October 17, 2020
Ryotan Roshi asks, “What is it to be intimate with a flower, our lives and all beings?”
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In Tokuyu Hoshi’s Dharma talk, “One Note Can Save the World,” he explores the source of our “triggers” and coming out the other side of trauma experiences. Here is a link for the song by Kenny Dorham that has the ‘one note,’ and here is a link for the imdb page for the movie “Touching The Void.”
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September 27, 2020
Bokushu Hoshi discusses the suffering that lies at the root of our many disagreements today. He brings up the koan “Nansen Kills a Cat” as a means to show how our Zen practice can help us to live more skillfully in this era of heightened conflict.
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In his Dharma talk, Jo An shares with us the difficulty of opening the school in which he works during the pandemic. He brings up case 20 from The Book of Serenity, “Diang’s Nearness,” to show the difficulties and potential pitfalls of cultivating a mind of not knowing. He encourages us to lean in to our practice in these trying times. Recorded Thursday September 17th, 2020.
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September 12, 2020
Douglass Fugan Dineen, Hoshi explores how Hakuin’s monkey can empower us and afford us space to be responsive in these challenging times.
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September 10, 2020
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our own storehouse consciousness and its mani jewel
rely on our conscientious practice of
Precepts, Zazen, and the Prajna wisdom arising within us.