White Wind Zen Community

A Community practising and teaching Dogen’s Zen since 1985

Recorded Teachings Schedule

Schedule of Recorded Teachings Played at Sittings at Dainen-ji

If you have missed an associate or general sitting, please listen to the teisho that was played at that sitting as soon as possible, so that the continuity of what is being presented is not disrupted. You can download the MP3 files of recordings from the WWZC media site. When the teisho presented are part of a series, the teisho in that series should be listened to in the correct order and with none missed out.

JUNE 17TH - 24TH, 2017

  • Monday, June 19th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Satori and Fleurs du Mal” (teisho 13 of 24)
  • Thursday, June 22nd associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Ceaseless Activity” (Dharma Talk 15)
  • Saturday, June 24th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Translating the Three Pure Precepts” (teisho 19 of 19)

JUNE 10TH - 17TH, 2017

  • Saturday, June 10th associate and general sitting: “The Tiny Book of Stopping and Looking”: “Samatha” (Dharma Talk 1 of 3)
  • Monday, June 12th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Not Holding the Mind” (teisho 12 of 24)
  • Thursday, June 15th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Karuna” (Dharma Talk 14)

JUNE 3RD - 10TH, 2017

  • Saturday, June 3rd general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Dharma Wheels Turning” (teisho 18 of 19)
  • Sunday, June 4th formal sitting: SAkN “Dimensions of Space” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Opening the Space of Understanding” (teisho 1 of 8)
  • Monday, June 5th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Wuwei” (teisho 11 of 24)
  • Thursday, June 8th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Living in the Space of Maitri” (Dharma Talk 13)
  • Saturday, June 10th associate and general sitting: “The Tiny Book of Stopping and Looking”: “Samatha” (Dharma Talk 1 of 3)

May 27th - June 3rd, 2017

  • Saturday, May 27th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Expressing an Expression” (teisho 17 of 19)
  • Sunday, May 28th formal sitting: SAkN “Infinite Infinities” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Bright Darkness” (teisho 7 of 7)
  • Monday, May 29th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “The One Way is All Directions” (teisho 10 of 24)
  • Thursday, June 1st associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “The Practice of Taking Care” (Dharma Talk 12)
  • Saturday, June 3rd general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Dharma Wheels Turning” (teisho 18 of 19)

May 20th - 27th, 2017

  • Saturday, May 20th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Good in the Beginning, Middle, and End” (teisho 16 of 19)
  • Sunday, May 21st formal sitting: SAkN “Infinite Infinities” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Practising Infinite Infinities: Sagara Mudra Instruction” (teisho 6 of 7)
  • Monday, May 22nd general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Straying, Dimming, Sinking, Rotting, Flowering” (teisho 9 of 24)
  • Thursday, May 25th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Entering the Space of Maitri” (Dharma Talk 11)
  • Saturday, May 27th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Expressing an Expression” (teisho 17 of 19)

May 13th - 20th, 2017

  • Saturday, May 13th associate and general sitting: O-SESSHIN  Associate and general sitting: “The Posture of Practice” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Kinhin: The Dignity of the Buddha” (Dharma Talk 2 of 2)
  • Saturday, May 20th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Good in the Beginning, Middle, and End” (teisho 16 of 19)

May 6th - 13th, 2017

  • Saturday, May 6th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Just a Flower on Hanamatsuri” (teisho 15 of 19)
  • Sunday, May 7th formal sitting: SAkN “Infinite Infinities” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Points of Experience” (teisho 5 of 7)
  • Monday, May 8th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Vast Intimacy Is All That Is” (teisho 8 of 24)
  • Thursday, May 11th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Serenity is not Special” (Dharma Talk 10)
  • Saturday, May 13th associate and general sitting: O-SESSHIN  Associate and general sitting: “The Posture of Practice” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Kinhin: The Dignity of the Buddha” (Dharma Talk 2 of 2)

