Special Program on the 4 Boundless Vows – John Tarrant’s introduction to the program, the vows, a meditation session & talk.
Part 3 of Special Program on 4 Boundless Vows: jon joseph on the impossibility of completing of this vow. The endless nature of unfolding and opening wisdom gates. What is a gate! What is my part in the world? By becoming our koans, vows we are in touch with and resonant with all things. We are not separate!
Part 2 of Special Program on 4 Boundless Vows: I vow to set endless heartache to rest. the drowning of heartache softens us – we feel the tenderness within the endlessness. What is it to transform timeless greed, hatred and ignorance? Trusting the greater river which is constant flow not the stagnation heartache can bring,
Allison Atwill, John Tarrant, Jon Joseph, Jordan McConnell, Michael Wilding, Michelle Riddle, Tess Beasley
On practice and path: A dive into the sources, history, and meaning of the Vows; how PZI teachers and students view them and work with them towards the ceremony of Refuge—taking up the path. Becoming the Way, illumination is always with you. Teachers and musicians chant, intone and sing the Four Boundless Vows throughout. Each teacher talks about one of the Vows. Teachers chant in English and Sino-Japanese, Michael Wilding recites, Jordan McConnell singing and on guitar. Complete session recorded August 1, 2021.
Jordan McConnell on guitar and vocals, playing a variation on PZI’s Four Boundless Vows. From a Sunday Meditation & Talk with Allison Atwill & Tess Beasley, as recorded May 30, 2021. PZI Zen Online.
PZI Zen Online Transcript: It’s a very strong thing to be human, you can be subjected to all sorts of great forces. And sometimes you can win through, and sometimes you die. But we’re all of us doing that, all the time. So I was thinking about friendship and how good it is to love each other and how good it is to have friends and to make peace in our hearts to meet each other. Sunday talk with John Tarrant, recorded June 14 2020.
PZI Fall Sesshin: Jordan McConnell’s beautiful rendition of the the Four Boundless Vows. As recorded October 2, 2020.
A gift to us all from Jordan McConnell, on guitar and vocals: His version of PZI’s Four Boundless Vows, recorded in his studio, without the anomalies of zoom! Thank you, Jordan.
Audio: Sutra Service Saturday June 27th. Amaryllis Fletcher Cantor, Ryan McCoy: All Buddhas, Cross on Over and Jordan McConnell singsus out with the Four Boundless Vows.