Video October 24, 2018

You Know Nothing (of Zen) – ‘The Woman at the Inn’

John Tarrant

Hakuin’s “Woman at the Inn” the woman is unknown but kept the inn in which pilgrims coming study with Hakuin stayed. Hakuin’s dharma talk spoke of the pure land of mind and the buddha of light in your own body. When that buddha of light appears…everything glows with a great light. The woman mediated day and night and one day while washing a pot she has a breakthrough.

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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.

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