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Audio November 24, 2020

Excerpt: The True Traveler on Thanksgiving

John Tarrant

PZI Zen Online- Journey Into Awakening – A talk for Thanksgiving in this unusual time of covid lockdown. The benefits of doing something difficult and the ‘palace of solitude’. Within emptiness intimacy is always available, so we can touch what is beautiful and hear the voices that always accompany us. Mazu – ‘Your current circumstance, where you are now is the meaning of your existence’. As recorded Nov. 22. 9:23 minutes

9' 24"
Audio November 18, 2020

Audio Excerpt: Jesse Cardin sings his original song ‘Sugar’

Jesse Cardin

PZi Zen Online – An audio excerpt form John Tarrants’ Sunday session. Music: ‘Sugar’ from Jesse cardin Roshi. As recorded on zoom Nov. 15 2020

2' 47"
Audio November 11, 2020

Excerpt: The Ballad of Tam Lin – On the Banks of the Ghost River John Tarrant reads

John Tarrant

Audio Excerpt from PZI 1 Day retreat – Morning Session of On the Banks of the Ghost River with John Tarrant & Tess Beasley. John Reads the Ballad of Tam Lin in which a brave girl helps her lover, caught in the Faery Queens’s caterhaugh (boggy fen), transform. As recorded Oct. 31 2020. (complete session in 2 parts available)

13' 9"
Audio November 3, 2020

Excerpt: A Ceremony of Light

John Tarrant

PZi Zen Online: John Tarant’s talk as part of recorded Sunday session on Oct. 25th, 2020.

36' 29"
Audio November 3, 2020

Audio Excerpt: The Smallest Things

Michelle Riddle

PZI Zen Online: Zouzhou’s message to a novice – ‘Wash your Bowls’. A zendo plaque: ‘Look under your feet’. A focus on what is hidden in plain sight, right under you, obvious and overlooked. Like the Golden Crowned Sparrows always return in fall. Ikkyu’s Attention!

22' 34"
Audio November 3, 2020

Audio Excerpt: Immensity is Tapping

Sarah Bender

PZi Zen Online part of the Zen Tuesdays in October 2020. An excerpt of the whole session – Sarahs’s talk without comments. Sarah’s tender story of her remarkable brother, Tom. Reflections on immensity entering a life in so many ways. As recorded Oct 27 2020.

27' 11"
Audio October 22, 2020

Excerpt: Make Your Mind Still – John Tarrant Roshi

John Tarrant

PZI Zen Online: ‘Whom can I ask what to make happen in this world?’ – Neruda. PZI mission statement revisited: Creating a culture for transformation, and how koans help us to stop and look. John reads Wordworth’s poem: On Westminster Bridge – the beauty of quiet still mornings in the midst of it all. As recorded Ocr 18 2020.

16' 30"
Audio October 22, 2020

Excerpt – ‘Miriam’s Waltz’, Celtic Music from Jordan McConnell

Jon Joseph, Jordan McConnell

PZI Zen Online – Jordan finishes up a session talking about his music and zen connection to his work as Jon Joseph Roshi’s guest. Miriam’s Waltz – Celtic ballad. As recorded Oct. 19 2020.

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Audio September 30, 2020

Audio Excerpt: What is Your Light? Part 4 – Opening the Dream

John Tarrant

PZI Zen Online: Audio Excerpt – John Tarrant opens the dream with the koan, “What is your Light?” and recounts Huangbo’s insights on Buddha Nature as calm mysterious joy, also touches on the frequent call-and-response in koan practice and more. Recorded September 27 2020

12' 43"
Audio September 15, 2020

Excerpt: Meditation – Yunmen: What is Your Light

John Tarrant

PZI Zen Online – A meditation for our time with John Tarrant. Audio excerpt with the koan:’ What is Your Light?’. As recorded Sept. 13th 2020.

22' 44"
Audio September 10, 2020

Excerpt: Awakening is Participation in Every Moment of life – Michelle Riddle Sensei

Michelle Riddle

PZI Zen Online- Audio excerpt – Compassion is receptive earth – it does not have one face, nor is it driving or pitying. It erupts within us. It allows barriers to fall and in that way it is the ground on which we stand, the heart and soul of awakening. As recorded August 9 2020.

2' 53"
Audio September 10, 2020

Excerpt: One Lamp Lights Another – Yumen with John Tarrant Roshi

John Tarrant

PZI Zen Online – Audio Excerpt – A lamp as an image to sit with from John’s Sunday Sept 6th Dharma talk: ‘Yunmen Has a Light and So Do You’. A koan for September and end of summer. The dharma is one lamp that lights another but is never extinguished. That lamp is yours. Meditation is any moment of sanity when I am not caught by demons of delusion. As recorded Sept 6 2020

23' 7"
Audio September 10, 2020

Excerpt: A Meditation with Yunmen’s Light – John Tarrant Roshi

John Tarrant

PZI Zen Online – Audio Excerpt – A guided meditation session with John Tarrant Roshi reciting Yunmen’s formative Zen koan, which asks the question: ‘What is your Light?’ As recorded Sept 6 2020.

