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Brooklyn Zen Center Talks


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Teah Strozer (guiding teacher)

The Meaning of Precepts (10/21/2016)

Everything is included (10/21/2016)

Not Knowing (04/2016, SFZC)

Loving our Humanness and Being Life (05/02/2015)

The Parable of the Burning House (11/08/2014)

On Shamatha (05/24/2014)

The Teaching of Impermanence (05/17/2014)

Rohatsu Sesshin Day 4 (12/07/2013)

Rohatsu Sesshin Day 2 (12/05/2013)

Summer Sesshin Day 5 (06/09/2013)

Summer Sesshin Day 2 (06/06/2013)

Summer Sesshin Day 1 (06/05/2013)

The Meaning of Retreat (11/23/2013)

Stories on the 12-Fold Chain (10/26/2013)

Seeing Dependent Co-Arising (09/21/2013)

Earth Day (04/27/2013)

Look at What Is Looking (12/05/2012)

Allowing Ourselves to Be OK (10/20/2012)

Relating to Big Vow (10/13/2012)

Entanglement and Connectedness (06/14/2012) 

Ordinary People in Time (05/26/2012)

Practice and Realization (05/05/2012)

Little Deaths Along the Path (04/28/2012)

Stories in Time (03/31/2012)

Taking Total Responsibility for Our Practice (12/10/2011)

Fire and R.A.I.N. (12/09/2011)

Working With the Hindrances (12/08/2011)

Work Practice (11/12/2011)

Huike and Bodhidharma (11/05/2011)

The Story of Huineng (10/29/2011)

Hsin Hsin Ming: Trust in the Heart-Mind (10/22/2011)

The Mystery Within the Mundane (10/09/2011)

Intimate Activity (10/08/2011)

To Live Is Just to Live (10/07/2011)

The Faces at Braga (07/10/2011)

Summer Sesshin Talk (07/06/2011)

On Relationship – Part 2 (07/02/2011)

On Relationship – Part 1 (06/29/2011)

 


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Greg Snyder

Our Path of Devotion and Disappointment (06/17/2017)

Grass and Trees and Lands (06/03/2017)

The Zen Path of Seeing Yourself (05/20/2017)

The role of Sangha (12/17/2016)

Engaged Buddhism – Dharma as community practice (10/29/2016)

What is Practice? Boundless grass and a forest of thorns (09/17/2016)

 


Laura O’Loughlin

Settled Activity in an Unsettling World (06/24/2017)

The miraculous power of showing up as you are (03/04/2017)

Making Wisdom Visible: Meeting our Female Ancestors (03/26/2016)


 Visiting Teacher Talks


Norman Fischer

Norman Fischer

Inside and Outside (11/24/2012)

Zhaozhou’s Dog (06/12/2011)

On Spiritual Friendship (04/04/2011)

History of the Precepts (04/15/2009)

Word Silence (01/08/2008)


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Reb Anderson

The Perfection of Wisdom and the Bodhisattva’s Good Friendship – Part 1 (06/11/2014)

The Perfection of Wisdom and the Bodhisattva’s Good Friendship – Part 2 (06/12/2014)

The Perfection of Wisdom and the Bodhisattva’s Good Friendship – Part 3 (06/13/2014)

The Perfection of Wisdom and the Bodhisattva’s Good Friendship – Part 4 (06/14/2014)

 

The Perfection of Wisdom and the Bodhisattva’s Good Friendship – Part 5 (06/15/2014)

Zen Practice Before and After Enlightenment – Part 1 (02/29/2012)

Zen Practice Before and After Enlightenment – Part 2 (03/01/2012) 

Zen Practice Before and After Enlightenment – Part 3 (03/02/2012) 

Zen Practice Before and After Enlightenment – Part 4 (03/03/2012)

Zen Practice Before and After Enlightenment – Part 5 (03/03/2012)


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The Conversation: Exploring Race, Racism & Our Buddhist Practice w/ angel Kyodo williams and Greg Snyder (02/26/2015)

Touching the Earth, Making Room for Everyone (09/28/2013)

 


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Pamela Weiss

Genjo Koan Retreat – Love is the Fabric of Reality (06/20/2015)

Genjo Koan Retreat – The Three Minds of the Tenzo Kyokun (06/18/2015)

 


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Steve Stucky

Only a Buddha and a Buddha (02/02/2013)


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Gaelyn Godwin

The Anthill (05/03/2014)

The Four Establishments of Mindfulness (04/20/2013)


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A Work in Progress (02/23/2013)


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Mary Mocine

In the Seen, Just the Seen (06/04/2011)


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 Shohaku Okumura

July 2013 Genzo-e: Studying Dogen’s Shobogenzo Zenki (Total Function) and Tsuki (Moon)

Day 1 Genzo-e morning (07/24/2013)

Day 1 Genzo-e afternoon (07/24/2013)

Day 2 Genzo-e morning (07/25/2013)

Day 2 Genzo-e afternoon (07/25/2013)

Day 3 Genzo-e morning (07/26/2013)

Day 3 Genzo-e afternoon (07/26/2013)

Day 4 Genzo-e morning (07/27/2013)

Day 4 Genzo-e afternoon (07/27/2013)

Day 5 Genzo-e morning (07/28/2013)

Day 5 Genzo-e afternoon (07/28/2013)


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Alan Senauke

Zazen and Engaged Buddhism (05/10/2015) 

 

 

 

 

 


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Dan Leighton

Bodhisattva Values and Social Action (03/25/2017)

Just This Is It (06/06/2015)

 

 

 

 


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David Zimmerman

Your Mind Moves (07/18/2015)

 

 

 


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Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

The Way Of Tenderness Retreat Day 1 – Awakening the Heart (09/18/2015)

The Way Of Tenderness Retreat Day 2 – Oneness is Itself (09/19/2015)

The Way of Tenderness Retreat Day 3 – I Can Breathe (09/20/2015)

 

 

 

 


Sri Swaminiji Svatmavidyananda Saraswati

Sādhanā: Spiritual Practice in Daily Life (12/19/2015)

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Generosity from the Heart, Generosity in the Body: Exploring the 3 kinds of Gifts (03/20/2016)

 

 

 

 

 


Revs. Paco Lugoviña and Daiken Nelson

Mind, Body & Spirit connection (10/01/2016)