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Monthly Dharma talks by Tenshin Fletcher Roshi at Yokoji-Zen Mountain Center. Yokoji is a year-round Zen Buddhist Training Center in the Southern Californian mountains.

Monthly Dharma talks by Tenshin Fletcher Roshi at Yokoji-Zen Mountain Center. Yokoji is a year-round Zen Buddhist Training Center in the Southern Californian mountains.

Location:

Mountain Center, CA

Description:

Monthly Dharma talks by Tenshin Fletcher Roshi at Yokoji-Zen Mountain Center. Yokoji is a year-round Zen Buddhist Training Center in the Southern Californian mountains.

Language:

English


Episodes

The True Person

5/3/2021
Tenshin Roshi talks on case 38 of the Book of Equanimity, "Rinzai's True Man".

Duration:01:07:59

Looking Deeply, Being Seen

4/29/2021
Tenshin Roshi talks on case 52 of the Book of Equanimity, "Sozan's Dharmakaya".

Duration:00:56:26

Who's in Charge

4/6/2021
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 12 of the Gateless Gate, Zuigan Calls Himself "Master".

Duration:01:19:59

Realization Embodied

3/21/2021
Tenshin Roshi touches on the koan, "Nansen Kills the Cat" and talks about the essence of practice.

Duration:00:59:36

Sitting Zen

3/13/2021
Tenshin Roshi talks on zazen, the foundation of Zen practice.

Duration:01:00:56

Where Were You Born?

2/28/2021
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 32 of the Book of Equanimity, "Kyozan's State of Mind".

Duration:00:59:43

What Kind of This is That?

2/22/2021
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 23 of the Blue Cliff Record, "The Summit of the Mystic Peak."

Duration:01:05:04

There Are No Zen Teachers

1/8/2021
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 11 of the Blue Cliff Record, "Gobblers of Dregs".

Duration:01:02:12

It's All Up to You

1/8/2021
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 86 of the Book of Equanimity, "Rinzai's Great Enlightenment".

Duration:01:00:46

Alive or Dead

12/31/2020
Tenshin Roshi speaks on Case 55 of the Blue Cliff Record, "Won't Say".

Duration:01:05:10

Sweeping it All Away

12/16/2020
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 28 of The Blue Cliff Record, "Not Mind or Buddha".

Duration:00:51:59

Becoming What We Already Are

12/16/2020
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 9 of the Gateless Gate, "Daitsu Chisho".

Duration:01:04:59

What Can We Hold On To?

12/16/2020
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 2 of The Blue Cliff Record, "The Supreme Way is Without Difficulty". Jokai Sensei steps in to answer questions toward the end of the talk as an end to the Fall Training Period.

Duration:01:19:00

Kisen Dharma Combat

11/26/2020
Stefanie Kisen Fredella was the Head Trainee for the Fall Training Period of 2020. This recording is of her Dharma Combat ceremony. Kisen talks on the koan "Ryuge Passes the Chin Rest" (https://zmc.org/blog/2020/11/koan-for-dharma-combat-fall-2020-training-period/) and engages the assembly in dharma combat.

Duration:00:40:40

Meticulous Practice

11/20/2020
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 59 from the Book of Equanimity, "Seirin's Deadly Snake."

Duration:01:07:35

Obon and Halloween

11/20/2020
Tenshin Roshi talks about Obon, a traditional Buddhist festival which we have aligned with our western celebration of Halloween. Check on the blog at https://zmc.org/blog for a post coming soon with the Gate of Sweet Nectar which is mentioned in the talk.

Duration:01:09:23

Theres No Place to Hide

11/8/2020
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 66 of the Book of Equanimity, "Kyuho's Head and Tail." This dharma talk was given on October 25, 2020.

Duration:01:04:22

The Robe and The Bowl

11/8/2020
This dharma talk was given on October 18, 2020 by Tenshin Roshi at Yokoji Zen Mountain Center. Roshi talks on Case 23 of The Gateless Gate, "Think Neither Good Nor Evil."

Duration:01:11:15

Taking Care of the Self

10/21/2020
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 83 of The Book of Equanimity, "Dogo's Nursing."

Duration:01:07:10

Who is the Buddha?

10/21/2020
Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 7 of the Blue Cliff Record, "Asking About Buddha."

Duration:01:11:35