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"

Jul 30, 2015

July 2015 Sesshin, Day 5: The Zen Teachinng of Hui Hai: On Sudden Illumination (trans. John Blofeld), II

Jul 29, 2015

July 2015 Sesshin, Day 4: The Zen Teachinng of Hui Hai: On Sudden Illumination (trans. John Blofeld), I

Jul 28, 2015

July 2015 Sesshin, Day 3: The Original Face: An Anthology of Rinzai Zen (trans. Thomas Cleary), III

Jul 27, 2015

July 2015 Sesshin, Day 2: The Original Face: An Anthology of Rinzai Zen (trans. Thomas Cleary), II

Jul 26, 2015

July 2015 Sesshin, Day 1: The Original Face: An Anthology of Rinzai Zen (trans. Thomas Cleary), I

Jul 12, 2015

Practicing With Sounds in a Noisy Culture

Jun 28, 2015

Trying But Not Trying

Jun 6, 2015

June 2015 Sesshin, Day 7: Blue Cliff Record #73, "Baso's 'White and Black'"

Jun 5, 2015

June 2015 Sesshin, Day 6: Mumonkan #11, "Joshu and Two Hermits"

Jun 4, 2015

June 2015 Sesshin, Day 5: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. & Thomas Cleary), V

Jun 3, 2015

June 2015 Sesshin, Day 4: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. & Thomas Cleary), IV

Jun 2, 2015

June 2015 Sesshin, Day 3: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. & Thomas Cleary), III

Jun 1, 2015

June 2015 Sesshin, Day 2: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. & Thomas Cleary), II

May 31, 2015

June 2015 Sesshin, Day 1: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. J.C. & Thomas Cleary), I

May 10, 2015

Skeptical Anchorman Dan Harris and How He Became a Buddhist

Apr 28, 2015

Zen and the Dark Side of Social Media

Apr 19, 2015

The Challenge of Digital Technology to Zen Practice

Apr 7, 2015

Human Beings--Good or Bad?

Mar 28, 2015

March 2015 Sesshin, Day 7: Shoyuroku #87, "Sushan’s 'With or Without'"

Mar 27, 2015

March 2015 Sesshin, Day 6: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. J.C. Cleary), V

Mar 26, 2015

March 2015 Sesshin, Day 5: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. J.C. Cleary), IV

Mar 25, 2015

March 2015 Sesshin, Day 4: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. J.C. Cleary), III

Mar 24, 2015

March 2015 Sesshin, Day 3: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. J.C. Cleary), II

Mar 23, 2015

March 2015 Sesshin, Day 2: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. J.C. Cleary), I

Mar 15, 2015

Awakening to Our Original Nature: Kashyapa and a Flagpole (Case 22 of the Mumonkan)

Mar 1, 2015

February 2015 Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 2: "Mindfulness in Plain English" by Bante Gunaratana, II

Feb 28, 2015

February 2015 Sesshin, John Pulleyn, Day 1: "Mindfulness in Plain English" by Bante Gunaratana, I

Feb 22, 2015

Not Grasping, Not Striving to Become Someone

Feb 15, 2015

When Belief Systems Collide with Science

Feb 1, 2015

Coming-to-the-Path Talk - Bryan Basham

Jan 25, 2015

Belittling Buddhism in the Marketing of Mindfulness

Jan 17, 2015

January 2015 Sesshin, Day 7: Shoyuroku #17, "Fayan’s 'Hairsbreadth'"

Jan 16, 2015

January 2015 Sesshin, Day 6: Blue Cliff Record #42, "Layman Pang's Beautiful Snowflakes"

Jan 15, 2015

January 2015 Sesshin, Day 5: Shoyuroku #23, "Luzu Faces the Wall"

Jan 14, 2015

January 2015 Sesshin, Day 4: Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui, trans. by A. Braverman, IV

Jan 13, 2015

January 2015 Sesshin, Day 3: Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui, trans. by A. Braverman, III

Jan 12, 2015

January 2015 Sesshin, Day 2: Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui, trans. by A. Braverman, II

Jan 11, 2015

January 2015 Sesshin, Day 1: Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui, trans. by A. Braverman, I

Jan 4, 2015

Marshmallows, Strategic Attention, and Success

Dec 13, 2014

December 2014 Sesshin, Day 4: Zen Essence, trans. by T. Cleary, IV

Dec 12, 2014

December 2014 Sesshin, Day 3: Zen Essence, trans. by T. Cleary, III

Dec 11, 2014

December 2014 Sesshin, Day 2: Zen Essence, trans. by T. Cleary, II

Dec 10, 2014

December 2014 Sesshin, Day 1: Zen Essence, trans. by T. Cleary, I

Dec 7, 2014

Being Your (No-)Self Wherever You Go and Whomever You're With

Nov 29, 2014

Jukai and the Precept on Not Lying

Nov 15, 2014

November 2014 Sesshin, Day 7: Mumonkan #5, "Kyogen’s Man Up a Tree"

Nov 14, 2014

November 2014 Sesshin, Day 6: Blue Cliff Record #44, "Kasan's 'Beating the Drum'"