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.

DECEMBER 30TH - 7TH, 2018

  • Saturday, December 8th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Wise Up Down and All Around" (19 of 26)
  • Sunday, December 9th: SAkN "Questioning the Enigma" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "Questioning the Enigma" (3 of 4) 
  • Monday, December 10th: "Standing Clear" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge Osho-ajari
  • Thursday, December 13th: "The Four Noble Truths" by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: "Life is Suffering?" (Dharma Talk 1 of 4) 
  • Saturday, December 15th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “The Importance of Earnestly Being" (20 of 26)

NOVEMBER 24TH - DECEMBER 1ST, 2018

  • Saturday, November 24th: "All Around, All at Once, part 3: Unfabricated" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Sunday, November 25th: SAkN "Questioning the Enigma" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "To Be and Not to Be" (2 of 4) 
  • Monday, November 26th: "Is There A Problem" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Thursday, November 29th: "Crunch" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Saturday, December 1st: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Wise Up Down and All Around" (19 of 26)

NOVEMBER 17TH - 24TH, 2018

  • Sunday, November 18th: SAkN "Questioning the Enigma" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "The Flow of Reality" (1 of 4)
  • Monday, November 19th: "All Around, All at Once: part 3" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Thursday, November 22nd: "All Around, All at Once: part 3" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Saturday, November 24th: "All Around, All at Once: part 3" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari

NOVEMBER 10TH - 17TH, 2018

  • Saturday, November 10th: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Requesting Ordination” (Dharma Talk 15)
  • Monday, November 12th: "The Point of the Posture and What It Points To“ by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari 
  • Thursday, November 15th: "The Contraptions of Contraction" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari

NOVEMBER 3RD - 10TH, 2018

  • Saturday, November 3rd: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Water Within Water" (18 of 26)
  • Sunday, November 4th: SAkN "The Anatomy of Awakening" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "Feeling Into Knowing: Sagara Mudra Samadhi" (9 of 9) 
  • Monday, November 5th: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Going to Advisors and Teachers” (Dharma Talk 14) 
  • Thursday, November 8th: "Remembering Reality" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari 
  • Saturday, November 10th: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Requesting Ordination” (Dharma Talk 15) 

OCTOBER 27TH - NOVEMBER 3RD, 2018  

  • Monday, October 29th: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Being Without Struggle” (Dharma Talk 13)
  • Thursday, November 1st: "Tada" by Ven. Jinmyo Rengo osho-ajari 
  • Saturday, November 3rd: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Water Within Water" (18 of 26)

OCTOBER 20TH - 27TH, 2018

  • Saturday, October 20th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “The Practice of Entrusting" (17 of 26)
  • Sunday, October 21st: SAkN "The Anatomy of Awakening" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "Strategies of Transcendence" (8 of 9) 
  • Monday, October 22nd: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Moving Past Householders Life” (Dharma Talk 13) 
  • Thursday, October 25th: "Dealing with the Demon" by Ven. Jinmyo Rengo osho-ajari

OCTOBER 13TH - 20TH, 2018

  • Saturday, October 13th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Resting in Motion" (16 of 26)
  • Sunday, October 14th: SAkN "The Anatomy of Awakening" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "Mudra" (7 of 9) 
  • Monday, October 15th: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “If in Danger or Difficulty” (Dharma Talk 12)
  • Thursday, October 18th: "Expect to be Surprised" by Ven. Jinmyo Rengo osho-ajari
  • Saturday, October 20th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “The Practice of Entrusting" (17 of 26)

SEPTEMBER 29TH - OCTOBER 6TH, 2018

  • Saturday, September 29th: "All Around, All At Once": part 2 "The Whole World is Already Ready" by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Sunday, September 30th: SAkN "The Anatomy of Awakening" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "The Matter of Consciousness" (6 of 9) Monday, October 1st: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “When Giving Something Away” (Dharma Talk 10)
  • Thursday, October 4th: “The Four Great Vows” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Limitless Awakening” (Dharma Talk 4 of 4)

