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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, Blue Cliff Record, Japan, true dharma, Book of Serenity, Patience,...
Oct 17 2019
3/7
The Yoga Room

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, Discrimination, Letting Go, Attachment, Ordinary Mind, Suzuki Roshi...
Apr 09 2019
6/7
The Yoga Room

Generating Energy

resistance, Patience, practicing generosity, Enthusiasm, Tassajara, Emotions, Breath...
Mar 09 2019
PM
No Abode Hermitage

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, Intimacy, Silence, Doubt, Addiction, unconscious process, Attachment,...
Nov 20 2018
6 of 7
The Yoga Room

Guidance or Control

Control is antithetical to enlightenment; NASA control center and GPS guidance systems; granddaughter's pacifier

Birth-and-Death, difficulty, Describe, Transmission, Zendo, American, Patience...
Feb 03 2018
PM
No Abode Hermitage

Observing the Breathing Body and the Mind of No Abode 

Breath, zen meditation, Heart Sutra, cognitive process, Observe, Desire, Patience,...
Aug 10 2013
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Sitting in the Big, Invisible World

Zazen, Priest, Suzuki Roshi, practicing generosity, Continuous, Zendo, Patience...
Jun 22 2013
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

The Bodhisattva's Three-fold Ethics and Three-fold Samadhi 

Discrimination, resistance, Bodhisattva Precepts, Samadhi, Letting Go, Non-...
Jun 22 2013
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

The Buddha Mind Seal and the Teachings of Perfect Wisdom 

The Buddha Mind Seal and the Teachings of Perfect Wisdom
Tenshin Reb Anderson

March 2, 2013 AM
No Abode

Perfect Wisdom, Heart Sutra, Buddha Mind, Greed, Hindrances, Transmission, Enthusiasm...
Mar 02 2013
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

A Special Transmission Outside the Scriptures

A Special Transmission Outside the Scriptures
Tenshin Reb Anderson
No Abode 2013-02-02 AM

Transmission, Buddha Mind, Bodhisattva Vow, Buddha Ancestors, Bodhisattva Precepts,...
Feb 02 2013
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

Wisdom Verifies Wisdom

When Wisdom Verifies Wisdom
Tenshin Reb Anderson
No Abode August 11, 2012 Early afternoon

Birth-and-Death, Patience, Addiction, Silence, Letting Go, Attachment, Faith,...
Aug 11 2012
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

Chick and Hen -- Inquiring and Responding 

Chick and Hen -- Inquiring and Responding
Tenshin Reb Anderson
No Abode, July 1, 2012 Afternoon

Karmic consciousness. Living beings live in a story-telling world. That’s where...

practicing generosity, Karmic Consciousness, Lineage, Teacher-and-Student, Patience,...
Jul 01 2012
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

The Room, the Seat, and the Robe 

The Room, the Seat and the Robe
No Abode 4/14/12

Lotus Sutra, Patience, Book of Serenity, Building, Interdependence, Buddha Mind,...
Apr 14 2012
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

The Four Aspects of Practicing the Threefold Ethics of Bodhisattvas 

Bodhisattva Precepts, Breath, Enthusiasm, Mahayana, Commitment, confusion, Patience,...
Feb 04 2012
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Householder Bodhisattvas, What is Your Aspiration for this New Year? 

New Year, Complete Perfect Enlightenment, Perfect Wisdom, Priest, Patience, Lay,...
Jan 02 2012
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

The Bodhisattva's Perfection of Being Ordinary 

Subject-and-Object, Addiction, Patience, japanese, Buddha Mind, Impermanence, Soto...
Nov 12 2011
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

The Bodhisattva's Perfection of Being Ordinary 

Birth-and-Death, Aspects of Practice, true dharma, Interview, Commitment, Enthusiasm...
Nov 12 2011
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Stimulating Bodhisattva's courage and entering reality 

confusion, Duality, practicing generosity, Patience, Obstacles, Don't Know Mind...
Oct 15 2011
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

Study of delusion is the Buddha Way 

Anger, Commitment, Bell, Funeral, cognitive process, Don't Know Mind, zen...
Aug 13 2011
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

The Sitting Meditation of this School 

Separation, Enthusiasm, Patience, Enemies, confusion, difficulty
May 21 2011
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

Conscious and Unconscious Obstructions of the Buddha Way 

Obstacles, Faith, Intuition, Doubt, Karmic Consciousness, true dharma, Patience,...
Apr 16 2011
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

The Definitive Instructions on the Deeds of the Enlightened, Part I 

Tenshin Reb Anderson
Samdhinirmonchana Sutra (Part XIII),
Chapter Ten, Morning Dharma Talk
No Abode Saturday October 15, 2010, A.M.

