Audio Dharma

Dharma talks by our teachers, Misha Merrill and Jill Kaplan, will appear on this website. Occasionally, talks by other teachers may also be listed.

Misha Merrill 7/13/20 Fourth Principle of Tea: Tranquility 40:41
Jill Kaplan 6/30/20 Bodhisattva Action Imperfect Action 29:08
Misha Merrill 6/23/20 Hope is a Choice 35:35
Jill Kaplan 6/16/20 Breath 25:33
Jill Kaplan 5/19/20 Forgiveness Practice 24:49
Misha Merrill 5/12/20 The Guest House 23:12
Jill Kaplan 4/28/20 Planetary Crossroads 29:01
Misha Merrill 4/7/20 Iris Mind in COVID Time 39:58
Jill Kaplan 3/30/20 Not Knowing Is Most Intimate 48:40
Jill Kaplan 2/10/20 The Buddha Is Neutral 21:22
Misha Merrill 1/27/20 Wake Up Life is Swiftly Passing 26:23
Jill Kaplan 12/10/19 An Appropriate Response Part II 9:23
Misha Merrill 11/25/19 Principles of Tea, Part III: Purity 32:40
Jill Kaplan 11/18/19 An Appropriate Response Part I 15:07
Misha Merrill 10/21/19 Principles of Tea, Part II: Respect 41:44
Misha Merrill 10/14/19  Principles of Tea, Part I: Harmony 41:12
Misha Merrill 9/16/19 Suzuki Roshi’s Way Part VI 1:01:50
Misha Merrill 8/19/19 Meditation in Hard Times 35:01
Tova Green 8/12/19 Wise Hope, Active-Hope 36:26
Misha Merrill 7/29/19 Sickness, Old Age and Death 45:25
Jill Kaplan 7/22/19 Householder Practice-Part II 21:37
Jill Kaplan 7/15/19 Householder Practice-Part 1 25:43
Wing Ng 7/8/19 Suchness 15:03
Jill Kaplan 6/24/19 Questions-About-Time 23:26
Cornelia Shonkwiler 6/10/19 Firewood and Ash 28:27
Angie Boissevain 5/20/19 Practicing with Disability 27.39
Jill Kaplan 5/13/2019 Dana Paramita 21.07
Jill Kaplan 4/29/2019 Good and Evil 30:32
Misha Merrill 4/22/2019 Suzuki-Roshi’s Way: Part V 53:07
Misha Merrill 4/15/2019 Suzuki-Roshi’s Way: Part IV 45:11
Misha Merrill 4/8/2019 Buddha’s Birthday 41:15
Jill Kaplan 3/25/2019 Hot Buddha Cold Buddha 23:57
Jill Kaplan 2/25/2019 Suffering: Resistance and Resilience 24:15
Misha Merrill 1/28/2019 Practice as Antidote to Suffering 36:22
Misha Merrill 11/19/2018 Suzuki-roshi’s Way: Part I 44:48
Misha Merrill 10/15/2018 The Four Aspirations of Practice 39:40
Misha Merrill 10/9/2018 Ten Precepts and Perfection Pt. 2 34:34
Jill Kaplan 9/24/2018 Mara and the Bodhisattva Vow 25:42
Misha Merrill 9/17/2018 Ten Precepts and Perfection Pt. 1 42:48
Jill Kaplan 8/20/2018 Time and Redemption 26;00
Jill Kaplan 8/20/2018 Time’s Flow and Repentence 24:11
Jill Kaplan 8/13/2018 Time and Suffering 29:14
Misha and Jill 6/25/2018 Way Seeking Minds 44:03
Jill Kaplan 6/18/2018 Time and Impermanence 21:51
Misha Merrill 6/11/2018 The Mind of Meditation 27:06
Misha Merrill 5/21/2018 The Way of Tea, Part 5 51:52
Kate Haimson 4/23/2018 Vietnam 50:43
Misha Merrill 3/19/2018 Finding Joy 39:26
Misha Merrill 7/17/2017 Heart Sutra Part 6 44:12
Wing Ng and Diane Comey 6/26/2017 Change and Impermanence 29:37
Jill Kaplan 6/19/2017 Bodhicitta 27:38
Misha Merrill 6/12/2017 Heart Sutra, Part 5 2:51:51
Les Kaye 5/15/2017 Trust 30:12
Misha Merrill 5/8/2017 Right Livelihood 44:25
Misha Merrill 4/24/2017 Heart Sutra, Part 4 41:53
Jill Kaplan 4/17/2017 An Appropriate Response 28:21
Misha Merrill 4/10/2017 Heart Sutra, Part 3 40:58
Misha Merrill 2/27/2017 Heart Sutra, Part 2 52:01
Misha Merrill 1/30/2017 Heart Sutra, Part 1 42:26
