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Fall Sesshin 2020: Closing Ceremony
John Tarrant, PZI Teachers
PZI Fall Sesshin: Sunday evening closing ceremony. Sarah Bender chants, music from Jordan McConnell, Amaryllis Fletcher reads Joy on the Roads, teacher summations and goodbyes. As recorded October 4, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: Sutra Service with Amaryllis Fletcher & Jordan McConnell
Allison Atwill, Jordan McConnell
PZI Fall Sesshin: Sutra service in the afternoon during sesshin. Featuring Amaryllis Fletcher – cantor & violin. Jordan McConnell – vocals & guitar. As recorded October 4 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: There You Are! with David Weinstein Oct 4
PZI Fall Sesshin: Zen Online morning dharma talk with David Weinstein 32 minutes as recorded October 4, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: Musical Opening with Jordan McConnell
Fall Sesshin: Oct. 2 Musical opening interlude for evening session with Jordan McConnell. ‘Four Green Fields’ – Celtic Ballad. As recorded October 2, 2020.
Dharma Theme: Fall Sesshin 2020 – Gathering in the Valley of Our Time
Fall Sesshin 2020 – Gathering in the Valley of Our Time: All audio sessions, opening and closing ceremonies, sutra services, and excerpts of talks from October 1-4, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: Relaxing – Evening Words with David Weinstein Oct 2
PZI Fall Sesshin: Evening words with David Weinstein – Relaxing on the raft and finding the ferryboat. As recorded Oct. 2, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: When You Stop Chasing About
Evening dharma talk with John Tarrant in Fall Sesshin: If you are chasing about, when will you meet today? We forget we are free in every moment. When we let everything come to rest, we hear the dragon murmurings. Recorded October 2, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: Gathering In the Valley of Our Time: One Treasure Hidden in the Body
PZI Zen Online: Fall Sesshin – Gathering in the Valley of Our Time. Evening talk and entire session with John Tarrant. Music by Jordan McConnell. As recorded October 3, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: Not for Anything Else – Morning Talk with Allison Atwill Oct 3
PZI Fall Sesshin: Allison Atwill asks – What is “my” first principle? A question that does not need an answer but furthers our chasing about! The Emperor in us asks this again and again. But, like Huangbo, we have come “Not for anything else!” – just this perfect life. As recorded October 3, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: Evening Words with John Tarrant Oct 1
PZI Fall Sesshin: Gathering in the Valley of Our Time – John Tarrant’s evening words. Why did we come here? “Not for anything else.” Huangbo’s response on his arrival. Trusting your own experience in sesshin. Any moment of noticing is oneness with emptiness. The Valley Spirit holds us. Whatever arises in meditation is for you, and not wrong. October 1, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: HOPs Jan Brogan & Chris Gaffney Open the Fall Sesshin Vessel
Chris Gaffney, Jan Brogan
PZI Fall Sesshin: Audio Excerpt – Opening the evening with Heads of Practice Jan Brogan & Chris Gaffney welcoming the group. As recorded October 1, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: Opening the Vessel with John Tarrant Roshi
PZI Fall Sesshin Audio Excerpt: John Tarrant Roshi’s opening talk. As recorded October 1, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: Opening Remarks with Tess Beasley
PZI Zen Online: Audio excerpt from Tess Beasley Sensei’s opening talk at Fall Sesshin. Harvest Moon, and leaning into the images that hold us for sesshin, the ancient vessel. Moon haikus. “What Is Your Light?” As recorded October 1 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: Music – Four Boundless Vows with Jordan McConnell
PZI Fall Sesshin: Jordan McConnell’s beautiful rendition of the the Four Boundless Vows. As recorded October 2, 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: HOPs Jan Brogan & Chris Gaffney – Message of Thanks
Chris Gaffney, Jan Brogan
PZI Video: Fall Sesshin – thank you from leaders Jan Brogan & Chris Gaffney.