2008 Dharma Talks

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12/28/2008 Daigan Lueck - Desire, Dharma, Identity, and Light Play Download Donate
12/21/2008 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Wondrous Gift of the Sun Play Download Donate
12/20/2008 Steve Weintraub - Mixed Up with Everything Play Download Donate
12/17/2008 Lou Hartman - Old Age, Sickness, and Death Play Download Donate
12/13/2008 Michael Wenger - Praise and Blame Play Download Donate
12/6/2008 Steve Stucky - Here's Young Buddha, Sitting Under the Wake-Up Tree Play Download Donate
11/30/2008 Hozan Alan Senauke - Giving, Receiving and Gratitude Play Download Donate
11/23/2008 Edward Brown - Love and Approval Play Download Donate
11/22/2008 Paul Haller - Mindfulness Supporting Your Life Play Download Donate
11/19/2008 Döris Harder - "Jonah-Running-Away" -- The No's in our Lives Play Download Donate
11/16/2008 Steve Weintraub - Standing Up Where You Fall Play Download Donate
11/15/2008 Myogen Steve Stücky - Daddy, Are We Poor? Play Download Donate
11/12/2008 Steve Stucky - Destructible and Indestructible Play Download Donate
11/8/2008 Christina Lehnherr - All-Inclusiveness -- Interdependence and the Necessity of Active Participation -- Barack Obama's Election Night Talk Play Download Donate
11/2/2008 Rev. Shomei Aihara - The Life of Zazen Play Download Donate
11/1/2008 Jeffrey Schneider - Lying to Children Play Download Donate
10/29/2008 Bernie Glassman - Feeding the Hungry Ghosts Play Download Donate
10/26/2008 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Applied Dharma, Plan B Play Download Donate
10/25/2008 Robert Thomas - Power Play Download Donate
10/18/2008 Blanche Hartman - The Mind that Sees into Impermanence Play Download Donate
10/16/2008 John Powell - Self-Process and Racialized Space Play Download Donate
10/12/2008 Rev. Myo Lahey - Where Buddha Meets Buddha Play Download Donate
10/11/2008 Steve Stucky - Peaceful Abiding Play Download Donate
10/8/2008 Mark Lancaster - Karma and Freedom Play Download Donate
10/4/2008 Marc Lesser - Friendliness Play Download Donate
10/1/2008 Rosalie Curtis - Practicing with Not Getting What You Want Play Download Donate
10/1/2008 Daigan Lueck - Prajna Paramita Play Download Donate
9/29/2008 Eijin Linda Ruth Cutts - Embodying the Eternal Buddha Play Download Donate
9/28/2008 Rev. Fu Schroeder - Angels, Compassion and Grace Play Download Donate
9/27/2008 Jordan Thorn - What Brings Us Here Today? Play Download Donate
9/24/2008 Michael Wenger - Body Exposed to the Golden Wind Play Download Donate
9/21/2008 Daigan Lueck - Autumn, Impermanence and Issa's Haiku Play Download Donate
9/20/2008 Paul Haller - Revealing your Life's Intention Play Download Donate
9/17/2008 Jiryu Mark Rutschman-Byler - Perfection of Concentration Play Download Donate
9/14/2008 Reb Anderson - Helping, Being Helped, and Control Play Download Donate
9/13/2008 Victoria Austin - Practice Now, Unswayed by Being and Non-Being Play Download Donate
9/10/2008 Wendy Lewis - Religion and Zen Practice Play Download Donate
9/10/2008 David Komito - Practicing with Nagarjuna Play Download Donate
9/7/2008 Eijin Linda Ruth Cutts - Stone Soup (a children's talk) Play Download Donate
9/6/2008 Paul Haller - Contacting Core Responses to Desire, Aversion, and Confusion Play Download Donate
9/3/2008 Kosho McCall - Belonging to a Real Sangha Play Download Donate
8/31/2008 Luminous Owl - Contemplation Play Download Donate
8/30/2008 Anna Thorn - Affirming Life - Meeting Each Moment Play Download Donate
8/23/2008 Barry Magid - Ending the Pursuit of Happiness Play Download Donate
8/20/2008 Mark Lancaster - Cherry Pie of Enlightenment Play Download Donate
8/17/2008 Myogen Steve Stucky - Taking Care of Fire Play Download Donate
8/16/2008 Darlene Cohen - Commitment to Practice Play Download Donate
8/13/2008 Lou Hartman - The End of the World Play Download Donate
8/9/2008 Laura Burges - Serenity, Courage, Wisdom Play Download Donate
8/3/2008 Christina Lehnherr - Practice Affects the Entire Earth Play Download Donate
8/2/2008 Teah Strozer - Free in the Fire Play Download Donate
7/27/2008 Seido Lee deBarros - Precepts, Awakening, Kindness Play Download Donate
7/26/2008 Jordan Thorn - Why Zen? Play Download Donate
7/20/2008 Darlene Cohen - Suffering Play Download Donate
7/19/2008 Eijun Linda Cutts - Receiving Precepts Play Download Donate
7/19/2008 Victoria Austin - Buddha's Response to the Human Condition Play Download Donate
7/13/2008 Edward Brown - Relying on Something Great Play Download Donate
7/6/2008 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Sailing Home Play Download Donate
7/5/2008 Michael Wenger - The Inner Fire and the Outer Fire Play Download Donate
7/2/2008 Blanche Hartman - Buddhism and Prayer? Play Download Donate
6/29/2008 Shosan Victoria Austin - Love and Commitment Play Download Donate
