Statements and Questions

In this dharma talk, Sokuzan speaks on the ways statements and questions have different qualities.

Chained By Concepts

Sokuzan speaks on how important it is to be aware of how we can use concepts to avoid or manipulate or explain, instead of strengthening our awareness.

Not Two

The ultimate situation, expressed in a relative way, is “not two”. Everything is dependently arisen.

Branching Streams Flow In The Darkness . . .

Sokuzan speaks on Sandokai, an eighth century text written by Soto Zen lineage holder Sekito Kisen, meant to help us understand the nature of our mind and our world.

Ministers serve their Lords

Sokuzan speaks on a passage from the Hokkyo-Zanmai, or Song of the Jewel Mirror Samadhi.