Stone Woman Gives Birth (MK33)

KOAN:

The stone woman gives birth in the middle of the night.

– PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 33

Audio May 28, 2020

Song Man – Finding a Song

Jesse Cardin

PZI Zen Online- Jesse talks about the creative practice of finding (writing) a song and koan practice, following the breadcrumbs of insight, allowing the uncertainty. Everything moves toward ‘birth’ with the ‘Stone Woman’. He tells the Maralung koan about a song man who finds and finally remembers his song. Includes snippets of the song Jesse is writing. As recorded May 27, 2020.

73' 16"
Audio April 15, 2020

The Stone Woman Gives Birth in the Middle of the Night

Tess Beasley

PZI Zen Online – Wondrous images of our uncertain ‘gestational time’ in corona virus lockdown. The children of night – doom, destiny, dreams, lamentation among them. Eros born of Nix’ (Goddess of the Night) silver egg laid in the lap of darkness. Rawness of love in out dark time. As recorded April 14th includes Tess intro, silent meditation, participant insights.

84' 45"