Text November 5, 2020

PZI Dharma Theme – Zen Tuesdays: Immensity is Tapping

Allison Atwill, Michelle Riddle, Sarah Bender, Tess Beasley

PZI Zen Online: The four PZI Guanyins reappear for Zen Tuesdays in October 2020. They marvel at the immensity in all things from various perspectives. Drawing inspiration from Jane Hirshfield’s poem ‘Tree’, The Doors ‘Light My fire’, a golden crowned sparrow, a remarkable brother’s life and more. Excerpts and complete audio sessions as recorded in October 2020.

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Audio November 5, 2020

Immensity is Tapping – Complete Session

Sarah Bender

PZI Zen Online – Zen Tuesday session with Sarah Bender. Sarahs’s talk with comments. Features Sarah’s tender story of her brother, Tom plus meditation & reflections on immensity entering a life in so many ways. Vimalakirti’s room. ‘What’s so so close you don’t even think it counts’. As recorded, Oct 27 2020.

59' 31"
Audio November 3, 2020

Wash Your Bowls – Complete Session

Michelle Riddle

PZI Zen Online – Part of the Zen Tuesdays in October 2020. Zouzhou’s message to a novice: ‘Wash your Bowls’. A zendo plaque in Japan: ‘Look under your feet’. – focus on what is hidden in plain sight, right under you, obvious and overlooked. Like the migratory Golden Crowned Sparrows returning in fall. Ikkyu’s Attention! Attention! Attention! Complete session as recorded Oct. 20, 2020.

49' 6"
Audio November 3, 2020

Audio Excerpt: The Smallest Things

Michelle Riddle

PZI Zen Online: Zouzhou’s message to a novice – ‘Wash your Bowls’. A zendo plaque: ‘Look under your feet’. A focus on what is hidden in plain sight, right under you, obvious and overlooked. Like the Golden Crowned Sparrows always return in fall. Ikkyu’s Attention!

22' 34"
Audio October 19, 2020

Zen Tuesdays – Doors of Perception with Allison Atwill Roshi

Allison Atwill

PZI Zen Online – Allison Atwill Roshi continues the Zen Tuesday with her Guanyin companions. The immensity of sound as it permeates all barriers. The cracks showing in our traditions and conventions. Trying to get back to the old imperfect life. Jim Morrison and The Doors offer up ‘Light My Fire’ as rendered on the Ed Sullivan show. As recorded Oct 12 2020

80' 38"