Mar 12, 2017

Death, Rebirth, and Sesshin

Mar 7, 2017

New Regime, New Dread

Jan 29, 2017

Self-identity and No-self

Jan 22, 2017

Thoughts, Words, Habits, Character

Jan 14, 2017

January 2017 Sesshin, Day 7: Blue Cliff Record #21, "Chimon and the Lotus"

Jan 13, 2017

January 2017 Sesshin, Day 6: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. by J.C. Cleary)

Jan 12, 2017

January 2017 Sesshin, Day 5: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. by J.C. Cleary)

Jan 11, 2017

January 2017 Sesshin, Day 4: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. by J.C. Cleary)

Jan 10, 2017

January 2017 Sesshin, Day 3: Bankei Zen: Translations from the Record of Bankei (trans. by Peter Haskel)

Jan 9, 2017

January 2017 Sesshin, Day 2: Bankei Zen: Translations from the Record of Bankei (trans. by Peter Haskel)

Jan 8, 2017

January 2017 Sesshin, Day 1: Unborn: The Life and Teachings of Zen Master Bankei (trans. Norman Waddell)

Dec 18, 2016

Lighting Candles of Generosity in Dark Times

Dec 10, 2016

December Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 4: Faith in Mind: A Commentary on Seng Ts'an's Classic by Master Sheng Yen

Dec 9, 2016

December Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 3: Faith in Mind: A Commentary on Seng Ts'an's Classic by Master Sheng Yen

Dec 8, 2016

December Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 2: Faith in Mind: A Commentary on Seng Ts'an's Classic by Master Sheng Yen

Dec 7, 2016

December Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 1: Faith in Mind: A Commentary on Seng Ts'an's Classic by Master Sheng Yen

Dec 4, 2016

The Buddha's Quest--and Our Own

Nov 26, 2016

Receiving the Precepts

Nov 19, 2016

November 2016 Sesshin, Day 7: Shoyuroku #70, "Jinshan Asks About Nature"

Nov 18, 2016

November 2016 Sesshin, Day 6: The Practice of Zen by C. C. Chang

Nov 17, 2016

November 2016 Sesshin, Day 5: The Practice of Zen by C. C. Chang

Nov 16, 2016

Nov 15, 2016

November 2016 Sesshin, Day 3: The Zen Teaching of Hui Hai on Sudden Illumination (trans. John Blofeld)

Nov 14, 2016

November 2016 Sesshin, Day 2: The Zen Teaching of Hui Hai on Sudden Illumination (trans. John Blofeld)

Nov 13, 2016

November 2016 Sesshin, Day 1: The Zen Teaching of Hui Hai on Sudden Illumination (trans. John Blofeld)

Nov 6, 2016

How Not Voting Is Not the Way

Oct 16, 2016

The Three Essentials of Buddhism

Oct 7, 2016

October 2016 Sesshin, Day 6: Zen Dawn (trans. T. Cleary)

Oct 6, 2016

October 2016 Sesshin, Day 5: Zen Dawn (trans. T. Cleary)

Oct 5, 2016

October 2016 Sesshin, Day 4: Zen Dawn (trans. T. Cleary)

Oct 4, 2016

October 2016 Sesshin, Day 3: Zen Dawn (trans. T. Cleary)

Oct 3, 2016

October 2016 Sesshin, Day 2: Zen Dawn (trans. T. Cleary)

Oct 2, 2016

October 2016 Sesshin, Day 1: Zen Dawn (trans. T. Cleary)

Sep 11, 2016

September Sesshin, Eryl Kubicka, Day 2: Not I, Not other than I: The Life And Teachings Of Russel Williams, II

Sep 10, 2016

September Sesshin, Eryl Kubicka, Day 1: Not I, Not other than I: The Life And Teachings Of Russel Williams, I

Aug 21, 2016

Roshi Kapleau and the Past As Present

Aug 7, 2016

The Mystery of Leadership

Jul 30, 2016

July 2016 Sesshin, Day 7: Mumonkan #42, "A Woman Comes Out of Samadhi"

Jul 29, 2016

July 2016 Sesshin, Day 6: Zen Essence: The Science of Freedom (trans. T. Cleary)

Jul 28, 2016

July 2016 Sesshin, Day 5: Zen Essence: The Science of Freedom (trans. T. Cleary)

Jul 27, 2016

July 2016 Sesshin, Day 4: Zen Essence: The Science of Freedom (trans. T. Cleary)

Jul 26, 2016

July 2016 Sesshin, Day 3: Zen Essence: The Science of Freedom (trans. T. Cleary)

Jul 25, 2016

July 2016 Sesshin, Day 2: Zen Essence: The Science of Freedom (trans. T. Cleary)

Jul 24, 2016

July 2016 Sesshin, Day 1: Zen Essence: The Science of Freedom (trans. T. Cleary)

Jun 26, 2016

Fifty Years of Change and Adaptation

Jun 5, 2016

Learning a Physical Skill Late in Life: Great, But . . . .

