Talks Given at the Santa Cruz Zen Center, Earlier than 2016

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.

Eugene Bush
December 23, 2015
Dharma Transmission
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 3-9, 2015
Rohatsu Sesshin: The Third Zen Ancestor’s Song of the Trusting Mind
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)
Kokyo Henkel
December 2, 2015
Non-Violence, Awareness, and Trust
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
November 18, 2015
The Diamond Sutra and De-Reification
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Greg Fain
November 11, 2015
The Old Veteran
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
November 4, 2015
In the Seen There is Just the Seen
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October - November 2015
Nagarjuna’s Middle Way, Chapter 24: Examination of the Noble Truths
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Class 4   (play)  (download)
Class 5   (play)  (download)
Class 6   (play)  (download)
Dana Takagi
October 14, 2015
Staying, Leaving, and Yunmen’s Light
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 15-19, 2015
Genzo-e Sesshin on “Wholehearted Practice of the Way” (Shobogenzo Bendowa) and Self-Enjoyment Samadhi
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
October 14, 2015
Practice Period, Guitar Tuning, and Dokusan
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
October 7, 2015
Practicing with Emotions
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Steve Weintraub
September 30, 2015
Suzuki Roshi and Dogen Zenji’s Zazen
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
September 23, 2015
Diamond Sutra on Preconceived Notions
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
September 16, 2015
Harmony, Unity, Compassion, and the Middle Way
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 12, 2015
Ordinary Mind is the Way
One-day sitting   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 9, 2015
Three Types of Zazen: One Object, Whole Field of Objects, No Object
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 26, 2015
Yunyan Sweeps the Ground and the Headless One Who is Not Busy (Book of Serenity, case 21)
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August - September 2015
The Heart Sutra
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Class 4   (play)  (download)
Class 5   (play)  (download)
Class 6   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
August 19, 2015
States of Mind, States of Being
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
August 12, 2015
Sesshin Reflections
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 6-10, 2015
Denko-e Sesshin (on Keizan Zenji's Transmission of Light)
Shakyamuni Buddha Sees the Morning Star – Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Shakyamuni Buddha Sees the Morning Star – Talk 2   (play)  (download)
Mahakashyapa Smiles at a Flower – Talk 3   (play)  (download)
Mahakashyapa Smiles at a Flower – Talk 4   (play)  (download)
Ananda Takes Down the Flagpole – Talk 5   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 5, 2015
The Seven Ancient Buddhas, Prelude to Denko-e Sesshin
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Jiryu Rutschman-Byler
July 30, 2015
Phenomenological Matrix of Mindfulness
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 22, 2015
Dizang's "Not Knowing is Most Intimate" (Book of Serenity, case 20)
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
July 15, 2015
Forms and Rituals
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Ellen Richter
July 1, 2015
Happiness
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Chuck Overley
June 24, 2015
Helping Others, Eightfold Path, and Abbot Katherine
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 6, 2015
How Suffering Arises, Self, and the Middle Way
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 27, 2015
Zen as Inquiry, Practice with Aging, Are Forms and Rituals Necessary?
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Neti Parekh
May 20, 2015
Deep Faith in Cause and Effect
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 13, 2015
Yunmen’s “Mount Sumeru”, Not Producing a Single Thought (Book of Serenity, case 19)
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 2015
The Nature of Things (Shobogenzo Hossho)
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Class 4   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
May 6, 2015
Genjo Koan and a Prayer for Peace
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 22, 2015
Back from Nepal: The Middle Way, Pure Perception, and Vajrayana
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
April 10-11, 2015
Buddha’s Birthday Sesshin
Buddha’s Birth — Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Kobun’s Saying “Yes” — Talk 2   (play)  (download)
Nannette Overley
April 1, 2015
Practicing Devotion
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Gene Bush
March 25, 2015
Mahapajapati (talk is cut short)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Hannah Meara
March 12, 2015
Enlightenment
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
March 4, 2015
The Grand Matter
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrice Monsour
February 25, 2015
Mountain and Waters
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Gene Bush
February 20, 2015
Winter Sesshin
Sesshin talk 1   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
February 11, 2015
Which is The True Chien?
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Ed Brown
February 4, 2015
Where Did I Come From and What Am I Supposed to be Doing?