April 29th - May 6th, 2017

  • Monday, May 1st general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Don’t Swerve” (teisho 6 of 24)
  • Thursday, May 4th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Honestly” (Dharma Talk 9)
  • Saturday, May 6th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Just a Flower on Hanamatsuri” (teisho 15 of 19)

April 22nd - 29th, 2017

  • Saturday, April 22nd general sitting: “Hanamatsuri 2017: The Fact of the Wall” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi
  • Sunday, April 23rd formal sitting: SAkN “Infinite Infinities” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Huntun’s Faceless Face” (teisho 4 of 7)
  • Monday, April 24th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Don’t Swerve” (teisho 6 of 24)
  • Thursday, April 27th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “The Nobility of the Truth” (Dharma Talk 8)

April 15th-22nd, 2017

  • Saturday, April 15th associate and general sitting: “The Posture of Practice” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Zazen” (Dharma Talk 1 of 2)
  • Monday, April 17th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Don’t Swerve” (teisho 6 of 24)
  • Thursday, April 20th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “The Nobility of the Truth” (Dharma Talk 8)
  • Saturday, April 22nd general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Just a Flower on Hanamatsuri” (teisho 15 of 19)

April 8th-15th, 2017

  • Saturday, April 8th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Naturally Open Hands” (teisho 14 of 19)
  • Sunday, April 9th formal sitting: SAkN “Infinite Infinities” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Wonton” (teisho 3 of 7)
  • Monday, April 10th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Ideas of Emptiness and Oneness” (teisho 5 of 24)
  • Thursday, April 13th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Faster Than the Speed of Thoughts” (Dharma Talk 7)
  • Saturday, April 15th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Just a Flower on Hanamatsuri” (teisho 15 of 19)

April 1st-8th, 2017

  • Saturday, April 1st general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Master Bird's Nest” (teisho 13 of 19)
  • Sunday, April 2nd formal sitting: SAkN “Infinite Infinities” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Infinite Points of Chaos” (teisho 2 of 7)
  • Monday, April 3rd general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Not For or Against” (teisho 4 of 24)
  • Thursday, April 6th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Not a Tourist” (Dharma Talk 6)
  • Saturday, April 8th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Naturally Open Hands” (teisho 14 of 19)

March 25th-April 1st, 2017

  • Sunday, March 26th formal sitting: SAkN “Infinite Infinities” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Unfolding Enfolding” (teisho 1 of 7)
  • Monday, March 27th general sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: Dharma Talk 21
  • Thursday, March 30th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: Dharma Talk 21
  • Saturday, April 1st general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Master Bird's Nest” (teisho 13 of 19)

March 18th-25th, 2017

  • Saturday, March 18th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “Not-Doing is the Sincere Practice of Natural Clarity” (teisho 12 of 19)
  • Sunday, March 19th formal sitting: SAkN “Infinite Infinities” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Unfolding Enfolding” (teisho 1 of 7)
  • Monday, March 20th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Wunan, Bunan, Just Do It” (teisho 3 of 24)
  • Thursday, March 23rd associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Washing Rice with Water” (Dharma Talk 5)

March 4th-11th, 2017

  • Saturday, March 4th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts:  “This is Good” (11 of 19)
  • Sunday, March 5th formal sitting: SAkN “Tathagatabharba” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Bodhichitta” (teisho 4 of 4)
  • Monday, March 6th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “It Wasn't Sengcan” (teisho 1 of 24)
  • Thursday, March 9th associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Sticks and Feather” (Dharma Talk 3)
  • Saturday, March 11th associate and general sitting: “The Posture of Practice” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Kinhin: The Dignity of the Buddhas” (Dharma Talk 2 of 2)

February 25th-March 4th, 2017

  • Monday, February 27th general sitting: "Without Difficulty": Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's "Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness"; reading of the text.
  • Thursday, March 2nd associate sitting: “The Touchstone” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: “Countless” (Dharma Talk 2)
  • Saturday, March 4th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “This is Good” (11 of 19)

