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Dharma talks on Zen Buddhism from the Village Zendo in New York City.

Dharma talks on Zen Buddhism from the Village Zendo in New York City.
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United States

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Dharma talks on Zen Buddhism from the Village Zendo in New York City.

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English


Episodes

Talk by Eisho “A Look Into the Heart Sutra”

10/30/2018
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In this talk Eisho looks into the Heart Sutra in a fresh and inviting way. Recorded October 28th 2018.

Duration:00:32:21

Talk by Soshin “The Women of Man”

10/14/2018
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In this talk, Soshin shares her experience bearing witness at the Montparnasse Cemetery and on Wikipedia. Recorded October 14, 2018.

Duration:00:44:50

Talk by Ryotan Sensei “Stillness in Action”

10/13/2018
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In his talk during October’s zazenkai, Ryotan Sensei shares how the foot before and the foot behind in walking get nowhere, and everywhere. Recorded October 13, 2018.

Duration:00:33:21

Student Talk by Seizan “Of Supreme Importance”

9/30/2018
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Recounting a tender reunion with his ailing sister, Seizan tells us how his practice as come to help him with the Great Matter — Life and Death. Shortly after the beginning of this recording you will hear Seizan lie down on the Zendo floor, where, perpendicular to the Sangha, with his hands in Gassho, he […]

Duration:00:36:42

Talk by Kojin Gaelyn Roshi “Responding to Flames”

9/23/2018
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Kojin Gaelyn Roshi is the abbot of Houston Zen Center, a Soto Zen temple in Suzuki Roshi’s lineage. She received ordination from Tenshin Reb Anderson at the San Francisco Zen Center in 1991, and Dharma Transmission in 2003. She practiced in monasteries for more than eighteen years before moving to Houston to establish its Zen […]

Duration:00:23:33

Talk by Ryotan Sensei “Drop Body and Mind”

9/20/2018
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Ryotan Sensei reminds us that Zazen is the heart of our practice

Duration:00:22:17

Talk by Fusho “Ching Ch’ing’s The Sound of Raindrops”

9/20/2018
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Looking at the koan, “Ching Ch’ing’s The Sound of Raindrops,” Fusho talks about expectations (and getting caught in the rain); the expectations we impose on ourselves and others — and the scary but liberating experience of letting them go.

Duration:00:25:07

Talk by Roshi “As If In a Dream”

9/9/2018
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What do we see as if in a dream — in our personal, political, and spiritual life?

Duration:00:35:42

Talk by Joshin Sensei “Build Me a Seamless Monument”

9/8/2018
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We are the world, inseparable from it and not above it; yet, in our quest for affirmation, we seek special status. Joshin explores how the quest for dominance arises from a case of mistaken identity.

Duration:00:47:23

Talk by Tokuyu Hoshi “Improvise Your Life”

9/6/2018
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How can we stay in the flow while maintaining form, and how can we keep form without losing the flow?

Duration:00:30:41

Talk by Roshi “Wholehearted Practice”

8/19/2018
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In this talk from our summer retreat Shuso Sesshin, Enkyo Roshi finds her own deep inspiration in our study text, Dogen’s “Bendowa.” She asks “Why do we practice?” and finds a clear answer from Dogen. Although the Dharma permeates everyone, we must realize it, and actualize it through practice. To live our best selves, we […]

Duration:00:28:35

Talk by Ryotan Sensei “Unconditioned”

8/18/2018
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In this talk from our summer retreat Shuso Sesshin, Ryotan Sensei examines the concept of “Unconditioned” in the context of Zen master Dogen Zenji’s teaching. Ryotan sees the sincerity of our aspiration to practice as an expression of the unconditioned, un-fabricated, un-constructed moment. How will we meet this precious moment? In the words of 19th […]

Duration:00:38:36

Talk by Roshi “Jukai Dharma Names 2018”

8/13/2018
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Here is Roshi’s short talk from the Jukai (precepts) ceremony at our summer 2018 retreat. She explains the Dharma names of four new precept students. Recorded August 5th 2018.

Duration:00:11:29

Talk by Roshi “Jukai Dharma Names 2018”

8/13/2018
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Here is Roshi’s short talk from the Jukai (precepts) ceremony at our summer 2018 retreat. She explains the Dharma names of four new precept students. (unfortunately the last part of the talk is cut off due to a technical problem) Recorded August 5th 2018.

Duration:00:10:23

Talk by Ryotan “Summer Dai Sesshin 2018”

7/28/2018
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Ryotan Sensei gives the last talk of our summer 2018 Dai Sesshin. Recorded July 27th 2018. Our Summer Ango practice period continues with more talks at our Shuso Sesshin August 14th to 19th.

Duration:00:43:36

Talk by Shinryu “Summer Dai Sesshin 2018”

7/27/2018
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Shinryu Sensei gives the seventh talk of our summer 2018 Dai Sesshin. Recorded July 27th 2018.

Duration:00:38:17

Talk by Myoko “Summer Dai Sesshin 2018”

7/26/2018
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Myoko Sensei gives the sixth talk of our summer 2018 Dai Sesshin. Recorded July 26th 2018.

Duration:00:43:28

Talk by Roshi “Summer Dai Sesshin 2018”

7/21/2018
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Roshi Enkyo gives the first talk of our summer 2018 Dai Sesshin. Recorded July 21, 2018

Duration:00:35:21

Talk by Roshi “An Ass Looking Into a Well”

7/15/2018
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In this talk, Roshi describes the troubling and difficult times we now face. The optimism of only five years ago seems to be a thing of the distant past, as a new reversion seems to be talking hold, a tribalism that turns away from the world as a connected whole: a chasm of us and […]

Duration:00:35:12

Talk by Ryotan Sensei, “The Fire-Boy Comes With Fire”

7/12/2018
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In the last Dharma talk before Summer Ango, Ryotan Sensei prepares us for the study of Dogen’s Bendowa, or The Endeavor of the Way, with an inspiring call to our fire-spirits.

Duration:00:29:30