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Dharma Audio and Transcripts

These recordings and transcripts are available for Blue Heron members who were unable to attend these workshops and talks, or who would like to review them in greater detail. Please feel free to stream them for your own use.

Transmission Formal Dharma Speech, Special is Ordinary, Zen Master Jeong Bong, September 16, 2023

Retreat Dharma Talk, Getting Larger, Koshin Christopher Cain (Abbot of Puget Sound Zen Center), June 24, 2023

Retreat Dharma Talk, Equanimity, Zen Master Jeong Ji, June 23, 2023

Dharma Talk at Buddha’s Birthday Celebration, Zen Master Jeong Ji, May 7, 2023

Retreat Dharma Talk, Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen in Traditional Korean Society, part 2, Eric Nord JDPSN, April 22, 2023

Dharma Video, Calling the Earth to Witness, Zen Master Jeong Ji, April 21, 2023
at the Interfaith Sharing Series

Retreat Dharma Talk, Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen in Traditional Korean Society, part 1, Eric Nord JDPSN, April 21, 2023

Retreat Dharma Talk, The shape of our Zen practice today and some gazelles, Ann Pepper JDPSN, March 19, 2023

Retreat Dharma Talk, Buddhism meets Taoism, the Eight Immortals and Taoist Women, Ann Pepper JDPSN, March 18, 2023

Retreat Dharma Talk, The Taoist Roots of Zen, Ann Pepper JDPSN, March 17, 2023

Retreat Dharma Talk, If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Bow, Zen Master Jeong Ji, January 29, 2023

Retreat Dharma Talk, Was Buddha a Man or a Woman?, Zen Master Jeong Ji, January 28, 2023

Dharma Talk, A Fresh Look at the Zen Circle, Zen Master Jeong Ji, January 8, 2023

Buddha’s Enlightenment Day Dharma Talk, Eric Nord, JDPSN, December 4, 2022

Dharma Talk, Attaining the Inconceivable, Eric Nord, JDPSN, November 15, 2022

Dharma Talk, Moving Borders, Zen Master Jeong Ji, November 6, 2022

Retreat Dharma Talk, Signlessness, Eric Nord, JDPSN, October 22, 2022

Dharma Talk, Embodying the Teachings, Eric Nord, JDPSN, October 18, 2022

Dharma Talk, No Such Thing as a Bystander, Zen Master Jeong Ji, October 2, 2022

Dharma Talk, Awakening as One, Eric Nord JDPSN, September 27, 2022

Dharma Talk, Special Challenges of Practicing Meditation With an Aging Brain, Zen Master Jeong Ji, September 4, 2022

Retreat Dharma Talk, When Great Courage is Too Much Courage, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 27, 2022

Retreat Dharma Talk, Great Courage, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 26, 2022

Retreat Dharma Talk, Great Trust, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 25, 2022

Retreat Dharma Talk, Great Determination, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 24, 2022

Retreat Dharma Talk, #3, Ann Pepper JDPSN, August 23, 2022

Retreat Dharma Talk, #2, Ann Pepper JDPSN, August 22, 2022

Retreat Dharma Talk, #1, Ann Pepper JDPSN, August 21, 2022

Dharma Talk, Cutting Through Mistaken Views (first few seconds missing), Eric Nord JDPSN, August 16, 2022

Dharma Talk, Inka, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 7, 2022

Dharma Talk, What’s So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding?, Eric Nord JDPSN, June 21, 2022

Dharma Talk, Honoring All Sentient Beings, Zen Master Jeong Ji, June 5, 2022

Dharma Talk, Finding Joy in Troubled Times, Eric Nord JDPSN, May 17, 2022

Dharma Talk, Self-Sacrifice and Self-Harm, Zen Master Jeong Ji, May 1, 2022

Dharma Talk, Fake News and the Dharma, Zen Master Jeong Ji, April 3, 2022

Dharma Talk, Bodhi Dharma’s Family Tradition, Zen Master Jeong Ji, February 6, 2022

Retreat Dharma Talk, Stopping, Calming, Resting, Healing, Eric Nord JDPSN, January 29, 2022

Dharma Talk, The Heart Sutra 101, Eric Nord JDPSN, January 18, 2022

Dharma Talk, Becoming Kwan Seum Bosal, Eric Nord JDPSN, November 16, 2021

Dharma Talk, Wei-shan’s Cow, Zen Master Jeong Ji, November 7, 2021

Dharma Talk, Is Every Day a Good Day?, Zen Master Jeong Ji, October 3, 2021

Dharma Talk, Why Does a Woman Come Out of Samadhi?, Zen Master Jeong Ji, September 5,2021

Retreat Dharma Talk, Four Great Vows / The Buddha Way is Inconceivable, Jeff Tipp JDPSN, August 17, 2021

Retreat Dharma Talk, Four Great Vows / The Teachings are Infinite, Jeff Tipp JDPSN, August 16, 2021

Retreat Dharma Talk, Four Great Vows / Delusions are Endless, Jeff Tipp JDPSN, August 15, 2021

Retreat Dharma Talk, Four Great Vows / Sentient Beings are Numberless, Jeff Tipp JDPSN, August 14, 2021

Transcript, Uncertainty Is Endemic, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 1, 2021

Retreat Dharma Talk, The Experience of Everyday Mind, Jeff Tipp JDPSN, June 27, 2021

