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2013 Dharma Talks

Welcome to the San Francisco Zen Center's online library of Dharma Talks.  The talks listed here were given at City Center or Green Gulch Farm as part of a public dharma talk.  For additional talks, please visit the classes section of our web site. We also offer our Dharma Talks as a podcast feed:

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12/28/2013 Vicki Austin - Consciousness
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12/22/2013 Edward Brown - Practice and Creativity
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12/21/2013 Christina Lehnherr - In the Light There is Darkness, In the Darkness There is Light
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12/18/2013 Michael Wenger - The Inner Tangle and the Outer Tangle
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12/15/2013 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Celebrating the Practice
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12/15/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Listening With Your Body
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12/14/2013 Steve Weintraub - Meeting Death as It Comes
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12/13/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Be Kind
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12/12/2013 Greg Fain - Surrender
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12/11/2013 Linda Galijan - Vulnerability and Connection
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12/10/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - From Silence
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12/7/2013 Paul Haller - Journey of Awakening
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12/6/2013 Paul Haller - Seeing Constructs of Mind
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12/5/2013 Paul Haller - Learning From Experience
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12/4/2013 Paul Haller - Study the Self
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12/3/2013 Paul Haller - Samadhi: Continuous Contact
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12/1/2013 Paul Haller - Jijuyu Zanmai: Awareness of the Self
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11/21/2013 Bert Dyer - Fear and Courage
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11/20/2013 Rosalie Curtis - Bringing the Precepts to Life
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11/19/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Shining Practice
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11/18/2013 Leslie James - Leslie Negates Leslie
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11/17/2013 Linda Galijan - Intimate Practice of Forms and Ceremonies
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11/17/2013 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Master Judi's One Finger
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11/16/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - The Body the Tool of Buddha Nature
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11/15/2013 Greg Fain - A Cart to Carry Cause and Effect
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11/14/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Unlearning the I
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11/13/2013 Keith Baker - Awareness Found Me
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11/13/2013 Leslie James - Stay
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11/10/2013 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Practicing with the Difficulties of Our Life
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11/9/2013 Jordan Thorn - Lotus in Muddy Water
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11/7/2013 Bert Dyer - You Are Beautiful
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11/6/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Dogen's Three Minds
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11/5/2013 Greg Fain - Entanglement
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11/3/2013 Edward Brown - Problems
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11/2/2013 Reb Anderson - The Job of a Zen Priest
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11/1/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - To Know the Truth in this Body
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10/30/2013 Shundo David Haye - Entering the Way with Everyday Mind
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10/27/2013 Jeremy Levie - Sejiki
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10/26/2013 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Emptiness and the Diamond Sutra
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10/24/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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10/23/2013 Keith Baker - Making Connections
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10/23/2013 Leslie James - Trust
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10/22/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Utterly Alone
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10/21/2013 Linda Galijan - What is zazen?
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10/20/2013 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Ceremony of Zazen
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10/19/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Whole World is Medicine
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10/13/2013 Steve Weintraub - Continuous Practice
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10/7/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Dining Room Class One
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10/6/2013 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Don't Try to Control Things
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10/2/2013 Myogen Steve Stucky - Gratitude
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10/2/2013 Paul Haller - Renunciation and Reassurance
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9/28/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Stillness and Activity in Zazen
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9/22/2013 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - The Mountains Belong to Those Who Love Them
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9/17/2013 Shosan Victoria Austin - Taking Buddha's Seat
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9/15/2013 Sessei Meg Levie - Mindfulness
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9/14/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Stop Taking Sides
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9/8/2013 Jisan Tova Green - Belonging
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9/7/2013 Myogen Steve StŁcky - Our Fundamental Connection
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9/4/2013 Leslie James - Tying It All Together
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9/2/2013 Kojun Dana Hull - Loving Kindness Meditation Ė a dining room class
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9/1/2013 Daitetsu Hull - Practicing with Koans Ė a dining room class
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9/1/2013 Jeremy Levie - We Must Labor to Be Beautiful
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8/31/2013 Susan O'Connell - Flexible Mind, Flexible Heart
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8/31/2013 Greg Fain - The Circle of the Way
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8/27/2013 Kaz Tanahashi - Vision of an Enlightened Society
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8/24/2013 Keiryu LiÍn Shutt - What is Dharma Transmission?