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Shohaku Okumura Roshi
January 25, 2015
Homeless Kodo on “Group Stupidity” and Zazen
Sunday morning   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
January 21, 2015
Zhaozhou’s Dog and the Middle Way of Buddha Nature (Book of Serenity, case 18)
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Michael Newhall
January 14, 2015
Equanimity as an Aspect of the Middle Way
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
January 7, 2015
The Middle Way, Free From Cold and Heat
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kaz Tanahashi
January 2, 2015
The Heart Sutra
Friday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 17, 2014
Dogen on the Winter Solstice, Bringing Practice to Jails, Shantideva's Compassion
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 4-10, 2014
Rohatsu Sesshin: Vasubandhu on Bodhichitta and the Six Paramitas
Talk 1 — Aspiration for Awakening   (play)  (download)
Talk 2 — Giving   (play)  (download)
Talk 3 — Harmlessness   (play)  (download)
Talk 4 — Patience   (play)  (download)
Talk 5 — Diligence   (play)  (download)
Talk 6 — Presence   (play)  (download)
Talk 7 — Bodhidharma’s Emptiness (Book of Serenity, case 2)   (play)  (download)
Ellen Richter
December 3, 2014
Rohatsu Sesshin and Buddha’s Awakening
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Satya Vayu
November 19, 2014
Embracing Simplicity and the Way of Nature
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 12, 2014
Bodhichitta, Empathy vs. Compassion, Aspiration
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 8, 2014
Fayan’s Hairsbreadth Difference (Book of Serenity, case 17)
One-day sitting   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 5, 2014
Bodhichitta, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and Lineage
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October-November 2014
Arousing the Awakening Mind of Bodhichitta (Shobogenzo Hotsu Bodaishin)
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
October 22, 2014
The Miracle of Ordinariness (partial recording)
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 16-20, 2014
Denko-e Sesshin (on Keizan Zenji’s Transmission of Light)
Xuedou’s Intimate Words Not Concealed — Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Xuedou’s Intimate Words Not Concealed — Talk 2   (play)  (download)
Rujing’s Nondefiled Cannot Be Purified — Talk 3   (play)  (download)
Rujing’s Nondefiled Cannot Be Purified — Talk 4   (play)  (download)
Dogen’s Dropping Off Body and Mind — Talk 5   (play)  (download)
Dogen’s Dropping Off Body and Mind — Talk 6   (play)  (download)
Dogen’s Dropping Off Body and Mind — Talk 7   (play)  (download)
Dogen’s Dropping Off Body and Mind — Talk 8   (play)  (download)
Ejo’s Single Hair Pierces Myriad Holes — Talk 9   (play)  (download)
Ejo’s Single Hair Pierces Myriad Holes — Talk 10   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 15, 2014
Opening Practice Period, Making Commitments, Dokusan
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Ellen Richter
October 8, 2014
Shuso’s “Way-Seeking Mind” Talk (How She Came to Practice)
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
October 1, 2014
The Heart Sutra
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
September 24, 2014
Twining Vines
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 17, 2014
Magu Shakes a Staff, Approval and Disapproval (Book of Serenity, case 16)
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 13, 2014
Liberating Sentient Beings of the Six Realms
One-day sitting   (play)  (download)
Edie Brown
September 10, 2014
Creativity Through the Lens of Practice
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 3, 2014
Shantideva and Peter Singer on Equalizing Self and Others
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 2014
Dogen Zenji’s “Bodhisattva’s Four Ways of Embrace” (Shobogenzo Shisho-ho)
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Class 4   (play)  (download)
Neti Parekh
August 20, 2014
Dongshan’s Sixty Blows and Not Defending Preferences
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
August 13 - 17, 2014
Ocean Breeze Sesshin: Dogen Zenji’s Ocean Mudra Samadhi
Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Talk 2   (play)  (download)
Talk 3   (play)  (download)
Talk 4   (play)  (download)
Talk 5   (play)  (download)
Robert Reese
August 6,2014
Not Knowing is Most Intimate
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 30, 2014
Yangshan Plants a Hoe, People Cut Thatch, and the Planet Warms (Book of Serenity, case 15)
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Yuji Ito
July 17, 2014
Our Consciousness
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 9, 2014
Stories of Avalokiteshvara’s Great Compassion
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Chuck Overley
July 2, 2014
Kindness and Showing Up
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 25, 2014
The Awakened Way and Nonsectarianism
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Angie Boissevain
June 18, 2014
Generosity and Not Hoarding
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
June 11, 2014
The Middle Way
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 4, 2014
Three Types of Suffering, Three Types of Compassion
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Myo Lahey
May 28, 2014
No Path
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Shoho Kuebast
May 21, 2014
Explorations of Mind
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 7, 2014
Dependence on Others, Gratitude, and Compassion for Empty Beings
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Nannette Overley
April 30, 2014
Examining Our Conduct Honestly
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
April 23, 2014
The Five Hindrances (partial recording)
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
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)
Antoinette Parekh
December 18, 2013
Buddha Nature and Thoughts of Unworthiness
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 5 - 11, 2013
Rohatsu Sesshin: Illusory Self as the Linchpin of Samsara and the Teachings of Kodo Sawaki Roshi
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)
Kokyo Henkel
December 4, 2013
Disturbing Emotions and Receiving Everything as the Warm Flesh and Blood of Buddha
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kathryn Stark
November 27, 2013
Twining Vines
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
November 20, 2013
Acharya Miaoxin Asks for a Towel
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
November 13, 2013
Opera, Noise, and Mind
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 9, 2013
The Dependent Arising and Ceasing of the World
One-day sitting   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 6, 2013
Deshan Lets the Matter Rest (Book of Serenity, case 14)