26' 41"
Audio September 10, 2020

Excerpt: Saving Houses – Guanyin Fire with Alllison Atwill Roshi

Allison Atwill

PZI Zen Online- Audio Excerpt from Guanyin in the Pavilion Under the August Moon – Saving houses from fire – Allison’s stories of fiery compassion and radiance. As recorded August 30 2020.

7' 0"
Audio September 10, 2020

Excerpt: Guanyin Air – Breath Arising Sarah Bender Roshi

Sarah Bender

PZI Zen Online Audio Excerpt- Guantin in the Pavilion Under the August Moon – The call and response of compassionate exchanges – air as breath of life. Anchored in the Heart Sutra. Dream of a room, barely there full of gifts for all times and places. As recorded August 23 2020.

6' 19"
Audio September 10, 2020

Excerpt: The Great Temple Fire & Nothing Destroyed with Allison Atwill Roshi

Allison Atwill

PZI Zen Online Audio Excerpt – Guanyin in the Pavilion Under the August Moon – Fire & Radiance. As recorded Aug 30

7' 0"
Audio September 10, 2020

Excerpt: Water Moon Guanyin – with Tess Beasley Sensei

Tess Beasley

PZi Zen Online, Audio Excerpt – Guanyin in the Pavilion Under the August Moon -The winged pavilion of summer. The various ways compassion can manifest. Water offers compassion at unfathomable depths and in reflections. As recorded Aug 16 2020.

25' 45"
Audio September 10, 2020
13' 50"
Audio August 9, 2020

Audio Excerpt: Kindnesses in the Appearance of Guanyin with Michelle Riddle Sensei

Michelle Riddle

Audio Excerpt: Michelle Riddle Sensei reflects on the kindesses of Guanyin as she shifts the ground of suffering throughout our lives and her quality of welcome. As recorded August 2, 2020.

24' 37"
Audio August 9, 2020

Audio Excerpt: The Surprise of Guanyin with Allison Atwill Roshi

Allison Atwill

Audio Excerpt: Allison Atwill Roshi introduces the surprise of Guanyin – anything can happen when the Goddess appears – she has no fixed form. As recorded August 2 2020.

19' 18"
Audio August 8, 2020

Audio Excerpt: Guanyin In the Pavilion – Introduction Tess Beasley & Sara Bender Roshi

Sarah Bender, Tess Beasley

Audio Excerpt – An introduction to the many faces of the Goddess Guanyin with Tess Beasley & Sarah Bender Roshi. As recorded Aug 2, 2020.

9' 16"
Audio July 16, 2020

Audio Excerpt: Discoveries, Pearls, Treasure Found in the Blue Dragon’s Cave

John Tarrant, Tess Beasley

Audio excerpt: Tess Beasley invites a final sharing of discoveries in the Blue Dragon’s Cave from all participants.

35' 2"
Audio July 10, 2020

Audio Excerpt: Banging on the Door of the House of Treasures?

David Weinstein

Audio Excerpt: David’s Sunday morning talk on the Storehouse of Treasures, the flipside of the Blue Dragon’s Cave. It can’t be forced open. And the very things I fear most, that imprison me are actually the treasure. how many times have I missed the door opening on its own? June 28 2020

4' 27"
Audio July 10, 2020

Audio Excerpt: The Elephant in the Room – Dream of the Totality of Being

John Tarrant

Audio excerpt: John Tarrant Roshi recounts a Sesshin dream – insight on meditation practice. Saturday June 27th.

4' 19"
Audio July 10, 2020
8' 58"
Audio July 10, 2020

Audio Excerpt: Don’t Try to Cage the Blue Dragon

John Tarrant

Audio excerpt: Koans are much more than ‘tools’ – they do you! Your very heart mind is it, so have the intimacy of your life even into death. Friday eve. Summer Sesshin 2020.

3' 0"
Audio July 10, 2020

Audio Excerpt: Walking on the Red Sky – Leaving Regret

John Tarrant

Audio excerpt: John Tarrant Roshi on moments regret or the worst things becoming beautiful. Friday session Summer Sesshin.

1' 11"
Audio July 10, 2020

Audio Excerpt: Gardens in the Cracks of the Sidewalk – Small Moments

David Weinstein

Audio excerpt: David Weinstein on noticing small moments – the crack gardens in the sidewalks. Friday morning Summer Sesshin 202.

0' 54"
Audio July 10, 2020

Audio Excerpt: The Unexpected Call of the Blue Dragon – Evening Words

Allison Atwill

Audio excerpt: Evening words from Allison Atwill, Roshi on Friday June 26th. The call of the Blue Dragon – what will it be?

0' 42"