What is Buddha?

The Book of Joy

Dismantling the Palace-Prison of White Privilege

Radical Dharma Presentation

Not Always So

Zen Stories About Perfect Understanding

Women Ancestors

Awakening is Natural: Accessibility and Integrity

Bodhisattva Training Academy

Encouraging Words for Summer Practice

Having Confidence and Making Decisions

The Entire Universe Is Your Very Human Body

Spirit of Practice

Right Effort

Principle of Actions for Social Transformation

Weather Report

Knowing Each Other's Hearts

When Everything Changes, Rely On Spiritual Friends

Dharma Reflections

Gobblers of Dregs

Zazen is Face to Face Transmission

Taking Care of the Unknown, Open to Surprise

Nondual Knowing and the Unity of All Beings

Old Persons' Zazen

The Dharma of Gender Identity

Dharma of Gender Identity Panel

True Compassion In The Midst Of Hatred

Spiritual Friendship

Entering the Way While Staying at Home

The Precepts as Tools of Transformation

Buddha's Radical Journey

Fool Moon, The Constructed Self

Harmonizing Through the Practice Period

The Spiritual Source Shines Clear in the Light

The Price of Rice

Creating Harmonious Fields

The Fires and the Black River of Loss

All the Objects of the Senses Interact

Reclaiming the 'We'

Sitting in the Great Sky

October Class 1

The Quality of Practice Mind

October Class 2

Way-Seeking Mind of the Tenzo

October Sesshin Day 1

October Sesshin Day 2

October Sesshin Day 3

October Sesshin Day 4

October Sesshin Day 5

The Spiritual Source Shines Clear In The Light

November Class 1

Play of the Mind

November Class 2

November Class 3

The Thin Line Between Life and Death

A Monk's Mouth Is Like An Oven

How Will You Know The Path As You Walk?

Nansen Killed The Cat

Grasping At Things Is Surely Delusion

A Samadhi of Gratitude

November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 1

November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 2

November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 3

November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 4

The Power of Feelings

November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 5

November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 6

November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 7

What do Green Gulch Zen students do all day?

Practice is not a Matter of Far or Near

Perfection and Imperfection

November Class 4

Intimately Transmitted from West to East

Moshan Transmits Dharma in Holy Communion with Zhixian

Reality Wearing her Hat Visits Judi in the Night

The Pivotal Relationship of Coherence and Incoherence

Iron-grinder Liu Visits the Water Buffalo

Sun-Face Buddha, Moon-Face Buddha in the Green Dragon’s Cave

December Sesshin day 6

Going Home

Winter at Tassajara

The Practice of Generosity

Celebrating the True Function of our Lives

You are already a Person of Thusness

The Impossible Mission of Meditation

Cookies and the Middle Way

Moments of Love

There is one that doesn't move

Spiritual Communion and the Four Noble Truths

How Do I Live This One Precious Life?


Keeping Suzuki Roshi's Teaching Fresh

Only Love Can Save The World

Zen and Poetry

Fluidity of Mountains

Leaving Space To Not Know

Right Effort

Dharma and Non-Violence

Just Keep Coming Back

An Appropriate Response To Fear

A Life Of Usefulness

The One Perfect Teaching That Frees Us

The Great Way

Beloved Community

Deepening Into Wise and Courageous Hearts

The Emptiness of What Is This?

Continuous Practice: Practice

What The Teaching Offers In Challenging Times

Practicing With Deafness

Experience The Experience You Are Experiencing

The Four Noble Truths

How Am I Now? I Don't Know

International Women's Day

An Antidote for Mistaken Beliefs


Poetry, Practice, and Plenitude

Think of not Thinking

The Boundless Spring on the Hundred Plants

Manifesting This Mind

The Practice of Oryoki

Face to Face Transmission

The Crucible of Sesshin

What is the Mode of Expression of Sesshin?

The Perseverance of Me in Sesshin

Caring For The Soil

The Request of the Schedule in Sesshin

Do You Beat The Cart Or The Ox?

Our Messy, Boundless Existence

Meeting the Request of Sesshin

Not Subject To Knowing Or Not Knowing

Path To Wholeness

What I Did on my Summer Vacation, or, My Summer of Love



Widening Our Sense Of Ourselves

Spiritual Friends

You Have Gained the Pivotal Opportunity of Human Form

Sun Faced Buddha Moon Faced Buddha

The Dance of Impermanence

How to Save All Beings

Ordinary Mind is the Way

The World Honored One Ascends the Seat

Sincerity and Authenticity

Hanging from a Tree by your Teeth

Ordinary Mind is the Way

Jizos for Peace

Teaching and Learning

Dogen's Cypress Tree

Refuge Within Precariousness

What Is Alive?

Sesshin Day 3: Expressing Ourselves in Speech, Action and Silence

Sesshin day 2: Full expression

Sesshin day 1: Silence and Stillness

Entering into Sesshin

Nothing but Tasting Tea

I Am a Conversation

The "Zen" of The Missing Piece

Buddhist Storehouse Consciousness

The Middle Way is a Moving Target

Leaves of Speech

Nanchuan's Circle

"The Good Woman of Setzuan": Can we be Good?

Kind, Inclusive and Noble Speech

Love and Be Silent


Zen gives us the Gift of Nothing

Living in This World and Imagining Another

Realizing Our Infinite Life

Radical Welcoming: The Everyday Practice of Bodhicitta

The Three Sides of Practice