2011 Dharma Talks

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12/31/2011 Wendy Lewis - Ethics and Community Play Download Donate
12/24/2011 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Metta for Christmas and Every Day of the Year Play Download Donate
12/21/2011 Jamie Howell - Stumbling Down the Path Play Download Donate
12/18/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Bodhisattvas' Total Giving Play Download Donate
12/17/2011 Victoria Austin - A Special Transmission without Words Play Download Donate
12/16/2011 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Rohatsu Sesshin Talk, Day 7 Play Download Donate
12/15/2011 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Rohatsu Sesshin Talk, Day 6 Play Download Donate
12/14/2011 Joan Amaral - The Dharma of Coming and Going Play Download Donate
12/13/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Rohatsu Sesshin Talk, Day 4 Play Download Donate
12/11/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Rohatsu Sesshin Talk, Day 2 Play Download Donate
12/10/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Rohatsu Sesshin Talk, Day 1 Play Download Donate
12/10/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 7 - Receiving the gift already given Play Download Donate
12/9/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 6 - Wholeheartedly Being Ourselves Play Download Donate
12/8/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 5 - Right Effort to Establish Continuous Contact Play Download Donate
12/7/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 4 - The Wondrous Activity Play Download Donate
12/6/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 3 - Entering the Third Dragon Gate Play Download Donate
12/5/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 2 - Stepping Stones on the Path Play Download Donate
12/4/2011 Edward Brown - Suzuki Roshi's Fortieth Anniversary Play Download Donate
12/4/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 1 - Rediscovering the Request of Practice Play Download Donate
12/3/2011 Robert Thomas - The Bodhisattva's Four Methods of Occupation Play Download Donate
11/30/2011 Mark Lancaster - Dwelling In Peace Play Download Donate
11/27/2011 Meg Levie - Right Intention and the Heart of Gratitude Play Download Donate
11/26/2011 David Zimmerman - Seeing Ourselves Clearly Play Download Donate
11/22/2011 Leslie James - Your Winter Self Play Download Donate
11/20/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - Hearing the Dharma Play Download Donate
11/19/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Saturday Talk Play Download Donate
11/18/2011 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Faith in Practice, Part 2: Further Commentaries on the Eihei Koso Hotsuganmon Play Download Donate
11/17/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Buck Enters the World of Perfection Play Download Donate
11/16/2011 Tova Green - Whatever leads to Joy Play Download Donate
11/15/2011 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Faith in Practice: Commentary on the Eihei Koso Hotsuganmon Play Download Donate
11/15/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Practice of Awakening, Class 8 Play Download Donate
11/13/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Buddha Nature, Horse Sense and Patachara’s Pride Play Download Donate
11/13/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Embracing the Great Vehicle, Surrender to Grief Play Download Donate
11/12/2011 Sojun Mel Weitsman - The Ten Powers of the Bodhisattvas Play Download Donate
11/12/2011 Victoria Austin - Continuous Practice Play Download Donate
11/10/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Practice of Awakening, Class 7 Play Download Donate
11/8/2011 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Denkoroku Class - Daman Hongren Play Download Donate
11/6/2011 Sojun Mel Weitsman - The History of our Relationship with Rinso-in Play Download Donate
11/6/2011 Steve Weintraub - Samsara and what to do about it Play Download Donate
11/5/2011 Susan O'Connell - What are you afraid of? Play Download Donate
11/4/2011 Greg Fain - Buddha Work! Play Download Donate
11/3/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Practice of Awakening, Class 6 Play Download Donate
11/2/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - So It Is Play Download Donate
11/1/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Denkoroku Class – Gayashata Play Download Donate
10/30/2011 Wendy Johnson - Roots to Sustain Play Download Donate
10/29/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Subduing Demons Play Download Donate
10/29/2011 Wendy Lewis - Love and Forgiveness Play Download Donate
10/28/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Pure Dharma Vessel Play Download Donate
10/26/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Oats and Obstructions Play Download Donate
10/26/2011 Rosalie Curtis - The Sejiki Ceremony: Welcoming Our Wholeness Play Download Donate
10/25/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Grief Body Practice Play Download Donate
10/23/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Bodhisattva's Courageous Effort Play Download Donate
10/22/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Saturday Talk Play Download Donate