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8/21/2013 Leslie James - Continuous Thread
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8/21/2013 Brad Warner - Donít Set Up Standards of your Own
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8/21/2013 Jeffrey Schneider - Perfect Happiness
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8/18/2013 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Compassion Call and Response
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8/17/2013 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Avalokitesvara: Two Aspects of Practice
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8/14/2013 Tova Green - Departures
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8/11/2013 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Practicing Suchness Without Delay
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8/10/2013 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Who Was Suzuki-roshi?
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8/4/2013 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Stop
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8/3/2013 David Zimmerman - Having No Argument with Life
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7/31/2013 Leslie James - The Gate of Liberation
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7/28/2013 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Meeting and Merging
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7/27/2013 Linda Galijan - Only Buddhas
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7/24/2013 Greg Fain - What Does It Mean to Be an American Soto Zen Priest and Why the Heck Would Anyone Want to Do That?
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7/21/2013 Eijun Linda Cutts - Be a Person Here
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7/17/2013 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - The Fire Boy Seeks the Fire
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7/13/2013 Wendy Lewis - Faith and Doubt
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7/13/2013 Linda Galijan - Preaching Facing Oneness
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7/10/2013 Leslie James - Tassajara Stew
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7/7/2013 Korin Charlie Pokorny - Everyone Has a Light
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7/6/2013 Fu Schroeder - Harold and the Purple Crayon
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7/6/2013 Robert Thomas - Learning to Be a Human Being
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7/3/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller and Brother David Steindl-Rast - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen - Part Two
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6/29/2013 David Zimmerman - Courageous Journey
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6/29/2013 Zenju Earthlyn-Manuel - Dining Room Class, part two
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6/29/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller and Brother David Steindl-Rast - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen - Part One
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6/28/2013 Zenju Earthlyn-Manuel - Dining Room Class, part one
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6/26/2013 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Life Is a Package Deal
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6/23/2013 Linda Cutts - Full Moon of Peaches
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6/22/2013 Wendy Johnson, Annie Sommerville & Susan Leslie - Practicing with the Life of the World
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6/22/2013 Lien Shutt - The Hindrance of Desire
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6/19/2013 Valorie Beer - Just a Mirror
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6/15/2013 Vicki Austin - Emptiness, Readiness
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6/12/2013 Leslie James - Crazy Uncle Dogen
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6/9/2013 Steve Stucky - Dharma Companions Take 2
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6/8/2013 Charlie Pokorny - Joyful Mind, Nurturing Mind, Big Mind
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6/8/2013 Venerable Dr. Pannavati - What Is a Good Friend?
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6/5/2013 Greg Fain - A Guest Season Koan
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6/5/2013 Susan O'Connell - There's No Place Like Home
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6/1/2013 Myogen Steve Stucky - Cultivate Beginner's Mind
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6/1/2013 Meg Levie - Home Leaving, Home Coming
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5/29/2013 Kokyo Henkel - Shobogenzo Shoji (class three)
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5/28/2013 Kokyo Henkel - Shobogenzo Shoji (class two)
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5/27/2013 Kokyo Henkel - Shobogenzo Shoji (class one)
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5/26/2013 Gil Fronsdal - Sati
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5/26/2013 Linda Cutts - The Infinite Compassion Enters Reality
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5/25/2013 Gil Fronsdal - Evolution of the Precepts
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5/25/2013 Ed Sattizahn - Mindful Practices
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5/22/2013 Linda Galijan - Jukai - Receiving the Precepts
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5/22/2013 Gib Robinson - You're My Friend
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5/18/2013 Lee Lipp - Getting Married to Ourselves
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5/17/2013 Steve Stucky - Awakening Community
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5/15/2013 Robert Thomas - The Bodhisattva Path
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5/12/2013 Norman Fischer - Our Compassionate Mothers
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5/11/2013 Judith Randall - Three Minds
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5/8/2013 Greg Fain - Everyday Life at Tassajara
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5/4/2013 Rosalie Curtis - Dharma Friendship
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5/4/2013 Steve Stucky - Zen Body, Mountain Body
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5/3/2013 Marc Lesser - Lower Your Standard
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5/1/2013 David Zimmerman - Flapping Mind, Still Mind
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5/1/2013 Leslie James - Our Ideas of Practice and the Roots of Practice
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4/28/2013 Linda Cutts - Birth of the Buddha The World Honored One
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4/27/2013 Myogen Steve Stucky - Earthling Bodhisattvas
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4/27/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - The Practice of Resting
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4/21/2013 Reb Anderson - Grieving, Celebrating, Studying and Protecting the Great Earth
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4/21/2013 Renshin Bunce - What Is Dharma Transmission?
