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American Zen in the The Voices of the People who Practice it

American Zen in the The Voices of the People who Practice it
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American Zen in the The Voices of the People who Practice it

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Eric Remington – Nature Sesshin Sunday Talk - July 7, 2019

7/7/2019
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Eric Remington was an early student of Kobun, Jikoji's Founder, in the early 1970s. After years spent studying with Kobun and founding a school for children, Eric was ordained and subsequently trained at Tassajara Monastery for a year. He became a biologist and naturalist before living for several years in the desert, and more recently joined Jikoji as a Resident.

Duration:00:39:02

Mark Adams – Pain, Suffering, and the Noble Truths

6/30/2019
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Mark Adams's path in Zen began in earnest in 1989 with the winter residential practice (Ango) period at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center and his first teacher, Zoketsu Norman Fischer, who set him on a 30 year path. In 2009, Mark received the Jukai precepts and lay ordination from Eiko Carolyn Atkinson, a dharma heir of Jikoji founder Kobun Chino Otagowa Roshi. In 2018 Shoho Michael Newhall, Jikoji's guiding teacher, ordained Mark as a Zen priest in Kobun's Phoenix Cloud lineage. Taizan Mark's...

Duration:00:43:24

Michael Newhall – June 23, 2019

6/23/2019
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Shoho Michael Newhall began practicing and studying with Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi in the early seventies, and was ordained by Kobun in the mid-eighties. In the early nineties he was director at Jikoji Zen Center. Throughout this time he taught visual arts at various schools and universities, including Naropa University, where he also taught meditation and Buddhism. Since that time, Mike has been the Resident Teacher and chief priest at Jikoji.

Duration:00:28:25

Kokyo Henkel – Genzo-e Sunday Talk – June 16, 2019

6/16/2019
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Kokyo Henkel leads a new generation of Buddhist scholars and is currently a Teacher at Santa Cruz Zen Center. Kokyo's interests include how the original, classic teachings of Buddha-Dharma from ancient India, China, and Japan are still very much alive and useful in present-day America for bringing peace and harmony to this troubled world.

Duration:01:05:54

Jen Hohman – Transformation & Zen Practice – June 9, 2019

6/9/2019
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Setsuho Jennifer Hohman received Jukai in October 2009. She teaches hot yoga and was the manager of a busy yoga studio in Silicon Valley for 6 years. On January 8, 2016 life as she knew it changed drastically and the HER2+ Invasive breast cancer diagnosis sparked a healing journey that led her back to Jikoji where she has been on retreat for the past 22 months. Her talk will be on Transformation & Zen Practice.

Duration:00:39:41

Andy Acker – June 2, 2019

6/2/2019
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Andy Acker is one of our residents at Jikoji. He holds an interdisciplinary B.A. in Psychology and Religion from Naropa University, and a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine. He was also recently ordained as a priest in the lineage of Kobun Chino Roshi.

Duration:01:01:06

Doug Jacobson – May 26, 2019

5/26/2019
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Doug Jacobson began practicing Zen in Minneapolis in 1974 with Dainin Katagiri Roshi, and had Jukai in 1977. He was a householder, father, contractor, and civil engineer in Southern California for 25 years. Doug came to Jikoji in 2008, and received priest ordination in 2010, and transmission in 2015, from Shoho Michael Newhall. He currently serves Jikoji as a teacher and resident. He also assists prisoners with Buddhist practice. Doug's talk will tie in with the Science & Buddhism, later...

Duration:00:45:45

Ben Connelly – Mindfulness & Intimacy – May 12, 2019

5/12/2019
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Ben Connelly is a Soto Zen teacher and Dharma heir in the Katagiri lineage, and is based at Minnesota Zen Meditation Center. He teaches mindfulness in a wide variety of secular contexts including police and corporate training, correctional facilities, and addiction recovery and wellness groups. Ben travels to teach across the United States. His most recent book is "Mindfulness & Intimacy"

Duration:00:58:59

Rebecca Nie – The Korean Jogye Order – May 5, 2019

5/5/2019
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Rebecca Nie received transmission from The Venerable Zen Master Hwawun Yangil, a patriarch of the Korean Jogye Order. She is the 24th generation lineage holder of the order. Rebecca has taught Zen in the United States, Canada, and Bhutan. She is the Professional Advisor of Stanford Zen Society, where she leads weekly meditation sessions, meets with students one-on-one, hosts visiting teachers, and partakes in interfaith dialogues.

Duration:00:49:16

Cynthia Kear – Everyday Practice, Authentic Living – April 28, 2019

4/28/2019
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Ryotan Cynthia Kear has practiced Soto Zen Buddhism for over 25 years. She received Jukai from Zen Center Abbot Paul Haller in 2004. In 2008 she was given priest ordination by Darlene Cohen, her heart teacher, from whom she also received Dharma Transmission in December 2010. In 2009 Cynthia graduated from the Shogaku Zen Institute. Cynthia has taught Mindfulness and Multi-tasking at the University of Washington as part of a NSF-funded research project based on Darlene’s book, "The One Who Is...

