Talks Given at the Santa Cruz Zen Center

This page is a collection of talks given at the Santa Cruz Zen Center (SCZC). All talks are in MP3 format.

For questions about the talks on this site, please contact Kōkyō Henkel <luminousowl@gmail.com> directly.

Sobun Katherine Thanas Roshi (the first abbot of the Santa Cruz Zen Center) also has dharma talks that are hosted by the Monterey Bay Zen Center.

Dana Takagi
March 16, 2014
Buddhas and Ancestors, Birth and Death
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 2 - 6, 2014
Sesshin on Calm-Abiding and Insight: Turning the Light Around and Shining Back
Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Talk 2   (play)  (download)
Talk 3   (play)  (download)
Talk 4   (play)  (download)
Talk 5   (play)  (download)
Talk 6   (play)  (download)
Michael Newhall
March 26, 2014
Shikantaza and Ordinary Mind
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 12, 2014
Good Friendship and Methods for Developing Kindness
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 8, 2014
I Alone am the World-Honored One: Holding No Preferences
One-day sitting   (play)  (download)
Hannah Meara
March 5, 2014
Taking Refuge in Buddha
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
March 2014
Foundations of Zen: Why We Sit
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 26, 2014
Loving-Kindness
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February - March, 2014
Asanga on the Bodhisattva's Three Pure Precepts
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Class 4   (play)  (download)
Class 5   (play)  (download)
Class 6   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
Feburary 19, 2014
The Epic Journey of Life
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 13 - 17, 2014
Genzo-e Sesshin on "Arousing Aspiration for the Unsurpassable" (Shobogenzo Hotsu Mujoshin)
Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Talk 2   (play)  (download)
Talk 3   (play)  (download)
Talk 4   (play)  (download)
Talk 5   (play)  (download)
Talk 6   (play)  (download)
Talk 7   (play)  (download)
Talk 8   (play)  (download)
Talk 9   (play)  (download)
Talk 10   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 12, 2014
Opening Practice Period with Bodhichitta
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrice Monsour
January 29, 2014
Beyond Consciousness, Leaping into Wisdom
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
January 15, 2014
Awakening the Supreme Mind
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
January 8, 2014
Reflections on Tassajara Practice Period and Zazen
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)

There are also talks from earlier than 2014.