Audio: Zen Online. John Tarrant on Mother’s Day sits with Hakuin’s : ‘The Woman at the the Inn’. Everything shines with a great light. Even in the shit! The mind thinks- not here, this can’t be it. Includes music by Ritchie Domingue, Jordan McConnell and Amy Fletcher.
‘Peach Blossoms’ – With John Tarrant, Roshi as recorded online, April 19 2020: Meditation & Dharma Talk plus comments from participants. Seeing the crimson of the peach blossoms across a canyon after seeking 30 years, a teacher is enlightened.
Awakening in Zen is coming to realize the deepest relationship of interdependence we have with all things. And when we realize we are not alone, we feel supported, and free. The world becomes a place not of opposition, but of alliance.
Zoom Zen – Sarah Bender, Roshi reflects on the intimacy of not knowing, the nearness of all of us in this dreamy emergent time. Wandering and not knowing are allies now. As recorded Friday, April 3rd, includes: Sarah’s intro & Dharma talk, silent meditation segments and sharing.
John Tarrant – Zoom Zen meditation Session recorded Sun. March 29th, 2020 – The session includes: John’s intro and the koan, a long silent meditation segment with music, guitar by Jordan McConnell. (Music is as recorded via Zoom, so not as pristine as in person) As recorded: John speaks meditation instructions and the koan throughout meditation segment followed by a talk and some comments. Closing: Bells, violin, 4 vows – PZI Cantor, Amaryllis Fletcher.