Dharma talks on Zen Buddhism from the Village Zendo in New York City.
Talk by Jo An Hoshi “Where Is Your Anger?”
In this talk Jo An shares a powerful life experience and offers strategies for working with strong emotions. Encouraging us to skillfully wield the sword of prajna wisdom.
Talk by Soshin Hoshi “Thanksgiving and Not Killing”
Student teacher Soshin explores our relationship to Thanksgiving through the window of the ceremony of Fusatsu and the Precept of Not Killing. Podcast version here:
Talk by Roshi Enkyo “Wash Your Bowls, Time and Time Again”
In Enkyo Roshi’s talk “Wash Your Bowls, Time and Time Again,” she discusses the koan, “Joshu’s Washables,” reminding us that even the teachings must be dropped, in order to be in the moment. Recorded Sunday November 15, 2020. Podcast version here:
Talk by Ryotan Roshi “Expounding a Great Teaching”
Ryotan Roshi discusses how the teaching is our life of practice. (NB: Due to the vagaries of the internet, the first 30-45 seconds of Ryotan Roshi’s talk is slightly glitchy but does not detract in any way)
Talk by Ryotan Roshi “Tidying Up Your Karma”
October 29, 2020 How to tidy up the place where we live — our lives. For audio podcast, please click below:
Talk by Enkyo Roshi “Where is your Sanctuary?”
In Enkyo Roshi’s Dharma talk, “Where is your Sanctuary?“ she implores us, “With a koan, with a phrase from “Uji- Being Time’” we can re-inhabit our sanctuary right now.” Recorded October 18th, 2020. Podcast audio version here: