisdom - Precepts of Compassion

Buddha sheds the light of wisdom on the true nature of suffering, liberation, and the human mind, on the teachings of compassion, moral causation, and the whole phenomenal universe. This retreat...

Evil, Darkness and Light, Light-and-Darkness, Anger, American, Desire, resistance,...
May 04 2007
Part 1
Mount Madonna Center

The Light of Buddha's Wisdom - Precepts of Compassion

Buddha sheds the light of wisdom on the true nature of suffering, liberation, and the human mind, on the teachings of compassion, moral causation, and the whole phenomenal universe. This retreat...

Evil, practicing generosity, Letting Go, Judgement, Buddha Nature, Greed, Darkness...
May 05 2007
Part 2
Mount Madonna Center

The Light of Buddha's Wisdom - Precepts of Compassion

Buddha sheds the light of wisdom on the true nature of suffering, liberation, and the human mind, on the teachings of compassion, moral causation, and the whole phenomenal universe. This retreat...

Right Speech, cognitive process, Observe, Triple Treasure, Sangha, Daily Life, Evil,...
May 05 2007
Part 3
Mount Madonna Center

The Light of Buddha's Wisdom - Precepts of Compassion

Buddha sheds the light of wisdom on the true nature of suffering, liberation, and the human mind, on the teachings of compassion, moral causation, and the whole phenomenal universe. This retreat...

japanese, Separation, Suzuki Roshi, Heart Sutra, Duality, causation, Greed, confusion...
May 05 2007
Part 4
Mount Madonna Center

The Light of Buddha's Wisdom - Precepts of Compassion

Buddha sheds the light of wisdom on the true nature of suffering, liberation, and the human mind, on the teachings of compassion, moral causation, and the whole phenomenal universe. This retreat...

Commitment, Letting Go, practicing generosity, Suzuki Roshi, resistance, japanese,...
May 05 2007
Part 5
Mount Madonna Center

The Light of Buddha's Wisdom - Precepts of Compassion

Buddha sheds the light of wisdom on the true nature of suffering, liberation, and the human mind, on the teachings of compassion, moral causation, and the whole phenomenal universe. This retreat...

Evil, Non-discrimination, Discrimination, Suzuki Roshi, Non-duality, Emotions,...
May 06 2007
Part 6
Mount Madonna Center

The Light of Buddha's Wisdom - Precepts of Compassion

Buddha sheds the light of wisdom on the true nature of suffering, liberation, and the human mind, on the teachings of compassion, moral causation, and the whole phenomenal universe. This retreat...

Letting Go, Karmic Consciousness, Book of Serenity, Teacher-and-Student, Religion,...
May 06 2007
Part 7
Mount Madonna Center

Gracious Attention to Stories 

May 27 2007
Green Gulch Farm

Zen Meditation as Bodhisattva Vow

During this course, we will study the bodhisattva vow, to see how the compassionate intentions of enlightening beings generate, work, and play with the mind of enlightenment to promote peace and...

Birth-and-Death, Bodhisattva Vow, Samsara, Nirvana, Attachment, zen meditation,...
Jul 10 2007
The Yoga Room

Prajna Paramita

The "Perfection of Wisdom" is the bodhisattva's understanding of emptiness, which is available to those who are settled in the conventional world.

Discrimination, Lotus Sutra, Observe, practicing generosity, Breath, Buddha Nature,...
Jul 14 2007
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

The Bodhisattva and the Mahayana

"Enlightening beings" are committed to living for the benefit of all beings; they practice in the "universal vehicle" which includes everyone.

Mahayana, practicing generosity, Enemies, Complete Perfect Enlightenment, Heart Sutra...
Jul 14 2007
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

The Highest Happiness 

Jul 15 2007
Green Gulch Farm

Zen Meditation as Bodhisattva Vow

During this course, we will study the bodhisattva vow, to see how the compassionate intentions of enlightening beings generate, work, and play with the mind of enlightenment to promote peace and...