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4/20/2013 Tova Green and Valorie Beer - The Practice of Aging, the Aging of Practice
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4/18/2013 Leslie James - Assumptions Bear Viewing
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4/17/2013 Jamie Howell - Preliminary Practices
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4/15/2013 Myogen Steve Stucky - Relax with Kanzeon
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4/14/2013 Steve Stucky - Realistic Complete View
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4/13/2013 Linda Galijan - Staying Home and Attaining the Way
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4/6/2013 Greg Fain - What Brought Us Here
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3/31/2013 Linda Cutts - Bodhidharma's Compassionate Eyes
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3/30/2013 Susan O'Connell - Seamless Practice
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3/29/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Sesshin Day 6
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3/29/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Day 7
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3/28/2013 Dainin Marsha Angus - Sesshin Day 5
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3/28/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Day 6
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3/27/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Sesshin Day 4
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3/26/2013 Dainin Marsha Angus - Sesshin Day 3
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3/26/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Day 4
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3/25/2013 Lee Lipp - Sesshin Day 2
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3/25/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Day 3
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3/24/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Sesshin Day 1
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3/24/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Day 2
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3/24/2013 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - The Blind Men and the Elephant
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3/23/2013 Dainin Marsha Angus - Believing in Nothing
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3/23/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Sesshin Day 1
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3/20/2013 Lee Lipp - A Sesshin of Illness
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3/17/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Dogen's Zen - Class #8
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3/17/2013 Shohaku Okumura - Zazen Is Good for Nothing
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3/16/2013 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Compassion Is a Good Idea
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3/12/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Dogen's Zen - Class #7
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3/10/2013 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Teachings of Perfect Wisdom
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3/9/2013 Eijun Linda Cutts - Mahapajapati's Story
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3/8/2013 San Francisco Zen Center - Panel Presentation: Women Priests on Dogen
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3/6/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Dogen's Zen - Class #6
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3/6/2013 Mick Sopko - Language, Voice, Drum, Bread
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3/3/2013 Steve Weintraub - The Emerging Moment
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3/2/2013 Marsha Angus - Habit, Repetition and Intention
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3/1/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Dogenís Zen - Class #5
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2/27/2013 Lee Lipp - What Is the Heart of the Buddha?
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2/24/2013 Jiryu Mark Rutschman Byler - Absolute Refuge
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2/24/2013 Greg Fain - You Donít Have to Get It Right
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2/23/2013 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Love and Joy Are Right Here
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2/21/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Equanimity
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2/20/2013 DeBarros, Burges, Johnson, Senauke, Rosenbaum; - Panel: Lay-Entrusted Teachers
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2/20/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Samadhi
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2/19/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Ease and Dis-ease
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2/18/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - This Very Mind Is Buddha
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2/17/2013 Wendy Johnson - Awakening from the Illusion of Separateness
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2/17/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Investigation and Continuity
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2/16/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Don't Be Submerged by the Things of the World
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2/16/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Unborn Being
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2/15/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Polishing a Tile
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2/12/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Dogenís Zen Class 4
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2/10/2013 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Practicing the Buddha Mind Seal
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2/9/2013 Marsha Angus - Resounding Congruence
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2/6/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Dogenís Zen Class 3
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2/3/2013 Eijun Linda Cutts - Flag Wind Mind Earth
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2/2/2013 Marc Lesser - Accepting What Is
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1/31/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Dogenís Zen Class 2
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1/30/2013 Wendy Johnson - Pioneer Practice
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1/28/2013 Leslie James - There Really Is Something Lacking
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1/26/2013 Jordan Thorn - The River Is Famous to the Fish
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1/24/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - What Does Practice Ask of You?
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1/23/2013 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Aligning All Activities with the Heart of Buddha
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1/23/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Turning the Light Inwards
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1/22/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Breath and Body of The Way
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1/21/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Renouncing Suffering
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1/20/2013 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Embracing the Great Vehicle XXX Melting the cold cold heart
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1/20/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Entering Sesshin with Way-Seeking Mind
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1/19/2013 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - The Way-Seeking Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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1/16/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Class: Dogenís Zen Class 1
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1/16/2013 Shundo David Haye - What Do You Do?
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1/13/2013 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Embracing the Great Vehicle XXIX Silence and Stillness the Key to Reality
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1/13/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Refining Effort
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1/12/2013 Shosan Vicki Austin - Forgiving the Unforgivable
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1/6/2013 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Embracing the Great Vehicle XXVIII A New Year Vow to Realize Buddha
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1/5/2013 Ryushin Paul Haller - Yes, I Will!
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1/2/2013 Rosalie Curtis - It's Always New Year
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