OZS Podcasts – Dharma Talks

Podcasts of the Dharma Talks at the Ordinary Zen Sangha Practice sessions in Sarasota, Florida.Abbot Will Rauschenberger’s Dharma talks from our Wednesday evening and Sunday morning practice sessions will be available for download or listen to on line.https://ordinaryzensangha.org/series/note-to-self-podcasts/¬†

Practicing Don’t Know

Dharma talk – 6/21/20 The advice I would give new fathers. What are we doing during our sitting meditation practice?

What is this? Being awake in this moment.

Dharma Talk and discussion from Sunday 6/14/2020. How do we meet the unexpected? Time is a construct, where is time in this very moment? What is this? Why don’t we see the reality of a situation?

Chong An Sunim at OZS

Dharma Talk Videos

During the pandemic, OZS is online only. These videos are from our Zoom practice sessions… Zen Master Chong An Sunim visits OZS several times a year. These are the videos from the Dharma Talks/Q & A . Enjoy!  

In a time of great change, what now?

My mission in founding OZS some 5 years ago was to provide a supportive environment in which we can directly experience the essential wisdom teachings of the Buddha through the timeless, ageless practice of what is called Zen, Chan, or Seon. Ordinary Zen Sangha (OZS) has been committed to bringing the benefits of this wisdom practice into our ordinary lives, just as they are, in this place and time. In our current situation, a time in which the whole world […]

Hearing the Stone Lions Roar

Wednesday – 5/6/2020 – Dharma Talk and Discussion at OZS During the Pandemic, how to deal with anger, how to understand our situation, how can I help?    

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The Primary Point – What is It?

If you raise one principle, you raise all principles. If you see one thing, you see all things. If you see one mind, you see all minds. If you see one way, you see all ways. There is nowhere that is not the Way. If you see one mote of dust, you see the mountains, streams, and lands of all the worlds in the ten directions. If you see one drop of water, you see all the moisture of all […]