Nirvana, Bodhisattva Vow, Harmonizing, Lotus Sutra, zen meditation, true dharma, Bell...
Jul 17 2007
The Yoga Room

Zen Meditation as Bodhisattva Vow

During this course, we will study the bodhisattva vow, to see how the compassionate intentions of enlightening beings generate, work, and play with the mind of enlightenment to promote peace and...

Bodhisattva Vow, Patience, Desire, zen meditation, Teacher-and-Student, Confession-...
Jul 24 2007
The Yoga Room

Only a Buddha and a Buddha

The Lotus Sutra says that the desire to help beings open to Buddha's wisdom is the condition for Buddha's appearing in this world.

Lotus Sutra, Religion, Desire, Soto Zen, Non-duality, soto, Bell, Separation,...
Jul 28 2007
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Worship of the Buddha

When a person pays homage and bows to the Buddhas, there is just one Buddha with no other person.

Lotus Sutra, Bowing, Buddha Ancestors, Duality, War, Bodhisattva Vow, resistance,...
Jul 28 2007
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

Zen Meditation as Bodhisattva Vow

During this course, we will study the bodhisattva vow, to see how the compassionate intentions of enlightening beings generate, work, and play with the mind of enlightenment to promote peace and...

resistance, Discrimination, Giving-and-Taking, Soto Zen, Samadhi, Non-discrimination...
Jul 31 2007
The Yoga Room

Zen Meditation as Bodhisattva Vow

During this course, we will study the bodhisattva vow, to see how the compassionate intentions of enlightening beings generate, work, and play with the mind of enlightenment to promote peace and...

zen meditation, Obstacles, Lotus Sutra, Bodhisattva Vow, Soto Zen, Confession-and-...
Aug 07 2007
The Yoga Room

Zen Meditation as Bodhisattva Vow

During this course, we will study the bodhisattva vow, to see how the compassionate intentions of enlightening beings generate, work, and play with the mind of enlightenment to promote peace and...

Nirvana, Bodhisattva Vow, resistance, Faith, Buddha Nature, difficulty
Aug 14 2007
The Yoga Room

Zen Meditation as Bodhisattva Vow

During this course, we will study the bodhisattva vow, to see how the compassionate intentions of enlightening beings generate, work, and play with the mind of enlightenment to promote peace and...

Bodhisattva Vow, zen meditation, Balance, Karmic Consequences, resistance, Confession...
Aug 21 2007
The Yoga Room

Bodhisattva Vows 

Bodhisattva Vow, resistance, zen meditation, Bodhisattva Way, Daily Life, Continuous...
Sep 08 2007
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

Bodhisattva Vows 

Suzuki Roshi, Building, Bodhisattva Vow, Bodhisattva Way, Evil, Bodhisattva Precepts...
Sep 08 2007
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Wholeheartedness 

Sep 09 2007
Green Gulch Farm

Wholeheartedness 

Triple Treasure, Lay, Complete Perfect Enlightenment, Sangha, Priest, Buddha...
Oct 20 2007
No Abode Hermitage

Wholeheartedness 

“The Great Vow of Wholeheartedness and Taking Care of Our Stories”

Green Gulch Farm Sunday Dharma Talk and Q&A
October 21, 2007

Oct 21 2007
Green Gulch Farm

Fearlessness 

Separation, Non-violence, Intimacy, Practice Period, War, Impermanence, difficulty...
Nov 01 2007
No Abode Hermitage

Bodhisattva Initiation 

Tenshin Reb Anderson
Teachings on Bodhisattva Precepts
Sunday November 11, 2008
Green Gulch Zen Farm
Sunday Dharma Talk with Q & A

Nov 11 2007
Green Gulch Farm

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Lotus Sutra, true dharma, zen meditation, Perfect Wisdom, Bodhisattva Vow, Heart...
Mar 06 2008
The Yoga Room

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Lotus Sutra, Buddha Nature, Religion, Branching Streams, Separation, Ordination,...
Mar 13 2008
The Yoga Room

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

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

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Lotus Sutra, Discrimination, Silence, Breath, Culture, Evil, Desire
Mar 27 2008
The Yoga Room

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