This Podcast was recorded on Sept. 26, 2021, in preparation for our Fall Meditation Retreat on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021.
Dharma Talk – Sunday 9/19/21 Welcoming the Fall Equinox with a poem… The yellow leaves of a thousand trees fill the empty ground. Leaves are very good for writing a living zen poem. On the endless leaves are an endless poem. Doubling, doubling, there is no end to IL-bung’s poem. –Il-bung
Dharma Talk 9/12/2021 Are you mindful of each step you take or are you always thinking ten steps ahead and never getting there?
Dharma Talk Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021. How can we be comforted by knowing there is nothing we can hold on to or grasp?
Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 Dharma Talk this week focuses on being intimately engaged with life.
10,000 years of birth and death are in this very instant.
8/22/2021- Dharma Talk Embracing responsibility naturally.
The Dharma talk today starts with a Zen Masters poems from my days at the American Zen College. I sit quietly in the looking-for-ox room. A cool wind blows on my face from the open window. A bell rings across the dharma tower. A lamp quietly illuminates the Lotus platform.
Dharma Talk – Sunday 08/01/2021 Freedom is not doing what you want, it is non-doing.
Abbot Will Rauschenberger’s Dharma Talk – 7/25/2021 Morality, meditation, and wisdom as defined by Hui-neng in the Platform Sutra. Feature Image – “The Five Buddhas” oil painting by Robert Dika.