SEPTEMBER 22ND - 29TH, 2018

  • Sunday, September 23rd: SAkN "The Anatomy of Awakening" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "Tasting, Smelling and Seeing Light" (5 of 9) 
  • Monday, September 24th: “All Around and All At Once, part 2” Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari Thursday, September 27th: “All Around and All At Once, part 2” Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Saturday, September 29th: “All Around and All At Once, part 2” Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari

SEPTEMBER 15TH - 22ND, 2018

  • Saturday, September 15th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “A Single Suchness" (15 of 26)
  • Sunday, September 16th: SAkN "The Anatomy of Awakening" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "Hearing and Speaking" (4 of 9) 
  • Monday, September 17th: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "Great Doubt, Great Faith, Great Practice" (12 of 12)
  • Thursday, September 20th: “The Four Great Vows” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Dharma Gates” (Dharma Talk 2 of 4)

SEPTEMBER 8TH - 15TH, 2018

  • Saturday, September 8th: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Ascending a Balcony” (Dharma Talk 9)
  • Monday, September 10th: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "Each Drop (continued)" (11 of 12)
  • Thursday, September 13th: “The Four Great Vows” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: "Endless Obsessions" (Talk 2 of 4)
  • Saturday, September 15th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “A Single Suchness" (15 of 26)

SEPTEMBER 1ST - 8TH, 2018

  • Saturday, September 1st: "All Around All At Once": Dharma Talk by Ven. Jinmyo renge osho 
  • Sunday, September 2nd: SAkN "The Anatomy of Awakening" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "Knowing as Feeling" (3 of 9) 
  • Monday, September 3rd: "All Around All At Once": Dharma Talk by Ven. Jinmyo renge osho 
  • Thursday, September 6th: “The Four Great Vows” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “All Beings” (Dharma Talk 1 of 4)
  • Saturday, September 8th: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Ascending a Balcony” (Dharma Talk 9)

AUGUST 25TH - SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2018

  • Sunday, August 26th: SAkN "The Anatomy of Awakening" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "Living the Body" (2 of 9)
  • Monday, August 27th: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "Each Drop" (11 of 12)
  • Thursday, August 30th: "Aligned with the Way": Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Hotsu Mujo-shin": "Emerging as Buddha" (5 of 6) 
  • Saturday, September 1st: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “A Single Suchness" (14 of 26)

AUGUST 18TH - 25TH, 2018

  • Saturday, August 18th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Satori and Fleurs du Mal" (14 of 26)
  • Sunday, August 19th: SAkN "The Anatomy of Awakening" by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: "The Anatomy of Awakening" (1 of 9) 
  • Monday, August 20th: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "As Such" (10 of 12)
  • Thursday, August 23rd: "Aligned with the Way": Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Hotsu Mujo-shin": "Interpenetration" (4 of 6)  

AUGUST 11TH - 18TH, 2018

  • Saturday, August 11th: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Adornments” (Dharma Talk 8)
  • Monday, August 13th: "Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "Rolling Up and Rolling Out" (9 of 12)
  • Thursday, August 16th: "Aligned with the Way": Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Hotsu Mujo-shin": "Interpenetration" (4 of 6)
  • Saturday, August 18th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Satori and Fleurs du Mal" (14 of 26)

AUGUST 4TH - 11TH, 2018

  • Saturday, August 4th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Not Holding the Mind" (13 of 26)
  • Sunday, August 5th: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Just This" (5 of 5)
  • Monday, August 6th: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "Bow (continued)" (8 of 12)
  • Thursday, August 9th: "Aligned with the Way": Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Hotsu Mujo-shin": "Each Thing Looms above Everything Else" (2 of 6)
  • Saturday, August 11th: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Adornments” (Dharma Talk 8)

