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Archive of Teachings (MP3)
2011-2013, 2014, 2015

Nov. 5, 2011 (at Montara Mountain Zendo)
What is Zen?

Sept. 25, 2011
Chris and Sue Moon

Fall 2011
Beginning of Practice Period

Aug. 27, 2011
How to Catch a Snake

July 24, 2011
Chris and Jay Simoneaux

March 25, 2012
Chris' first talk after Dharma Transmission
(At the Everyday Zen All Day Sitting)

Buddha Twirls a Flower: Everything Is Here to Awaken Us to Love

March 28, 2012
The first of 5 talks on the Lotus Sutra and Dogen. The Lotus Sutra is a foundational sutra for our practice and for understanding Dogen.

Lotus Sutra, Introduction and Chapter 1

April 4, 2012
The second of 5 talks on the Lotus Sutra, focusing on the parables.

Lotus Sutra, Talk 2

April 11, 2012
The third talk on the Lotus Sutra.
Lotus Sutra, Talk 3

April 23, 2012
The fourth talk on the Lotus Sutra.
Lotus Sutra, Talk 4

April 25, 2012
The fifth talk on the Lotus Sutra.
Lotus Sutra, Talk 5

Sept. 9, 2012
The Mother of Compassion

Oct. 1, 2012
Set Your Heart on This

Oct. 16, 2012
Presence of Mind

Oct. 23, 2012
Desire

Fall 2012
The Bottom of the Bucket Drops Out

Nov. 13, 2012
Buddha's Enlightenment

December 2, 2012 at St. Dorothy's Rohatsu Retreat
Veteran's Day

February 12, 2013
Training In Compassion 1

February 19, 2013
Buddha's Parinirvana

March 12, 2013
Training In Compassion 2

March 20, 2013
Heart Sutra 1

March 27, 2013
Heart Sutra 2: Heart of Understanding

April 23, 2013
Heart Sutra 3

May 5, 2013
Boundlessness - Embodying Buddha's Way
Angela Center Retreat

May 7, 2013
Freedom From Fear

May 14, 2013
Given at Lotus Sangha.
Working With Emotions: Cause and Effect

May 22, 2013
EDZ Seminar-Transmission of the Lamp
You Are Not It--It Actually Is You

May 26, 2013
Talk at Women's Zen Retreat
Touching the Earth

May 31-June 2, 2013
Everyday Zen Sangha Retreat
Chris & Jay Simoneaux: Baizhang & the Fox

June 4, 2013
Given at Lotus Sangha
The Body

June 11, 2013
Given at Lotus Sangha
Obsessive Thinking

June 15, 2013
At Montara Mountain Zendo, Pacifica
Taking the Backward Step

July 2, 2013
Given at Lotus Sangha
I Know That I Have Healed When I Am Kind

July 16, 2013
Given at Lotus Sangha
Living A Round Life

July 16, 2013
Given at Lotus Sangha
Bringing Zen Home

July 23, 2013
Given at Lotus Sangha
Forgiveness

August 27, 2013
Given at Lotus Sangha.
Bodhisattva Vow

August 27, 2013
Given at Lotus Sangha.
Full Moon Ceremony

Sept. 5-8, 2013
Mountains & Waters Retreat
Aravaipa Canyon AZ
Dharma Talk

Sept. 17, 2013
Lotus Sangha
"It's Alive," Mountains and
Waters Sutra, continued

Sept. 19, 2013
Osmosis Meditation Garden
Know Your Own Full Moon
Heart-Mind

Sept. 24, 2013
Lotus Sangha
"A Profound Kinship with Everything," Mountains and Waters Sutra, concluded

Oct. 1, 2013
Lotus Sangha
Beginning of Lotus Sangha Practice Period

Oct. 5, 2013
Women's Retreat, Green Gulch Farm
Taking Your Seat

Oct. 8, 2013
Lotus Sangha
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Shantideva,#1: "The Benefits of the Awakening Mind"

Oct. 15, 2013
Lotus Sangha
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Shantideva,#2: "Preparing the Heart/Mind"

Oct. 22, 2013
Lotus Sangha
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Shantideva,#3: "Embracing Bodhicitta"

Nov. 4, 2013
Lotus Sangha
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Shantideva,#4: "Carefulness"

Nov. 5, 2013
Lotus Sangha
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Shantideva,#5: "Taming the Mind"

Nov. 5, 2013
Lotus Sangha
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Shantideva,#6: "Patience and Working With Anger"

Nov. 16, 2013
Montara Mountain Zendo
"In What Do We Trust?"

Nov. 19, 2013
Lotus Sangha
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Shantideva,#7: "Enthusiasm"

Nov. 26, 2013
Lotus Sangha
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Shantideva,#8: "Meditation, Exchanging Self and Other"

Dec. 3, 2013
Lotus Sangha
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Shantideva,#9: "Wisdom"

Dec. 2, 2013
place
Lotus Sutra #8

Dec. 7, 2013
Buddha's Enlightenment Retreat
"The Entire Body is Hands and Eyes, Awakening the Heart/Mind of Love"'

Dec. 17, 2013
Lotus Sangha
"Falling In Love Outwards"

 

2014

March 17, 2014
Appreciate Your Lunacy

March 22, 2014
Green Gulch Women's Retreat
Dancing With Alive

April 29, 2014
Lotus Sangha
ROAR

May 3, 2014
Montara Mountain Zendo
The Four Noble Truths

May 13, 2014
Lotus Sangha
You Do Not Have To Be Good

May 18, 2014
Everyday Zen One Day Sitting
The Body in the Body

Sept. 7, 2014
Calgary, Canada retreat
The Four Noble Truths and the Bodhisattva Vows Part 2