10/20/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Practice of Awakening, class 4 Play Download Donate
10/19/2011 Mark Lancaster - Dancing with Mara Play Download Donate
10/16/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - Four Dharma Seals Play Download Donate
10/15/2011 Jordan Thorn - Zazen and Our Heart Play Download Donate
10/13/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Practice of Awakening, Class 3 Play Download Donate
10/9/2011 Edward Brown - I'm Still Here Play Download Donate
10/8/2011 Fu Schroeder - Striving in the Dark Play Download Donate
10/6/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Practice of Awakening, Class 2 Play Download Donate
10/5/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky and Sojun Mel Weitsman - Denkoroku Class – Mishaka Play Download Donate
10/5/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Entering the Moment Play Download Donate
10/2/2011 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Forgiveness Play Download Donate
10/1/2011 Michael Wenger - The Unique Breeze of Reality Play Download Donate
9/29/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Practice of Awakening, Class 1 Play Download Donate
9/28/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Noticing the Moment Play Download Donate
9/24/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Tasting the Sweet and the Sour of Life Play Download Donate
9/24/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - Yes of Course Play Download Donate
9/23/2011 Linda Galijan - A Life of Vow is Not a Self-Improvement Program Play Download Donate
9/18/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - The Whole Earth is the True Human Body Play Download Donate
9/17/2011 Michael Wenger - Windswept Play Download Donate
9/14/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Your Own True Body Play Download Donate
9/14/2011 Greg Fain - Cartwheels Play Download Donate
9/11/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Creating an Ocean of Blessing Beyond Measure Play Download Donate
9/10/2011 Greg Fain - Don Quixote’s Horse Play Download Donate
9/7/2011 Leslie James - Give Yourself to Yourself Play Download Donate
9/7/2011 Kokyo Henkel - Zhaozhou Says No! (and Yes!) Play Download Donate
9/7/2011 Bernd Bender - The Practice of Selflessness Play Download Donate
9/6/2011 Kokyo Henkel - The Cloudless Sky of Buddha Nature Play Download Donate
9/4/2011 Edward Brown - Sunday Talk Play Download Donate
9/3/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Accepting the True Body Play Download Donate
9/3/2011 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Taming Judgmental Mind Play Download Donate
8/27/2011 Brad Warner - Dogen and the Future of Buddhism Play Download Donate
8/24/2011 Dokai Georgeson - Opening Your Heart Play Download Donate
8/24/2011 Tova Green - On Grief Play Download Donate
8/24/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - Building a Seamless Monument Play Download Donate
8/23/2011 Dokai Georgeson - No Escaping This Moment Play Download Donate
8/21/2011 Michael Wenger - Koans from '49 Fingers' Play Download Donate
8/20/2011 Frank Ostaseski - The Heart of the Great Matter Play Download Donate
8/20/2011 Brad Warner - Was Dogen Really Dogen? Play Download Donate
8/20/2011 Wendy Lewis - Impermanence, Karma, and Practice Play Download Donate
8/17/2011 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - As Large As Life Play Download Donate
8/17/2011 Anushka Fernandopulle - Faith and Courage: Finding True Refuge Play Download Donate
8/13/2011 Cynthia Kear - Taking the Brahmaviharas for a Quick Spin Play Download Donate
8/11/2011 Jane Hirshfield - Poetry Reading Play Download Donate
8/10/2011 Michael Wenger - Forty-nine Fingers Play Download Donate
8/10/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Compassion Artists Play Download Donate
8/7/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - In Faith that We Are Buddha Play Download Donate
8/6/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 5 Play Download Donate
8/6/2011 Marc Lesser - The Hero’s Journey Play Download Donate
8/5/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 4 Play Download Donate
8/4/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 3 Play Download Donate
8/3/2011 Leslie James - No Grasping Views, Right View, and The View Play Download Donate
8/3/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 2 Play Download Donate
8/2/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day 1 Play Download Donate
8/1/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Intensive Class 8 Play Download Donate
7/31/2011 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Accused of Having a Self Play Download Donate
7/30/2011 Daijaku Kinst - Affirmation Play Download Donate
7/30/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Other Side of Loss is Salvation Play Download Donate
7/29/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Intensive Class 7 Play Download Donate
7/28/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Intensive Class 6 Play Download Donate
7/27/2011 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Never Disparage Play Download Donate
7/26/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Intensive Class 5 Play Download Donate
