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

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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

Bodhidharma

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 nyoho.com). October 9, 2019

All (My) Past and Harmful Karma

Posted on Sep 30, 2018

How do we hold everything that's wrong—not just what we've done, but what everyone has done? Repentance and vow come from the same understanding, that we're responsible for every single bit of it. September 29, 2018

Let Go of Inspiration

Posted on Sep 30, 2018

We all want to be inspired, but inspiration can only get us so far. What do we feel, beyond inspiration, that drives us? September 18, 2018