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Dana Takagi
October 23, 2013
The Entire Universe and Getting Caught by Time
Wednesday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 16, 2013
Zen in America: A Progress Report - Democratization, Commodification, Secularization
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October - December, 2013
The Ancient Mirror: Dogen's "Shobogenzo Kokyo"
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Class 4   (play)  (download)
Class 5   (play)  (download)
Class 6   (play)  (download)
Class 7   (play)  (download)
Class 8   (play)  (download)
Thich Minh Thien
October 9, 2013
Four Noble Truths and Three Dharma Seals
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 3 - 7, 2013
Denko-e Sesshin (on Keizan Zenji's Transmission of Light)
Dayang's Signless Site of Awakening -- Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Dayang's Painting of Guanyin -- Talk 2   (play)  (download)
Touzi as a Phoenix Lodging in a Dragon's Nest -- Talk 3   (play)  (download)
Touzi Apart From Speech and Silence -- Talk 4   (play)  (download)
Daokai Not Relying on Ancient Emperors -- Talk 5   (play)  (download)
Daokai's Ordinary Rice and Tea -- Talk 6   (play)  (download)
Danxia's Single Phrase -- Talk 7   (play)  (download)
Wukong's Self Prior to the Empty Eon -- Talk 8   (play)  (download)
Zongjue Being Not Thus -- Talk 9   (play)  (download)
Zongjue Gone Beyond -- Talk 10   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 25, 2014
Linji's Blind Ass and Transmission of the Lineage (Book of Serenity, case 13)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Father Cyprian Consiglio and Kokyo Henkel
September 22, 2013
Suffering and Emptiness in the Contemplative Paths of Christ and Buddha
Sunday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
September 18, 2013
Earth Store Bodhisattva's Compassion
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 14, 2013
Bodhisattva Bridges, Meditation, and Releasing Animals
One-day sitting   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
September 11, 2013
Merit of No Merit
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Beata Chapman
September 4, 2013
Transmission of Dharma and Women Teachers
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 28, 2013
Dzogchen and Zen: A Report From the Front Lines
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 21, 2013
Dizang Plants the Fields, What Do You Call the World? (Book of Serenity, Case 12)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
August 16 - 18, 2013
Sesshin
Metta Sutta and Friendliness -- Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Lotus Sutra and Avalokiteshvara's Compassion -- Talk 2   (play)  (download)
Lotus Sutra and Bodhisattva Never Disrespectful -- Talk 3   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
August 14, 2013
Tassajara Practice Period
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 8, 2013
Loving-Kindness: May All Beings Be Happy
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Andy Ferguson
August 3, 2013
Influence of Greek Philosophy on Early Indian Buddhism and Vice Versa
Workshop   (play)  (download)
Michael Newhall
July 31, 2013
Did You Come by Boat or by Land?
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 24, 2013
Yunmen's Two Sicknesses (Book of Serenity, Case 11)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
July 10, 2013
Getting Stuck: Turning Away and Touching are Both Wrong
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July - August, 2013
Dongshan's Five Relationships of Appearance and Reality
Class 1 (July 7, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Class 2 (July 14, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Class 3 (July 21, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Class 4 (July 28, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Class 5 (August 4, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Class 6 (August 11, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Kazuaki Tanahashi
July 5, 2013
Enlightened Society and a World Without Armies
Friday night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 3, 2013
Freedom, Ease, and Four Kinds of Grasping
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Chuck Overley
June 26, 2013
Suzuki Roshi, Sobun Katherine Roshi, and Ordinariness
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 20-24, 2013
Summer Solstice Sesshin: Discovering One's Deepest Intention and Menzan's Jijuyu Zammai (Naturally Receptive Functioning Awareness)
Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Talk 2   (play)  (download)
Talk 3   (play)  (download)
Talk 4   (play)  (download)
Talk 5   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 19, 2013
Zhaozhou Checking Out the Old Woman of Taishan (Book of Serenity, Case 10)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Rick Slone
June 12, 2013
Cunning as Serpents, Harmless as Doves
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 5, 2013
Nanquan Kills a Cat and Zhaozhou expresses himself (Book of Serenity, Case 9)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
May 29, 2013
Merging of Difference and Unity
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 27-29, 2013
Genzo-e Study Week at Tassajara on "Birth and Death" (Shobogenzo Shoji); Nonduality of Samsara and Nirvana
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 22, 2013
Baizhang and the Wild Fox: The Mirror Doesn't Obscure Cause and Effect (Book of Serenity, Case 8)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 15, 2013
Direct Valid Cognition
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 11, 2013
Zhiyi's Six Dharma Gates to the Sublime
One-day sitting   (play)  (download)
Shoho Kuebast
May 8, 2013
Studying Dharma in Nepal, Arousing Bodhichitta
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Nannette Overley
April 24, 2013
Discovery of the Truth?
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Lama Tharchin Rinpoche
April 17, 2013
Buddha Nature Like the Sky
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 3-7, 2013
Buddha's Birthday Sesshin
Sesshin as Trellis -- Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Bankei and the Unborn -- Talk 2   (play)  (download)
The Heart of the Matter -- Talk 3   (play)  (download)
Takuhatsu at No Abode -- Talk 4   (play)  (download)
Simplicity, Gift Economy, and Buddha's Birthday -- Talk 5   (play)  (download)
Jiryu Rutschman-Byler
March 27, 2013
Radical Hope and Taking Refuge in Good and Evil
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Antoinette Parekh
March 13, 2013
Not Identifying When Vicissitudes Come, Being Vegan with Sense of Abundance
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 6, 2013
Yaoshan Gets Up on the Teaching Seat (Book of Serenity, Case 7)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Hannah Meara
February 27, 2013
What Did the Buddha Really Say?