7/25/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Intensive Class 4 Play Download Donate
7/24/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - Condolence Call Play Download Donate
7/23/2011 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Air, Earth, Fire, Water Play Download Donate
7/23/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The One in Front of Us Is the One We Feel Most Play Download Donate
7/21/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Intensive Class 3 Play Download Donate
7/20/2011 Lee Lesser - An Appropriate Response Play Download Donate
7/20/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Intensive Wednesday Night Lecture Play Download Donate
7/19/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - Down to the Marrow Play Download Donate
7/19/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Intensive Class 2 Play Download Donate
7/18/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Intensive Class 1 Play Download Donate
7/17/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Sunday Talk Play Download Donate
7/16/2011 Greg Fain - Why Should I Fight with the Horns of a Snail? Play Download Donate
7/16/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Directed and Receptive Attention in Zazen Play Download Donate
7/13/2011 Denkei Raul Moncayo - The Other, My Self Play Download Donate
7/10/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Fully Engaging Our Delusion to Realize Enlightenment Play Download Donate
7/9/2011 Myogen Steve Stücky - The Edge of Practice Play Download Donate
7/6/2011 Leslie James - Like the Moon through Ivy Play Download Donate
7/6/2011 Valorie Beer - Right Play Download Donate
7/3/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller & Brother David Steindl-Rast - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen Play Download Donate
7/3/2011 Fu Schroeder - Imagination Play Download Donate
7/2/2011 David Zimmerman - We Are All Fire Monks Play Download Donate
6/29/2011 Michael Wenger - Taking A Great Leap Play Download Donate
6/26/2011 Steve Weintraub - Settling into Our Actual Lives Play Download Donate
6/25/2011 Tova Green - Give Yourself To Love Play Download Donate
6/23/2011 Gil Fronsdal - Buddha’s Teaching before Buddhism Play Download Donate
6/22/2011 Leslie James - The Craft of Zen Play Download Donate
6/22/2011 Victoria Austin - A Community for a Day, Abiding Forever Play Download Donate
6/19/2011 Christina Lehnherr - Father's Day - Not Knowing Is Nearest Play Download Donate
6/18/2011 Victoria Austin - Building the Temple of Your Life Play Download Donate
6/18/2011 Jordan Thorn - Lovingkindness Play Download Donate
6/12/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Harmony of Gradual and Sudden Enlightenment Play Download Donate
6/11/2011 Greg Fain - My Coffee Mug, or, Top Tips for Bodhisattvas Play Download Donate
6/11/2011 Robert Thomas - To Be Ready to Accept Everything as it Comes Play Download Donate
6/8/2011 Linda Galijan - Complete with Missing Parts Play Download Donate
6/8/2011 Jordan Thorn - Equanimity Play Download Donate
6/5/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - What Is the Meaning of Coho Salmon in Green Gulch Creek? Play Download Donate
6/4/2011 Sojun Mel Weitsman and Myogen Steve Stucky - Recollecting Practice Play Download Donate
6/4/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Why I Wake Up Early Play Download Donate
6/1/2011 Kathryn Stark - How to be with Suffering Play Download Donate
5/29/2011 Wendy Johnson - Memorial Day, Decoration Day, and Peaceful Warriors Play Download Donate
5/28/2011 Marc Lesser - Confidence Play Download Donate
5/25/2011 Kosho McCall - Perfection: Perfect! Play Download Donate
5/25/2011 Jordan Thorn - Opening your Arms to Practice Play Download Donate
5/21/2011 Lien Shutt - Welcome Home Play Download Donate
5/20/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - Only a Fish Knows a Fish's Heart Play Download Donate
5/18/2011 Mary Mocine - The Dharma of Wallace Stevens Play Download Donate
5/18/2011 Joan Amaral - Devotion Play Download Donate
5/14/2011 Diana Gerard - Book Titles Play Download Donate
5/14/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Overcoming Self-Consciousness Play Download Donate
5/11/2011 Leslie James - The Courage to Be Ourselves Play Download Donate
5/7/2011 Greg Fain - Renouncing Unhappiness Play Download Donate
5/7/2011 Jordan Thorn - Practicing with Osama Play Download Donate
5/4/2011 Christina Lehnherr - The Practice of Generosity Play Download Donate
5/1/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - Celebrating Buddha's Birthday Play Download Donate
4/30/2011 Myogen Steve Stucky - Mountain Walking Moment Play Download Donate
4/30/2011 Grace Schireson - Becoming the Master of Circumstances Play Download Donate
4/27/2011 Bernd Bender - Entering the Ocean of Reality Play Download Donate
4/26/2011 Leslie James - A Trace of Realization Play Download Donate
4/24/2011 Myogen Steve Stücky - Within Emptiness, A Wonderful Being Arises Play Download Donate
4/20/2011 Tova Green - When Myriad Things Come Forth Play Download Donate
4/16/2011 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - The Everyday Practice Is Simply to Develop a Complete Acceptance and Openness Play Download Donate
4/15/2011 Greg Fain - A Labor of Love Play Download Donate
