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Each month, Zen Master Robert Althouse gathers with his students and friends to share stories and conversations about living a Zen-inspired life. Each Friday's With Roshi talk is 10 dollars and directly supports the Center.
Rev. June Ryushin Tanoue gives a wonderful talk for Fridays with Roshi on "Celebrating our Interdependence". She shares and facilitates many exercises developed by Joanna Macy that helps participants reconnect with each other, envision a larger sense of theirself, and learn how to be in service to this larger and more intimate view of our world. Approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes. Clickhereto buy.
In this month's talk, Robert Althouse focused on the nature of continuing your spiritual practice. The talk and discussion explores the nature of mindfulness meditation, how it pertains to spiritual practice, and how one applies it in daily life. What does practice mean to you, what do we mean by practice, and what is the true nature of practice? Approximately 1 hour, 20 minutes. Clickhereto buy.
In this talk, Robert Althouse uses both Contemporary psychology as was as traditional fairy tales to illustrate how it is truly possible to have abundance when we face difficulties. How can we be rich when we lack means? Approximately 1 hour, 25 minutes. Clickhereto buy.
Robert Althouse discusses how we can move beyond our concepts of spirituality as an "ideal world" and motivates us to bring spirituality into our everyday lives. How can we make our work sacred? Approx. 1 hour 25 minutes. Clickhereto buy.
Robert Althouse draws from the historical traditions of Zen Buddhism to illustrate how Zen can find its place on modern soils. How can we fully embrace tradition while simultaneously making our Zen practice our own? Approx. 1 hour 20 minutes. Clickhereto buy.
This is a series of four, three-hour classes given by Zen Master Robert Joshin Althouse. These talks are only available to participants of this series and are 20 dollars each.
This class explores how Zen came into the world, from it's earliest beginnings in India to it's Golden Age in China. It is a rich history with many fascinating stories and crossings of religions and cultures. Clickhereto buy.
This class explores the early teachings of the Buddha such as the Four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path, the Five Skandhas and Dependent Co-origination. Different schools and philosophies of Buddhism such as the Madyamika and Yogachara schools are also covered. Clickhereto buy.
This class will explore the early teachings of the Buddha such as the Four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path, the Five Skandhas and Dependent Co-origination. We'll study different schools and philosophies of Buddhism such as the Madyamika and Yogachara schools. Clickhereto buy.
Joshin Roshi has had a broad and deep spiritual training in both Zen and Vajrayana traditions. Joshin Roshi will talk about the three major schools of Buddhism: Therava, Mahayana and Vajrayana, and how they relate to each other. He'll talk about Taizan Maezumi Roshi and how his teachings gave birth to our current White Plum Lineage tradition. Clickhereto buy.
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