PZI Teacher Archives
The great Silence at the Beginning Series
Great Silence at the Beginning: Resting in the Silence
No management of the universe is necessary. Effort does not help. Buddha’s story starts with ‘everything’ achieved, and acknowledges the longing and sorrow that can not be assuaged by getting things. Buddha in awakening sits in the immovable seat at the center—all included—even Mara. Talk from January Sunday Zen, Part 3.
Great Silence at the Beginning: Qualities of Silence
What are the properties of great silence? It can show up anywhere. The importance of holding it. Zen cliches that show up with truth. PZI Sunday Zen: January 15, 2023. 6 minutes.
Great Silence at the Beginning: Always Home
We have made it out of deep winter to the new year, and there is something new appearing. How do I hold the Zen paradox of form and emptiness as I live my life? With dreams, poems, comments, and Jordan McConnell playing music for meditation. Complete January Sunday Zen session, Part 1.