Dharma Talks

A selection of dharma talks

The Mystic and the Mundane – Dharma Talk by Ryotan Roshi (11/05/22)

Swimming in the Non-Dual – Dharma Talk by Ryotan Roshi (9/29/22)

The Village Zendo’s virtual zendo is privileged to offer, “Swimming in the Non-Dual,” a dharma talk in which Ryotan Roshi explores what it might mean to “intuit the dharma directly.”

True Colors – A Dharma talk by Jo An Sensei (10/6/22)

Jo An Sensei shares his experience working with young adults in college health, relating the struggles this population can have transforming into adult life. He compares this to the

As if in a Dream – Dharma Talk by Enkyo Roshi (10/16/22)

The Village Zendo’s virtual zendo is privileged to present, “As If In A Dream,” a dharma talk in which Enkyo Roshi offers an old koan about how easy it is to miss what’s in front of us, “as if in a dream.”

A Great Wind is Blowing – Dharma Talk by Fugan Sensei (10/9/22)

Fugan explores how the metaphor of wind in Zen can support us in the midst of impermanence.

Falling into our labors – Dharma Talk by Fugan Sensei (10/1/22)

In this Labor Day weekend talk, Fugan explores engaging with our daily work without being trapped by our labors.

Summer Sesshin Day 8: Dharma Talk by Ryotan Roshi

Ryotan Roshi explores what it means to be intimate with our True Nature.

Summer Sesshin Day 6: Dharma Talk by Fusho Hoshi

In this talk on the 6th day of our summer retreat, student teacher Fusho examines the paradox of trusting ourselves while being able to rest in not knowing.

 

Summer Sesshin Day 5: Dharma Talk by RyoShin

The Mind is Buddha’s Mind

 

Summer Sesshin Day 2: Dharma Talk by Myoko Roshi

On the second day of our Summer Sesshin, July 27th, 2022, Myoko talks about the value of rest, wherever we are, to shift and lighten the weight of our loads