February 18th-25th, 2017

  • Saturday, February 18th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Wha?” (10 of 19)
  • Sunday, February 19th formal sitting: SAkN “Tathagatabharba” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Flash of Knowing” (teisho 2 of 4)
  • Monday, February 20th general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Mind is Not Mind” (teisho 6 of 6)
  • Thursday, February 23rd associate sitting: “The Touchstone part 1” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari

February 11th-18th, 2017

  • Saturday, February 11th associate and general sitting: “The Posture of Practice” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Zazen” (Dharma Talk 1 of 1)
  • Saturday, February 18th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Wha?” (10 of 19)

February 4th-11th, 2017

  • Saturday, February 4th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “The Goods” (9 of 19)
  • Sunday, February 5th formal sitting: SAkN “Tathagatabharba” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Does a Dog Have Buddhanature?” (teisho 1 of 4)
  • Monday, February 6th general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “It Becomes You” (teisho 5 of 6)
  • Thursday, February 9th associate sitting: “The Point of the Posture and What It Points To” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Saturday, February 11th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Wha?” (10 of 19)

January 28th-February 4th, 2017

  • Sunday, January 29th formal sitting: SAkN “Presencing the Open Body” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Opening Past Everything” (teisho 5 of 5)
  • Monday, January 30th general sitting: “The Touchstone part 20” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Thursday, February 2nd associate sitting: “The Touchstone part 20” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Saturday, February 4th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “The Goods” (9 of 19)

January 21st-28th, 2017

  • Saturday, January 21st general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Good” (8 of 19)
  • Sunday, January 22nd formal sitting: SAkN “Presencing the Open Body” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Fundamental Process of Self-Image” (teisho 4 of 5)
  • Monday, January 23rd general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Touching the Sensations of the World” (teisho 4 of 6)
  • Thursday, January 26th associate sitting: “The Meaning of Mindfulness” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari

January 14th-21st, 2017

  • Saturday, January 14th associate and general sitting: “Being Breathed” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Being Breathed 4” (Dharma Talk 4 of 4)
  • Monday, January 16th general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Sea of Sounds” (teisho 3 of 6)
  • Thursday, January 17th associate sitting: Reading, part 2, of "Scattered Poems" by Eihei Dogen zenji. Translated by Anzan Hoshin roshi and Joshu Dainen roshi. Read by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei
  • Saturday, January 21st general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Good”(8 of 19)

January 7th-14th, 2017

  • Saturday, January 7th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Responding” (7 of 19)
  • Sunday, January 8th formal sitting: SAkN “Presencing the Open Body” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Objectifying Experience” (teisho 3 of 5)
  • Monday, January 9th general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Both Eyes Open” (teisho 2 of 6)
  • Thursday, January 12th associate sitting: Reading of "Scattered Poems" by Eihei Dogen zenji. Translated by Anzan Hoshin roshi and Joshu Dainen roshi. Read by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei
  • Saturday, January 14th associate and general sitting: “Being Breathed” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Being Breathed 4” (Dharma Talk 4 of 4)

December 31st, 2016 - January 7th, 2017

  • Saturday, December 31st general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Wrong Action Does Not Arise” (6 of 19)
  • Monday, January 2nd general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Flowering of the Senses” (teisho 1 of 6)
  • Thursday, January 5th associate sitting: “The Tiny Book of Stopping and Looking” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Balance” (Dharma Talk 3 of 3)
  • Saturday, January 7th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Responding” (7 of 19)

December 24th-31st, 2016

  • Saturday, December 24th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Before the First Move” (5 of 19)
  • Sunday, December 25th formal sitting: SAkN “Presencing the Open Body” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Where is Your Face?” (teisho 2 of 5)
  • Monday, December 26th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “The Naked Post” (teisho 7 of 7)
  • Thursday, December 29th associate sitting: “The Tiny Book of Stopping and Looking” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Vipashyana” (Dharma Talk 2 of 3)
  • Saturday, December 31st general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Wrong Action Does Not Arise” (6 of 19)

