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The Sattipatthana Sutra: A dharma talk by Gary Zochi Faysash

Zochi reviews the Four Foundations of Mindfulness and offers a clear and simple path for using this teaching to enrich one’s meditation practice.

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Genjokoan: Dogen’s Teachings on Facing the Issue at Hand

Jishin Sensei offers an overview of Dogen’s advice for everyday living as human beings Given November 9, 2019 at Southern Palm Zen Group

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Kyojukaimon: Dogen’s Teachings on Morality and Precepts

Mushin Sensei offers insights into the Great Precepts of the Buddhas Given on October 12, 2019 at Southern Palm Zen Group

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Fukanzazengi: Dogen’s Fascicle on Zazen

Dharma talk by Jishin Sensei: Dogen’s teaching on the practice of Zazen September 14, 2019 at Southern Palm Zen Group

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A Holiday Story from Inside

  XYZ  Correctional Institution, a maximum-security prison in  Florida, was no place to spend Christmas, but some of us have, and sometimes even we could see a Christmas miracle. At the time, I lived in one of the eight “butterfly dorms” on the compound, a dorm with four separate pods extending from a long central […]

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Meet Your Good Today…Part 6 Freedom What does it mean to be free?  There will be different connotations if you live in the middle of a war zone in the Middle East, or in a job that you feel chained to that is joyless and boring, or if you are incarcerated in a prison “behind […]

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Being One With Buddha

Dharma Pets created by Jozan Prison Ministry member

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Pulling Out The Roots of Suffering: Dharma Talk by Shinzen Palma

Pulling Out The Roots of Suffering: The Three Enemies of a Buddha- by Shinzan Palma Sensei: Dharma talk given at SPZG in June 2016 Download mp3 Sensei Shinzan was born in Veracruz, Mexico, He has been practicing Zen since 1996. In Mexico City, he met Korean Zen Teacher, Ven. Samu Sunim. Shinzan trained in the […]

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A Poem by Horaku

Question and Answer I ask the Silent Self About myself The Answer Echoes back…. Everyone Else is Manifesting Everyone else… A simple answer From the Silent Self That knows and smiles…. I Am Love. Everything is Me without me Expressing itself As me… To be Everything and Nothing is to be the completeness that is…. […]

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