Misha Merrill 1/23/2017 Welcome Back 33:58
Misha Merrill 11/28/2016 Retreat as Core Practice 41:51
Michael Newhall 10/24/2016 Not Holding a Fixed View 56:24
Misha Merrill 10/17/2016 Wisdom, Skill, and Virtue 42:13
Misha Merrill 8/29/2016 A Religion of Grass 43:58
Misha Merrill 8/8/2016 Pilgrimage Joy and Difficulty 46:20
Misha Merrill 6/27/2016 Loss and Grief, Part 2 31:54
Misha Merrill 2/8/2016 Waking Up 41:44
Earlier Lectures
Misha Merrill 10/19/2015 Zazen Is Good For Nothing 40:33
Jill 9/28/2015 The Eternal Buddha 32:28
Misha Merrill 9/14/2015 Right Livelihood, Right Being 45:07
Misha Merrill 08/31/2015 Reverence 41:42
Misha Merrill 06/29/2015 Ordinary Mind is the Way 45:03
Misha Merrill 06/15/2015 Bodhidharma’s Nothing Sacred 41:38
Misha Merrill 06/08/2015 Huineng’s Final Words 40:04
Misha Merrill 05/18/2015 One Meeting, One Time 44:22
Misha Merrill 04/14/2015 The Legend of the Udumbara Flower 41:57
Misha Merrill 03/09/2015 Fewness of Wishes – Wanting What We Have 40:37
Misha Merrill 02/09/2015 A Song of the Grass Hut 40:58
Misha Merrill 01/26/2015 A Choice to Change the World 49:46
Misha Merrill 11/24/2014 Gratitude for Delusion: A Thanksgiving Blessing 43:03
Misha Merrill 10/27/2014 Living A Life of Vow 40:03
Misha Merrill 10/13/2014 Growing A Resilient Sangha 51:35
Misha Merrill 09/08/2014 Alive or Dead: How to Live Completely 45:58
Misha Merrill 07/28/2014 Living An Authentic Life 42:26
Misha Merrill 06/09/2014 The 3 C’s of Camping 54:54
Misha Merrill 05/12/2014 Daily Practice 40:47
Misha Merrill 04/21/2014 Refuge and Sanctuary 36:51
Misha Merrill 03/24/2014 Chiyono’s Bucket 25:20
Zen Heart Sangha 03/17/2014 2014 Annual Meeting, Part 1
2014 Annual Meeting, Part 2
41:33
Misha Merrill 02/10/2014 Jukai 41:33
Misha Merrill 12/16/2013 Year End Message 13:49
Misha Merrill 11/18/2013 Clogs and Umbrellas 42:18
Misha Merrill 10/14/2013 Retreats 51:14
Beth Goldring 09/09/2013 Being Present 51:14
Misha Merrill 07/08/2013 Dharma Transmission Stories : 1 52:57
Misha Merrill 06/10/2013 Reaching For The Pillow 34:30
Les Kaye 04/08/2013 The Bodhisattva 25:56
Misha Merrill 03/11/2013 Obstacles : 2 34:54
Misha Merrill 02/25/2013 Obstacles : 1 40:56
Misha Merrill 01/28/2013 Selflessness, Sympathy and Affection 40:02
Misha Merrill 11/26/2012 Stewardship 44:33
Misha Merrill 10/08/2012 Dana Paramita 44:56
Beth Goldring 09/10/2012 Letting Go 38:33
Misha Merrill 08/13/2012 August 13 48:44
Misha Merrill 07/30/2012 A Journey 57:13
Misha Merrill 06/18/2012 Sila 55:34
Misha Merrill 05/21/2012 Patience 49:20
Misha Merrill 04/09/2012 Bodhidharma 41:19
Misha Merrill 03/12/2012 Teacher Student Relationship 48:48
Misha Merrill 01/23/2012 Aloha 51:11
Michael Newhall 11/21/2011 Sun Faced Buddha, Moon Faced Buddha 35:37
Misha Merrill 10/10/2011 The Three Marks Of Existence 47:51
Misha Merrill 09/19/2011 Integration 41:06
Misha Merrill 07/11/2011 Gutei 47:22
Misha Merrill 06/05/2011 The 8 Awakenings : 10 55:11
Misha Merrill 05/09/2011 The 8 Awakenings : 8 34:11
Misha Merrill 04/25/2011 The 8 Awakenings : 7 53:43
Misha Merrill 03/14/2011 The 8 Awakenings : 4 42:31
Misha Merrill 02/21/2011 The 8 Awakenings : 3 44:09
Misha Merrill 01/24/2011 The 8 Awakenings : 1 47:29