December 17th-24th, 2016

  • Saturday, December 17th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Makusa” (4 of 19)
  • Sunday, December 18th formal sitting: SAkN “Presencing the Open Body” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Paradox of Absence and Contraction” (teisho 1 of 5)
  • Monday, December 19th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Collapsing, Dropping, Falling” (teisho 6 of 7)
  • Thursday, December 22nd associate sitting: “The Tiny Book of Stopping and Looking” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Samatha” (Dharma Talk 1 of 3)
  • Saturday, December 24th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Before the First Move” (5 of 19)

December 11th-17th, 2016

  • Sunday, December 11th formal sitting: SAkN “Questioning the Enigma” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Dukkha is Bad Space” (teisho 4 of 4)
  • Monday, December 12th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Fences, Walls, Tiles, Stones” (teisho 5 of 7)
  • Thursday, December 15th associate sitting: “Sitting and Walking” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Water Moves Water” (teisho 2 of 3)
  • Saturday, December 17th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Before the First Move” (5 of 19)

December 4th-10th, 2016

  • Thursday, December 8th associate sitting: “Sitting and Walking” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Simplicity” (teisho 1 of 3)
  • Saturday, December 10th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Makusa” (4 of 19)

November 27th-December 3rd, 2016

  • Sunday, November 27th formal sitting: SAkN “Questioning the Enigma” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Questioning the Enigma” (teisho 3 of 4)
  • Monday, November 28th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “The Buddha 'Old'” (teisho 4 of 7)
  • Saturday, December 3rd associate and general sitting: “Being Breathed” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Being Breathed 3” (Dharma Talk 3 of 4)

November 20th-26th, 2016

  • Monday, November 21st general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Subtle and Mysterious Mind” (teisho 3 of 7)
  • Thursday, November 24th associate sitting: “The Posture of Practice” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Kinhin: The Dignity of the Buddha” (Dharma Talk 2 of 2)
  • Saturday, November 26th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Seven Buddhas, Three Natures, Unborn Nature” (teisho 3 of 19)

November 13th-19th, 2016

  • Monday, November 14th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Assorted Old Buddhas” (teisho 2 of 7)
  • Thursday, November 17th associate sitting: “The Posture of Practice” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Kinhin: The Dignity of the Buddha” (Dharma Talk 2 of 2)
  • Saturday, November 19th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Seven Buddhas, Three Natures, Unborn Nature” (teisho 3 of 19)

November 6th-12th, 2016

  • Sunday, November 6th formal sitting: SAkN “Questioning the Enigma” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “To Be and Not To Be” (teisho 2 of 4)
  • Monday, November 7th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Buddhas Loose in the World” (teisho 1 of 7)
  • Thursday, November 10th associate sitting: “The Posture of Practice” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Zazen” (Dharma Talk 1 of 2)
  • Saturday, November 12th associate and general sitting: “Being Breathed” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Being Breathed 2” (Dharma Talk 2 of 4)

October 30th-November 5th, 2016

  • Sunday, October 30th formal sitting: SAkN “Questioning the Enigma” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Flow of Reality” (teisho 1 of 4)
  • Monday, October 31st general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": Reading of the text
  • Thursday, November 3rd associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Spiders, Life, Death, and Understanding” (71 of 71)
  • Saturday, November 5th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Dogen's Intention” (2 of 19)

October 23rd-29th, 2016

  • Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 formal sitting: SAkN “Anatomy of Awakening” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Feeling Into Knowing” (teisho 9 of 9)
  • Monday, October 24th, 2016 general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Going Forth” continued (teisho 11 of 11)
  • Thursday, October 27th, 2016 associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Ordinary” (70 of 71)
  • Saturday, October 29th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: Reading of the text (1 of 19)

October 9th-15th, 2016

  • Monday, October 10th general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Stonehead and Sore Knees” (teisho 10 of 11)
  • Thursday, October 13th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “A Jewel in Bright Light” (68 of 71)
  • Saturday, October 15th general sitting: “Seeing Eye to Eye”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Yoibutsu Yubutsu: Buddha Meets Buddha": “Falling Down and Falling Away” (teisho 7 of 8)