4/13/2011 Susan O'Connell - Are You Busy - Or Just Fully Engaged? Play Download Donate
4/11/2011 Leslie James - What Are We Doing Here? Play Download Donate
4/9/2011 Myogen Steve Stücky - Celebrating Baby Buddha Play Download Donate
4/3/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Thank You, I Love You, I'm Sorry Play Download Donate
4/2/2011 Dairyu Michael Wenger - Poignancy ... Moving Rocks in the Creek Play Download Donate
4/1/2011 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Right Now, Right Now, Right Now Play Download Donate
3/31/2011 Keiryu Lien Shutt - Relax into Delusion Play Download Donate
3/30/2011 Michael Wenger - Transparency...This Is It Play Download Donate
3/29/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Alchemy of Bliss-Bestowing Hands Play Download Donate
3/28/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Timeless Spring Play Download Donate
3/28/2011 Michael Wenger - Avowal, Acceptance, Renunciation Play Download Donate
3/27/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - A Step off the Hundred Foot Pole Play Download Donate
3/27/2011 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Wishing for a Better World Play Download Donate
3/27/2011 Keiryu Lien Shutt - The Zen Wave Play Download Donate
3/26/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Continuing to Rain Play Download Donate
3/26/2011 Victoria Austin - Turning Towards Adversity Play Download Donate
3/25/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sound of the Raindrops Play Download Donate
3/24/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Every Day Is a Good Day Play Download Donate
3/23/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Rediscovering the Mind and Body of Zazen Play Download Donate
3/23/2011 Michael Wenger - The Three C's - Courage, Compassion, and Creativity. And Comedy. Play Download Donate
3/20/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Practice of Asking: What is Practice? Play Download Donate
3/19/2011 Eijun Linda Cutts - Sitting Like Mountains Play Download Donate
3/19/2011 Myogen Steve Stücky - Spring Vow 2011 Play Download Donate
3/16/2011 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Exploring the Great Matter of Birth and Death Play Download Donate
3/13/2011 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - When You Greet Me, I Bow Play Download Donate
3/12/2011 Greg Fain - Love and Happiness Play Download Donate
3/9/2011 Keiryu Liên Shutt - You Understand That Something Is Missing Play Download Donate
3/6/2011 Jordan Thorn - Famous Play Download Donate
3/5/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Unconstructedness in Stillness - Jijiyu Zanmai Play Download Donate
3/4/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Actualization & Realization Play Download Donate
3/2/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - The New Normal Play Download Donate
3/2/2011 Michael Wenger - Zen Practice Is about Transformation Play Download Donate
3/1/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Endeavoring on the Way Play Download Donate
2/27/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Seeing the Activity of Karmic Mind Play Download Donate
2/27/2011 Steve Weintraub - Bringing Forth the Mind of Awakening Play Download Donate
2/26/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Principle and Practice Play Download Donate
2/26/2011 Mark Lancaster - Getting in the Game Play Download Donate
2/25/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Endeavoring on the Way Play Download Donate
2/23/2011 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - The Moon in a Dewdrop Play Download Donate
2/19/2011 Shosan Victoria Austin - What Is the Meaning of Its Reaching Everywhere? Play Download Donate
2/13/2011 Wendy Johnson - A New Path into Ancient Land Play Download Donate
2/12/2011 Rosalie Curtis - Transformation at the Base Play Download Donate
2/9/2011 Dairyu Michael Wenger - Whatever You Like, Flowers Fall Play Download Donate
2/6/2011 Myogen Steve Stücky - Impermanence, the Five Remembrances and the Present Moment Play Download Donate
2/5/2011 Jordan Thorn - Impermanence and Transformation Play Download Donate
2/3/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Carrying Awareness to Everything Play Download Donate
2/2/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Staying Close to the Three Bodies Play Download Donate
2/2/2011 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Practicing Intimately Together Play Download Donate
2/1/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Effort Play Download Donate
1/31/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Intention Play Download Donate
1/29/2011 Alan Senauke - The Bodhisattva's Embrace Play Download Donate
1/25/2011 Victoria Austin - Lou Points to the Truth Play Download Donate
1/22/2011 Michael Wenger - Three Shouts Play Download Donate
1/16/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Compassion for all Delusion Play Download Donate
1/15/2011 Tova Green - The Radical Power of Love Play Download Donate
1/12/2011 Anna Thorn - Intimacy with the Heart Sutra Play Download Donate
1/9/2011 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Delusion and Wisdom Play Download Donate
1/8/2011 Ryushin Paul Haller - Trusting Your Knowing Play Download Donate