Beginner's Mind Zen Center
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2012 dharma talks

On Adam & Eve

January 28, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses Adam & Eve.

Being ourselves

January 21, 2012 | download here
Jane talks about being ourselves.

On non-attachment

January 14, 2012 | download here
Peter talks about non-attachment.

On the Wellness Sutta

January 8, 2012 | download here
Peter speaks on the Wellness Sutta.

The empty canvas

January 07, 2012 | download here
Jane talks about the empty canvas of every moment.

Tim Buckley on Harry Roberts

January 06, 2012 | download here
Tim Buckley discusses Harry Roberts.

Safely navigating self

January 05, 2012 | download here
Jane talks about safely navigating the self.

On sesshin

January 04, 2012 | download here
Peter speaks on sesshin.

Priest and Lay Precepts

February 25, 2012 | download here
Jane talks about priest and lay precepts.

Heart Sutra

February 18, 2012 | download here
Jane discusses the Heart Sutra.

On Sun-faced Buddha/Moon-faced Buddha

February 11, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses the koan of the Sun-faced Buddha/Moon-faced Buddha.

Our many forms of being

February 4, 2012 | download here
Jane talks about our many forms of being.

The Trickster

March 31, 2012 | download here
Jane talks about the Roadrunner and Wile E. Coyote.

On the Three Treasures

March 24, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses the Three Treasures.

On why we practice

March 3, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses why we practice.

Red room, blue room

April 28, 2012 | download here
Jane discusses how our emotions affect our perception.

Open up and let the mess show

April 14, 2012 | download here
Jane discusses letting our true selves show.

On Buddha's Birthday

April 7, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses Buddha's Birthday.

Changes

June 30, 2012 | download here
Jane talks about how a pond changes.

On dokusan

June 23, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses dokusan.

The right place at the right time

June 16, 2012 | download here
Jane talks about significant time.

Karma

June 10, 2012 | download here
Jane discusses karma and how it affects us.

On the qualities of a bodhisattva

June 9, 2012 | download here
Peter speaks on the qualities of a bodhisattva.

On being lucky

June 2, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses our good fortune at being able to practice.

Getting to know ourselves

July 7, 2012 | download here
Jane discusses Dogen's "To study Buddhism is to study the self."

On compassion

August 11, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses compassion.

On nirvana in the Heart Sutra

September 29, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses the Heart Sutra, and the difference between negation and renunciation.

Life-affirming practice

September 22, 2012 | download here
Jane discusses life-affirming practice.

On young buddhists and religion

September 16, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses young buddhists, the three types of practice, and religion.

Rakusu sesshin

September 15, 2012 | download here
Jane discusses the rakusu sesshin.

On delusion and enlightenment

September 9, 2012 | download here
Peter talks about delusion and enlightenment.

On I don't know

October 24, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses don't-know and not-knowing.

On not doing what is evil and doing what is good

October 20, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses what "evil" is doing in a Buddhist chant.

On the ten buddhas and bodhisattvas in the Jukai Ceremony - Part I

October 13, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses the Dharmakaya, Sambhogakaya and Nirmanakaya. (Second part: Dec. 2, 2012.)

On looking to ourselves

November 17, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses on looking to ourselves.

On habits and Way-seeking mind

November 3, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses our habitual way of seeing ourselves and our Way-seeking minds.

Keeping body and mind together

December 22, 2012 | download here
Jane discusses keeping body and mind together.

On being ordinary

December 15, 2012 | download here
Peter discusses the importance of being ordinary.

Keeping our marbles

December 8, 2012 | download here
Jane discusses keeping our marbles.

On the ten buddhas and bodhisattvas in the Jukai Ceremony - Part II

December 2, 2012 | download here
Peter continues his discussion of the Dharmakaya, Sambhogakaya and Nirmanakaya. (First part: Oct. 13, 2012.)

 

   
 
 

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