The Heart Sutra, chanted by the SokukoJi monks

Listen as the SokukoJi monks chant the (Red Pine Translation) Heart Sutra on June 29. 2013.

Experience and realization

Sokuzan answers Mary Elizabeth and Kathy’s questions after a Dharma talk during a two-day retreat hosted by Traverse City Mindfulness Meditation Group.

March 10, 2013
Audio (00:07:32)

Sense Consciousness Meditation

A Dharma talk on Sense Consciousness Meditation, given by Sokuzan in Traverse City, MI, on March 10, 2013.

March 10, 2013
Audio (00:26:25)


In this short audio clip, Sokuzan gives instruction on Shikantaza, or basic sitting meditation.

November 25, 2012
Audio (00:06:47)

The Three Poisons

Sokuzan gives an energetic Dharma talk about The Three Poisons that give rise to suffering: passion, aggression and ignorance. He encourages meditation as a way to practice awareness and see through our tendencies to go to war with ourselves.

October 28, 2012
Audio (00:51:42)