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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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2018-12-09: Wabi Sabi in Japanese Zen

12/8/2018
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Talk given by Tim Burkett. Sunday Talks from the Zen Meditation Center on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN. Donations appreciated at MnZenCenter.org.

Duration:00:46:25

2018-12-02: Bahiya of the Bark-cloth

12/1/2018
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Talk given by Ben Connelly. If you wish to reach the other shore, give up what is before, behind, and in-between; set your mind free and go beyond birth and death. -Dhammapada

Duration:00:51:30

2018-11-25: The Root of the Root

11/24/2018
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Talk given by Bussho Lahn. Once we have tied ourselves to selflessness, we will be delivered from selfhood and released from the teeth of a hundred snares. We were born of the rays of God's majesty and have won the grace of heaven. How long will we suffer at the hands of things that do not exist? So return to the root of the root of our own selves. -Rumi

Duration:00:46:37

2018-18-18: Give It Up For Freedom

11/17/2018
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Talk given by Ben Connelly. Just as millions of lamps can be lit from one lamp without the one lamp being diminished by all the lamps taking their flame from it, in the same way from the one lamp of an aspiration for universal liberation the lamps of all Buddhas of past, present, and futureare lit...yet the one lamp shines undiminished. Maitreya Buddha in the Gandavyuha chapter of the Avatamsaka Sutra

Duration:00:50:36

2018-11-11: The Liberative Power of the Third Paramita-Kshanti

11/10/2018
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Talk given by Susan Nelson. Sunday Talks from the Zen Meditation Center on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN. Donations appreciated at MnZenCenter.org.

Duration:00:57:39

2018-11-04: Value the Past and Future

11/3/2018
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Talk given by Tim Burkett. The present moment is simply the pen on the pad, leaving an inky trail. You can't stop the pen froom writing. - Anonymous While living in the present: 1. meditate 2. savor each experience 3. stop thinking about your performance 4. practice "I contain multitudes" 5. call on Beginner's Mind

Duration:00:49:18

2018-10-28: Focused Meditation, Objectless Meditation, and Big Mind

10/27/2018
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Talk given by Tim Burkett. "To give your sheep or cow a large, spacious pasture is how to control it." - Suzuki Roshi "What need is there for our concentrated effort? Indeed, the Whole Body is far beyond the world's dust. Who could believe in a means to brush it clean? It is never apart from you right where you are." - Zen Teacher Dogen

Duration:00:40:14

2018-10-21: Entering Reality, the Avatamsaka

10/20/2018
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Talk given by Ben Connelly. Entering Reality, the Avatamsaka I have come into this world to see this: the sword drop from men's hands even at the height of their arc of rage because we have finally realized there is just one flesh we can wound. -Hafiz

Duration:00:44:24

2018-10-14: Seven Slogans for Personal Restoration

10/13/2018
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Talk given by Ted O'Toole. Sunday Talks from the Zen Meditation Center on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN. Donations appreciated at MnZenCenter.org.

Duration:00:47:28

20180930: Boundless Heart

9/29/2018
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Talk given by Ben Connelly. So with a boundless heart cherish all living beings. --Metta Sutra It is the most militant, most radical intervention anyone can make to not only speak of love, but to engage in the practice of love. Anytime we do the work of love we are doing the work of ending domination. --bell hooks

Duration:00:53:12

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