October 2nd-8th, 2016

  • Sunday, October 2nd formal sitting: SAkN “Anatomy of Awakening” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Mudra” (teisho 8 of 9)
  • Saturday, October 8th associate and general sitting: O-SESSHIN: “Being Breathed” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Being Breathed I” (Dharma Talk 1 of 4)

September 25th-October 1st, 2016

  • Sunday, September 25th formal sitting: SAkN “Anatomy of Awakening” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Matter of Consciousness” (teisho 7 of 9)
  • Monday, September 26th general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “There's No Mistaking It” (teisho 9 of 11)
  • Thursday, September 29th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Feeling” (67 of 71)
  • Saturday, October 1st general sitting: “Seeing Eye to Eye”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Yoibutsu Yubutsu: Buddha Meets Buddha": “A Hundred Thousand Myriads” (teisho 5 of 8)

September 11th-17th, 2016

  • Sunday, September 11th formal sitting: SAkN “Anatomy of Awakening” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Tasting, Smelling, and Seeing Light” (teisho 5 of 10)
  • Monday, September 12th general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Shining Forth” (teisho 7 of 11)
  • Thursday, September 15th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Shadows and Colours” (65 of 71)
  • Saturday, September 17th associate and general sitting: “The Four Great Vows” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Limitless Awakening” (Dharma Talk 4 of 4)

September 4th-10th, 2016

  • Sunday, September 4th formal sitting: SAkN “Anatomy of Awakening” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Hearing and Speaking” (teisho 4 of 10)
  • Monday, September 5th general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Drunk and Walled In” (teisho 6 of 11)
  • Thursday, September 8th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Breathe This Breeze” (64 of 71)
  • Saturday, September 10th general sitting: “Seeing Eye to Eye”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Yoibutsu Yubutsu: Buddha Meets Buddha": “The Body of the Buddha” (teisho 3 of 8)

August 28th-September 3rd, 2016

  • Sunday, August 28th formal sitting: SAkN “Anatomy of Awakening” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi:”Knowing as Feeling” (teisho 3 of 10)
  • Monday, August 29th general sitting: "The Touchstone" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: "Fudo Myo-o" (Dharma Talk 19)
  • Thursday, September 1st associate sitting: "The Touchstone" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari: "Fudo Myo-o" (Dharma Talk 19)
  • Saturday, September 3rd general sitting: “Seeing Eye to Eye”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Yoibutsu Yubutsu: Buddha Meets Buddha": “Face and Eye” (teisho 2 of 8)

August 14th-20th, 2016

  • Saturday, August 13th associate and general sitting: “The Four Great Vows” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Dharma Gates” (Dharma Talk 3 of 4)
  • Monday, August 15th general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Tumbling” Continued (teisho 4 of 11)
  • Thursday, August 18th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “How We Mean” (62 of 71)
  • Saturday, August 20th general sitting: “Seeing Eye to Eye”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Yoibutsu Yubutsu: Buddha Meets Buddha": “Letting Loose the Lotus” (teisho 1 of 8)

August 7th-13th, 2016

  • Sunday, August 7th formal sitting: “Immo: Suchness”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Immo” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Spring” (teisho 12 of 13)
  • Monday, August 8th general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Tumbling” (teisho 4 of 11)
  • Thursday, August 11th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Choice” (61 of 71)
  • Saturday, August 13th associate and general sitting: “The Four Great Vows” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Dharma Gates” (Dharma Talk 3 of 4)

July 31st-August 6th, 2016

  • Sunday, July 31st formal sitting: “Immo: Suchness”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Immo” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “What is Suchness? Something, Nothing, Chrysanthemum and Spring Buds (teisho 11 of 13)
  • Monday, August 1st general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “The Absolute Moment” (teisho 3 of 11)
  • Thursday, August 4th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Four Ways of Working with Energy” (59 of 71)
  • Saturday, August 6th general sitting: “Seeing Eye to Eye”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Yoibutsu Yubutsu: Buddha Meets Buddha": Reading of the text