JULY 28TH - AUGUST 4TH, 2018

  • Sunday, July 29th: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Just This" (5 of 5)
  • Monday, July 30th: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "Bow" (8 of 12)
  • Thursday, August 2nd: "Aligned with the Way": Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Hotsu Mujo-shin": "Numberless Noses" (2 of 6)
  • Saturday, August 4th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Not Holding the Mind" (13 of 26)

JULY 21ST - 28TH, 2018

  • Saturday, July 21st: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Wuwei" (12 of 26)
  • Monday, July 23rd: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Because" (7 of 12)
  • Thursday, July 26th: "Aligned with the Way": Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Hotsu Mujo-shin" : Reading of Dogen Zenji's "Hotsu Mujo-shin" (1 of 6)
  • Saturday, July 28th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Not Holding the Mind"(13 of 26)  

JULY 14TH - 21ST, 2018

  • Saturday, July 14th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “The One Way is All Directions" (11 of 26)
  • Sunday, July 15th: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Unborn" (4 of 5)
  • Monday, July 16th: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "The Pole" (6 of 12)
  • Thursday, July 19th: Mula Paryiya Sutta
  • Saturday, July 21st: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Wuwei" (12 of 2)

JULY 7TH - 14TH, 2018

  • Saturday, July 7th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Straying Dimming Sinking Rotting Flowering” (10 of 26)
  • Sunday, July 8th: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Collapse of SAkN" (3 of 5)
  • Monday, July 9th: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "Gathered and Released" (5 of 12)
  • Thursday, July 12th: “Flowers and Worms": Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on the Maharahulovada Sutta: “Conclusion” (teisho 7 of 7)
  • Saturday, July 14th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “The One Way is All Directions" (11 of 26)

JUNE 30TH - JULY 7TH, 2018

  • Saturday, June 30th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Vast Intimacy Is All That Is” (9 of 26)
  • Sunday, July 1st: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Beyond the Field" (2 of 5)
  • Monday, July 2nd: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "The Final Truth" (4 of 12)
  • Thursday, July 4th: “Flowers and Worms: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on the Maharahulovada Sutta: “Beginning at the Beginning” (teisho 6 of 7)
  • Saturday, July 7th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Straying Dimming Sinking Rotting Flowering” (10 of 26)

JUNE 23RD - 30TH, 2018

  • Saturday, June 23rd: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”: “Opinions and Opening” (8 of 26)
  • Sunday, June 24th: SAkN “Root Cycle Five” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The End of All Knowledge" (1 of 5)
  • Monday, June 25th: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": "The Path of the Sky" (3 of 12)
  • Thursday, June 28th: “Flowers and Worms: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on the Maharahulovada Sutta: “The Flower at Twilight” (teisho 5 of 7)
  • Saturday, June 30th: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Vast Intimacy Is All That Is” (9 of 26)

JUNE 16TH - 23RD, 2018

  • Saturday, June 16th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Don’t Swerve” (7 of 26)
  • Sunday, June 17th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Four” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Always Moving” (teisho 5 of 5)
  • Monday, June 18th general sitting: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": Reading of the text (1 of 12)
  • Thursday, June 21st associate sitting: “Flowers and Worms: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on the Maharahulovada Sutta: “The Functioning of Elements” (teisho 4 of 7)
  • Saturday, June 23rd general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Opinions and Opening” (8 of 26)

JUNE 9TH - 16TH, 2018

  • Saturday, June 9th associate and general sitting: Associate and general sitting:  “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “In the Rooms of Palaces” (Dharma Talk 6)
  • Monday, June 11th general sitting: “Bright Right Through”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Dogen zenji's "Muchu Setsumu": Reading of the text (1 of 12)
  • Thursday, June 14th associate sitting: “Flowers and Worms: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on the Maharahulovada Sutta: “The Worm” (teisho 3 of 7)
  • Saturday, June 16th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Don’t Swerve” (7 of 26)