May 8, 2016

Grit and Perseverance: Trump Cards in Success

May 1, 2016

General Advice From a Japanese Zen Teacher

Apr 24, 2016

Busyness Driven By Fear

Apr 10, 2016

Zen and Environmentalism

Apr 3, 2016

Finding a Way to Sit Every Day

Mar 26, 2016

March 2016 Sesshin, Day 7: Blue Cliff Record #22, "Seppo's Turtle-nosed Snake"

Mar 25, 2016

March 2016 Sesshin, Day 6: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. Martine Batchelor)

Mar 24, 2016

March 2016 Sesshin, Day 5: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. Martine Batchelor)

Mar 23, 2016

March 2016 Sesshin, Day 4: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. Martine Batchelor)

Mar 22, 2016

March 2016 Sesshin, Day 3: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. Martine Batchelor)

Mar 21, 2016

March 2016 Sesshin, Day 2: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. Martine Batchelor)

Mar 20, 2016

March 2016 Sesshin, Day 1: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. Martine Batchelor)

Mar 13, 2016

A Master Violinist Performs in the Subway

Feb 21, 2016

Procrastination: Not Always So Bad

Feb 7, 2016

Dharma Talk by Eryl Kubicka: "Staying on the Path!"

Jan 24, 2016

Secular Buddhism

Jan 16, 2016

January 2016 Sesshin, Day 7: Blue Cliff Record #92, "The World-Honored One Ascends the Seat"

Jan 15, 2016

January 2016 Sesshin, Day 6: The Undying Lamp of Zen: The Testament of Zen Master Torei (trans. T. Cleary), II

Jan 14, 2016

January 2016 Sesshin, Day 5: The Undying Lamp of Zen: The Testament of Zen Master Torei (trans. T. Cleary), I

Jan 13, 2016

January 2016 Sesshin, Day 4: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. Cleary & T. Cleary), III

Jan 12, 2016

 January 2016 Sesshin, Day 3: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. Cleary & T. Cleary), II

Jan 11, 2016

January 2016 Sesshin, Day 2: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. Cleary & T. Cleary), I

Jan 3, 2016

Thai Buddhist Master Ajahn Chah and the Immutable Law of Impermanence

Dec 20, 2015

The Winter Solstice and Darkness, Doubt, and Faith

Dec 12, 2015

December 2015 Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 4: Illuminating Silence: The Practice of Chinese Zen, by John Crook and Master Sheng Yen, IV

Dec 11, 2015

December 2015 Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 3: Illuminating Silence: The Practice of Chinese Zen, by John Crook and Master Sheng Yen, III

Dec 10, 2015

December 2015 Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 2: Illuminating Silence: The Practice of Chinese Zen, by John Crook and Master Sheng Yen, II

Dec 9, 2015

December 2015 Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 1: Illuminating Silence: The Practice of Chinese Zen, by John Crook and Master Sheng Yen, I

Dec 6, 2015

Countering the Holiday Consumerist Frenzy

Nov 28, 2015

Jukai and the Precept on Not Withholding Aid

Nov 14, 2015

November 2015 Sesshin, Day 7: Mumonkan #16, "The Sound of the Bell"

Nov 13, 2015

November 2015 Sesshin, Day 6: Mumonkan #26, "Hogen Points to the Blinds"

Nov 12, 2015

November 2015 Sesshin, Day 5: Zibo: The Last Great Zen Master of China (trans. J.C. Cleary), V

Nov 11, 2015

November 2015 Sesshin, Day 4: Zibo: The Last Great Zen Master of China (trans. J.C. Cleary), IV

Nov 10, 2015

November 2015 Sesshin, Day 3: Zibo: The Last Great Zen Master of China (trans. J.C. Cleary), III

Nov 9, 2015

November 2015 Sesshin, Day 2: Zibo: The Last Great Zen Master of China (trans. J.C. Cleary), II

Nov 8, 2015

November 2015 Sesshin, Day 1: Zibo: The Last Great Zen Master of China (trans. J.C. Cleary), I

Nov 1, 2015

Finding Exile--and Awe--In Zazen

Oct 25, 2015

Coming-to-the-Path Talk - Dan Esler

Oct 18, 2015

Facing Fear and Anxiety

Oct 10, 2015

October 2015 Sesshin, Day 7: Blue Cliff Record #89, "The Bodhisattva of Great Compassion"

Oct 9, 2015

October 2015 Sesshin, Day 6: The Collected Works of Chinul|The Korean Approach to Zen (trans. Robert Buswell), V

Oct 8, 2015

October 2015 Sesshin, Day 5: The Collected Works of Chinul|The Korean Approach to Zen (trans. Robert Buswell), IV

Oct 7, 2015

October 2015 Sesshin, Day 4: The Collected Works of Chinul|The Korean Approach to Zen (trans. Robert Buswell), III

Oct 6, 2015

October 2015 Sesshin, Day 3: The Collected Works of Chinul|The Korean Approach to Zen (trans. Robert Buswell), II

Oct 5, 2015

October 2015 Sesshin, Day 2: The Collected Works of Chinul|The Korean Approach to Zen (trans. Robert Buswell), I

Oct 4, 2015

October 2015 Sesshin, Day 1: Mumonkan #25, "Kyozan’s Dream Talk"

Sep 27, 2015

Pope Francis, the Catholic Church, and the Dharma

Sep 12, 2015

September 2015 Sesshin, Wayman Kubicka, Day 1: "Neuroscience and Long Practice"

Aug 23, 2015

Zen Practice As Resilience Training

Aug 16, 2015

Founder's Day: Roshi Kapleau and Mumonkan #31: "Joshu Sees Through the Old Woman"

Aug 9, 2015

Coming-to-the-Path Talk - Rick Smith

Aug 6, 2015

July 2015 Sesshin, Day 7: Blue Cliff Record #86, Yunmen's "Everyone Has His Own Light"

Jul 31, 2015

July 2015 Sesshin, Day 6: Mumonkan #29, "Neither the Wind Nor the Flag"