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February - March, 2013
Song of the Jewel Mirror Samadhi
Class 1 (February 24, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Class 2 (March 3, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Class 3 (March 10, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Class 4 (March 17, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Class 5 (March 24, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Class 6 (March 31, 2013)   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
February 20, 2013
Arousing Practice in the Midst of Delusion
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 14 - 18, 2013
Genzo-e Sesshin on "The Point (or Acupuncture Needle) of Zazen" (Shobogenzo Zazenshin)
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Class 4   (play)  (download)
Class 5   (play)  (download)
Class 6   (play)  (download)
Class 7   (play)  (download)
Class 8   (play)  (download)
Class 9   (play)  (download)
Class 10   (play)  (download)
Beata Chapman
February 6, 2013
Bodhidharma, Emperor Wu, and No Merit
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
January 30, 2013
Mirror Awareness; "So What?"
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
January 23, 2013
Devotional Practice in Nepal, Making Offerings to Buddhas
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Richard Kollmar
January 16, 2013
A Pilgrim's Way-Seeking Mind
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
January 12, 2013
Healing and Wholeness
One-day sitting   (play)  (download)
Gene Bush
January 9, 2013
On the Diamond Sutra and Reflections on Katherine Thanas
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
January 2, 2013
Arriving in Daylight, Living an Enlightened Life
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Dana Takagi
December 19, 2012
The World in Which We Live; Not Knowing is Most Intimate
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henke1
December 6 - 12, 2012
Rohatsu Sesshin - Entire Being is Buddha Nature: Dogen's Shobogenzo Bussho part 2
Class 1 (December 6, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 2 (December 7, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 3 (December 8, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 4 (December 9, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 5 (December 10, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 6 (December 11, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 7 (December 12, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henke1
October - December, 2012
Entire Being is Buddha Nature: Dogen's Shobogenzo Bussho
Class 1 (October 21, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 2 (October 28, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 3 (November 4, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 4 (November 11, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 5 (November 18, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 6 (November 25, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Class 7 (December 2, 2012)   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 5, 2012
Searching for the Sound in the Lute, Three Qualities of Zazen and Three Types of Zazen
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 28, 2012
Right View as a Road Map
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Neti Parekh
November 21, 2012
Mu and Holding Our Seat in the Winds of the World
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 14, 2012
Deconstruction and Mazu's White and Black (Book of Serenity, Case 6)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
October 31, 2012
Dropping the Mask
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 24, 2012
Karma, Free Will, and Determinism
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Lama Gerry Prindiville
October 17, 2012
Nine Vehicles of Tibetan Buddhism
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 12-15, 2012
Denko-e Sesshin (on Keizan Zenji's Transmission of Light)
Dongshan Hears Nonsentient Beings 1   (play)  (download)
Dongshan Hears Nonsentient Beings 2   (play)  (download)
Dongshan Hears Nonsentient Beings 3   (play)  (download)
Yunju Says it from Beyond   (play)  (download)
Yunju Says it from Beyond, Tongan's Not Worrying   (play)  (download)
Tongan's Not Worrying About Such a Thing   (play)  (download)
Tongan's Nonattachment 1   (play)  (download)
Tongan's Nonattachment 2   (play)  (download)
Freedom (end of Liangshan's Intimacy; first talk not recorded)   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 10, 2012
Practice Period, Dokusan, Strengths and Weaknesses of the Zen tradition
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
October 3, 2012
Zen Practice and Practice Period
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 19, 2012
Qingyuan and the Price of Rice; Tradition and Innovation (Book of Serenity, Case 5)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 12, 2012
The World-Honored One Points to the Ground and Indra Plants Grass (Book of Serenity, Case 4)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 8, 2012
Compassion and Liberating Life
One-Day Sitting   (play)  (download)
Antoinette Parekh
September 5, 2012
Falling Apart and Being Okay
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 4-5, 2012
Mountains and Waters of the Immediate Present (Genzo-e Study Week on Dogen's Mountains and Waters Sutra)
Tassajara talk 1   (play)  (download)
Tassajara talk 2   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 29, 2012
Practicing with the Subtle Body
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Michael Newhall
August 22, 2012
Choosing Practice, Shakyamuni and Maitreya are Servants of That One
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
August 11, 2012
Zen at Work
One-day sitting, morning   (play)  (download)
One-day sitting, afternoon   (play)  (download)
Ellen Richter
August 8, 2012
A Life of Practice
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 1, 2012
Buddha Nature and Trust
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
July 25, 2012
All-Inclusive Study with Abbot Katherine
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
July 18, 2012
What is the Meaning Beneath the Patched Robe: Intimacy and Abbot Katherine's Dharma
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
July 14, 2012
The Point of Zazen
One-day sitting   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
July 11, 2012
Sun-Face Buddha, Moon-Face Buddha, and Abbot Katherine's Dying
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July - August, 2012
Mind, Transformation, and Buddha Nature: Lankavatara Sutra part 2