JUNE 2ND - 9TH, 2018

  • Saturday, June 2nd 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 (6 of 26)
  • Sunday, June 3rd formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Four” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Tantra is Unnecessary” (teisho 4 of 5)
  • Monday, June 4th general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Hidden, Not Hidden” (12 of 12)
  • Thursday, June 7th associate sitting: “Flowers and Worms: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on the Maharahulovada Sutta: “The Elements of Bodymind” (teisho 2 of 7)
  • Saturday, June 9th associate and general sitting: Associate and general sitting:  “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “In the Rooms of Palaces” (Dharma Talk 6)

MAY 26TH - JUNE 2ND, 2018

  • Saturday, May 26th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Not For or Against” (5 of 26)
  • Sunday, May 27th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Four” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Introduction to Finite and Infinite Motion” (teisho 3 of 5)
  • Monday, May 28th general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Sunflower” (11 of 12)
  • Thursday, May 31st associate sitting: “Flowers and Worms: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on the Maharahulovada Sutta: “Introduction: Falling Flowers and Reading of the Sutta” (teisho 1 of 7)
  • Saturday, June 2nd 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 (6 of 26)

MAY 19TH - 26TH, 2018

  • Saturday, May 19th 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” (4 of 26)
  • Sunday, May 20th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Four” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Unknown Knowing” (teisho 2 of 5)
  • Monday, May 21st general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Clouds and Flowers” (10 of 12)
  • Thursday, May 24th associate sitting: “Birth, Old Age, Sickness, and Death” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin
  • Saturday, May 26th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Not For or Against” (5 of 26)

MAY 12TH - 19TH, 2018

  • Saturday, May 12th associate and general sitting: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Amusement” (Dharma Talk 5)
  • Saturday, May 19th 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” (4 of 26)

MAY 5TH - 12TH, 2018

  • Saturday, May 5th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Faith in Mind, Trusting Awareness” (3 of 26)
  • Monday, May 7th general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “The Sound of Zazen” (9 of 12)
  • Thursday, May 10th associate sitting: “The Point of Wisdom: Minding Your Own Bodymind” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei (Dharma Talk 1 of 1)
  • Saturday, May 12th associate and general sitting: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Amusement” (Dharma Talk 5)

APRIL 28TH - MAY 5TH, 2018

  • Saturday, April 28th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “It Wasn’t Sengcan” (2 of 26)
  • Sunday, April 29th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Four” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Motion” (teisho 1 of 5)
  • Monday, April 30th general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Changing Changes” (8 of 12)
  • Thursday, May 3rd associate sitting: “Freedom and Tyranny” by Ven. Shikai  Zuiko o-sensei: “The Makeup of Coercion” (Dharma Talk 3 of 3)
  • Saturday, May 5th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “Faith in Mind, Trusting Awareness” (3 of 26)

APRIL 21ST - 28TH, 2018

  • Saturday, April 21st general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  Reading of “Xinxin Ming (1 of 26)
  • Sunday, April 22nd formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Spectrum of Radiance” (teisho 8 of 8)
  • Monday, April 23rd general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Not a Background” (7 of 12)
  • Thursday, April 26th associate sitting: “Freedom and Tyranny” by Ven. Shikai  Zuiko o-sensei: “The Language of Self-Image” (Dharma Talk 2 of 3)
  • Saturday, April 28th general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  “It Wasn’t Sengcan” (2 of 26)

APRIL 14TH - 21ST, 2018

  • Saturday, April 14th associate and general sitting: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Goals” (Dharma Talk 4)
  • Monday, April 16th general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Welcome to the World” (6 of 12)
  • Thursday, April 19th associate sitting: “Freedom and Tyranny” by Ven. Shikai  Zuiko o-sensei: “Overthrowing the Inner Dictator” (Dharma Talk 1 of 3)
  • Saturday, April 21st general sitting: “Without Difficulty”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's commentaries on Jianzhi Sengcan's “Xinxin Ming: Words on Trusting Awareness”:  Reading of “Xinxin Ming (1 of 26)

