Myoko Sensei’s Dharma talk for the 7th day of Dai Sesshin, “Birds and Fish”.
Shinryu Sensei speaks on the 6th day of Dai Sesshin, July 26th, about the wildfires and resulting mudslides that have happened on the West Coast, as he reframes the many meanings of the “Genjokoan”.
Senior student Fugan talks about the eternal flow of music, movement, and sound in relation to the Genjokoan.
From Dai Sesshin, July 25th, 2017
From Dai Sesshin, July 24th, 2017
From Dai Sesshin, July 23rd, 2017
In the first talk of our Summer Ango; the first morning of Dai Sesshin, Enkyo Roshi encourages us to look to the Genjokoan for guidance in these troubled and troubling times.
Dai Sesshin, July 22nd, 2017
Following his 60th birthday, Ryoshin reflects on aging and mortality. His talk examines Dogen’s teachings about life and death and reminds us that life and death occur at this very moment.
In these troubled times, it can be difficult to take action. Fuketsu’s remarks can help us recognize what’s at stake.
KaKu Hoshi brings to light for us the excellent commentaries from Zen scholars who have organized into CoZen, for scholars equally dedicated to academic and Zen practice rigor.