2012 Dharma Talks

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1/2/2013 Rosalie Curtis - It's Always New Year Play Download Donate
12/29/2012 Wendy Lewis - Dharma Transmission and Gratitude Play Download Donate
12/23/2012 Victoria Austin - Restoring Innocence When the Sky is Crying Play Download Donate
12/22/2012 Robert Thomas - Bodhidharma's Song Play Download Donate
12/19/2012 Jamie Howell - Seeing One Thing Through to the End Play Download Donate
12/16/2012 Edward Brown - Sitting with Tragedy Play Download Donate
12/15/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - The Better Bodhisattvas of Our Nature Play Download Donate
12/15/2012 Susan O'Connell - The Gift of Nothing Play Download Donate
12/12/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Solstice Mirror Mind Play Download Donate
12/12/2012 Zachary Smith - The Fabric of This Moment Play Download Donate
12/10/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Tassajara Creek Body Play Download Donate
12/9/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Down From the Mountain Play Download Donate
12/9/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Tokonoma Turn-around Play Download Donate
12/8/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Wind Bell Sounds Play Download Donate
12/8/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - The Gift of Awakening Play Download Donate
12/7/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - The Nature of Wind is Ever Present Play Download Donate
12/7/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Touch the Earth Play Download Donate
12/6/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Unique Breeze of Reality Play Download Donate
12/6/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Vimalakirti's Room Play Download Donate
12/5/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Eight Winds Play Download Donate
12/5/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Goodbye, Loops Play Download Donate
12/4/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Attention Attention Attention Play Download Donate
12/4/2012 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - With Nothing to Attain Play Download Donate
12/3/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Buddha's Enlightenment Touching the Earth Play Download Donate
12/3/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Surrender I, Mine, Myself Play Download Donate
12/2/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Embracing the Great Vehicle XXVII Giving up Trying to Control Play Download Donate
12/2/2012 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - Leaving Everything Play Download Donate
12/1/2012 Blanche Hartman - How to Live, Knowing We'll Die Play Download Donate
11/28/2012 Jana Drakka - Being With Play Download Donate
11/27/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Sandokai class, November 27, 2012 Play Download Donate
11/25/2012 Greg Fain - The Withered Tree Hall Play Download Donate
11/25/2012 Steve Weintraub - Having Fallen Play Download Donate
11/24/2012 Rosalie Curtis - Gratitude for Sangha Play Download Donate
11/20/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Sandokai class, November 20, 2012 Play Download Donate
11/18/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson; - Embracing the Great Vehicle XXVI-The Dharma Method of Calling the Maid Play Download Donate
11/17/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Zazen Needle Vow Play Download Donate
11/17/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Keep Coming Back Play Download Donate
11/15/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - True Person – Zen and Yurok Play Download Donate
11/13/2012 Leslie James - When You See Footprints, Investigate if they are a Buddha’s Play Download Donate
11/12/2012 Greg Fain - Not Leaving the Monastery Play Download Donate
11/11/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - The Quarrel at Kosambi Play Download Donate
11/10/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Friendly Zazen Play Download Donate
11/10/2012 David Zimmerman - Weathering Our Storms Play Download Donate
11/7/2012 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - Three Elixirs of Sangha Play Download Donate
11/6/2012 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Sandokai class, November 6, 2012 Play Download Donate
11/4/2012 Meg Levie - Come and See Play Download Donate
11/4/2012 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Sandokai class, November 4, 2012 Play Download Donate
