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Video June 26, 2017

Stories of NO

Rachel Boughton

Rachel Boughton, Roshi offers a talk on what it’s like to live with the koan “Does a dog have Buddha nature? No.”

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The Transformation That Doesn’t Change

John Tarrant

John Tarrant gives a Monday evening talk in January 2016.

22' 8"
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The Teachers Speak

David Weinstein, Illana Berger, John Tarrant, Steven Grant

On Friday evening, the last night of the October 2015 sesshin, all the teachers weigh in.

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Form is Emptiness

John Tarrant

John Tarrant gives a talk at the October 2015 sesshin.

25' 7"
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The Sport of Meditation

Steven Grant

Steven Grant gives a talk on “the sport of meditation” at 2016 Winter Sesshin.

3' 28"
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Being Soft to Myself

Steven Grant

Steven Grant gives a talk on “being soft to myself” at 2016 Winter Sesshin.

1' 18"
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The Relationship to Koans

Steven Grant

Steven Grant discussing the relationship to koans at 2016 Winter Sesshin.

1' 52"
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Maybe The World Is Bigger Than I Thought

Rachel Boughton

Rachel Boughton talks about the limiting factors of belief – even the ones we think of as positive.

1' 21"
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You’re Blind But That’s Your Light

Rachel Boughton

Rachel Boughton talks about using koans to have confidence within the dark places of life (2016).

7' 31"
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There Is Nothing I Dislike

John Tarrant

John Tarrant talks about the koan “There is nothing I dislike”, and recounts the story passed on from a schoolteacher, about her experience living with this koan at the edge of darkness and world-weary fatigue. If there’s ever only one zen video you watch, this should be it. Trigger warning: sexual assault. (2016)

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The Dark Closet

Allison Atwill

Allison Atwill at the 2016 summer sesshin.

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