Dream Awakening

The awakened dream. Realization is being in the moment. You already see, you already hear. Also, what is the current status of Omicron on our practice?

Like A Floating Cloud

Today’s Dharma Talk is dedicated to the memory of Ven Dr. Wonji Dharma of the Five Mountain Zen Order, who passed away unexpectantly in December of 2021.   Will’s Dharma name, Hae An, was given to him at his first Precepts Ceremony by Ven Dr. Wonji Dharma.

Your not lost, your here

Zen is a Label

The energy behind words, Compassion is before thought. In times like these, the omicron wave. Please consider making a donation to OZS. Your support is appreciated, as we are exclusively funded by the generosity of our members.

The Seeds Of Consciousness

Transforming the Eight Consciousnesses into the Four Wisdoms. (https://ordinaryzensangha.org/beginnings-are-endings-endings-are-beginnings/) . Please consider making a donation to OZS. Your support is appreciated, as we are exclusively funded by the generosity of our members.

The Perfection of Wisdom

12/19/2021 – What is Wisdom? Please consider making a donation to OZS. Your support is appreciated, as we are exclusively funded by the generosity of our members. 

Will Rauschenberger

Beginnings Are Endings – Endings are Beginnings

As 2021 comes to a close, another year is etched into the storehouse of consciousness. The storehouse consciousness is where we keep all impressions as seeds of the physical and mental experience.  The storehouse consciousness is said to store the impressions of previous experiences, which form the seeds of future karma in this life and the next. How do we transform our consciousness to live fully as human beings, to be fully awakened and realize our potential for wisdom and […]

Wheel-of-suffering and dependent origination

The second perfection, ethical conduct

The six perfections are the attributes of an awakened being. This morning’s talk starts with the second perfection, ethical conduct, and the precepts.

Relaxing Into What Is

Like the Lilies of the field. 12/02/2021- Tonight’s discussion centers around the question; “Is anger ever justified?”