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A Commencement Ceremony for Exploring the Great Flower Adornment Scripture

A Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for a gathering of the No Abode community opening study of the Avatamsaka Sutra.  

Avatamsaka Sutra, Flower Adornment Scripture, City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, Hongzhi Zengjue, Book...
Jun 24 2023
AM
No Abode Hermitage

Just Sitting

A Dharma talk by Tenshin Roshi for a gathering of the No Abode community

Anger, confusion, Observe, Emotions, Enemies
May 06 2023
PM
No Abode Hermitage

Yoga Room Class - November 30th, 2021

#YRB-2021-Autumn, Consciousness, Intimacy, Observe
Nov 30 2021
The Yoga Room

Yoga Room Class - November 23rd, 2021

#YRB-2021-Autumn, Intuition, Observe, Consciousness
Nov 23 2021
The Yoga Room

Protecting and Liberating All Beings

A residential retreat at Mount Madonna.

#MtMadonna-2021-Fall, Compassion, Paramitas, Diversity, Intimacy, Faith, Observe,...
Nov 21 2021
1 of 2
Mount Madonna Center

Protecting and Liberating All Beings

A residential retreat at Mount Madonna.

#MtMadonna-2021-Fall, Karmic Consciousness, unconscious process, Observe, Addiction,...
Nov 20 2021
1 of 4
Mount Madonna Center

Protecting and Liberating All Beings

A residential weekend retreat at Mount Madonna.

#MtMadonna-2021-Fall, Compassion, Paramitas, Intimacy, Observe, Zazen, Bodhidharma,...
Nov 19 2021
Mount Madonna Center

Yoga Room Class - October 19th, 2021

#YRB-2021-Autumn, Observe, Daily Life, Peace
Oct 19 2021
The Yoga Room

Yoga Room Class - October 12th, 2021

#YRB-2021-Autumn, Observe, Greed, Conversation, Hate, Posture
Oct 12 2021
The Yoga Room

The Buddha's Practice Of Arranging Shoes

Non-attachment, Attachment, confusion, Nirvana, Subject-and-Object, Dragons,...
Dec 14 2019
No Abode Hermitage

The Non-Duality of Silence and Language

Silence, Transmission, Perfect Wisdom, Non-duality, Balance, Duality, Observe, Heart...
Nov 23 2019
AM
No Abode Hermitage

Stories of Enlightenment

In our class this fall we will contemplate and converse about several stories of Zen practice and enlightenment. Our contemplation and conversations will naturally bring up questions and concerns...

YRB-2019-Fall, resistance, Observe, Describe, zen meditation, Gratitude
Nov 14 2019
7 of 7
The Yoga Room

Stories of Enlightenment

In our class this fall we will contemplate and converse about several stories of Zen practice and enlightenment. Our contemplation and conversations will naturally bring up questions and concerns...

YRB-2019-Fall, Observe, Book of Serenity, Interview, Culture, Suzuki Roshi, Priest,...
Nov 07 2019
6/7
The Yoga Room

The World-Honored One Ascends the Seat

Manjushri, Book of Serenity, Precious Mirror, Observe
May 18 2019
PM
No Abode Hermitage

Buddha Activity

The work of buddhas — buddha activity — is realizing intimacy and liberation in conversation together with all beings. In this series of meetings we will contemplate what it is to fully engage with...

YRB-2019-Spring, Daily Life, Teacher-and-Student, Soto Zen, soto, Enemies, Observe,...
Mar 19 2019
3/7
The Yoga Room

Silent Sitting & Social Action

Zen students often ask how our practice of silence and stillness relates to injustice and our environmental crisis. In this class we explore this question and study the intimate interplay of...

YRB-2018-Fall, Silence, Bodhidharma, cognitive process, Observe, Fundraising, Lay,...
Nov 13 2018
5 of 7
The Yoga Room

Silent Sitting & Social Action

Zen students often ask how our practice of silence and stillness relates to injustice and our environmental crisis. In this class we explore this question and study the intimate interplay of...

YRB-2018-Fall, Silence, Bodhisattva Vow, Ego, Priest, Breath, Letting Go, difficulty...
Oct 30 2018
3 of 7
The Yoga Room

Silent Sitting and Social Action

All compounded phenomena are unworthy of confidence. Compassion to these unstable phenomena is our practice. Zen stories are about enacting awakening within social interactions. Attend to your body,...

Compassion, Four Foundations, Practice Period, Practice Period, Mindfulness, Observe...
Oct 20 2018
PM
No Abode Hermitage

Bodhidharma Listening to the Cries of the World

Avalokiteshvara's eyes of compassion observing all sentient beings; Bodhidharma and Emperor Wu, facing the wall for nine years; the Sixth Ancestor's training;

Buddha Ancestors, Consciousness, Compassion, Bodhisattva, Bodhidharma, cognitive...
Mar 03 2018
AM
No Abode Hermitage

The Work of Going Beyond Buddha

Realization in the body
Going Beyond Buddha
Sept 2013 PM No Abode

Observe, Koan, Mill Valley, Zazen, Describe
Sep 21 2013
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Observing the Breathing Body and the Mind of No Abode 

Posture, Breath, Perfect Wisdom, Observe, Mindfulness
Aug 10 2013
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

Observing the Breathing Body and the Mind of No Abode 

Breath, Posture, zen meditation, Heart Sutra, Observe
Aug 10 2013
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

On Breathing 

Posture, Breath, Confession and Repentance, Mindfulness, Observe
Aug 08 2013
The Yoga Room

On Breathing 

Breath, Posture, Observe, Emotions, Building
Aug 01 2013
The Yoga Room

Bodhisattva Precepts Guided by the Teaching of Mind Only 

Bodhisattva Precepts Guided by the Teaching of Mind Only
Tenshin Reb Anderson
No Abode 10/6/2012 PM

Precepts, Karmic Consciousness, Observe, Confession and Repentance, Addiction...
Oct 06 2012
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Stimulating Bodhisattva's courage and entering reality 

Emptiness, Observe, Karmic Consciousness, Rinzai, Gratitude
Oct 15 2011
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

The Practice That Fills and Is Filled by the Entire Universe and the Bodhisattva Precept of Not Killing 

Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, Observe, Sangha
Nov 22 2008
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Lotus Sutra, Bell, Discrimination, Observe, Evil
Apr 03 2008
The Yoga Room

Prajna Paramita

The "Perfection of Wisdom" is the bodhisattva's understanding of emptiness, which is available to those who are settled in the conventional world.

Emptiness, Discrimination, Breath, Observe, practicing generosity
Jul 14 2007
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Gracious Attention to Stories 

Observe, Posture, Right Speech, Anger, War
May 27 2007
Green Gulch Farm

The Light of Buddha's Wisdom - Precepts of Compassion

Buddha sheds the light of wisdom on the true nature of suffering, liberation, and the human mind, on the teachings of compassion, moral causation, and the whole phenomenal universe. This retreat...

Precepts, Right Speech, Observe, Triple Treasure, Evil
May 05 2007
Part 3
Mount Madonna Center