Manjushri, Birth-and-Death, Perfect Wisdom, Complete Perfect Enlightenment, Intimacy...
Oct 16 2010
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

The Mind of Enlightenment 

Silence, Lotus Sutra, Subject-and-Object, Ordinary Mind, Two Truths, Don't Know...
Aug 19 2010
The Yoga Room

The Unique Breeze of Reality and the Wondrous Function of Non-Dual Wisdom 

Bodhisattva Precepts, Fifth Precept, Patience, Koan, Separation, Buddha Mind, Evil,...
Aug 14 2010
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

The Mind of Enlightenment 

Patience, Separation, Duality, Enthusiasm, resistance
Aug 12 2010
The Yoga Room

The Mind of Enlightenment 

Enthusiasm, Patience, Duality, Balance, Emotions, Doubt, Mahayana, Tassajara,...
Jul 29 2010
The Yoga Room

The Mind of Enlightenment 

Enthusiasm, Bodhisattva Precepts, confusion, Patience, Repentance, Ordination, Triple...
Jul 22 2010
The Yoga Room

The Mind of Enlightenment 

Nirvana, Bodhisattva Vow, Balance, Attachment, Observe, Enthusiasm, Desire, Politics...
Jul 15 2010
The Yoga Room

Training for the Selfless Heart 

Patience, Addiction, Bodhidharma, difficulty, Enthusiasm, Don't Know Mind,...
Apr 15 2010
The Yoga Room

Training for the Selfless Heart 

Patience, Enthusiasm, Attachment, Impermanence, practicing generosity, Samsara,...
Apr 08 2010
The Yoga Room

Training for the Selfless Heart 

Patience, Intimacy, Practice Period, Anger, Don't Know Mind, Teacher-and-Student...
Apr 01 2010
The Yoga Room

Training for the Selfless Heart 

zen meditation, Suzuki Roshi, Zazen, Perfect Wisdom, Patience, Separation, Fox,...
Mar 18 2010
The Yoga Room

Training for the Selfless Heart 

Perfect Wisdom, Intimacy, Bodhisattva Vow, Bodhisattva Ceremony, Patience, Letting Go...
Mar 11 2010
The Yoga Room

On Enlightenment and Delusion 

Silence, Daily Life, Nirvana, zen meditation, Balance, Transmission, Patience...
Nov 05 2009
The Yoga Room

Causation and Non-Self 

Evil, Attachment, Lineage, Faith, Doubt, Zazen, confusion, Japan, Patience, War...
Mar 26 2009
The Yoga Room

Yunyan Sweeps the Ground 

Patience, Perfect Wisdom, resistance
Jul 26 2008
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Lotus Sutra, Discrimination, Bell, Observe, Evil, Intimacy, Mahayana, difficulty,...
Apr 03 2008
The Yoga Room

Zen Meditation as Bodhisattva Vow

During this course, we will study the bodhisattva vow, to see how the compassionate intentions of enlightening beings generate, work, and play with the mind of enlightenment to promote peace and...

Bodhisattva Vow, Patience, Desire, zen meditation, Teacher-and-Student, Confession-...
Jul 24 2007
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.

Discrimination, Lotus Sutra, Observe, practicing generosity, Breath, Buddha Nature,...
Jul 14 2007
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Zen Meditation as Bodhisattva Vow

During this course, we will study the bodhisattva vow, to see how the compassionate intentions of enlightening beings generate, work, and play with the mind of enlightenment to promote peace and...

Birth-and-Death, Bodhisattva Vow, Samsara, Nirvana, Attachment, zen meditation,...
Jul 10 2007
The Yoga Room

Happiness

The pursuit of happiness vs. wanting others to be happy; happiness from absorption in activity

Teachings on Happiness for Dancing Mountains Sangha newsletter
Date: February 3, 2007...

Desire, zen meditation, Religion, Bell, Culture, Patience, Confession-and-Repentance...
Feb 03 2007
AM
No Abode Hermitage