Who Meditates?

9/3/13  Henson-so, Mungyeong, Korea – Day 3 English / Korean From this talk: “Unless you understand this change of identity, meditation doesn’t work.” The final Dharma talk from the 2013 Korea retreat. Topics covered include: the most difficult point in meditation, the role of trust in practice, the ego’s tricks, and the world of BlueContinue reading “Who Meditates?”

Silence

9/2/13  Henson-so, Mungyeong, Korea – Day 3 English / Korean From this talk: “During the retreat, we really concentrate on touching Silence. Then after the retreat, you go back to your daily situation. Then how to keep a connection with the Silence is your job.” Topics covered include: Endless thinking, walking meditation, zen metaphor, andContinue reading “Silence”

Beyond Traditions

12/28/12   Goa, India From this talk: “You don’t have to become a so-called Buddhist. You don’t have to become a member of such and such an organization. You can always start with you.” Topics covered include the similarity between Zen and early Buddhism, conflicts between religious traditions, ancient methods and modern people, the unity ofContinue reading “Beyond Traditions”