APRIL 7TH - 14TH, 2018

  • Sunday, April 8th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Surrender into Radiance” (teisho 7 of 8)
  • Monday, April 9th general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “The Fire Within” (5 of 12)
  • Thursday, April 12th associate sitting: “Mind the Gap” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei
  • Saturday, April 14th associate and general sitting: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Goals” (Dharma Talk 4)

MARCH 24TH - 31ST, 2018

  • Monday, March 26th general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Sobu Kuju” (3 of 12)
  • Thursday, March 29th associate sitting: “Dongshan's Hot and Cold” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Cold” (Dharma Talk 2 of 2)
  • Saturday, March 31st general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “It Becomes You” (teisho 5 of 6)

MARCH 17TH - 24TH, 2018

  • Saturday, March 17th general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Touching the Sensations of the World” (teisho 4 of 6)
  • Sunday, March 18th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Presumption of Separateness” (teisho 5 of 8)
  • Monday, March 19th general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Held Up” (2 of 12)
  • Thursday, March 22nd associate sitting: “Dongshan's Hot and Cold” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Hot” (Dharma Talk 1 of 2)

MARCH 10TH - 17TH, 2018

  • Saturday, March 10th associate and general sitting: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Spouses and Children” (Dharma Talk 3)
  • Monday, March 12th general sitting: “Flowers and Clouds” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: Reading of “Kuge” by Eihei Dogen zenji
  • Thursday, March 15th associate sitting: “The Circle” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari
  • Saturday, March 17th general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Touching the Sensations of the World” (teisho 4 of 6)

MARCH 3RD - 10TH, 2018

  • Saturday, March 3rd general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Sea of Sounds” (teisho 3 of 6)
  • Sunday, March 4th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Open Details” (teisho 4 of 8)
  • Monday, March 5th general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: Readings of “Two Entries and Four Practices” and “Soshi Sairai no i”
  • Thursday, March 8th associate sitting: “Is There a Problem?” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari (Dharma Talk 1 of 1)
  • Saturday, March 10th associate and general sitting: “Every Breath You Take” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Spouses and Children” (Dharma Talk 3)

FEBRUARY 24TH - MARCH 3RD, 2018

  • Saturday, February 24th general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Both Eyes Open” (teisho 2 of 6)
  • Sunday, February 25th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “The Body of Knowing” (teisho 3 of 8)
  • Monday, February 26th general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “It Eats All the Rice in Your Bowl” (12 of 13)
  • Thursday, March 1st associate sitting: “Is There a Problem?” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari (Dharma Talk 1 of 1)
  • Saturday, March 3rd general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Sea of Sounds” (teisho 3 of 6)

FEBRUARY 17TH - 24TH, 2018

  • Saturday, February 17th general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Flowering of the Senses” (teisho 1 of 6)
  • Sunday, February 18th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Three” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Frames of Time and Space” (teisho 2 of 8)
  • Monday, February 19th general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Losing” (11 of 13)
  • Thursday, February 22nd associate sitting: “Simple Minded” by Ven. Jinmyo Renge osho-ajari (Dharma Talk 1 of 1)
  • Saturday, February 24th general sitting: “Zen Arts: The Flowering of the Senses” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin: “Both Eyes Open” (teisho 2 of 6)

JANUARY 27TH - FEBRUARY 3RD, 2018

  • Saturday, January 27th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Collapsing, Falling, Dropping” (7 of 8)
  • Monday, January 29th general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “This is How We Walk” (9 of 13)
  • Thursday, February 1st associate sitting: “Being Breathed” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Being Breathed part 3” (Dharma Talk 3 of 4)
  • Saturday, February 3rd general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “The Naked Post” (8 of 8)

JANUARY 20TH - 27TH, 2018

  • Saturday, January 20th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Fences, Walls, Tiles, Stones” (6 of 8)
  • Sunday, January 21st formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Two” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “The Energy of Framing” (teisho 3 of 3)
  • Monday, January 22nd general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Robe and Bowl” (8 of 13)
  • Thursday, January 25th associate sitting: “Being Breathed” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Being Breathed part 2” (Dharma Talk 2 of 4)
  • Saturday, January 27th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Collapsing, Falling, Dropping” (7 of 8)