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Class 4   (play)  (download)
Class 5   (play)  (download)
Dana Takagi
June 27, 2012
Abbot Katherine's Dharma, The Entire Universe is the True Human Body
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 21-25, 2012
Summer Solstice Sesshin: Abbot Katherine's Dharma and Dying, Death as the Great Teacher (talk 5 by Patrick Teverbaugh)
Sesshin talk 1   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 2   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 3   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 4   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 5   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 20, 2012
Abbot Katherine Dying, Taking Refuge in Buddha while Dying and Being Born
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 13, 2012
Prajnatara's Breathing Without Dwelling Anywhere (Book of Serenity, Case 3)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Carolyn Atkinson
June 6, 2012
History of Zen Center and Kobun's Light
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
May 30, 2012
Only a Buddha and a Buddha, Leaving Home, and Coming Out
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Nannette Overley
May 23, 2012
Suffering and No Suffering, Mazu's Sun-Face Buddha, Moon-Face Buddha
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Gene Bush
May 16, 2012
Words and No Words, Paying Attention
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 9, 2012
The World-Honored One Ascends the Seat as Suchness (Book of Serenity, Case 1)
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Shoho Kuebast
May 2, 2012
Pure Perception and Compassion
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 25, 2012
Stillness and Yangshan's Mind that Thinks
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Angie Boissevain
April 18, 2012
Kobun's Compassion
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 4-8, 2012
Buddha's Birthday Sesshin: Lalitavistara Sutra on Buddha's Birth, Lankavatara Sutra on Word Projection, Huangbo's One Mind, Dread of Reality, and Staying in Your Own Movie
Sesshin talk 1   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 2   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 3   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 4   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 5   (play)  (download)
Beata Chapman
March 28, 2012
Form: Zen's Favorite Four-Letter Word
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 21, 2012
The Bodhisattva Vow and Two Kinds of Icchantika in the Lankavatara Sutra
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Chuck Overley
March 14, 2012
Expression
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
March 7, 2012
Acharya Mahapajapati's Way-Seeking Mind
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 29, 2012
Renunciation (Letting Go), Compassion, and Devotion: Qualities of Deepening Practice
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Jiryu Rutschman-Byler
February 22, 2012
One Moment of Practice: Finding the Way in Everyday Life
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February - April, 2012
Mind, Transformation, and Buddha Nature: Lankavatara Sutra
Class 1   (play)  (download)
Class 2   (play)  (download)
Class 3   (play)  (download)
Class 4   (play)  (download)
Class 5   (play)  (download)
Class 6   (play)  (download)
Class 7   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
February 15, 2012
Bodhisattva Precepts, Embracing and Sustaining Ceremonies
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 9-13, 2012
Genzo-e Sesshin on "Valley Sounds, Mountain Colors" (Shobogenzo Keisei Sanshoku)
Sesshin talk 1   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 2   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 3   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 4   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 5   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 6   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 7   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 8   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 9   (play)  (download)
Sesshin talk 10   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 8, 2012
Parinirvana Sutra of Buddha's Last Teaching, Lankavatara Sutra, Dogen's Valley Sounds and Mountain Colors: Letting Go of Conceptual Reference Points
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Chuck Overley
February 1, 2012
Head Student's Way-Seeking Mind Talk
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
January 18, 2012
How to Listen to Dharma, Bodhidharma's Contemplation of Mind, and Introduction to the Lankavatara Sutra
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Bill Powell
January 11, 2012
Genjo Koan, Thought-Coverings, and Buddhist Logic
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Claude Anshin Thomas
December 14, 2011
Awakening and Acceptance
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 7, 2011
Rohatsu Sesshin: Lalitavistara Sutra on Buddha's Awakening and Sandhinirmochana Sutra on Calm Abiding and Insight Meditation, day 7
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 6, 2011
Rohatsu Sesshin: Lalitavistara Sutra on Buddha's Awakening and Sandhinirmochana Sutra on Calm Abiding and Insight Meditation, day 6
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 5, 2011
Rohatsu Sesshin: Lalitavistara Sutra on Buddha's Awakening and Sandhinirmochana Sutra on Calm Abiding and Insight Meditation, day 5
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 4, 2011
Rohatsu Sesshin: Lalitavistara Sutra on Buddha's Awakening and Sandhinirmochana Sutra on Calm Abiding and Insight Meditation, day 4
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 3, 2011
Rohatsu Sesshin: Lalitavistara Sutra on Buddha's Awakening and Sandhinirmochana Sutra on Calm Abiding and Insight Meditation, day 3
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 2, 2011
Rohatsu Sesshin: Lalitavistara Sutra on Buddha's Awakening and Sandhinirmochana Sutra on Calm Abiding and Insight Meditation, day 2
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 1, 2011
Rohatsu Sesshin: Lalitavistara Sutra on Buddha's Awakening and Sandhinirmochana Sutra on Calm Abiding and Insight Meditation, day 1
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 30, 2011
Bodhidharma's "Don't Know" and Dropping the Pitcher without Looking Back
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 27, 2011
Being Time: Dogen's Shobogenzo Uji, class 8
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 23, 2011
Thanksgiving, Gratefulness, and the Finest Wine in China
