PZI Teacher Archives
Stone Woman Gives Birth (MK33)
The stone woman gives birth in the middle of the night.
—PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 33
Artist: Piper Leigh
Santa Fe, NM Artist Piper Leigh’s work is interdisciplinary. She writes poetry and creates installations – Images are from an installation: Ancestors, Mothers & Muses courtesy of artist Piper Leigh.
Song Man – Finding a Song
PZI Zen Online Audio: Jesse talks about the creative practice of koan work and finding (writing) a song, 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.
The Stone Woman Gives Birth in the Middle of the Night
PZI Zen Online Audio: Wondrous images of our uncertain ‘gestational time’ in coronavirus lockdown. The children of night; doom, destiny, dreams, and lamentation among them. Eros born of Nix’ (Goddess of the Night) a silver egg laid in the lap of darkness. Rawness of love in out dark time. Includes Tess’ intro, silent meditation, participant insights. As recorded April 14 2020.