Four Boundless Vows

Audio August 5, 2021

Special Program: 4 Teachers & 4 Boundless Vows – Opening talk with John Tarrant

John Tarrant

Special Program on the 4 Boundless Vows – John Tarrant’s introduction to the program, the vows, a meditation session & talk.

27' 7"
Audio August 5, 2021

Special Program: 4 Teacher & 4 Boundless Vows – Vow 3 with Jon Joseph

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!

76' 29"
Audio August 5, 2021

Special Program: 4 teachers & 4 Boundless Vows – 2nd Vow with Tess Beasley

Tess Beasley

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,

11' 33"
Audio August 5, 2021

Special Program: 4 Teachers on The 4 Boundless Vows

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.

76' 29"
Audio June 4, 2021

Guitar and Vocals: The Four Boundless Vows with Jordan McConnell

Jordan McConnell

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.

2' 5"
Audio April 23, 2021

Spring Sesshin 2021: Four Boundless Vows with Jordan McConnell

Jordan McConnell

Jordan McConnell sings and plays the Four Boundless Vows with Amaryllis Fletcher on bells and violin. As recorded April 7, 2021.

3' 35"
Text February 5, 2021

The Everlasting Body Runs Deepest Indigo: Meditation for Troubled Times

John Tarrant

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.

6904 Words
Audio October 12, 2020

Fall Sesshin 2020: Music – Four Boundless Vows with Jordan McConnell

Jordan McConnell

PZI Fall Sesshin: Jordan McConnell’s beautiful rendition of the the Four Boundless Vows. As recorded October 2, 2020.

2' 7"
Audio September 3, 2020

The Four Boundless Vows with Ryan McCoy

Ryan McCoy

Audio: A gift from musician Ryan McCoy to PZI. Ryan’s rendition of the Four Boundless Vows, guitar and vocals. Thank you, Ryan!

2' 2"
Audio August 22, 2020

Four Boundless Vows Recorded Live – with Jordan McConnell

Jordan McConnell

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.

2' 14"
Audio July 10, 2020

Saturday Afternoon Sutra Service

Amaryllis Fletcher, Jordan McConnell, Ryan McCoy

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.

11' 41"
Audio July 10, 2020

Audio Excerpt: Four Boundless Vows & Evening Words

Amaryllis Fletcher, Ryan McCoy

Audio excerpt: Sesshin closing music, four bondless vows announced by Cantor Amaryllis Fletcher and sung by Ryan McCoy.

2' 27"
Audio April 19, 2020

Audio: All Buddhas, All Beings, One Body

Richie Domingue

Audio: Original PZI version of The Four Boundless Vows – All Buddhas, All Beings, One Body. Written and performed by Richie Dominguez.

4' 18"