11/3/2012 Cynthia Kear - Body Practice Play Download Donate
10/29/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky & Sojun Mel Weitsman - Sandokai class, October 28, 2012 Play Download Donate
10/28/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Embracing the Great Vehicle XXV: Welcoming All Beings Play Download Donate
10/27/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Mosquito Mounting an Iron Ox Play Download Donate
10/27/2012 Jordan Thorn - Selling Water By the River Play Download Donate
10/26/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky & Sojun Mel Weitsman - Sandokai class, October 26, 2012 Play Download Donate
10/24/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Pilgimage to Here Play Download Donate
10/24/2012 Lien Shutt - Wise Intention as Support for Living in Community Play Download Donate
10/23/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Go Beyond Cynicism Play Download Donate
10/22/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Forgiveness Rain Play Download Donate
10/21/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Focus and Field Awareness Play Download Donate
10/21/2012 Venerable Dr. Pannavati - True Zen in Motion Play Download Donate
10/21/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Right Effort, Right Action Play Download Donate
10/20/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Breath Counting Shikantaza Play Download Donate
10/20/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Listen, Examine, Practice Play Download Donate
10/14/2012 Jeremy Levie - Wholeheartedness and the Zen of Baseball Play Download Donate
10/13/2012 Rita Gross - Foundation Teachings Play Download Donate
10/11/2012 Myogen Steve Stucky - Class: Satipatthana Play Download Donate
10/7/2012 Edward Brown - Feeling Your Life Completely Play Download Donate
10/6/2012 Mark Lancaster - Harmony Amid Dispositions Play Download Donate
10/3/2012 Tova Green - Kind Speech Play Download Donate
10/2/2012 Myogen Steve Stucky - Clunky Practice at Zenshinji Play Download Donate
9/30/2012 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Inside and Outside Play Download Donate
9/29/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Path of Freedom from the Prison of the Mind Play Download Donate
9/26/2012 Raul Moncayo - Mother and Father in Zen Practice Play Download Donate
9/26/2012 Valorie Beer - Harmony is Not a Metaphor Play Download Donate
9/23/2012 Susan O'Connell - More Than Mindfullness Play Download Donate
9/22/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - In Harmony with All Beings Play Download Donate
9/16/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Practicing Repentance and Forgiveness Play Download Donate
9/15/2012 Graham Ross - A Zen Story Play Download Donate
9/15/2012 Ryushin Paul Haller - Dispassionate Acceptance, Passionate Involvement Play Download Donate
9/12/2012 Myogen Steve Stucky - Food Awareness Month Play Download Donate
9/12/2012 Michael Wenger - Discontinuity and Uncertainty Play Download Donate
9/9/2012 Robert Thomas - A Field of Creative Improvisation Play Download Donate
9/8/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Bird Nest and the Three Pure Precepts Play Download Donate
9/8/2012 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Celebrating Aging Play Download Donate
9/5/2012 Myoan Grace Schireson - Zazen and Working with the Emotions Play Download Donate
9/5/2012 Leslie James - The Fully Blossomed Plum Tree Play Download Donate
9/2/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Embracing the Great Vehicle XXIV:Riding Indian Ponies and Golden Ox invites the Monks to eat Play Download Donate
9/2/2012 Ryushin Paul Haller - Discipline and Devotion Play Download Donate
9/1/2012 Brad Warner - Dogen’s Monasticism – What’s the Deal with That? Play Download Donate
9/1/2012 Wendy Lewis - Buddhism and Death Play Download Donate
8/30/2012 Greg Fain - Tassajara Magic Play Download Donate
8/29/2012 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - It's All Poetry Play Download Donate
8/28/2012 Kaz Tanahashi - The Life and Poetry of Zen Master Ryokan Play Download Donate
8/26/2012 Tova Green - Peace Bell: From Conflict to Connection Play Download Donate
8/25/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Anuttara-samyaksambodhi: How to Live It Play Download Donate
8/25/2012 Brad Warner - Dogen – What’s Up with That Guy? Play Download Donate
8/25/2012 Susan O'Connell - Shame, Regret and Forgiveness Play Download Donate