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 20, 2011
Being Time: Dogen's Shobogenzo Uji, class 7
Class series   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
November 16, 2011
Mind Cannot Be Grasped
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 13, 2011
Being Time: Dogen's Shobogenzo Uji, class 6
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 9, 2011
Buddha's Teachings on Practicing with Money and Government
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 6, 2011
Being Time: Dogen's Shobogenzo Uji, class 5
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 30, 2011
Being Time: Dogen's Shobogenzo Uji, class 4
Class series   (play)  (download)
Nannette Overley
October 26, 2011
Song of the Jewel Mirror Samadhi and Faith
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 23, 2011
Being Time: Dogen's Shobogenzo Uji, class 3
Class series   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
October 19, 2011
Never Disrespectful Bodhisattva
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 16, 2011
Being Time: Dogen's Shobogenzo Uji, class 2
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 12, 2011
Four Bodhisattva Vows
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 9, 2011
Being Time: Dogen's Shobogenzo Uji, class 1
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 2, 2011
Denko-e Sesshin: Yunyan lets Yaoshan meet Baizhang
Sesshin talk 8   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 2, 2011
Denko-e Sesshin: Yunyan lets Yaoshan meet Baizhang
Sesshin talk 7   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 1, 2011
Denko-e Sesshin: Yaoshan raises his Eyebrows and Blinks
Sesshin talk 6   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 1, 2011
Denko-e Sesshin: Yaoshan raises his Eyebrows and Blinks
Sesshin talk 5   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 30, 2011
Denko-e Sesshin: Shitou is struck with the Whisk
Sesshin talk 4   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 30, 2011
Denko-e Sesshin: Shitou is struck with the Whisk
Sesshin talk 3   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 29, 2011
Denko-e Sesshin: Qingyuan doesn't fall into Stages
Sesshin talk 2   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 29, 2011
Denko-e Sesshin: Qingyuan doesn't fall into Stages
Sesshin talk 1   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 28, 2011
Opening Practice Period, Absorption in the Treasury of Light
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 14, 2011
Practice Period, the Shuso, and the Subtle Body
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Dana Takagi
September 7, 2011
Dream Peonies of Mind, the Subtle Body, and Unconditional Compassion
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Shoho Kuebast
August 31, 2011
Taking Refuge in Buddha, the Uncreated
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Abbot Katherine Thanas
August 27, 2011
Not Being Afraid of Ourselves
One-day sitting   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
August 24, 2011
Faith and Continuous Practice
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
August 17, 2011
Buddhanandi's "Don't Know" Mind
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 10, 2011
Buddha Nature, the Inconceivable Inseparability of Emptiness and Clarity
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 4, 2011
Three Turnings of the Dharma Wheel and Buddha-Nature
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
July 27, 2011
Vasumitra's Pure Wine Vessel
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
July 20, 2011
Patience and Acceptance
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 17, 2011
Nagarjuna's Examination of Self, class 6
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 13, 2011
Shushogi, the Meaning of Practice and Verification part 5: Continuous Practice and Requiting Blessings
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 10, 2011
Nagarjuna's Examination of Self, class 5
Class series   (play)  (download)
Michael Newhall
July 7, 2011
Shikantaza, Just Sitting
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 3, 2011
Nagarjuna's Examination of Self, class 4
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 29, 2011
Shushogi, the Meaning of Practice and Verification part 4: Arousing the Wish to Benefit Beings
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 26, 2011
Nagarjuna's Examination of Self, class 3
Class series   (play)  (download)
Beata Chapman
June 22, 2011
Nothing Will Save You: Practicing with Chronic Pain
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 19, 2011
Nagarjuna's Examination of Self, class 2
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 15, 2011
Shushogi, the Meaning of Practice and Verification part 3: Taking Refuge and Entering the Rank of Buddha
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 12, 2011
Nagarjuna's Examination of Self, class 1
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 8, 2011
Shushogi, the Meaning of Practice and Verification part 2: Confession and Repentance
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
June 1, 2011
Why go to the Zendo at the Sound of Bell
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Shoho Kuebast
May 25, 2011
Suffering and Liberation Through Compassion
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 18, 2011
Shushogi, the Meaning of Practice and Verification part 1: Birth and Death is Itself Nirvana
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
May 12, 2011
Sewing Buddha's Robe and Taking Refuge in Buddha
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 4, 2011
View, Meditation, and Conduct in Dzogchen and Zen
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Dana Takagi
April 27, 2011
Yogachara and the Paper Bag Problem
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Rick Slone
April 20, 2011
Blue Mountains and White Clouds
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 10, 2011
Sandhinirmochana Sutra, chapter 7, class 8
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 9, 2011
Genzo-e Sesshin on "One Bright Pearl" (Shobogenzo Ikka Myoju)
Sesshin talk 9   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 9, 2011
Genzo-e Sesshin on "One Bright Pearl" (Shobogenzo Ikka Myoju)
Sesshin talk 8   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 8, 2011
Genzo-e Sesshin on "One Bright Pearl" (Shobogenzo Ikka Myoju)
Sesshin talk 7   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 8, 2011
Genzo-e Sesshin on "One Bright Pearl" (Shobogenzo Ikka Myoju)
Sesshin talk 6   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 7, 2011