July 24th-30th

  • Sunday, July 24th formal sitting: “Immo: Suchness”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Immo” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Activity of Reality” (teisho 9 of 14)
  • Monday, July 25th general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “The Totality of Time (continued)” (3 of 13)
  • Thursday, July 28th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Names” (58 of 71)
  • Saturday, July 30th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Yaoshan's 'You Don't Understand'” (22 of 22)

July 17th-23rd

  • Monday, July 18th general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Totality of Time” (3 of 13)
  • Thursday, July 21st associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Tenderness” (56 of 71)
  • Saturday, July 23rd general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Yaoshan's Shout” (21 of 22)

July 10th-16th

  • Saturday, July 9th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Balls of Mud” (19 of 22)
  • Sunday, July 10th formal sitting: “Immo: Suchness”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Immo” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Bats, Fish, Silicone, and Zinc” (teisho 8 of 14)
  • Monday, July 11th general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Now and Then” (2 of 13)
  • Thursday, July 14th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Spring” (54 of 71)
  • Saturday, July 16th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “The Way of Clouds and Water” (20 of 22)

July 3rd-9th, 2016

  • Saturday, July 2nd general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Gao” (teisho 18 of 22)
  • Sunday, July 3rd formal sitting: “Immo: Suchness”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Immo” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “People of Suchness” (teisho 7 of 14)
  • Monday, July 4th general sitting: “Wild Time: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Uji: Being Time” by Eihei Dogen zenji: Reading of “Uji: Being Time” (1 of 13)
  • Thursday, July 7th, associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “So Much To Say” (53 of 71)
  • Saturday, July 9th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Balls of Mud” (19 of 22)

June 26th-July 2nd, 2016

  • Monday, June 27th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Last Piece” (teisho 12 of 12)
  • Thursday, June 30th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Water's Original Sound” (52 of 71)
  • Saturday, July 2nd general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Gao” (teisho 18 of 22)

June 19th-26th, 2016

  • Sunday, June 19th formal sitting: “Immo: Suchness”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on “Immo” by Eihei Dogen zenji: “Only Silence” (teisho 6 of 14)
  • Monday, June 20th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Last Piece” (teisho 12 of 12)
  • Thursday, June 23rd associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Hello, Goodbye” (51 of 71)

June 12th-18th, 2016

  • Monday, June 13th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Knowing Not-Knowing” (teisho 11 of 12)
  • Thursday, June 16th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Hear the World” (50 of 71)
  • Saturday, June 18th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “At Rest” (teisho 17 of 22)

June 5th-11th, 2016

  • Sunday, June 5th formal sitting: SAkN “Anatomy of Awakening” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Living the Body” (teisho 2 of 9)
  • Monday, June 6th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Through the Edge” (teisho 10 of 12)
  • Thursday, June 9th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Sky Talking” (49 of 71)
  • Saturday, June 11th general sitting: Associate and general sitting: “The Four Great Vows” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Endless Obsession” (Dharma Talk 2 of 4)

May 29th-June 4th, 2016

  • Sunday, May 29th formal sitting: SAkN “Anatomy of Awakening” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Anatomy of Awakening” (teisho 1 of 9)
  • Monday, May 30th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Through the Edge” (teisho 10 of 12)
  • Thursday, June 2nd associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Saying the Word Fire Does Not Burn the Mouth” (48 of 71)
  • Saturday, June 4th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Oxen” (teisho 16 of 22)

May 22nd-28th, 2016

  • Sunday, May 22nd formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Just This” (teisho 5 of 5)
  • Monday, May 23rd general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Kingdom of Nod” (teisho 9 of 12)
  • Thursday, May 26th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Surrender” (47 of 71)
  • Saturday, May 28th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “A Dog's Mouth” (teisho 15 of 22)

