Dependent Origination

Abbot Will Rauschenberger talks about Dependent origination and the following poem. Song of the Grass-Roof Hermitage Shih-t’ou (700-790) I’ve built a grass hut where there’s nothing of value. After eating, I relax and enjoy a nap. When it was completed, fresh weeds appeared. Now it’s been lived in – covered by weeds. The person in the hut lives here calmly, Not stuck to inside, outside, or in between. Places worldly people live, he doesn’t live. Realms worldly people love, he […]

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Original Nature and Zen

This weeks Podcast is about the three pillars of Zen and our Buddha Nature. Spread the love

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Path to Liberation

This Sunday’s Dharma Talk at OZS – 10/27/19 Spread the love

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Vexations and patience

Sunday Dharma talk and discussion 10/20/2019. Topic: The six perfections and  our vexations. Spread the love

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Political Views

This weeks Dharma talk/Discussion centers around politics, duality and practice. This Podcast includes a sample reading from the Audible Book: ” Sky Above, Great Wind: The Life of Zen Master Ryokan” – By Kazuaki Tanahashi Spread the love

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One Way Samadhi

This morning Will talks about One Way Samadhi. Spread the love

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Trusting in Mind

This is our first podcast. Abbot Will Rauschenberger refers to the poem Trusting In Mind – Hsin Hsin Ming, the classic poem by the Third Patriarch of Zen, Seng T’san in his Dharma Talk. Spread the love

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