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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

2018-09-16: Don't Tame Your Elephant

9/15/2018
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Talk given by Bussho Lahn. As the elephant was about to attack, the Buddha spoke to him, suffusing him with all the love at his command, and, stretching out his right hand, he stroked the animal's forehead. Thrilling with joy at the touch, Nalagiri sank on his knees before the Buddha, and the Buddha taught him the Dharma.

Duration:00:44:38

2018-09-09: The Unconscious

9/8/2018
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Talk given by Tim Burkett. My life is a story of the self-realization of the unconscious. --C.G. Jung Zen beyond Self-consciousness -- Title of a talk given by Suzuki Roshi at Stanford University

Duration:00:55:59

2018-09-02: Gender, Gender Roles, and the Roots of Aggression

9/1/2018
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Talk given by Ted O'Toole. On the level of the absolute, there are no genders; on the level of relative reality, there are just many different forms. -Grace Schireson from Zen Women: Beyond Tea Ladies, Iron Maidens, and Macho Masters

Duration:00:54:04

2018-08-26: Nan-Ch'uan: Not Mind, Not Buddha, Not Beings

8/25/2018
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Talk given by Ted O'Toole. THE CASE A monk asked Nan-ch'uan, "Is there a fundamental truth that has never been expounded for people?" Nan-ch'uan said, "There is." The monk said, "What is the fundamental truth that has never been expounded for people?" Nan-ch'uan said, "It is not mind; it is not Buddha; it is not beings." WU-MEN'S COMMENT At the question, Nan-ch'uan used up all his personal treasure immediately and became quite debilitated. WU-MEN'S VERSE Scrupulous care dissipates your...

Duration:00:34:06

2018-08-19: The Smallest Biggest Things

8/18/2018
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Talk given by Daishin Rehorst. Ten Verse Kannon Sutra Absorbing the world sounds Awakens a Buddha right here! This Buddha, the source of compassion. This Buddha receives only compassion. Buddha, Dharma, Sangha - just compassion. Thus the pure heart always rejoices. In the light recall this! In the dark recall this! Moment after moment the true heart arises. Time after time there is nothing but THIS!

Duration:00:46:49