Genzo-e Sesshin on "One Bright Pearl" (Shobogenzo Ikka Myoju)
Sesshin talk 5   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 7, 2011
Genzo-e Sesshin on "One Bright Pearl" (Shobogenzo Ikka Myoju)
Sesshin talk 4   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 6, 2011
Genzo-e Sesshin on "One Bright Pearl" (Shobogenzo Ikka Myoju)
Sesshin talk 3   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 6, 2011
Genzo-e Sesshin on "One Bright Pearl" (Shobogenzo Ikka Myoju)
Sesshin talk 2   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 5, 2011
Genzo-e Sesshin on "One Bright Pearl" (Shobogenzo Ikka Myoju)
Sesshin talk 1   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 3, 2011
Sandhinirmochana Sutra, chapter 7, class 7
Class series   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
March 30, 2011
Original Mind and Buddha's Precepts
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 27, 2011
Sandhinirmochana Sutra, chapter 6, class 6
Class series   (play)  (download)
Beata Chapman
March 23, 2011
Honoring the Life and Teachings of Darlene Cohen
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 20, 2011
Sandhinirmochana Sutra, chapter 6, class 5
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 16, 2011
Beauty, Thingification, and Suchness
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 13, 2011
Sandhinirmochana Sutra, chapter 6, class 4
Class series   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
March 9, 2011
Mahapajapati, Women and Zen, Yin and Yang
Wednesday Night   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 6, 2011
Sandhinirmochana Sutra, chapter 5, class 3
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 27, 2011
Sandhinirmochana Sutra, chapter 5, class 2
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 20, 2011
Mind Cookies, Compassion, and Zhaozhou's Newborn Baby
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 20, 2011
Sandhinirmochana Sutra: chapter 5, class 1
Buddha's Teaching of Mind-Only: The Foundational Scripture of the Yogachara School

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Jiryu Rutschman-Byler
February 16, 2011
It's Okay
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 13, 2011
Parinirvana Sesshin - Freedom from Suffering through the Realization of Mind-Only
Sesshin talk 4   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 12, 2011
Parinirvana Sesshin - Mind-Only: I Call It Bamboo and Wood
Sesshin talk 3   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 11, 2011
Parinirvana Sesshin - Compassion and Mind-Only
Sesshin talk 2   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 9, 2011
Opening Practice Period and Introduction to Mind-Only
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Nannette Overley
February 2, 2011
Continuous Practice
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Kokyo Henkel
January 27, 2011
All-Inclusive Study: To Say It's "This" Misses the Mark
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
January 19, 2011
Taking Refuge in Interconnectedness, Dharma Transmission, and Suchness
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
January 12, 2011
It's Not About the Robe
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
January 5, 2011
Platform Sutra of the Sixth Ancestor, part 4: Freedom from Thought
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 22, 2010
Like a Fool, Like an Idiot
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Dana Takagi
December 15, 2010
Zazen and Seeing Meteors
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 8, 2010
Rohatsu Sesshin - Zhiyi's Subtle Dharma Gate of Purity, On Having No Head, Who Is This?
Sesshin talk 7   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 7, 2010
Rohatsu Sesshin - Zhiyi's Subtle Dharma Gates of Seeing and Turning the Light Around
Sesshin talk 6   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 5, 2010
Rohatsu Sesshin - Supported and Unsupported Tranquility, Resting in Nowness
Sesshin talk 4   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 4, 2010
Rohatsu Sesshin - Zhiyi's Subtle Dharma Gate of Stopping, Letting Go of the Five Hindrances
Sesshin talk 3   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 3, 2010
Rohatsu Sesshin - Zhiyi's Subtle Dharma Gates of Counting and Following the Breath
Sesshin talk 2   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 2, 2010
Rohatsu Sesshin - Zazen with All-Embracing Compassion, Counting the Breath
Sesshin talk 1   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 24, 2010
Platform Sutra of the Sixth Ancestor, part 3: What is Your Original Face?
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 21, 2010
Karma and Rebirth, part 2 - Monterey Bay Zen Center workshop
Talk 2   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 21, 2010
Karma and Rebirth, part 1 - Monterey Bay Zen Center workshop
Talk 1   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 21, 2010
Genjo Koan class: Fish and Birds, Water and Air, This Very Life
Talk 6   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
November 10, 2010
Platform Sutra of the Sixth Ancestor, part 2: Polishing the Mirror Where No Dust Ever Lands
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 31, 2010
Genjo Koan class: To Study the Self is to Forget the Self
Talk 4   (play)  (download)
Shoho Kuebast
October 27, 2010
The Cypress Tree in the Garden
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 24, 2010
Genjo Koan class: Myriad Things Come Forth and Confirm the Self
Talk 3 (partial)   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 20, 2010
Platform Sutra of the Sixth Ancestor, part 1: The Mind of No Abode
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 17, 2010
Genjo Koan class: When All Things Are Buddha-Dharma
Talk 2 (partial)   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 13, 2010
Standards, Commitment, and Raising a Speck of Dust
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
October 6, 2010
Intimacy and Useless Thoughts
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 29, 2010
Opening the Fall Practice Period, Reflections on Pilgrimage to India, and Practice Instructions of Bodhidharma
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
September 15, 2010
Opening to the Lotus Sutra
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Beata Chapman
September 9, 2010
Ninety Percent Delusion
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Eugene Bush
September 1, 2010
No One and Someone
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 18, 2010
Undivided Mind: Since You are Such a Person, Why Worry About Such a Thing?
