the journey

Audio January 2, 2021

A Winter Tale with the Guanyins

Allison Atwill, Michelle Riddle, Sarah Bender, Tess Beasley

PZI Zen Online with “The Guanyins:” 4 PZI Women Zen teachers tell a Winter Tale with the story of a vast moment that interrupted a battle in the middle of World War I. Allison Atwill, Tess Beasley, Sarah Bender & Michelle Riddle share the telling and teaching with meditation, poetry and reflection. Jordan McConnell contributes his music.

69' 16"
Audio November 18, 2020

The Journey Into Awakening – Peach Trees Without Words Make a Path – John Tarrant

John Tarrant

PZI Zen Online: John Tarrant on the Journey into Awakening in zen, in our lives and how it purifies. Deshan’s cart full of Diamond Sutra commentaries and our own strategies of resistance. Music from Jesse Cardin, Amaryllis Fletcher, Jordan McConnell. As recorded Nov. 15 2020.

64' 20"
Audio May 26, 2020

Secret Fidelity & One Finger Zen, Even in the Bardos

John Tarrant

PZI Zen Online: A woman’s story of awakening, and meeting with the mysterious prediction of teacher Heavenly Dragon. The absurdity of life’s journey. A meeting with a strange woman and her interrupting request, “Say a word of Zen!” How do you allow something different to arise? This—one finger! As recorded May 24, 2020.

94' 49"
Audio May 17, 2020

Deshan’s Journey out of Suffering

John Tarrant

Audio PZI Zen Online- Deshan’s story of Mirror Bright Mountain, a Diamond Sutra scholar and his journey to awakening. His meeting with the zen teachers: ‘Tea Shack Lady’ & Dragon Pool. How his journey transforms everything including his destination. Suffering from our views and expertness. As recorded May 17 2020. Music Jordan McConnell, Michelle Riddle, Sarah Bender, Amy Fletcher.

86' 45"