PZi Zen Online – Hanging Lanterns in the Autumn Valley. The Valley Spirit holding us – the mother deep. A big moment in our time, post election. How to cope with Bad Emperors and accord with change. Also: What is my place in the mandala? Finding joy in the thusness of things in all circumstances. Not seeing the light is also the light. ‘Where is Medicine? – bring me something that is not medicine’. Bring me something that is not the light! Nov. 8 2020.
PZI Zen Online – Hanging Lanterns Series. John reflects on life as a ceremony – dawn everyday, the turning of the earth toward winter and back again. Everyone has their own light. Practice asks us to not refuse the eternal or the poignant daily awakenings, noticings. Music for Amaryllis Fletcher & Jordan McConnell. As recorded Oct 25 2020.
PZI Zen Online – Hanging Lanterns at the Gates of the Autumn Temple – immensity is pecking; breaking through with a koan – Jingqing asks for help with his awakening. We are part of a great transformative process which can be precious and subtle. As recorded Oct 18 2020. Music from Michael Wilding, Jordan McConnell & Amaryllis Fletcher., vows Michelle Riddle
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
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.