6/28/2008 Kosho McCall - Difference: Suffering and Liberation Play Download Donate
6/25/2008 Lou Hartman - The Five Fears Play Download Donate
6/22/2008 Eijun Linda Cutts - Genjo Koan Play Download Donate
6/21/2008 Meiya Wender - The Business Beneath the Robe Play Download Donate
6/21/2008 Jordan Thorn - Prajna Paramita and Impermanence Play Download Donate
6/13/2008 Blanche Hartman - Prajna Paramita - The Wisdom that Goes Beyond Play Download Donate
6/11/2008 Jordan Thorn - The Perfection of Zazen -- Dhyana Paramita Play Download Donate
6/8/2008 Marc Lesser - Everyday Mind Play Download Donate
6/7/2008 Paul Haller - Virya: The Energy of Practice Play Download Donate
6/5/2008 Robert Thurman - Why the Dalai Lama Matters Play Download Donate
6/4/2008 Jordan Thorn - Virya Paramita Play Download Donate
6/1/2008 Myogen Steve Stucky - Stillness and Activity Play Download Donate
5/31/2008 Christina Lehnherr - Living Awake in the Midst of Impermanence -- Taking Care of Everything Near Play Download Donate
5/28/2008 Victoria Austin - Ksanti Paramita: Practice of Patience Play Download Donate
5/24/2008 Paul Haller - Cultivating Trust Play Download Donate
5/21/2008 Michael Wenger - Pentimento Play Download Donate
5/18/2008 Furyu Schroeder - Yoyo Zen Play Download Donate
5/17/2008 Mel Weitsman - Our Meal Chant Play Download Donate
5/14/2008 Susan O'Connell - The 100-foot Pole Play Download Donate
5/11/2008 Steve Weintraub - Spirit of Zen Practice Play Download Donate
5/10/2008 Jordan Thorn - Generosity and Intimacy Play Download Donate
5/7/2008 Mangesh Dahiwale - The Revival of Buddhism in India Play Download Donate
5/4/2008 Myogen Steve Stücky - Buddha's Birthday Play Download Donate
5/3/2008 Tova Green - When the Ocean Looks Circular and Does Not Look Any Other Way Play Download Donate
4/30/2008 Linda Galijan - Turning Toward the Unwanted Play Download Donate
4/27/2008 Christina Lehnherr - Living with Dying Play Download Donate
4/26/2008 Mark Lancaster - Koan Study Play Download Donate
4/23/2008 Jordan Thorn - Lost and Found Play Download Donate
4/20/2008 Myogen Steve Stucky - Pure Sanctuary Play Download Donate
4/13/2008 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Ceremony Play Download Donate
3/30/2008 Hozan Alan Senauke - Sentient Beings Within Play Download Donate
3/22/2008 Dana Velden - The Enlightenment Machine Play Download Donate
3/19/2008 Victoria Austin - The Dharma of Contact Play Download Donate
3/16/2008 Hoitsu Suzuki Roshi - Like Don't Like OK Play Download Donate
3/15/2008 Wendy Johnson - The Ides of March Play Download Donate
3/15/2008 Myogen Steve Stucky - Generous Mountains Play Download Donate
3/12/2008 Victoria Austin - Nourishment and Kindness Play Download Donate
3/9/2008 Myogen Steve Stucky - Compassion Play Download Donate
3/8/2008 hoitsu suzuki - Valleys and Mountains Play Download Donate
3/5/2008 Gil Fronsdal - Realms of Lovingkindness Play Download Donate
3/2/2008 Wendy Johnson - Gardening at the Dragon's Gate Play Download Donate
3/1/2008 Paul Haller - Do You Believe in Magic? Play Download Donate
2/27/2008 Seido Lee deBarros - Refuge Play Download Donate
2/24/2008 Luminous Owl - Shamatha and Vipassana Play Download Donate
2/23/2008 Teah Strozer - Every Day Dharma Play Download Donate
2/23/2008 Myogen Steve Stucky - Four Foundations of Mindfulness Play Download Donate
2/20/2008 Anna Thorn - The Place of Kindness Play Download Donate
2/20/2008 Myogen Steve Stucky - All Things Are Equal Play Download Donate
2/17/2008 Myogen Steve Stucky - Parinirvana Play Download Donate
2/16/2008 Victoria Austin - A Thousand Hands and a Thousand Eyes Play Download Donate
2/13/2008 Dairyu Michael Wenger - Vulnerability Play Download Donate
2/10/2008 Edward Brown - Telling Our Deepest Darkest Secrets Play Download Donate
2/9/2008 Dairyu Michael Wenger - Kindness and Discipline Play Download Donate
2/6/2008 Renshin Bunce - Being Shuso in the Fall at Tassajara Play Download Donate
2/3/2008 Darlene Cohen - Difficult Conversations about Money (incl. children's talk) Play Download Donate
2/2/2008 Paul Haller - Attending to Pleasant and Unpleasant (incl. children's dharma talk) Play Download Donate
1/30/2008 Blanche Hartman - Dropping the Story, Embracing the Moment Play Download Donate
1/26/2008 Yvonne Rand and Mel Weitsman - Memories and Experiences of Suzuki Roshi Play Download Donate
1/16/2008 Wilson Riles - Communication, Culture, Race, Politics and Love Play Download Donate
1/12/2008 Mark Lancaster - Horns of Success and Failure Play Download Donate
1/12/2008 Edward Brown - Emotions, Judgment and Perception Play Download Donate
1/9/2008 Rosalie Curtis - Time Play Download Donate
1/6/2008 Fu Schroeder - Sunday (incl. children's talk) Play Download Donate
1/3/2008 Lou Hartman - First the Questions, then the Lecture Play Download Donate