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Beata Chapman
August 11, 2010
Bodhidharma, Huike, Teacher and Student
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
August 4, 2010
Face-to-Face Transmission
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
July 28, 2010
Xuefeng, Yantou, and Dharma Companionship
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Dana Takagi
July 14, 2010
Dokusan, Meeting with a Teacher
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 11, 2010 morning
Genzo-e Sesshin on "Mind Itself is Buddha" (Shobogenzo Sokushin zebutsu)
Sesshin talk 7   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 10, 2010 afternoon
Genzo-e Sesshin on "Mind Itself is Buddha" (Shobogenzo Sokushin zebutsu)
Sesshin talk 6   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 10, 2010 morning
Genzo-e Sesshin on "Mind Itself is Buddha" (Shobogenzo Sokushin zebutsu)
Sesshin talk 5   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 9, 2010 afternoon
Genzo-e Sesshin on "Mind Itself is Buddha" (Shobogenzo Sokushin zebutsu)
Sesshin talk 4   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 9, 2010 morning
Genzo-e Sesshin on "Mind Itself is Buddha" (Shobogenzo Sokushin zebutsu)
Sesshin talk 3   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 8, 2010 afternoon
Genzo-e Sesshin on "Mind Itself is Buddha" (Shobogenzo Sokushin zebutsu)
Sesshin talk 2   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 8, 2010 morning
Genzo-e Sesshin on "Mind Itself is Buddha" (Shobogenzo Sokushin zebutsu)
Sesshin talk 1   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 7, 2010
Opening the Eyes of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Shoho Kuebast
June 30, 2010
Impermanence as Medicine
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 27, 2010
Nagarjuna's Middle Way, Chapter 1, class 6 - review and verses 4-6
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Cathy Toldi
June 23, 2010
Bodhisattva Practice
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 20, 2010
Nagarjuna's Middle Way, Chapter 1, class 5 - review and verse 3
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Kokyo Henkel
June 16, 2010
Shobogenzo Zuimonki on Arousing Aspiration
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 13, 2010
Nagarjuna's Middle Way Chapter 1, class 4 - verses 1 and 2, Four Conditions
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Michael Newhall
June 9, 2010
Equanimity and Attachment to Views
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
June 7, 2010
Nagarjuna's Middle Way Chapter 1, class 3 - verse 1, Diamond Fragments
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Kokyo Henkel
June 2, 2010
Shobogenzo Zuimonki on Attachment to Reputation
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Charlie Pokorny
May 26, 2010
Vasubandhu's Treasury of Abhidharma - How the Mind Works
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 23, 2010
Nagarjuna's Middle Way Chapter 1, class 1
Class series   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 19, 2010
Nagarjuna's Dedicatory Verse - Unborn Awareness
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
May 12, 2010
Suzuki Roshi on Precepts and Rituals
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
May 5, 2010
Not Disparaging the Three Treasures
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 28, 2010
Not Being Angry
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 14, 2010
Not Being Possessive
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
April 4, 2010
The Way is Originally Perfect and All-Pervading
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Eugene Bush
March 31, 2010
No Intoxication, What Is It?
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 24, 2010
Not Speaking Falsely, of Others' Faults, or Praising Self
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 22, 2010
Linji's Great Enlightenment
Sesshin talk 5   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 21, 2010
Repentance, Ordinary Mind is the Way
Sesshin talk 4   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 20, 2010
Present Mirror Awareness, Soto and Rinzai Lineages
Sesshin talk 3   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 19, 2010
Baizhang's Wild Ducks and Present Mirror Awareness
Sesshin talk 2   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
March 10, 2010
Mahapajapati, No Sexual Greed
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Jiryu Mark Rutschman-Byler
March 3, 2010
How Much Zen Do We Need?
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Cathy Toldi
February 24, 2010
Baizhang's Fox, Not Ignoring Cause and Effect
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Beata Chapman
February 3, 2010
Dana Paramita, the Perfection of Giving
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
January 31, 2010
The Four Noble Truths
Sesshin talk 4   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
January 13, 2010
The Three Collective Pure Precepts
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Patrick Teverbaugh
December 23, 2009
The Gift of Generosity
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
December 16, 2009
Embracing and Sustaining Living Beings
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Shoho Kuebast
November 25, 2009
Devotion and Samantabhadra's Vows
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Kokyo Henkel
November 22, 2009
Shobogenzo Bendowa - questions 10-14 on Buddha Nature and Lay Practice
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Kokyo Henkel
November 18, 2009
Bodhichitta, the Altruistic Mind of Awakening
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
October 28, 2009
About Sejiki Ceremony, Feeding Hungry Ghosts
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 29, 2009
Tenets of the Sotoshu - "Just Sitting" and "This Mind is Buddha"
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
July 1, 2009
Nanyue Polishes a Tile, Dogen Strikes a Cart
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Dana Takagi
April 8, 2009
Beginner's Mind
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
February 20, 2008
Shamatha and Vipashyana, the Sixth Chinese Ancestor on Meditation
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kokyo Henkel
September 19, 2007
Contemplations to Promote Practice: The Rarity and Impermanence of Human Life, etc.
Wednesday evening   (play)  (download)
Kobun Chino Roshi
July 3, 1979
The Three Bodies of Buddha (Trikaya)
Tuesday night   (play)  (download)
Kobun Chino Roshi
March 27, 1979
Solitude, Emptiness, and Zazen
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Kobun Chino Roshi
December 19, 1978
Shobogenzo, Zazen, and Fishing with a Straight Hook
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