Duration:00:35:27

Yingzhao Liu – April 21, 2019

4/22/2019
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Ying is a former resident Jikoji, together with her partner Nick and their baby Sage. She most recently worked at LinkedIn as the director of User Experience Design for international markets, and taught a course at Stanford University called Designing for Well-Being. Ying is guided by Einstein’s wisdom in facing the challenges of our world: “You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world anew.”

Duration:00:51:26

Misha Merrill – April 14, 2019

4/14/2019
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Misha Merrill is a Zen teacher in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki, Roshi of the San Francisco Zen Center. She received Dharma Transmission from his disciple, Les Kaye, in 1998, and since 1993 has been the guiding teacher of Zen Heart Sangha on the Peninsula. Misha also teaches young children at the Peninsula School of Menlo Park. She lives in the hills above Stanford with her husband and four-footed friends, and joyfully cultivates a large garden.

Duration:00:51:56

Michael Newhall – Tanjo-e 2019 – Heart Sutra Summation

4/7/2019
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Shoho Michael Newhall began practicing and studying with Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi in the early seventies, and was ordained by Kobun in the mid-eighties. In the early nineties he was director at Jikoji Zen Center. Throughout this time he taught visual arts at various schools and universities, including Naropa University, where he also taught meditation and Buddhism. Since that time, Mike has been the Resident Teacher and chief priest at Jikoji.

Duration:00:49:14

Vanja Palmers – March 31, 2019

3/31/2019
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Vanja Palmers is an animal rights activist of many years, and a Dharma heir of the late Jikoji founder Kobun Chino Otogowa Roshi. Vanja spent 10 years as a monk at Green Gulch Farm and Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. In 1981 he co-founded Buddhists Concerned for Animals (BCA), which now operates as Human Farming Association (HFA.) In 1989 he co-founded Puregg, a house of interreligious dialogue, particularly between Christians and Buddhists, where Kobun lead Sesshin for 15 years. In 1998,...

Duration:00:48:44

Kokyo Henkel – March 24, 2019

3/24/2019
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Kokyo Henkel leads a new generation of Buddhist scholars and is currently a Teacher at Santa Cruz Zen Center. Kokyo's interests include how the original, classic teachings of Buddha-Dharma from ancient India, China, and Japan are still very much alive and useful in present-day America for bringing peace and harmony to this troubled world.

Duration:00:51:17

Doug Jacobson – March 17, 2019

3/17/2019
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Doug Jacobson began practicing Zen in Minneapolis in 1974 with Dainin Katagiri Roshi, and had Jukai in 1977. He was a householder, father, contractor, and civil engineer in Southern California for 25 years. Doug came to Jikoji in 2008, and received priest ordination in 2010, and transmission in 2015, from Shoho Michael Newhall. He currently serves Jikoji as a teacher and resident. He also assists prisoners with Buddhist practice.

Duration:00:49:06

Michael Newhall – Sangha

3/3/2019
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Shoho Michael Newhall began practicing and studying with Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi in the early seventies, and was ordained by Kobun in the mid-eighties. In the early nineties he was director at Jikoji Zen Center. Throughout this time he taught visual arts at various schools and universities, including Naropa University, where he also taught meditation and Buddhism. Since that time, Mike has been the Resident Teacher and chief priest at Jikoji.

Duration:00:47:41

Eric Remington – February 24, 2019

2/24/2019
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Eric Remington was an early student of Kobun, Jikoji's Founder, in the early 1970s. After years spent studying with Kobun and founding a school for children, Eric was ordained and subsequently trained at Tassajara Monastery for a year. He became a biologist and naturalist before living for several years in the desert, and recently joining Jikoji as a Resident.

Duration:00:56:21

Shoho Kuebast – February 17, 2019

2/17/2019
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After meeting Jikoji founder Kobun Chino Roshi in Austria, Shoho received priest ordination in 2000 from Vanja Palmers and traveled to US/Tassajara to receive training. Having studied at all three centers of the San Francisco Zen Center, Shoho became a Jikoji resident in 2009. In 2010 joined her partner Kokyo Henkel in Santa Cruz. Since then she trained in the Tibetan Nyingma tradition, which led her to study in Nepal, where she finished studies in Buddhism at the Rangjung Yeshe Institute,...

Duration:00:51:53

Nehan-e 2019 Dharma Talks - Carolyn Dille

2/9/2019
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Carolyn Dille has been practicing Buddhist and other meditative forms for over 30 years and teaches dharma in the Vipassana Insight and Soto Zen traditions. She holds dharma transmission from Angie Enjo Boissevain and is a graduate of Spirit Rock’s CDL program. As a poet and writer she has facilitated creativity retreats. Carolyn is the founding editor of Leaping Clear, an online journal for artists who practice contemplation. https://www.leapingclear.org

Duration:00:34:50