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Sunday Talks from the Zen Meditation Center on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN. Donations appreciated at MnZenCenter.org.

Sunday Talks from the Zen Meditation Center on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN. Donations appreciated at MnZenCenter.org.
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Sunday Talks from the Zen Meditation Center on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN. Donations appreciated at MnZenCenter.org.

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English


Episodes

2018-06-17: Joyful Mind, Kind Mind

6/16/2018
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Talk given by Ben Connelly. "I hope you will do your work, and cook the meal this very day, at this very moment, with this body, the fruit of myriad births and thousands of lifetimes, thereby creating merit for myriad beings. To penetrate this is joyful mind." - Dogen Zenji from Instructions to the Cook

Duration:00:46:33

2018-06-10: Nature in Mountains and Water Sutra, Pt. 2

6/9/2018
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Talk given by Tim Burkett. There are mountains hidden in treasures, There are treasures hidden in mountains, There are mountains hidden in swamps, There are mountains hidden in the sky --- There are mountains hidden in mountains, There are mountains hidden in hiddenness. Investigate mountains fully. Some beings see water as a jeweled ornament. Some beings see water as wondrous blossoms. Hungry ghosts see water as a raging fire or pus or blood. Dragons see water as a palace or a pavilion....

Duration:00:30:51

2018-06-03: 35,62, and 94: What To Do With Habit Energy

6/2/2018
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Talk given by Ted O'Toole. We are always running and it has become a habit. We struggle all the time, even during our sleep. We are at war with ourselves, and we can easily start a war with others... We need the energy of mindfulness to recognize and be present with our habit energy in order to stop this course of destruction with mindfulness. We have the capacity to recognize habit energy every time it manifests... Mindfulness is the energy that allows us to recognize and prevent it from...

Duration:00:46:03

2018-05-27: Mountains (first of 2 talks on nature)

5/26/2018
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Talk given by Tim Burkett. These mountains and waters of the present are expressions of the ancient Buddhas. All phenomena realize completeness. Because they exist before the eon of emptiness, they are living in the present. Because they are the self before the appearance of any sign, they are liberated. Because mountains are big and broad, the way of riding the clouds is always reached from the mountains; the power of soaring in the wind comes freely from the mountains. The green...

Duration:00:45:54

2018-05-20: The One Moon in Every Pool

5/19/2018
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Talk given by Bussho Lahn. If you follow the river all the way back to its source, there are the clouds. If you follow the clouds all the way back to their source, there is the river. -Dogen

Duration:00:56:30