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Teishos and Dharma Talks from Auckland Zen Centre, Auckland, NZ, by Sensei Amala Wrightson, Richard von Sturmer and others. Visit www.aucklandzen.org.nz
 
Rinzai Zen Dharma Talks given at the Seattle Zen Temple Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji or other locations associated with Chobo-Ji.
 
Teishos by Albert Low, Zen Master of the Montreal ZenCenter.A teisho is a talk given by the Teacher. This talk comes straight from hisown understanding and life experience. A talk is not meant to entertainnor to inform but is directed to your own longing to 'know'.In order for a teisho to be received correctly one must listen with thesame attention the talk is given.We hope this series of teishos (talks) given by Roshi Albert Low will helpintroduce you to Zen practice.Our Center, located in ...
 
Rinzai Zen Dharma Talks given at the Seattle Zen Temple Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji or other locations associated with Chobo-Ji.
 
Dharma talks (teisho) from Eiryu-ji Zen Center in Wyckoff, New Jersey
 
Welcome to our Boundless Way Temple podcast, coming your way from Worcester, Massachusetts. You can listen to dharma talks (teisho) given by our four resident teachers: Melissa Myozen Blacker, Roshi, David Dae An Rynick, Roshi, James Myosan Cordova, Sensei and Diane Shoshin Fitzgerald, Sensei. For more information about teachers, events, and practice periods, go to our website: www.worcesterzen.org
 
Recorded Dharma talks (Teisho) with Zen Master Julian Daizan Skinner Roshi
 
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“… The work of concentration, deepening and clarifying makes us more available to the moment …“ Description: This teisho is the second talk from the Fall 2017 sesshin. Henry continues to outline an overall map of what Zen offers as a means of extinguishing the three fires—desire, aversion and delusion. This unfolds into further discussion of th ...…
 
“… The work of concentration, deepening and clarifying makes us more available to the moment …“ Description: This teisho is the second talk from the Fall 2017 sesshin. Henry continues to outline an overall map of what Zen offers as a means of extinguishing the three fires—desire, aversion and delusion. This unfolds into further discussion of th ...…
 
“… It is all makyô, or deceptive phenomena. The dust is swept away, and we see “Buddha,” and the dust reveals itself to be none other than Buddha all along ...” Description: In exploring the koan, “Kassan Brandishes the Sword,” Case 68 from the Book of Equanimity, Henry begins by giving us a taste of the teaching of Master Kassan, who points to ...…
 
“… three elements that are essential to serious Zen practice: great faith, great doubt and great determination …” Description: This talk covers three elements that the 11th century master Tahui and the 18th century master Hakuin developed as “essential” to serious Zen practice. (The first and third equate to the 3rd and 4th paramitas – patience ...…
 
A teisho on Arthur Wells' koan, 'What does it mean?'. Delivered during Zazenkai at St Paul's in August, 2017.
 
In this teisho, or dharma talk, Rinsen Sensei discusses koan 46 from the Gateless Gate collection. How do you step from the top of the 100 foot pole? The suggested donation for this podcast is only $1. Please consider what The Drinking Gourd podcasts mean to you! _/\_
 
“All we really have to do is get out of the way and the beautiful energy of the practice will just take over.” “… we learn to let go and let it do the work …” Description: This teisho is the fourth of the Spring 2017 sesshin. Henry begins by discussing how the practice of sesshin gets much better over time—”we learn to let go and let it do the ...…
 
“The alchemy of slow-cooking—that’s also zen…” “When the mind is quiet, we notice so much more…the things we encounter are the teachings.” Description: This teisho is the third of the Spring 2017 sesshin. Henry begins by discussing how we all start to simmer down, as sesshin progresses. “When the mind is quiet, we notice so much more…the things ...…
 
“We know we are really practicing because we are OK even when it’s difficult…” “… who was ripe, was freed of the vine. Body and mind gone …” Description: This teisho is the second of the Spring 2017 sesshin. Henry encourages everyone to stay with their practice, as the sesshin continues and we learn to mind less. He discusses the adaptation pro ...…
 
“This is a practice of allowing and loving.” Description: This teisho is the first of the Spring 2017 sesshin. Traditionally, the first talk, during sesshin, is about the first koan, Mu, or “Jôshû’s Dog.” Henry begins by discussing prostrations and poses the questions, what does the term “buddha” mean?, which leads into why do we do a sesshin? ...…
 
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the June, 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines breaking through layers of expectations and attachments from and to parents, teachers, mentors and society.By zen@choboji.org (Genjo Marinello).
 
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the June, 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines breaking through layers of expectations and attachments from and to parents, teachers, mentors and society.
 
We are born into this life, and we can decide that we know certain things about it. We can become convinced that we know enough… and therefore stop noticing that we have absolutely no idea what this is. Consciousness is Zen’s realm. ~ Henry Shukman Description: What is this experience called life? What is consciousness? Henry talks about how th ...…
 
I don’t say there is no Zen, just no Zen Teachers. ~ Obaku If you think you are going to get something through effort, you won’t get anywhere or anything, you are still in the midst of craving. ~ Henry Shukman Description: Henry introduces the verses that are attached to each Koan in the Book of Equanimity. He explicates the charming, powerful ...…
 
“When we “mu” the self becomes one with mu.” ~ Ryoun Roshi Description: On March 9, 2017 Sanbo Zen Abbot, Ryoun Roshi, visited Mountain Cloud and gave his first ever teisho in our Zendo. He explored authentic Zen by looking at the Gateless Gate, Case 1, Joshu’s Dog, Descartes, the Heart Sutra, Zen’s ox-herding pictures and quantum dynamics. Ros ...…
 
If you put store in things that are not permanent you will never find peace… everything in our sense experience is one river of lightning Description: This talk focuses on “heart.” Henry recaps Shakymuni’s awakening. After years of grueling and ultimately unsuccessful austerity practices, Shakymuni recalled a buried moment from childhood where ...…
 
A teisho on 'Compassion', a dialogue from Robert Aitken's collection 'Zen Master Raven'. Delivered by Ross Bolleter Roshi on the final night of the ZGWA's Spring Sesshin, 2017, in Mount Lawley, WA.
 
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during Mother's Day, 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines Genjo's early history with his mother, Hakuin's One Hand Clapping, Asan's two-hand clap response, and the real business of this life and death journey.
 
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during Mother's Day, 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines Genjo's early history with his mother, Hakuin's One Hand Clapping, Asan's two-hand clap response, and the real business of this life and death journey.By zen@choboji.org (Genjo Marinello).
 
I return full-heartedly to the Buddha I return full-heartedly to the Dharma I return full-heartedly to the Sangha ~ Henry’s Translation of Ti Sarana Description: In this episode, Henry gives further background and context on the levels and possibilities of Zen practice. Broadly speaking, there are three kinds of practice at Mountain Cloud. Each ...…
 
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