Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 23 of the Book or Equanimity, "Roso Faces the Wall".

Direct download: Roso_Faces_the_Wall.mp3
Category:Buddhism -- posted at: 9:55 PM

Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 11 of the Blue Cliff Record, Master Obaku's "Gobbler's of Dregs".

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Category:Buddhism -- posted at: 9:00 AM

Tenshin Roshi talks on the first case of the Denkoroku, or The Record of the Transmission of the Light in honor of Shakyamuni Buddha's enlightenment which is celebrated in our tradition on December 8th.

Direct download: Buddhas_Enlightenment.mp3
Category:Buddhism -- posted at: 10:00 AM

Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 30 of the Gateless Gate, "Mind is Buddha".

Direct download: Mind_is_Buddha.mp3
Category:Buddhism -- posted at: 8:30 AM

Tenshin Roshi talks on Case 66 of the Book of Equanimity, "Kyuho's Head and Tail". The talk was given on October 19th, 2014 at Yokoji Zen Mountain Center.

Direct download: Wisdom_and_Application.mp3
Category:Buddhism -- posted at: 11:00 AM

Tenshin Roshi gave this talk on Sunday September 14th at Yokoji Zen Mountain Center. Roshi brings up Case 62 from the Book of Equanimity, "Bako's No Enlightenment".

Direct download: No_Enlightenment.mp3
Category:Buddhism -- posted at: 5:01 PM

Tenshin Roshi talks on this Rakuho's Acquiescence, a "finishing koan" (a koan for refining understanding) from the Book of Equanimity.

Direct download: Rakuhos_Aquiescence_.mp3
Category:Buddhism -- posted at: 4:32 PM

Given a few days after Independence day, Tenshin Roshi talks on the subject of independence, using the koan "Zuigen's Master" from the Gateless Gate as a starting point.

Direct download: Independence.mp3
Category:Buddhism -- posted at: 8:00 AM

Tenshin Roshi brings up case 65 from the Blue Cliff Record, "A Non-Buddhist Questions the Buddha". The talk brings up the question of how important is 'religious' activity in comparison to insight.

Direct download: Fast20Horse2C20Slow20Horse.mp3
Category:Buddhism -- posted at: 8:00 AM

 

Tenshin Roshi spoke about practicing in the place that you stand on Mother's Day, May 11th, 2014. The talk was given at Yokoji Zen Mountain Center where a dharma talk is given every Sunday morning for the sangha and general public.

Direct download: Mystic-Peak-1.mp3
Category:Buddhism -- posted at: 8:00 AM