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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

What Is Most Important For You In This Life

Being clear about our ultimate concern. Remember, aspire, commit to, and train to realise this. The story of Tong-an and Liangshan: what is the business under the patched robe? Intimacy. Another...

Vow, Eihei Koso Hotsuganmon, Buddha Mind, Intimacy, Book of Serenity, Buddha Mind,...
Feb 02 2019
AM
No Abode Hermitage

Fayen’s Good Friendship

Perfect Wisdom, Perfect Wisdom, Soto Zen, Daily Life, Bodhidharma, resistance, Heart...
Jun 07 2014
PM
No Abode Hermitage

The Virtue of the Bodhisattva's Delayed Gratification 

Lay, New Year, Lotus Sutra, Bodhisattva Vow, Renunciation, Attachment, Soto Zen,...
Dec 15 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

On the Eve of Going for Refuge in the Triple Treasure 

Bodhisattva Precepts, Triple Treasure, Evil, Commitment, Mahayana, Sangha, War, Soto...
Apr 17 2010
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Is the Bodhisattva Path Exclusive? 

Intimacy, Priest, Teacher-and-Student, Commitment, Soto Zen, Interview, soto,...
Mar 06 2010
No Abode Hermitage

Causation and Non-Self 

causation, Silence, Faith, Buddha Ancestors, Soto Zen, zen meditation, soto, Anger,...
Jul 21 2009
The Yoga Room

The Ultimate transcends Difference and Unity

Samdhinirmochana Mahayana Sutra Chapter 3, part 1

Tenshin Reb Anderson
Samdhinormonchana Sutra (Part VI),
Chapter Three, Morning Dharma Talk
Saturday June 14, 2009, A.M....

Nirvana, Fox, Lineage, Soto Zen, Japan, Oneness, Samsara, Bowing, Interview, soto...
Jun 13 2009
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

The Ultimate Transcends All Argumentation

Samdhinirmochana Mahayana Sutra Chapter 2

Samdhinormonchana Sutra (Part V),
Chapter Two, Afternoon Dharma Talk
Saturday May 23, 2009, P.M.
No Abode

Non-violence, Lotus Sutra, Doubt, Faith, Mahayana, Soto Zen, Sangha, soto, Bell,...
May 23 2009
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

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

Lotus Sutra, Soto Zen, Bodhisattva Precepts, Buddha Ancestors, Buddha Mind, soto,...
Nov 22 2008
Morning
No Abode Hermitage

Entering and Embodying Truth 

Soto Zen, Japan, Perfect Wisdom, Bodhisattva Precepts, soto, japanese, Priest, Family...
Jul 29 2008
The Yoga Room

2008.05.01-MZMC-pm

true dharma, Bodhisattva Vow, Soto Zen, Bodhisattva Precepts, Desire, Commitment,...
May 01 2008
Minnesota Zen Center

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Lotus Sutra, Buddha Nature, Heart Sutra, Manjushri, Book of Serenity, Birth-and-Death...
Apr 24 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, zen meditation, Balance, Karmic Consequences, resistance, Confession...
Aug 21 2007
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...

zen meditation, Obstacles, Lotus Sutra, Bodhisattva Vow, Soto Zen, Confession-and-...
Aug 07 2007
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...

resistance, Discrimination, Giving-and-Taking, Soto Zen, Samadhi, Non-discrimination...
Jul 31 2007
The Yoga Room

Only a Buddha and a Buddha

The Lotus Sutra says that the desire to help beings open to Buddha's wisdom is the condition for Buddha's appearing in this world.

Lotus Sutra, Religion, Desire, Soto Zen, Non-duality, soto, Bell, Separation,...
Jul 28 2007
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage

Gnosticism

American Buddhism as a gnostic practice; meaning of the word "tathagata"

Faith, Triple Treasure, American, Hindrances, Transmission, Platform Sutra, Soto Zen...
Feb 03 2007
PM
No Abode Hermitage

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