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Dharma Theme September 11, 2020
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Dharma Theme: Winter & Silver, Moonlight & Snow – Collected Audio from Winter Sesshin 2022

John Tarrant, PZI Cantor & Musicians, PZI Teachers

…links to dharma talk audio will be added below as they become available** February 1: Tuesday Evening Opening Night Dharma Talk AUDIO: Welcome to Sesshin: Tending the Mystery Together with…

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Dharma Theme July 19, 2021
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Dharma Theme November 5, 2020
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Dharma Theme November 1, 2021

Dharma Theme – Metamorphosis: Collected Audio from Fall Sesshin 2021

PZI Teachers

…Tarrant & Michelle Riddle (coming soon) AUDIO: October 20 Wednesday Morning Dharma Talk: Koan Practice or Not? & Going Beyond Form with David Weinstein AUDIO: October 20 Wednesday Evening Dharma

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Dharma Theme September 13, 2020

Dharma Theme: Guanyin In the Pavilion Under the August Moon

Allison Atwill, Michelle Riddle, Sarah Bender, Tess Beasley

PZI Dharma Theme: “Guanyin Manifesting in the Elements: Space, Earth, Water, Air, Fire.” A Dharma Theme? It’s a gathering, a curation of events from our vast KALPA library, based in…

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Dharma Theme April 23, 2021

Dharma Theme: Spring Sesshin 2021 – After the Dark and the Cold, Come the Blossoms

PZI Teachers

…1 hour. Evening Dharma Talk with John Tarrant – A Donkey Sees a Well, a Well Sees a Donkey. 45 minutes. Day Two – Friday April 9 Morning Dharma Talk…

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Dharma Theme February 15, 2021

Dharma Theme: The Teachings of Zen Master Ma

PZI Teachers

…with John Tarrant. PZI PZI Dharma Theme: Collected links on a theme: “When you must go where you have not gone before, make a raft of your practice for others.”…

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Dharma Theme October 12, 2020
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Dharma Theme November 4, 2021
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Text February 15, 2022

Dharma Theme – Hakuin’s Praise Song for Meditation: Collected Audio

Allison Atwill, Jesse Cardin, Michelle Riddle, Tess Beasley

…Cardin Roshi Here are all four dharma talks in our Hakuin’s Praise Song for Meditation 4-Part Sunday Series, including music for meditation from PZI’s Jordan McConnell & Michael Wilding: January…

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Dharma Theme August 11, 2022

Dharma Theme: Summer Sesshin 2022 – Taking Part in the Gathering

John Tarrant, PZI Cantor & Musicians, PZI Teachers

…David Weinstein, and Heads of Practice: Todd Geist & Michelle Riddle Here are AUDIO RECORDINGS of our COMPLETE Summer Sesshin dharma talks, which include music from Cantor Amaryllis Fletcher, Amanda…

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Sutra Book & Ceremonies October 29, 2021

Ceremonies: Long Readings for Afternoon: Yongjia Xuanjue’s Song of Enlightenment

PZI Cantor & Musicians

…the empty, illlusory body is the very body of the Dharma.   When the dharma body awakens completely, there is nothing at all. The source of our self-nature is the…

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Sutra Book & Ceremonies October 30, 2021

Ceremonies: Long Readings for Afternoon: From The Record of Linji

…the Dharma? It is you who are right here before my eyes, this lone brightness without fixed shape or form—this is what knows how to preach the Dharma and listen…

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Dharma Theme September 18, 2017

Dharma Theme: Pacific Zen Institute Sutra Book

Amaryllis Fletcher, Jordan McConnell, Michael Wilding, Pacific Zen Institute, Rachel Boughton, Richie Domingue, Ryan McCoy

(Click on titles to open PDF files) Here you will find all files related to PZI Sutra Services: This selection includes all available audio files, sheet music, lyrics, texts, readings,…

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Dharma Theme June 11, 2022

Dharma Theme – Zen 2.0: John Tarrant on Zen Koans – Zenosaurus Articles 1-19

John Tarrant

00 – Introduction: What Zen 2.0 Means 01 – The Whole World Is Medicine 02 – When Cold & Heat Visit 03 – The Body of the Buddha 04 –…

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Dharma Theme August 14, 2021

Dharma Theme – PZI Talk LIVE

Chris Gaffney, Corey Hitchcock

Join co-hosts Chris and Corey of PZI for a group conversation twice a month on topics of interest, wonder, or confusion—our intent being to help ourselves sit up and notice…

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Article February 1, 2022

Dharma Theme: Published Articles by John Tarrant

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Text July 28, 2020

Important Details for PZI Fall Sesshin

Pacific Zen Institute

OPENING NIGHT SCHEDULE (Oct 1st) – NOTE: All times are PDT 4-6:30 PM PDT – Opening rituals, dharma talk & meditation 6:30-7:30 – BREAK (west coast dinner) 7:30 – 9PM…

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Every Day Is a Good Day

John Tarrant

dharma, what will you do?” Sansheng yells. And Linji says, “Who would have thought that the essence of my true dharma would be destroyed by this blind donkey?” So the…

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Text May 8, 2020

No Rank! – Or the Wild Path of Awakening

John Tarrant

So…tonight I want to talk a little bit about the course of the inner work — the dharma work — in terms of this book, the Book of Serenity. And…

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Text September 18, 2019


John Tarrant

…with this theme, about a great old Chinese teacher who, when he was a student, had a dream. He dreamed he went to Maitreya’s place. Maitreya is the Buddha of…

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Text September 23, 2021

Awakenings of Linji & the Great Chan Teachers

John Tarrant

…not.” Which is great, isn’t it? I don’t know if I did something wrong or not, or if I did something right. How can you tell with the dharma? How…

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Text April 21, 2020

Çaoshan’s Dharma Body

Sarah Bender

Çaoshan’s Dharma Body Notes for Sarah Bender’s koan meditation with Book of Serenity Case 52 April 17, 2020 In this ongoing koan conversation of a life, the koan that’s been…

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Audio May 12, 2022

Mother’s Day – The Valley Spirit Who Never Dies

John Tarrant

…ancient Goddess. In Daoism she is the Valley Spirit that never dies. Though mothers are the ‘culture keepers,’ nurturance or failure to nurture is also a theme related to the…

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Article September 14, 2021

Spilling Down Through All the Realms: The Light Inside the Dark

John Tarrant

…2) John Tarrant’s dharma understanding emerges from the confluence of several streams of wisdom. He is a lineage holder in Zen Buddhism and has studied in the Tibetan and Theravada…

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Text March 2, 2021

Koans in Your Life

John Tarrant

John: Hi. So here we are, all understanding the mysteries of the dharma, so that there’s nothing to explain! So the koan that has been entertaining us is: A buffalo—a…

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Audio November 4, 2021

Zen Luminaries: A Conversation with Peter Hershock hosted by Jon Joseph

Jon Joseph

…itself as being “outside the scriptures” signaled a turn away from interpreting and assimilating the dharma coming out of India and Central Asia. Instead, there was an increasing focus on…

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