May 15th-21st, 2016

  • Saturday, May 14th associate and general sitting: “The Four Great Vows” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “All Beings” (Dharma Talk 1 of 4)
  • Saturday, May 21st general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Bodhidharma's Meaning” (teisho 14 of 22)

May 8th-14th, 2016

  • Sunday, May 8th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Unborn” (teisho 4 of 5)
  • Monday, May 9th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “A Little Tune” (teisho 8 of 12)
  • Thursday, May 12th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Cycles” (44 of 71)
  • Saturday, May 14th associate and general sitting: “The Four Great Vows” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “All Beings” (Dharma Talk 1 of 4)

May 1st-7th, 2016

  • Saturday, April 30th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Yaoshan Solves a Problem” (teisho 12 of 22)
  • Sunday, May 1st formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Collapse of SAkN” (teisho 3 of 5)
  • Monday, May 2nd general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “A Little Tune” (teisho 8 of 12)
  • Thursday, May 5th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Welcome” (43 of 71)
  • Saturday, May 7th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Magic” (teisho 13 of 22)

April 24th-30th, 2016

  • Monday, April 25th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Incessant Din of Dharma” (teisho 7 of 12)
  • Thursday, April 28th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Welcome” (42 of 71)
  • Saturday, April 30th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Yaoshan Solves Problem” (teisho 12 of 22)

April 17th-23rd, 2016

  • Sunday, April 17th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Beyond the Fields” (teisho 2 of 5)
  • Monday, April 18th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Beneath Your Feet” (teisho 6 of 12)
  • Thursday, April 21st associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Yes, No, Maybe” (41 of 71)

April 10th-16th, 2016

  • Monday, April 11th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “What the Wind Wants” (teisho 5 of 12)
  • Thursday, April 14th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “I Hate This” (40 of 71)
  • Saturday, April 16th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “The Highest Mountain Peak, the Floor of the Deepest Ocean” (teisho 11 of 22)

April 3rd-9th, 2016

  • Sunday, April 3rd formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The End of All Knowledge” (teisho 1 of 5)
  • Monday, April 4th general sitting: “The Touchstone 18: Vastness” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Thursday, April 7th associate sitting: “The Touchstone 18: Vastness” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Saturday, April 9th associate and general sitting: “The Four Noble Truths” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Practice” (Dharma Talk 4 of 4)

March 27th-April 2nd, 2016

  • Sunday, March 27th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Four” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Always Moving” (teisho 5 of 5)
  • Monday, March 28th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Practice of Wonder” (teisho 4 of 12)
  • Thursday, March 31st associate sitting: “The Touchstone 18” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Saturday, April 2nd general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “The Highest Mountain Peak, the Floor of the Deepest Ocean” (teisho 11 of 22)

March 20th-26th, 2016

  • Sunday, March 20th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Four” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Tantra is Unnecessary” (teisho 4 of 5)
  • Monday, March 21st general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Flowers Fall” (teisho 3 of 12)
  • Thursday, March 24th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “So Absurd” (38 of 71)

March 13th-19th, 2016

  • Monday, March 14th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Nehan” (teisho 2 of 12)
  • Thursday, March 17th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Confusion” (37 of 71)
  • Saturday, March 19th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Layman Pang's Good Start” (teisho 10 of 22)

March 6th-12th, 2016

  • Sunday, March 6th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Four” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Tantra is Unnecessary” (teisho 4 of 5)
  • Monday, March 7th general sitting: “The Landscape of Reality” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Here We Are” (teisho 1 of 12)
  • Thursday, March 10th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Pisspot of Life” (36 of 71)
  • Saturday, March 12th associate and general sitting: "The Four Noble Truths” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “End It” (Dharma Talk 3 of 4)

February 28th-March 5th, 2016

  • Monday, February 29th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Translating the Three Pure Precepts” (19 of 19)
  • Thursday, March 3rd associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Mirroring” (35 of 71)
  • Saturday, March 5th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Going Home” (teisho 9 of 22)

