Summer Sesshin 2019

Audio September 23, 2019

Chuang Tsu and the Dung Beetle Dream

David Weinstein

David tells the story of Chuang Tzu and his dream of transformation – gaining the capacity to dream yourself into anything: butterfly, dung beetle, peacock, cockroach – finding yourself in the dream in whatever form. Waking as a cockroach and the urge to go back to sleep again vs whatever I turn into embracing being it fully. We can’t know we are in a dream, or not until we wake – we are constantly changing and transforming

56' 47"
Audio September 23, 2019

Awakening Making Itself Through You

Allison Atwill

Allison tells two stories, one from Chuang tsu and talks about the kensho moment of awakening versus the elliptical path of awakening that is showing up in all its forms moment to moment.

54' 52"
Video September 12, 2019

About Enlightenment

Allison Atwill

Allison Atwill at Summer Sesshin 2019 – Talks about enlightenment on July 27th.

26' 38"
Video July 31, 2019

Knock on Any Door: Daoist Masters and Zen Koans

John Tarrant

John Tarrant talks about the bond between Daoism and Chan Zen. See transcription with same name :https://www.pacificzen.org/library/knock-on-any-door-daoist-masters-zen-koans/

33' 12"