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Text May 8, 2020

The Heart Sutra and Koans

John Tarrant

…[laughs] and there’s a kind of known thing with the Heart Sutra, [3:40] it’s just the sort of thing I’d do with the wombat-Heart Sutra-wombat-rhinoceros scroll behind me, where I…

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Text May 8, 2020

Heart Sutra Variations

John Tarrant

…so, one of the repetition things – I just decided I would write out the Heart Sutra, and started writing, and so I’d write out lots of Heart Sutras [6:50]….

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Sutra Book & Ceremonies October 30, 2021

Sutra Book: The Great Heart Sutra – Spoken

PZI Cantor & Musicians

The Great Heart Sutra (Sutra text follows the introduction word below, with words that may be spoken or sung.) About the Heart Sutra The Heart Sutra was probably written in…

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Text July 27, 2020

The Heart Sutra

John Tarrant

…the gone beyond, awakening, at last! Gate gate, paragate, parasangate, bodhi svaha!’” About the Heart Sutra The Heart Sutra was probably written in the first century C.E. in the area…

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Audio December 23, 2021

Zen Luminaries: The Heart Sutra with Bill Red Pine Porter

Jon Joseph

…translated several of the major Buddhist sutras, including the Heart Sutra, Diamond Sutra, and Platform Sutra. Jon Joseph Roshi Meditation and conversation on the Heart Sutra, and more. —Jon Joseph…

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Sutra Book & Ceremonies October 30, 2021

Sutra Book: The Great Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra – Sung Version

The Great Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra —Musical score by Richie Dominge, 2007, in a separate post (sung) Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva, Living in deep Prajnaparamita, Clearly saw all five skandhas empty, Crossed beyond…

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Dharma Theme November 4, 2021
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Text November 13, 2019

10,000 Things

Rachel Boughton

…rest. When the heart does not rise… when the heart is not anxious, as John put it last night… when the heart does not rise, the 10,000 things are without…

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Text September 17, 2019

10,000 Things

Rachel Boughton

heart rises, the 10,000 things rise. When the heart is still, the many things come to rest. When the heart does not rise, when the heart isn’t worried, the 10,000…

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Text September 18, 2020

Secret Fidelity & One Finger Zen, Even in the Bardos

John Tarrant

…being threaded through with that kind of illumination, or a kind of opening in the heart that happens. I’ve been thinking of that as a sort of fidelity. There’s a…

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Text July 7, 2020
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Text September 11, 2020
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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

…cantor notes, and more. We will add more as we collect them. Pacific Zen Institute Texts and Services – Sutra Service Dedication Four Boundless Vows Heart Sutra Purification Purification Melody…

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Sutra Book & Ceremonies March 24, 2022

Dedication: Funeral Service

John Tarrant

The bare bones structure of a PZI Funeral Service begins with the koan, “Where do we go when we die?” and includes the Heart Sutra and the Kanzeon Sutra of…

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Article September 16, 2021

The Erotic Life of Emptiness

John Tarrant

…are no walls in the mind. —The Heart Sutra “What is not given is lost.” These words were spoken by Father Ceyrac, a French Jesuit missionary who has devoted himself…

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Text May 15, 2021

Every Day Is a Good Day

John Tarrant

…making it all up. You could tell he had a feeling for the Heart Sutra. He was a Thai guy, actually. And the feeling that the Heart Sutra isn’t something…

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Text September 17, 2019

Trapped in a Stone Grave – Rising from Stillness Retreat

John Tarrant

…chant a bit, we’ll do the heart sutra and chant a bit. I’ll say some of the vow, like I take refuge in the Buddha, and then you’ll say the…

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Text May 8, 2020

No Rank! – Or the Wild Path of Awakening

John Tarrant

…person of no rank, coming and going through the portals of your face. Eye, ear, nose, tongue, body, mind, like the heart sutra says, you know? Anyway, Yu was this…

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Text July 13, 2021
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Text November 24, 2017

Living in the Moment

Allison Atwill

…of the Diamond Sutra. Well, she says, you’re the King of the Diamond Sutra. I’ll make a deal with you. I’ll ask you a question on the Diamond Sutra, and…

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Audio June 8, 2021

Dragons of the Blue Cliff Retreat – Part 2: Hands & Eyes

John Tarrant

…in your hands.” Afternoon Service: Chanting can be pure, like birdcall. Out of the dark, chanting comes. Heart Sutra: if Zen had a statement, it would be this. The Heart

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Audio February 26, 2021
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Text November 15, 2017

The Moon Sets at Midnight

John Tarrant

…and to be certain but, in practice, much of what we think of as knowledge is just untested thoughts. As the Heart Sutra says, even thoughts are empty, and if…

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Audio June 2, 2021
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Text May 8, 2020

Joy, Mosquitoes & Zen

John Tarrant

…“everything shines with a great light” light – it’s also a kind of freedom. “There are no walls in the mind,” as the Heart Sutra says. Underneath all your pain,…

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Sutra Book & Ceremonies October 30, 2021

Sutra Book: Sho Sai Myo Kichijo Dharani

PZI Cantor & Musicians, PZI Teachers

…Sho Sai Myo is traditionally recited 3 times after the Heart Sutra to remove disasters. Translation is not very satisfactory, since it is essentially a transliteration of a Chinese transliteration…

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Video June 19, 2018
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