Video Dharma

Video Dharma talks

  • Wednesday October 11, 2017 – “Meditation IS Action” (Talk Two) – by Sokuzan

    “Why aren’t you doing something? Are you just going to sit there like a vegetable?” Have you ever had anyone say something like this about your meditation practice? Meditation IS action. It is sitting down and witnessing your own self-centeredness. See who you are so when you get up off the cushion.

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  • Sunday October 8, 2017 – “Meditation IS Action” (Talk One) – by Sokuzan

    Someone who is working with their mind to stretch the awareness with the motivation to see what is fundamentally true, that intention goes along way. You become more and more fearless. You realize who you are, that nothing can really hurt you, so you extend yourself out.

  • Wednesday October 4, 2017 – “Now I Must Do Something Meaningful” – by Sokuzan

    Someone who is working with their mind to stretch the awareness with the motivation to see what is fundamentally true, that intention goes along way. You become more and more fearless. You realize who you are, that nothing can really hurt you, so you extend yourself out.

  • Sunday October 1, 2017 – “Rummaging Through Concepts” – by Sokuzan

    We don’t even know what concepts are, what thoughts are. We know what thoughts do, they drive us crazy. When something triggers a feeling and we rummage through concepts to explain why something happens, what it is and what it’s about, constant chatter that is going in circles, you leave the original situation an opt for something else. Let concepts arise in your mind-stream in or with the awareness. You don’t have to stop thinking, but if you want to see the entire situation, you are probably going to need spiritual path.

  • Saturday September 30, 2017 – “Yield” – by Sokuzan

    Dispute is a manifestation of confusion. When you feel the very texture of irritation, go there. Yield is when you feel things start to tighten up in any way against someone else, against yourself, against anything….and I rarely use this word but it fits here…surrender. One of the most important acts of generosity is to give someone your attention. When I say yield, it’s just them.