Roshi Josh Bartok speaks about our practice of zazen.
Josh Bartok, Sensei speaks about practising with hostilities in our everyday life.
Here is the audio recording from the first in a series of talks presented by Sensei Josh Bartok on our Zen forms as practised here at the Greater Boston Zen Center.
A talk on compassion by Kate Hartland given at Bright Sea Zen in North Weymouth.
A talk by Josh Bartok on part of a text written by Shohaku Okumura "Those Who Greatly Realize Delusion are Buddhas—Guidance in Zazen"
No matter how hard we practice, our motivation for practice is
always based in some amount of self-centeredness. The act of truly
seeing this self-centeredness is itself Buddha. To awaken to the reality
of our delusion is itself Buddha.
To realize delusion is to be a buddha. Awakening to the incompleteness
of our practice and returning to our path is the meaning of repentance,
Guiding Teacher Josh Bartok gives a brief talk about the difference between the absolute practice of Shikantaza and other types of zazen practice.
Visiting teacher Hogen Bays, co-abbot of Great Vow Monastery in Oregon, talks about warming up our Zen practice, loving kindness and healing. GBZC-2013-06-18-Hogen-Bays
How do we save all beings? Does our practice lead to wisdom? Guiding Teacher Josh Bartok addresses some questions asked about our liturgy.