Wednesday, July 27, 2016 – “Dogen: To Forget The Self” – by Sokuzan

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Sokuzan talks about several lines in Dogen’s Genjokoan: To study the self is to forget the self. To forget the self is to be actualized by the myriad things. When actualized by myriad things, your body and mind as well as bodies and minds of others drop away.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 – “The Firekeeper and The Hearth”

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Unyo reads “Bendowa” from Dogan’s book Shobogenzo. Sokuzan explains further and answers questions.

Dogen: The Mark of Realization

Sokuzan speaks on questions that arose during daily book study of Dogen’s Shobogenzo.

Everything Is Preaching The Dharma

Inspired by Dogen’s “Shobogenzo”, Sokuzan speaks on the difficulty of teaching and understanding both relative and absolute truth.

Seeing Things as They Are

Seeing Things as They Are from SokukoJi on Vimeo.

Sokuzan uses a poem by Zen Master Dogen to preface a talk on viewing the world as it is.
Saturday October 26, 2013

“Do not ask me where I am going in this limitless world
Where every step I take is my home.”

— Dogen Zenji