Aug 19, 2018

Teisho by Roshi Philip Kapleau, June 1975 Sesshin, Day 7: Mumonkan #36 "Goso's 'No Words or Silence'"

Aug 12, 2018

Our Marvelous Microbiome: A Web of Mutual Causation

Aug 4, 2018

July/August 2018 Sesshin, Day 7: Shoyoroku #13, "Linji’s 'Blind Donkey'"

Aug 3, 2018

July/August 2018 Sesshin, Day 6: Blue Cliff Record #18, "The National Teacher's Seamless Monument"

Aug 2, 2018

July/August 2018 Sesshin, Day 5: Zen Essence (trans. T. Cleary)

Aug 1, 2018

July/August 2018 Sesshin, Day 4: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. & T. Cleary)

Jul 31, 2018

July/August 2018 Sesshin, Day 3: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. & T. Cleary)

Jul 30, 2018

July/August 2018 Sesshin, Day 2: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. & T. Cleary)

Jul 29, 2018

July/August 2018 Sesshin, Day 1: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. & T. Cleary)

Jul 22, 2018

The Latest Scandal in American Buddhism

Jun 16, 2018

June 2018 Sesshin, Day 7: Blue Cliff Record #67, "The Great Bodhisattva Fu Lectures on the Diamond Sutra"

Jun 15, 2018

June 2018 Sesshin, Day 6: Mumonkan #19, "Ordinary Mind is the Way"

Jun 14, 2018

June 2018 Sesshin, Day 5: Zen Essence (trans. T. Cleary)

Jun 13, 2018

June 2018 Sesshin, Day 4: Zen Essence (trans. T. Cleary)

Jun 12, 2018

June 2018 Sesshin, Day 3: The Original Face: An Anthology of Rinzai Zen (trans. T. Cleary)

Jun 11, 2018

June 2018 Sesshin, Day 2: The Original Face: An Anthology of Rinzai Zen (trans. T. Cleary)

Jun 10, 2018

June 2018 Sesshin, Day 1: The Original Face: An Anthology of Rinzai Zen (trans. T. Cleary)

Jun 3, 2018

Teisho by Sunya Kjolhede Roshi: Reclaiming Our Resilient Spirit

May 13, 2018

Dharma Talk by John Pulleyn: "Working with Habits"

May 6, 2018

Fear and Avoidance As the Engines of Risk-Taking Behavior

Apr 29, 2018

The Tyranny of Convenience, the Allure of What's Easiest

Apr 22, 2018

Dharma Talk by Tom Kowal, "Dharma and Depression"

Apr 14, 2018

April 2018 Sesshin, Day 7: Mumonkan #46, "Step Forward From the Top of a Hundred-Foot Pole"

Apr 13, 2018

April 2018 Sesshin, Day 6: Mumonkan #28, "Ryutan Blows Out a Candle"

Apr 12, 2018

April 2018 Sesshin, Day 5: The Practice of Zen (trans. C.C. Chang)

Apr 11, 2018

April 2018 Sesshin, Day 4: The Practice of Zen (trans. C.C. Chang)

Apr 10, 2018

April 2018 Sesshin, Day 3: The Practice of Zen (trans. C.C. Chang)

Apr 9, 2018

April 2018 Sesshin, Day 2: Instant Zen (trans. T. Cleary)

Apr 8, 2018

April 2018 Sesshin, Day 1: Instant Zen (trans. T. Cleary)

Apr 1, 2018

The Wisdom of Tofu Roshi

Mar 18, 2018

In Memorium: Harada Tangen Roshi, 1924-2018

Mar 11, 2018

Is Traditional Buddhism Being Genetically Modified in the West?

Mar 4, 2018

Three Large Strands of Western Buddhism

Feb 25, 2018

February 2018 Sesshin, Wayman Kubicka, Day 2: Advice from a "spiritual punk"; and (2) Going beyond grasping...

Feb 24, 2018

February 2018 Sesshin, Wayman Kubicka, Day 1: What it takes...

Feb 4, 2018

Brain Karma, Self-control, and Pushing the Envelope

Jan 28, 2018

Memory, Forgetting, and the Self-making of Youth

Jan 21, 2018

Not Hooked: Tech Insiders Withdrawing from the Media and Devices They Designed

Jan 13, 2018

January 2018 Sesshin, Day 7: Blue Cliff Record #42, "Layman Pang's Beautiful Snowflakes"

Jan 12, 2018

January 2018 Sesshin, Day 6: Roshi Kapleau's Enlightenment Account

Jan 11, 2018

January 2018 Sesshin, Day 5: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. M. Batchelor)

Jan 10, 2018

January 2018 Sesshin, Day 4: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. M. Batchelor)

Jan 9, 2018

January 2018 Sesshin, Day 3: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. M. Batchelor)

Jan 8, 2018

January 2018 Sesshin, Day 2: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. M. Batchelor)

Jan 7, 2018

January 2018 Sesshin, Day 1: The Way of Korean Zen by Kusan Sunim (trans. M. Batchelor)

Dec 17, 2017

Social Zen Practice

Dec 9, 2017

December Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 4: Everyday Zen by Charlotte Joko Beck

Dec 8, 2017

December Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 3: Attaining the Way: A Guide to the Practice of Chan Buddhism by Master Sheng Yen

Dec 7, 2017

December Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 2: Attaining the Way: A Guide to the Practice of Chan Buddhism by Master Sheng Yen

