Dharma Talks

Always and Forever

What does it mean to pledge our heart to another “always and forever?” What does it mean to love openly without shame or self consciousness? There is an old story about a Zen nun...


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Turn into the skid

By all accounts, the winter of 2011 is one of the roughest on record and navigating snow covered roads offers a real challenge to our safety. So how can we free ourselves from this...


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Break the Rules!

Modern contextual behavioral science has recently discovered that our verbal behavior can exert a powerful influence over our lives. It turns out that we verbally construct self rules abstracted from our direct experience of...


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Look, Feel, Act

Roshi Bernie Glassman, founder of the Zen Peacemakers; a Zen Buddhist Group whose primary mission is the alleviation of human suffering through socially engaged Zen practice, defines bearing witness as being present with our...


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