Dharma Talk, Burnout, Abbot Paul Gulick, June 15, 2021

Dharma Talk, Master Lin-Chi’s Katz, Zen Master Jeong Ji, June 6, 2021

RetreatTalk, Duhkha / Nirvana, Zen Master Jeong Ji, April 25, 2021

Retreat Talk, That’s It for This Morning, Zen Master Jeong Ji, April 24, 2021

Retreat Talk, Tight Dharma Loose Dharma, Zen Master Jeong Ji, April 23, 2021

Dharma Talk,Give Birth to the World, Buddha’s Birthday, Zen Master Jeong Ji, April 11, 2021

Dharma Talk, Enter the Stream, Be the World, Embody the Change, Zen Master Jeong Ji, April 4, 2021

Retreat Talk, Lin-Chi and Meaning in Zen, Ann Pepper JDPSN, March 7, 2021

Retreat Talk, Mind Alone and the Big Myth, Ann Pepper JDPSN, March 6, 2021

Retreat Talk, Words and Zen Metaphors, Ann Pepper JDPSN: March 5, 2021

Dharma Talk, String Too Short to Save, Zen Master Jeong Ji, February 7, 2021

Retreat Talk, What am I?, Zen Master Jeong Ji, January 31, 2021

Dharma Talk, What is Sangha?, Eric Nord JDPSN, December 15, 2020

Notes for Dharma Talk, Hsueh-Feng’s Spiritual Light, Zen Master Jeong Ji, November 1, 2020

Dharma Talk, Practicing with Loss, Eric Nord JDPSN, October 20,2020

Dharma Talk, Transformation, Eric Nord JDPSN, September 15, 2020

Dharma Talk, Chanting Alone – Together, Zen Master Jeong Ji, September 6, 2020

Retreat Talk, Respect the Relative World, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 17, 2020

Retreat Talk, Bodhisattva Karma, Eric Nord JDPSN, August 15, 2020

Retreat Talk, Effortlessness — the Gateway to Moment World, Jeff Tipp JDPSN, August 14, 2020

Retreat Talk, Everyday Mind is the True Way, Jeff Tipp JDPSN, April 25, 2020

Retreat talk 1, Nagarjuna: an Introduction, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 17, 2019

Retreat talk 2, Emptiness, Jeff Tipp JDPSN, August 18, 2019

Retreat talk 3, The Two Truths and the Middle Way, Eric Nord JDPSN, August 20, 2019

Transcript of talk 3, The Two Truths and the Middle Way, Eric Nord JDPSN, Aug 20, 2019

Retreat talk 4, Causality, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 22, 2019

Retreat talk 5, Relativity, Ann Pepper JDPSN, August 24, 2019

Transcript of talk 5, Relativity, Ann Pepper JDPSN, August 24, 2019

Retreat Talk, Reconciliation, Zen Master Jeong Ji, October 12, 2019

Dharma Talk, Boundless Practice, Chris Chapman, October 10, 2019

Retreat talk, Relativity, Ann Pepper JDPSN, August 24, 2019

Retreat talk, Causality, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 22, 2019

Retreat talk, The Two Truths and the Middle Way, Eric Nord JDPSN, August 20, 2019

Retreat talk, Emptiness, Jeff Tipp JDPSN, August 18, 2019

Retreat talk, Nagarjuna: an Introduction, Zen Master Jeong Ji, August 17, 2019

Dharma Talk “What is a Buddhist” by Paul Gulick: August 15,2019

Dharma Talk “Transforming Samsara into Nirvana” by John Craycraft:  June 6, 2019

Retreat Dharma Talk by Jeff Tipp JDPSN:  March 9, 2019

Retreat Dharma Talk by Zen Master Jeong Ji: January 26, 2019

Retreat Dharma Talk by Zen Master Jeong Ji: January 25, 2019

Dharma Talk “Here There is Nothing to Fear” by Paul Gulick: January 24, 2019

These short “After Practice” talks are available for Blue Heron members. Please feel free to stream them for your own use.

What is sacred? : Eric Nord, JDPSN : April 30, 2017

Capping Phrase/Scratching Your Right Foot : Zen Master Jeong Ji : June 14, 2016

Capping Phrase/500 Years : Zen Master Jeong Ji : May 17, 2016

Talking About Zen : Eric Nord, JDPSN : April 7, 2016

Know for Yourself  : Eric Nord, JDPSN : March 13, 2016

Expectations and Suffering : Eric Nord, JDPSN : March 10, 2016

Everything is a Verb : Eric Nord, JDPSN : March 6, 2016

What is This? : Eric Nord, JDPSN : March 3, 2016

Ji Jang Bosal Eric Nord, JDPSN : February 21, 2016

Everyday mind : Eric Nord, JDPSN : February 07, 2016

Goals in Zen : Eric Nord, JDPSN : February 04, 2016

What Do You Want From Zen? : Eric Nord, JDPSN : January 28, 2016 

Clay as Metaphor of Mind : Zen Master Jeong Ji : January 17, 2016

Breaking the Fortress Walls : Zen Master Jeong Ji : January 12, 2016 

Consumption : Eric Nord, JDPSN : January 07, 2016

Skillful Means : Zen Master Jeong Ji : January 05, 2016

The Five Elements of Practice : Zen Master Jeong Ji : December 29, 2016

The Season of Generosity : Zen Master Jeong Ji : December 22, 2016

Transcript, Buddha’s Enlightenment Day Talk : Eric Nord, JDPSN : December 9, 2018

Transcript, Buddha’s Enlightenment Day Poem : Zen Master Jeong Ji : December 11, 2016

Transcript, Dharma Talk : Glimpsing Emptiness : Jeff Tipp, JDPSN : March 18, 2016

Transcript, Buddha’s Enlightenment Day Talk: Zen Master Jeong Ji : December 13, 2015

Transcript, Transmission Speech: Zen Master Jeong Ji : June 12, 2015