Dec 6, 2017

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

Dec 3, 2017

Sexual Harassment and Power

Nov 25, 2017

Jukai and the Six Realms Tunnel

Nov 11, 2017

November 2017 Sesshin, Day 7: Mumonkan #37, "Joshu’s Oak Tree"

Nov 10, 2017

November 2017 Sesshin, Day 6: Mumonkan #40, "Kicking Over the Water Bottle"

Nov 9, 2017

November 2017 Sesshin, Day 5: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. Cleary & T. Cleary)

Nov 8, 2017

November 2017 Sesshin, Day 4: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. Cleary & T. Cleary)

Nov 7, 2017

November 2017 Sesshin, Day 3: The Platform Sutra: The Zen Teaching of Hui-neng (trans. by Red Pine)

Nov 6, 2017

November 2017 Sesshin, Day 2: The Platform Sutra: The Zen Teaching of Hui-neng (trans. by Red Pine)

Nov 5, 2017

November 2017 Sesshin, Day 1: The Platform Sutra: The Zen Teaching of Hui-neng (trans. by Red Pine)

Oct 29, 2017

Jukai and The Four Forces of Purification

Oct 22, 2017

The Three Poisons As Our Common Lot

Oct 15, 2017

Habit Energy: Our Lifelong Opponent

Oct 6, 2017

October 2017 Sesshin, Day 6: Dream conversations: On Buddhism and Zen, Muso Kokushi (trans. T. Cleary)

Oct 5, 2017

October 2017 Sesshin, Day 5: Dream conversations: On Buddhism and Zen, Muso Kokushi (trans. T. Cleary)

Oct 4, 2017

October 2017 Sesshin, Day 4: Dream conversations: On Buddhism and Zen, Muso Kokushi (trans. T. Cleary)

Oct 3, 2017

October 2017 Sesshin, Day 3: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. by J.C. Cleary)

Oct 2, 2017

October 2017 Sesshin, Day 2: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. by J.C. Cleary)

Oct 1, 2017

October 2017 Sesshin, Day 1: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. by J.C. Cleary)

Sep 24, 2017

Ethnic Cleansing in Buddhist Myanmar

Aug 13, 2017


Buddhism, Cognitive Science, and the Supernatural

Aug 5, 2017

July-August 2017 Sesshin, Amala-sensei, Day 7: Lingzhao's Shining Grasses (from the Hidden Lamp -- Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women)

Aug 4, 2017

July-August 2017 Sesshin, Amala-sensei, Day 6: Laywoman Pang's Merit (from the Hidden Lamp -- Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women)

Aug 3, 2017

July-August 2017 Sesshin, Amala-sensei, Day 5: Shotaku's Paper Sword (from the Hidden Lamp -- Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women)

Aug 2, 2017

July-August 2017 Sesshin, Amala-sensei, Day 4: Day Four: Working with Emotions

Aug 1, 2017

July-August 2017 Sesshin, Amala-sensei, Day 3: Working with a Koan -- Some Pitfalls

Jul 31, 2017

July-August 2017 Sesshin, Amala-sensei, Day 2: Master Sheng-yen on Shikantaza and Silent Illumination

Jul 30, 2017

July-August 2017 Sesshin, Amala-sensei, Day 1: A review of some basics: posture and breathing

Jul 23, 2017

Empathy and Power

Jun 25, 2017

A Ship, an Axe, a Human Being

Jun 17, 2017

June 2017 Sesshin, Day 7: Blue Cliff Record #91, "Enkan's 'Rhinoceros Fan'"

Jun 16, 2017

June 2017 Sesshin, Day 6: Mumonkan #47, "Tosotsu's Three Barriers"

Jun 15, 2017

June 2017 Sesshin, Day 5: Dream Conversations: On Buddhism and Zen (trans. by T. Cleary)

Jun 14, 2017

June 2017 Sesshin, Day 4: Dream Conversations: On Buddhism and Zen (trans. by T. Cleary)

Jun 13, 2017

June 2017 Sesshin, Day 3: Instant Zen: Waking Up in the Present (trans. by T. Cleary)

Jun 12, 2017

June 2017 Sesshin, Day 2: Instant Zen: Waking Up in the Present (trans. by T. Cleary)

Jun 11, 2017

June 2017 Sesshin, Day 1: Instant Zen: Waking Up in the Present (trans. by T. Cleary)

Jun 6, 2017

Working for Lost Causes, Unattached to Effect

May 14, 2017

Dharma Talk by John Pulleyn: "Pain and Happiness"

Apr 30, 2017

Why Can't We Sit Still Anymore

Apr 23, 2017

Teisho by Roshi Sunya Kjolhede: "Homecoming: A Rambling Retrospective"

Apr 15, 2017

April 2017 Sesshin, Day 7: Mumonkan #24, "Abandon Words and Silence"

Apr 14, 2017

April 2017 Sesshin, Day 6: Mumonkan #14, "Nansen Kills the Cat"

Apr 13, 2017

April 2017 Sesshin, Day 5: Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui (trans. by Arthur Braverman)

Apr 12, 2017

April 2017 Sesshin, Day 4: Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui (trans. by Arthur Braverman)

Apr 11, 2017

April 2017 Sesshin, Day 3: Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui (trans. by Arthur Braverman)

Apr 10, 2017

April 2017 Sesshin, Day 2: Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui (trans. by Arthur Braverman)

Apr 9, 2017

April 2017 Sesshin, Day 1: Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui (trans. by Arthur Braverman)

Mar 12, 2017

Death, Rebirth, and Sesshin

Mar 7, 2017

New Regime, New Dread

Jan 29, 2017

Self-identity and No-self