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A Blue Cliff Record Journey of Not Picking & Choosing
It’s remarkable that the Picking & Choosing koan appears four times in the Blue Cliff Record, which contains only one hundred cases. So, what to do with it? Whatever you see is going to be true, it’s going to belong to you.
Harmonizing with the Dao – Nothing Has To Be Wrong
A guided koan meditation from John Tarrant. Allowing the koans to have you when you work with them is the same as opening to your life. There are no steps to the Way. You are already free, and there will be unexpected help on difficult paths. August 7, 2022. 10 minutes.
What Is My Light?
A short, beautiful guided meditation on the BCR koan, What is my light? As recorded October 3, 2021. 3 minutes.
Guided Koan Meditation: The Ox Follows
Jon Joseph guides a koan meditation on the Ox-herding pictures 4 & 5. PZI Zen Online. As recorded March 22, 2021. 7 minutes.
Guided Koan Meditation: Peach Blossoms at Spring Sesshin
A guided koan meditation with John Tarrant to begin the Spring Sesshin. Koan: Peach Blossoms. 7 minutes as recorded April 7, 2021.
Meditation: Who’s Hearing?
A 17-minute guided meditation with John Tarrant, excerpted from a Sunday Meditation & Talk recorded on March 14th, 2021.
Meditation: Put Out That Fire across the River
An 18-minute guided koan meditation with Jesse Cardin Roshi of PZI & Awakened Insight in San Antonio, Texas.
Guided Koan Meditation with John Tarrant: The Whole Purpose of Your Life
John Tarrant guides a 9-minute meditation with Master Ma’s koan, “The whole purpose of your life is contained in the current matter.” Audio excerpt as recorded at a Sunday Meditation & Talk on February 9, 2021.
A Guided Meditation on Yunmen’s Light with John Tarrant
Guided meditation with John Tarrant Roshi reciting Yunmen’s formative Zen koan, which asks the question: “What is your light?” Excerpted from a Sunday Meditation & Talk recorded on September 6, 2020.
A Guided Koan Meditation into the Blue Dragon’s Cave with John Tarrant Roshi
Audio excerpt: John Tarrant guides a journey into the Blue Dragon’s Cave, a koan meditation as recorded on Sunday July 5th Meditation & Talk. 25 minutes.