JANUARY 13TH - 20TH, 2018

  • Saturday, January 13th associate and general sitting: “Every Breath You Take”: Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei’s Comments on “The Practice of Purity”: “At Home” (Dharma Talk 1)
  • Monday, January 15th general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Outside the Sutras” (7 of 13)
  • Thursday, January 18th associate sitting: “Being Breathed” by Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei: “Being Breathed part 1” (Dharma Talk 1 of 4)
  • Saturday, January 20th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Fences, Walls, Tiles, Stones” (6 of 8)

JANUARY 6TH - 13TH, 2018

  • Saturday, January 6th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “The Buddha ‘Old’” (5 of 8)
  • Sunday, January 7th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Two” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Locatedness and Framing” (teisho 2 of 3)
  • Monday, January 8th general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Drop by Drop” (6 of 13)
  • Thursday, January 11th associate sitting: “Monkey in the House of Six Windows” by Zen Master Anzan Hoshin (teisho 1 of 1)
  • Saturday, January 13th associate and general sitting: “Every Breath You Take”: Ven. Shikai Zuiko o-sensei’s Comments on “The Practice of Purity”: “At Home” (Dharma Talk 1)

DECEMBER 30TH, 2017 - JANUARY 6TH, 2018

  • Saturday, December 30th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Subtle and Mysterious Mind” (4 of 8)
  • Sunday, December 31st formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle Two” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Understanding, Misunderstanding” (teisho 1 of 3)
  • Monday, January 1st, 2018 general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “A Fine Blend of Teas” (5 of 13)
  • Thursday, January 4th associate sitting: “Sitting Up Straight”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Keizan Jokin zenji's "Zazen Yojinki": “Inexhaustible Field of Zazen” (18 of 18)
  • Saturday, January 6th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “The Buddha ‘Old’” (5 of 8)

DECEMBER 23TH - 30TH, 2017

  • Saturday, December 23rd general sitting; “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Assorted Old Buddhas” (3 of 8)
  • Sunday, December 24th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle One” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Truths” (teisho 6 of 6)
  • Monday, December 25th general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Trouble” (4 of 13)
  • Thursday, December 28th associate sitting: “Sitting Up Straight”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Keizan Jokin zenji's "Zazen Yojinki": “Straighter!” (17 of 18)
  • Saturday, December 30th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Subtle and Mysterious Mind” (4 of 8)

DECEMBER 16TH - 23RD, 2017

  • Saturday, December 16th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Buddhas Loose in the World” (2 of 8)
  • Sunday, December 17th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle One” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Working with SAkN” (teisho 5 of 6)
  • Monday, December 18th general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “No Text, No Trace, No Corpse” (3 of 13)
  • Thursday, December 21st associate sitting: “Sitting Up Straight”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Keizan Jokin zenji's "Zazen Yojinki": “It’s Just That Simple” (16 of 18)
  • Saturday, December 23rd general sitting; “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Assorted Old Buddhas” (3 of 8)

DECEMBER 9TH - 16TH, 2017

  • Saturday, December 9th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": Reading of the text (1 of 8)
  • Sunday, December 10th formal sitting: SAkN “Root Cycle One” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin roshi: “Knowing” (teisho 4 of 6)
  • Monday, December 11th general sitting: “Bodhidharma’s Eyes” by Ven. Anzan Hoshin: “Mr. Daruma” (2 of 13)
  • Thursday, December 14th associate sitting: “Sitting Up Straight”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Keizan Jokin zenji's "Zazen Yojinki": “Incomparable” (15 of 18)
  • Saturday, December 16th general sitting: “The Primordially Awakened Way”: Zen Master Anzan Hoshin's Commentaries on Eihei Dogen zenji's "Kobutsu-shin": “Buddhas Loose in the World” (2 of 8)