Audio Archive

This is an archive of talks recorded live, both at Great Vow Zen Monastery and at Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple. They contain informal talks from our Thursday and Sunday programs, as well as sesshin teisho and talks from workshops.

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Dharma Talk Archive

2013
Title Author
Shikantaza- Heart of Wisdom Talk 2013
Inner Critic and R.A.I.N.- Great Vow Monastery Talk 2013
Streams of Sangha - Heart of Wisdom Talk 2013
Silver Dragons - Practice as we Age - Great Vow Monastery Sesshin Talk 2013
When Truth Fills our Body and Mind - Heart of Wisdom Talk 2013
Intimacy and Mindful Eating-Great Vow Monastery Talk 2013
Expansive Being-Guided Meditation
Dream, Dying, Self - Great Vow Monastery Talk 2013
Luminous Passing- Great Vow Monastery Sesshin Talk 2013
Zen Precepts- Four Facets- Great Vow Monastery Talk 2013
How to Disappear (almost) Completely - Great Vow Monastery Sesshin Talk 2013
2012
Title Author
Cycles of Practice - Heart of Wisdom Talk 2012
Widening Our Loving-Kindness - Great Vow Monastery Sesshin Teisho 2012
Dimensions of Meditation - Heart of Wisdom Talk 2012
Koan Practice and Breaking Through - Great Vow Monastery Sesshin Teisho 2012
All Being Sings of Freedom - Great Vow Monastery Talk 2012
On Transmission- Heart of Wisdom Talk 2012
Wonder of the Living Path - Heart of Wisdom Talk
Summit of the Mystic Peak - Great Vow Monastery-Gratitude Sesshin 2012 Teisho
Heart Vow and Sangha - Heart of Wisdom Talk 2012
Absorbed in Activity - Great Vow Monastery Talk 2012
This Zazen is Just Right- Great Vow Monastery Sesshin Talk 2012
2011
Title Author
The Nature of Samsara
How to Feed the Heart - On Mindful Eating
Fear and the Hundred Foot Pole
2010
Title Author
Bodhisattva's Kind Speech
The Benefit of a Quiet Mind
Mirror of the Ancients
The Spirit of Rohatsu
Family Dharma Practice
The Roots of Fear
The Six Realms are Mind
2009
Title Author
On Dogen Zenji's Memorial
The Depths of the Heart
Calm Mind in Challenging Times
How Will You Spend This Precious Life?
Already We are Boundless
Suffering is Optional
The Power of Metta
Right Speech
Liberate Your Light
Dharma and Addiction
Fearless Vitality
Joy Of Practice
Working With Thought
Buddha Birth
The Way of Zen with commentary on Dogen Zenji's Genjokoan
Relationships as Teacher
Fruits of Practice in the Pali Suttas
Faith in Life
What is Compassion?
Non-Opposition
2008
Title Author
Transforming Problems Into Wisdom
Life Vows Sesshin Teisho 3
Enlightenment
Abundance
Sangha Practices
Patience
Offering Clear Wisdom
Hui Neng and the Way Seeking Mind Pt 3
Peaceful Abiding and Generosity
The Bright Freedom of Jizo
Hui Neng and the Way Seeking Mind Pt 2
Hui Neng and the Way Seeking Mind
Grasses, Trees and the Entire Earth 2
Living the Open Heart
Grasses, Trees and the Entire Earth
Choice and Commitment
Being and Doing
Wholehearted Living Pt 2, Talk from January Life Vows sesshin
Creative Flow
The Monastic Voice
Freedom From the Inner Critic
Perfection of Wisdom , Teisho from March sesshin
Wholehearted Living Pt1, Talk from January Life Vows sesshin
2007
Title Author
Bodhisattva's Gift of Presence
Genjokoan pt 5
Thinking and Mind
Offering the Self to the Self
Freedom from Grasping
The Return to Wholeness
Genjokoan pt 6 Series Conclusion
Genjokoan pt 4
Mining mind for Mind
Genjokoan pt 3
Genjokoan pt 2
This Wonderous Path
Genjokoan
Bodhisattva Generosity
Intimate Silence, Teisho from September Ancient Way sesshin
Generosity Sesshin Teisho 3
Generosity Sesshin Teisho 2
Generosity Sesshin Teisho 1
On Mu, Teisho from October Koan Sesshin
Reflections on Harada Roshi's Teaching
From June Ajahn Amaro retreat
True Dharma Eye
2006
Title Author
Generous Field of Practice
Practicing the Middle Way
The Source of Creativity
A New Perspective on Our Lives
Eternity In a Single Bite
Chant of Boundless Compassion
Faith and Practice
Sewing Buddha's Robe
Our Life is the Buddha Life
Seeds of Awakening
Loving-kindness and Spacious Mind
MindfulnessPortal to Vastness
Deep Listening
Union of Mystery and Activity
Longing for the Ancient Way
Sacred Art of Eating
Deep Mindfulness
Seeing Through Self
Insentient Beings Speak Dharma
Going Forward in the Dark Night
On the Five Precepts and Jukai
Transforming Dissatisfaction
Fruit of the Dark Night
Fresh Eyes of Practice
Being Already Buddha
Eternal Spring
Great Space
1983
Title Author
Confidence In Dharma, Given at ZCLA