June 15

Audio August 8, 2022

Summer Sesshin: Our Part in It All

Tess Beasley

Tess Beasley gives a dharma talk in Summer Sesshin on June 15, 2022. Complete session. 49 minutes.

49' 25"
Video July 14, 2022

Trusting Your Moves

Tess Beasley

Things talk to us and the right moves appear, and then we doubt them! From a talk in Summer Sesshin on June 15, 2022. 6 minutes.

6' 29"
Video July 13, 2022

Welcoming What’s Here

Tess Beasley

Disturbances in sesshin are taking part in the gathering too. From a talk in Summer Sesshin on June 15, 2022. 5 minutes.

5' 24"
Video July 13, 2022

Dreaming & Meeting What Appears

Tess Beasley

Tess talks about the unexpected coming to your aid. From a talk in Summer Sesshin on June 15, 2022. 1 minute.

1' 15"
Video July 12, 2022

We Are What Is Missing from the World

Tess Beasley

Tess reads Tony Hoagland’s poem, “The Question,” on creation and loosening of the self, during her talk in Summer Sesshin, June 15, 2022. 3 minutes.

2' 32"
Video July 12, 2022

A Koan Can Hold Your Attention for You

Tess Beasley

In the vessel of sesshin, attention can move freely and find myriad places of rest. A koan can hold you when you don’t know where to go. From a talk in Summer Sesshin, June 15, 2022. 1 minute.

2' 5"
Video July 12, 2022

Talking to a Rock

Tess Beasley

Rocks come to everyone’s aid at a gathering, bringing enchantment and connection. From a talk in Summer Sesshin, June 15, 2022. 5 minutes.

5' 6"
Video July 12, 2022

What’s Possible if I’m Not Making a Me

Tess Beasley

Tess talks about how koans ferret out our strategies for making a me, from a dharma talk in Summer Sesshin, June 15, 2022. 2 minutes.

2' 21"
Video July 12, 2022

Seeing Things as They Are

Tess Beasley

What is it that gets between us and the world, especially when meeting other humans? Tess leads an exercise in staying in the encounter when seeing each other. From a dharma talk in Summer Sesshin, June 15, 2022. 3 minutes.

3' 36"
Video July 12, 2022

Our Part in the Gathering

Tess Beasley

It’s all here—we’re already taking part in the gathering. We each hold our part so we can experience it together. Recorded during Summer Sesshin on June 15, 2022. 4 minutes.

3' 53"