8/22/2012 Fu Schroeder and Larry Yang - Zen and Vipassana Play Download Donate
8/22/2012 Steve Weintraub - Leavening Our Delusion Play Download Donate
8/19/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Completely Taking Refuge Play Download Donate
8/18/2012 Zentatsu Richard Baker - On the Occasion of Zen Center’s 50th Anniversary Play Download Donate
8/18/2012 Greg Fain - Enlightenment Play Download Donate
8/15/2012 Leslie James - Open-Heartedness Play Download Donate
8/15/2012 Mushim Ikeda - Daylighting the Hidden Streams Play Download Donate
8/12/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Three Bodies of Zen Center Play Download Donate
8/11/2012 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Four Stories about Zhaozhou Play Download Donate
8/11/2012 Zentatsu Richard Baker - Mental Postures Play Download Donate
8/8/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Practice Body Play Download Donate
8/5/2012 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Dogen's Genjo Koan Play Download Donate
8/4/2012 Marc Lesser - The Impossible Request Play Download Donate
8/4/2012 Teah Strozer - Sesshin Talk - day 5 Play Download Donate
8/3/2012 Teah Strozer - Sesshin Talk - day 4 Play Download Donate
8/2/2012 Teah Strozer - Sesshin Talk - day 3 Play Download Donate
8/1/2012 Teah Strozer - Sesshin Talk - day 2 Play Download Donate
7/31/2012 Teah Strozer - Sesshin Talk - day 1 Play Download Donate
7/29/2012 Shohaku Okamura - Genzo-e-Bodhisattva Vow Play Download Donate
7/28/2012 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Three Levels of Breath Practice: What, How and Who Play Download Donate
7/25/2012 Lien Shutt - Cultivating Generosity Play Download Donate
7/25/2012 Leslie James - All-Inclusive Study Play Download Donate
7/24/2012 Charlie Pokorny - Emptiness and the Two Truths Play Download Donate
7/22/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - All We Know Is Appearances Play Download Donate
7/21/2012 Sojun Mel Weitsman and Myogen Steve Stucky - Presenting Suzuki Roshi’s Teachings Play Download Donate
7/21/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Silence: A Gift to Yourself Play Download Donate
7/15/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - What Is Transmitted? Play Download Donate
7/14/2012 Laura Burges - Thought, Word and Deed: Buddhist Practice and Brain Science Play Download Donate
7/14/2012 Teah Strozer - Healing and Nourishment in Silence Play Download Donate
7/11/2012 Greg Fain - Graciously Share Yourself Play Download Donate
7/11/2012 Robert Thomas - Turning up the Bodhisattva Dial Play Download Donate
7/8/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Relax Your Mind Play Download Donate
7/7/2012 Brother David Steindl-Rast and Ryushin Paul Haller - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen Play Download Donate
7/7/2012 Jordan Thorn - Practicing with Impermanence Play Download Donate
6/30/2012 Graham Ross - The Great Meaning of Buddhism Play Download Donate
6/30/2012 Eric Greene - Roots of Buddhist Meditation Theory Play Download Donate
6/30/2012 Konin Cardenas - Practicing Patience with Not Understanding Play Download Donate
6/27/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Impermanence Is Not the Problem Play Download Donate
6/27/2012 David Zimmerman - Not What, But How: The Inquiring Mind at Work Play Download Donate
6/24/2012 Wendy Johnson and Annie Somerville - This Is Not a Doomsday Talk Play Download Donate
6/24/2012 Steve Weintraub - Because of the Singing Birds Play Download Donate
6/23/2012 Lien Shutt - "Long Have I Heard of SF Pride Parade..." Play Download Donate
6/20/2012 Leslie James - Like Deer Grazing on a Hillside Play Download Donate
6/20/2012 Mark Lancaster - Sun-faced Buddha, Moon-faced Buddha Play Download Donate
6/17/2012 Myogen Steve Stucky - Twining Vines Play Download Donate
6/16/2012 Mako Voelkel - Karma and Vow Play Download Donate
6/16/2012 Wendy Lewis - Arriving at Wisdom Play Download Donate
6/15/2012 Rosalie Curtis - Sitting with the Six Paramitas Play Download Donate
6/13/2012 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Satipatthana Sutta Play Download Donate
6/13/2012 Linda Galijan - Identity Action with My Mom Play Download Donate
6/13/2012 Victoria Austin - The Energy for Your True Intention Play Download Donate
6/10/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Meeting Impermanence Practice Play Download Donate
6/9/2012 Victoria Austin - Resilience Play Download Donate
