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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

Great Sesshin, Great Gathering, Summer Moon An extended in-person retreat at Santa Sabina Center in San Rafael, CA with John Tarrant & Friends: June 13th – 19th, 2022 Taking Part…

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Dharma Theme October 24, 2022
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Audio March 2, 2022

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

John Tarrant, PZI Cantor & Musicians, PZI Teachers

A curation of Winter Sesshin dharma talks on a single page, for easy finding and listening. A sesshin is always more than the sum of its parts or its recorded…

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Audio August 29, 2022

Summer Sesshin: Closing Ceremony

John Tarrant, Michelle Riddle

…ballad and plays mandolin, Cantor Amaryllis Fletcher chants and plays violin for the closing sutras and four boundless vows. Final day of Summer Sesshin, at Santa Sabina, June 19th, 2022….

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Dharma Theme November 4, 2021
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Audio October 24, 2022

Fall Sesshin 2022: Falling Into the Well of Sesshin

John Tarrant

Falling into the well of sesshin involves dissolving the you that had the problem. In Zen we are solving things one level down. We all have this ability, though it…

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Audio October 24, 2022

Fall Sesshin 2022: Allowing the Fall

Allison Atwill

…a humility of the earth, fallen into like Psyche into the underworld. Allowing the fall and encountering whatever appears, whatever one meets, is essential. Complete sesshin from October 5, 2022….

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Text November 13, 2019

The Story of the Well Painting

Allison Atwill

…interference, and when that drops away, and in sesshin it drops away for everyone at some point, and often for a lot of sesshin. Especially as you fall deeper and…

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Audio October 24, 2022

Fall Sesshin 2022: Falling with NO

John Tarrant

…you can’t do anything about. The apparatus of certainty is circumvented and the universe is manifesting and unfolding through us. Excerpt from a sesshin dharma talk recorded October 6, 2022….

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Audio October 24, 2022

Fall Sesshin 2022: Falling with the Koan NO

John Tarrant

…of things you can’t do anything about. Sesshin‘s Gate 3 is NO—or Mu—the famous dharmakaya koan that opens the body of reality. NO casts away all the consciousness you have…

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Text September 11, 2020
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Audio October 24, 2022

Fall Sesshin 2022: Jordan McConnell Sings Now Westlin Winds

Jordan McConnell

…and the field of love. The ballad is also known as “Song composed in August,” a Robert Burns song-poem, written around 1783. Recorded on October 7th, 2022 in Fall Sesshin….

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Audio October 27, 2022
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Text November 26, 2022
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Text August 6, 2020
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Text September 18, 2019

Dreams Q & A

John Tarrant

…S: When I’m not at sesshin it’s really hard for me to wake up in the morning. My wife will come in and wake me up, but when I come…

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Text September 18, 2019

Goblins Q & A

John Tarrant

…even it yet? S: I’m curious because as you call out to us and we share what’s in our minds, you know it’s two thirds of the way through sesshin,…

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Text September 30, 2020

KALPA FAQs – How to find what you are looking for in the PZI Library

Corey Hitchcock

…tag Summer Sesshin, Fall Sesshin, or Winter Sesshin—plus the year—to get a sesshin-only result. • I want to read transcripts of talks, how do I find those? Select ‘text’ from…

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Text May 15, 2021

Every Day Is a Good Day

John Tarrant

Listen to Audio of this Talk Dharma Talk in Winter Sesshin, February 12, 2020 John: All the beings of the universe are here. In sesshin it’s always there, but it…

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Dharma Theme March 15, 2023

Dharma Theme: Baizhang’s Fox – Cause & Effect in a Fox Life

PZI Teachers

…Atwill, Winter Sesshin 2012 VIDEO: Baizhang’s Fox – with Allison Atwill, Fall Sesshin 2011 Wumen’s poem on the koan of Baizhang’s Fox Not falling, not evading— Two faces of the…

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Dharma Theme February 15, 2021

Dharma Theme: The Teachings of Zen Master Ma

PZI Teachers

…Gone There for You? with John Tarrant, Summer Sesshin 2020 Audio link: There you Are! with David Weinstein, Fall Sesshin 2020 Audio link: The Koan Raft with Jon Joseph, Fall…

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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

Our Spring Sesshin, Four Days & Five Nights in the Digital Temple April 7-11, 2021 After the long cold and the dark night, the blossoms open one by one, then…

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Audio February 27, 2023

Winter Sesshin Closing: The Whole World Is Medicine

John Tarrant, Tess Beasley

As we end sesshin, we go forth in the world and the treasure of sesshin is still here. You can’t lose what you entered into while in sesshin. In the…

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Dharma Theme November 1, 2021

Dharma Theme – Metamorphosis: Collected Audio from Fall Sesshin 2021

PZI Teachers

Here is a curation of our Fall Sesshin dharma talks on a single page, for easy finding and listening. A sesshin is always more than the sum of its parts…

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Dharma Theme July 19, 2021
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Text November 13, 2019

Dongshan’s Five Ranks: Poem 5

John Tarrant

…hearing what you said Alanna and what you just said Jennie, because I found during the sesshin I’m calling people and responding to emails and it’s kind of interesting especially…

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Audio July 18, 2022

A Passionate Entry into Life

John Tarrant

Sesshin, which included a refuge ceremony. Someone commented on sesshin difficulties and snafus: “I wouldn’t have it any other way.” Allison Atwill tells of a utility bill that contained all…

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Text August 14, 2020
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Misc February 1, 2022

Interdisciplinary Artist: Corey Hitchcock

Corey Hitchcock

PZI member, Operations and WebAdmin, Interpreter of the Wild Corey Hitchcock is a painter, installation artist, and writer. She lives and works in her studio in Penn Valley, CA. Her…

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Text July 13, 2021

End of Sesshin Dedication

Amaryllis Fletcher, PZI Teachers

PZI Sesshin Dedication, generally read (or sung) at the end of sesshin to send participants on their way, in joy….

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