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Crisis: A Spiritual Turning Point

Spiritual life exists in crisis, which can be used as a turning point. To the extent that we recognize that where we sit right now is a turning point, we are able to understand the possibility of...

Jan 08 2006
Part 1
Green Gulch Farm
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Crisis: A Spiritual Turning Point

Spiritual life exists in crisis, which can be used as a turning point. To the extent that we recognize that where we sit right now is a turning point, we are able to understand the possibility of...

Jan 08 2006
Part 2
Green Gulch Farm
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Baizhang's Fox

Being clear about cause and effect, intention, karma.

May 27 2006
AM
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Baizhang's Fox

Being clear about cause and effect, intention, karma.

May 27 2006
PM
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Intention Transforms the World

Our thinking and intention makes the world what it is; awareness of intention makes our contribution a positive one

Aug 12 2006
AM
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

2006.11.11-ZMC

Nov 11 2006
Tassajara
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Gnosticism

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

Feb 03 2007
PM
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

Feb 03 2007
AM
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Enlightenment is the Silent Bond 

Apr 01 2007
Green Gulch Farm
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

May 04 2007
Part 1
Mount Madonna Center
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

May 05 2007
Part 2
Mount Madonna Center
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

May 05 2007
Part 3
Mount Madonna Center
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

May 05 2007
Part 4
Mount Madonna Center
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

May 05 2007
Part 5
Mount Madonna Center
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

May 06 2007
Part 6
Mount Madonna Center
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

May 06 2007
Part 7
Mount Madonna Center
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Gracious Attention to Stories 

May 27 2007
Green Gulch Farm
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

Jul 10 2007
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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.

Jul 14 2007
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

The Bodhisattva and the Mahayana

"Enlightening beings" are committed to living for the benefit of all beings; they practice in the "universal vehicle" which includes everyone.

Jul 14 2007
Morning
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

The Highest Happiness 

Jul 15 2007
Green Gulch Farm
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

Jul 17 2007
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

Jul 24 2007
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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.

Jul 28 2007
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Worship of the Buddha

When a person pays homage and bows to the Buddhas, there is just one Buddha with no other person.

Jul 28 2007
Morning
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

Jul 31 2007
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

Aug 07 2007
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

Aug 14 2007
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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...

Aug 21 2007
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Bodhisattva Vows 

Sep 08 2007
Morning
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Bodhisattva Vows 

Sep 08 2007
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Wholeheartedness 

Sep 09 2007
Green Gulch Farm
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Wholeheartedness 

Oct 20 2007
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Wholeheartedness 

“The Great Vow of Wholeheartedness and Taking Care of Our Stories”

Green Gulch Farm Sunday Dharma Talk and Q&A
October 21, 2007

Oct 21 2007
Green Gulch Farm
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Fearlessness 

Nov 01 2007
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Bodhisattva Initiation 

Tenshin Reb Anderson
Teachings on Bodhisattva Precepts
Sunday November 11, 2008
Green Gulch Zen Farm
Sunday Dharma Talk with Q & A

Nov 11 2007
Green Gulch Farm
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Mar 06 2008
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Mar 13 2008
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Mar 20 2008
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Mar 27 2008
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Apr 03 2008
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Apr 10 2008
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Apr 17 2008
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

About the Lotus Sutra 

Apr 19 2008
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Embodying the Lotus Sutra 

Apr 24 2008
The Yoga Room
Tenshin Reb Anderson

2008.05.01-MZMC-pm

May 01 2008
Minnesota Zen Center
Tenshin Reb Anderson

2008.05.02-MZMC-am

May 02 2008
Minnesota Zen Center
Tenshin Reb Anderson

How Can I Help Beings Enter? 

May 10 2008
Morning
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Pure Land is Here and Now 

May 10 2008
Afternoon
No Abode Hermitage
Tenshin Reb Anderson

Thinking and Not Thinking 

May 25 2008
Green Gulch Farm
Tenshin Reb Anderson

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