6/9/2012 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Slippery Stone Play Download Donate
6/6/2012 Rosalie Curtis - The Perfection of Tolerance Play Download Donate
6/6/2012 Leslie James - Meeting the Source in Everything Play Download Donate
6/3/2012 Susan O'Connell - Making Mistakes Play Download Donate
6/2/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Interbeing Play Download Donate
6/2/2012 Greg Fain - Why the Precepts Matter Play Download Donate
5/31/2012 Gil Fronsdal - Self and No-Self Play Download Donate
5/30/2012 Gil Fronsdal - Foundations of Practice Play Download Donate
5/30/2012 Tova Green - On Truth, Lies, Secrets and Silence Play Download Donate
5/27/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Walking around the Question: Is Life Worth Living? Play Download Donate
5/27/2012 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Center of the Center of the Center is Buddha Play Download Donate
5/23/2012 Leslie James - Seeing Things As They Really Are Play Download Donate
5/22/2012 Kosho McCall - Don’t Be Disturbed by Your Mind Play Download Donate
5/20/2012 Edward Brown - Where Do You Put Your Attention? Play Download Donate
5/19/2012 Lien Shutt - Authenticity Play Download Donate
5/13/2012 Robert Thomas - A Bodhisattva's Listening Play Download Donate
5/12/2012 Steve Weintraub - Way-Seeking Mind Play Download Donate
5/9/2012 Wendy Lewis - The Six Perfections as a Wisdom Practice Play Download Donate
5/6/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Bodhisattva Practice of the Four Noble Truths Play Download Donate
5/5/2012 Rosalie Curtis - The Six Paramitas Play Download Donate
5/3/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Bodhisattvas Totally Embrace Delusion, and Thus Enter Reality Play Download Donate
5/2/2012 Jordan Thorn - The Practice of Work Play Download Donate
5/2/2012 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Komyo Play Download Donate
5/1/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - How Auspicious! Many Beings Assemble to Meet Themselves, and Encounter the True Dharma at the Moment Play Download Donate
4/30/2012 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Ummon’s ‘One Treasure’ Play Download Donate
4/29/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - The Meaning of the Birth of the Buddha Play Download Donate
4/28/2012 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Dealing with the Five Hindrances Play Download Donate
4/27/2012 Leslie James - The Realm of Ease Play Download Donate
4/25/2012 Susan O'Connell - Putting the Mind of the Way to Work Play Download Donate
4/23/2012 Linda Galijan - Being Given What We Already Have Play Download Donate
4/22/2012 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Tending the What, the How, and the Who of Our Activity Play Download Donate
4/21/2012 Greg Fain - The Transmission of Sewing Buddha’s Robe Play Download Donate
4/21/2012 Meg Levie - Working with our Intentions Play Download Donate
4/17/2012 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Dharma Transmission Play Download Donate
4/15/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Middle Way between Addiction to Self Interest and Addiction to Serving Others Play Download Donate
4/14/2012 Myogen Steve Stucky - Entering the Diamond Crucible of Sangha Play Download Donate
4/10/2012 Judith Randall - Guest and Host Play Download Donate
4/7/2012 Mark Lancaster - Celebrating Buddha's Birthday Play Download Donate
4/1/2012 Edward Brown - Seeing Virtue Play Download Donate
3/31/2012 Victoria Austin - Mindfulness of Feelings through the Body Play Download Donate
3/30/2012 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Just This Play Download Donate
3/29/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Mountains Are Mountains, Waters Are Waters Play Download Donate
3/29/2012 Victoria Austin - Going Against the Grain of Karmic Life Play Download Donate
3/28/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Water Styles Play Download Donate
3/28/2012 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Living a Beneficial Life Play Download Donate
3/27/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - The Mountains Belong to Those Who Love Them Play Download Donate
3/27/2012 Victoria Austin - Becoming Silent and Still Play Download Donate
3/26/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - In the Mountains, Meeting Flowing Mountains Play Download Donate
3/26/2012 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Establishing Mindfulness Play Download Donate
