Dharma

Dharma (a Buddhist term for spiritual teaching) is for many people an eye-opening, inspirational, and encouraging connection to the truth of their spiritual selves, whether it’s heard, watched, read, or experienced in their cells. This page offers some possible connections for you.

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Teaching Videos and Audio Recordings

We've posted some videos and audio recordings of recent Dharma talks and teaching presentations. Please subscribe, and let us know what you think!

Handouts

We've posted here pdfs of some of our most commonly used chants, recitations, scriptures, and teaching handouts. We hope they're helpful to you!

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Heart Sutra

The central Zen Buddhist scripture

Universal Human Needs list

Aid to mindfulness of intention/impulse

Metta Sutra

Buddhist scripture on Loving-Kindness  ​​​​​​​

Emotions Wheel

An aid to mindfulness of emotions

The Song of Zazen

A Zen teaching poem about meditation

Satisfied Needs Emotions

An aid to mindfulness of emotions​​​​​

Song of the Grass Hut

A Zen teaching poem about meditation ​​​​​​​

Unsatisfied Needs Emotions

An aid to mindfulness of emotions ​​​​​​​

Fukanzazengi

Master Dogen's instructions for zazen ​​​​​​​

Difficult Conversations

An aid to non-violent communication ​​​​​​​

Zazen instructions

Instructions on how to sit zazen

Mindfulness Meditation

Simple instructions for mindfulness of breathing​​​​​​​ meditation

Beyond Right & Wrong

Famous poem from Rumi to explore​​​​​​​

Walking Meditation

Simple instructions for walking meditation