Talks are given by Koun every time we meet, with time after for questions and group discussion. 

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Opening the Eyes of Buddha

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

Following an eye-opening ceremony at ZNS's new location, a discussion of how we see the Buddha, and how buddhas see. December 4, 2018

You'll Never Get It Right

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

How do we commit to doing our best while honestly confronting the impossibility of getting it just right? December 1, 2018

Listen with This Attitude

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

From Dogen's Zuimonki 6-17: "Forget not only the different views on the dharma, but also worldly affairs, and hunger and cold as well... When you listen with this attitude, you will be able to clarify the truth and resolve your questions." October 23, 2018


Posted on Jan 25, 2019

On the legend and legacy of Bodhidharma, the first Zen ancestor in China. October 16, 2019

What is Nyoho?

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

A somewhat technical talk on the teaching of nyoho, or "being in accord with the dharma" (Koun's blog is Nyoho Zen at October 9, 2019