3/25/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Entering the Mountains, Who Do You Meet Play Download Donate
3/25/2012 Konin Cardenas - Going Beyond the Six Senses Play Download Donate
3/25/2012 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Impermanence Is Buddha Nature Play Download Donate
3/24/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Study of the Water of the Way Play Download Donate
3/24/2012 Jordan Thorn - Cooking with Zazen Play Download Donate
3/21/2012 Rosalie Curtis - To Expound the Dharma with This Body Is Foremost Play Download Donate
3/20/2012 Greg Fain - The Lion’s Roar Play Download Donate
3/18/2012 Fu Schroeder - War and Peace Play Download Donate
3/17/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Creating the Conditions to Live Together Play Download Donate
3/14/2012 Konin Cardenas - Don't Be Fooled Play Download Donate
3/11/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Witnessing the Suffering of the World Play Download Donate
3/10/2012 Marc Lesser - Know Yourself, Forget Yourself Play Download Donate
3/4/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Water Liberated Dependent on Water Play Download Donate
3/4/2012 Myogen Steve Stücky - Lotus, No Enemies Play Download Donate
3/3/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Four Views of Water Meditation Play Download Donate
3/2/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - One Mind Like Water Play Download Donate
2/29/2012 Michael Wenger - The Dragon's Leap Play Download Donate
2/29/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Mountains’ Feet Dance Play Download Donate
2/28/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - East Mountain Practice Play Download Donate
2/27/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Alive Stones Play Download Donate
2/26/2012 Wendy Johnson - Arbor Day Play Download Donate
2/26/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Karmic Views, Mountain Views Play Download Donate
2/25/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Supported to Sit Sesshin Play Download Donate
2/25/2012 Victoria Austin - Body and Mind Practice of the Way Play Download Donate
2/22/2012 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Seeing Buddha, Being Buddha Play Download Donate
2/19/2012 Fu Schroeder - Into the Woods Play Download Donate
2/18/2012 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Five Buddha Families Play Download Donate
2/15/2012 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Bringing Forward the Love That Is Always There Play Download Donate
2/12/2012 Steve Weintraub - Encouragement Play Download Donate
2/11/2012 Hoitsu Suzuki Roshi - Go Beyond Like and Dislike Play Download Donate
2/5/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Bodhisattva's Infinite Family Play Download Donate
2/4/2012 Tova Green - Stillness in the City Play Download Donate
2/3/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - A Person in the Mountains Play Download Donate
2/2/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Blue Mountains Are Constantly Walking Play Download Donate
2/2/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Stone Woman Meditation Play Download Donate
1/30/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Find a Sitting Cushion Play Download Donate
1/28/2012 Myogen Steve Stucky - This Body-Mind as the Place and Moment of Awakening Play Download Donate
1/25/2012 Leslie James - Alive Dewdrops Play Download Donate
1/25/2012 Victoria Austin - Preparing the Ground of Body Practice Play Download Donate
1/22/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Flute Player's Training beyond Gaining Play Download Donate
1/21/2012 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Live the Life of the Buddha that You Are Play Download Donate
1/18/2012 Denkei Raul Moncayo - Being Time Play Download Donate
1/15/2012 Eijun Linda Cutts - Peaceful Abiding in These Mountains Play Download Donate
1/15/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Bodhisattvas' Ethics of Presence Play Download Donate
1/14/2012 Jordan Thorn - Honoring Dr Martin Luther King Play Download Donate
1/11/2012 Zachary Smith - Householder Zen: Always Be Practicing Play Download Donate
1/8/2012 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Training Spirit of Enlightenment Play Download Donate
1/7/2012 Jana Drakka - Loving Kindness Play Download Donate
1/4/2012 Rosalie Curtis - Dharma Transmission: A Family Affair Play Download Donate