PZI Teacher Archives

2011 Bare Bones Sesshin

Video June 8, 2019

Realm of the Buddha, Realm of the Demon

David Weinstein

David Weinstein presents at the Great Winter Bare Bones Sesshin 2011 on “Thus I have heard,” and other Zen wisdom. January, 2011.

37' 22"
Video June 7, 2019

Winter Sesshin Silent Slide Show

Allison Atwill, Roger Jordan

A slide show of Allison Atwill giving a talk at PZI’s Bare Bones Winter sesshin, 2011. This slide show was created by Roger Jordan.

0' 0"
Video June 7, 2019

It’s Alive, It’s Alive

John Tarrant

John Tarrant presents a dharma talk at the Winter 2011 Bare Bones Sesshin on the experimental nature of PZI koan practice, and being “alive.” January, 2011.

54' 17"
Video July 20, 2017

Little Jade

John Tarrant

John Tarrant Roshi presents on the opening night of the 2011 Bare Bones Winter Sesshin with the koan, Little Jade: “A woman calls to her servant, ‘Little Jade!’ not because she wants something, but just so her lover can hear her voice.”

34' 15"
Video July 20, 2017

The Great Way

John Tarrant

John Tarrant Roshi presenting at the Winter Bare Bones Sesshin 2011 on “The Great Way,” and other interesting bits on transformation of consciousness.

81' 32"
Video July 20, 2017

Chien Is Separated from Her Soul

Allison Atwill

Art Sensei Allison Atwill presents on the koan “Ch’ien is separated from her soul” at the Winter 2011 Bare Bones Sesshin. Allison describes her creative process and how the koan becomes a work of art. January 19, 2011.

19' 19"
Video July 20, 2017

Are You Afraid of This Happiness?

David Weinstein, John Tarrant

On the final evening of Winter Bare Bones Sesshin, John Tarrant begins with a story of the Buddha as a child under the rose apple tree. January 21, 2011.

79' 12"