Oct. 7, 2014
Lotus Sangha
Practice Period Opening Talk

Oct. 14, 2014
Lotus Sangha
Lotus Sutra #1

Oct. 22, 2014
Lotus Sangha
Lotus Sutra #2

Nov. 4, 2014
Lotus Sangha
Lotus Sutra #4

Nov. 10, 2014
SCPI Guided Meditation

Nov. 11, 2014
Lotus Sangha
Lotus Sutra #6

Nov. 17, 2014
Lotus Sangha
Lotus Sutra #7

Dec, 2, 2014
Lotus Sangha
Lotus Sutra #8

Dec, 3, 2014
Maitreya Visualization

Dec, 5, 2014
Treasure These Moments

Dec. 8, 2014
SCPI Guided Meditation: "Body and Feelings"

Dec. 8
SCPI guided meditation: Body and Feelings

Dec. 16, 2014
Lotus Sangha
Paramita of Genrosity

Dec. 23, 2014
Lotus Sangha
Paramita of Precepts and Kindness

Dec. 30, 2014
Lotus Sangha
Paramita of Patience and All-embracing Inclusiveness

2015

Jan. 6, 2015
Lotus Sangha
Paramita of Diligence and Joyful Energy

Jan. 7
Everyday Zen Bodhisattva Study Group
Samantabhadra Guided Visualization (unavailable)

Jan. 20, 2015
Lotus Sangha
Paramita of Wisdom

Jan. 27, 2015
Lotus Sangha
Heart Sutra #1: An Uncanny Enigma

Jan. 30, 2015
EDZ 10th annual women's retreat, Angela Center, Chris Fortin and Sue Moon
Unhindered: Working with the
Hindrances

Feb. 3
Lotus Sangha
Heart Sutra #2: Embody Its Entire Awe

Feb. 9, 2015
SCPI Guided Visualization-Motivation

Feb. 10
Lotus Sangha
Heart Sutra: The Five Rivers Always Flowing In Us

Feb. 17
Lotus Sangha
Heart Sutra: Every Moment At the Brink of Death

Feb. 23, 2015
Lotus Sangha
Heart Sutra #2:Embody Its Entire Awe

Feb. 27
Lotus Sangha
Heart Sutra: Every Moment at the Brink of Death

Mar. 3, 2015
Lotus Sangha
Heart Sutra: Leaping Beyond

Mar. 7, 2015
Green Gulch Women's Retreat
Living By Vow

Mar. 9, 2015
SCPI Guided Visualization
4 Noble Truths

Mar. 15, 2015
Occidental Laguna Sangha
Sun Faced Buddha, Moon Faced Buddha

Mar. 24, 2015
Lotus Sangha
Fearlessness

Mar. 24, 2015
Lotus Sangha
Zazen

Mar. 29, 2015
Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group
4 Noble Truths & Living by Vow

Apr. 14, 2015
Lotus Sangha
Self Power and Other Power

Apr. 17, 2015
Lotus Sangha
Shakyamuni Buddha

Apr. 21, 2015
Lotus Sangha
The Eight-Fold Path #1

Apr. 28, 2015
Lotus Sangha
The Eight-Fold Path #2

May 5, 2015
Lotus Sangha
The Eight-Fold Path #3
(to come)

May 6, 2015
Everyday Zen Seminar
Imagination, Creativity, and Buddha's Way #1

May 26, 2015
Lotus Sangha
The Bottom of the Bucket Drops Out

May 27, 2015
Everyday Zen Seminar
Imagination, Creativity, and Buddha's Way #2

June 23
Lotus Sangha
Charleston and the Practice of Forgiveness

June 30
Lotus Sangha
Wondrous Dharma of Marriage Equality

July 14
Lotus Sangha
Wheel of Life

July 18
Dharma Heart Zen Half-Day Sitting
Always Close To This

Aug 22
Everyday Zen 1-day sitting, Marin Headlands. Jay Simoneaux first speaker; Chris Fortin second speaker
Entanglements vs. Entanglements

Sept. 15
Lotus Sangha
A Burning House

Sept. 17
Dharma Heart Zen
Grandmotherly Mind

Sept. 24
Dharma Heart Zen
Ordinary Mind, Buddha Mind

Spet. 29
Lotus Sangha
Opening of 2015 Annual Practice Period

Oct. 1
Dharma Heart Zen
Quality of Being

Oct. 3
Dharma Heart Zen, Half-Day Sitting
Jumping Off the 100 Foot Pole

Oct. 13
Lotus Sangha
Mahapajapati and Setting Your Heart

2015 (cont.)

Oct. 15
Dharma Heart Zen
Precepts Are Beyond Words

Oct. 27
Lotus Sangha
Every Day Is a Good Day

Nov. 3
Lotus Sangha
Just Avoid Picking & Choosing

Nov. 13-14
Everyday Zen Aravaipa Women's Rstreat
Dogen's Time Being (Uji) Part 1- Sue Moon
Dogen's Time Being (Uji) Part 2- Chris

Dec. 1
Lotus Sanghan
Cutting the World in Two

Dec. 6
Buddha's Enlightenment Retreat, St. Dorothy's Rest
Big Love

Dec. 8
Lotus Sangha
Avalokitesvara