Video Dharma

Video Dharma talks

  • More Live Online Teachings, Register Now!

    Back by Popular demand: More live online teachings!  Sokuzan was invited back to join several other dharma teachers for the three month online program presented by The Open Heart Project: “The Daily Dharma Gathering” with live meditation sessions Tuesdays through Sundays at 8:00pm EST from January 20-April 20. Please refer to the website below as the schedule for the program has changed several times.  Currently Sokuzan is scheduled to give the teaching at 8:00pm on Sunday January 25th: Getting Rid Of A Non-Existent Self.  Sokuzan will be giving more teachings throughout the program but the schedule is pending. Each session will be recorded and made available until the next day’s session.  To learn more and to register, go to:


  • Do the Math

    Do the Math 11/23/14 from SokukoJi on Vimeo.

    Usually we hear Sokuzan say “Don’t do the math”, or don’t add or subtract from your experience with your commentaries and opinions….but in this dharma talk, Sokuzan says “DO the math.

  • How to Study

    How to Study 12/28/14 from SokukoJi on Vimeo.

    In this Dharma talk, Sokuzan gives some direction on how to study as part of practice and talks about the power of studying with others.

  • How to Deepen Your Practice 11/30/14

    How to Deepen Your Practice 11/30/14 from SokukoJi on Vimeo.

    Sokuzan gives the first dharma talk to retreat participants at SokukoJi Buddhist Community’s annual eight day sesshin November 30 to December 8, this year titled “How to Deepen Your Practice: The Sevenfold Mahayana Puja”. He talks about various practice forms like bowing, prostrations and chanting that serve to support awareness beyond intellectual understanding of the forms.

  • Zen and Tantra

    Zen and Tantra 7/6/14 from SokukoJi on Vimeo.

    In this Dharma talk, Sokuzan contrasts the practices of Zen and Tantra as ways of approaching the teachings of the Buddha.