February 21st-27th, 2016

  • Sunday, February 21st formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Four” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Unknown Knowing” (teisho 2 of 5)
  • Monday, February 22nd general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Dharma Wheels Turning” (18 of 19)
  • Thursday, February 25th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Sunflower” (34 of 71)

February 14th-20th, 2016

  • Saturday, February 20th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Unthinkable” (teisho 8 of 22)

February 7th-13th, 2016

  • Sunday, February 7th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Four” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Motion” (teisho 1 of 5)
  • Monday, February 8th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Expressing an Expression” (17 of 19)
  • Thursday, February 11th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Open Heart” (32 of 71)
  • Saturday, February 13th associate and general sitting: “The Four Noble Truths” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Grasping” (Dharma Talk 2 of 4)

January 31st-February 6th, 2016

  • Sunday, January 31st formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Spectrum of Radiance” (teisho 8 of 8)
  • Monday, February 1st general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Good in the Beginning, Middle, and End” (16 of 19)
  • Thursday, February 4th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Garden” (31 of 71)
  • Saturday, February 6th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Yaoshan Sits Down and Gets Up” (7 of 22)

January 24th-30th, 2016

  • Sunday, January 24th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Surrender into Radiance” (teisho 7 of 8)
  • Monday, January 25th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Good in the Beginning, Middle, and End” (16 of 19)
  • Thursday, January 28th associate sitting: “The Touchstone 17” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Saturday, January 30th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Yaoshan Sits Down and Gets Up” (7 of 22)

January 17th-23rd, 2016

  • Sunday, January 17th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Expanse” (teisho 6 of 8)
  • Monday, January 18th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Just a Flower on Hanamatsuri” (15 of 19)
  • Thursday, January 21st associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Motives” (30 of 71)

January 10th-16th, 2016

  • Monday, January 11th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Naturally Open Hands” (14 of 19)
  • Thursday, January 14th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Top of the Mountain” (29 of 71)
  • Saturday, January 16th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Yaoshan's Single Phrase” (6 of 22)

January 3rd-January 9th, 2016

  • Sunday, January 3rd formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Presumption of Separateness” (teisho 5 of 8)
  • Monday, January 4th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Master Bird's Next” (13 of 19)
  • Thursday, January 7th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Game” (28 of 71)
  • Saturday, January 9th associate and general sitting: “The Four Noble Truths” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Life is Suffering?” (Dharma Talk 1 of 4)

December 27th, 2015-January 2nd, 2016

  • Sunday, December 27th formal sitting: SAkN”Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Open Details” (4 of 8)
  • Monday, December 28th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts “Not Doing is the Sincere Practice of Natural Clarity” (12 of 19)
  • Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “The Source of Wisdom” (teisho 5 of 22)

December 20th-December 26th, 2015

  • Sunday, December 20th formal sitting: “Five Spheres of SAkN” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Any Questions?” (teisho 7 of 7)
  • Monday, December 21st general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “This is Good” (11 of 19)
  • Thursday, December 24th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “The Gong” (27 of 71)
  • Saturday, December 26th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Shit, Bowls, Lions, and a Knife” (teisho 4 of 22)

December 13th-19th, 2015

  • Sunday, December 13th formal sitting: “Five Spheres of SAkN” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Fourth and Fifth Spheres: Everywhere and All At Once” (teisho 6 of 7)
  • Monday, December 14th general sitting: “Doing Not Doing part 1”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's “Shoaku Makusa” and the Three Pure Precepts: “Wha” (10 of 19)
  • Thursday, December 17th associate sitting: “Before Thinking: Foundations of Zen Practice” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “What Makes Sense” (26 of 71)
  • Saturday, December 19th general sitting: “Wandering on Medicine Mountain”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on "Medicine Mountain": The Recorded Sayings and Doings of Zen Master Yaoshan Weiyan: “Try to Lift It” (teisho 3 of 22))