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Talks

At our monthly retreats (zazenkais) and bi-annual sesshins, Jack Duffy Roshi gives teishos, which are formal talks thought of as presentations of dharma. Teachers Lee Shields and Madelon Bolling, and other Three Treasures Sangha members, give talks at our monthly retreats.

Lee Shield’s Talks

Jewels in Our Sutras
Introductory Talk to Zen Meditation

Madelon Bolling’s Talks

Undoing the Usual
On the Middle Way
Failure is a Friend

Jack Duffy’s Talks

These are just some of the teishos are available as audio recordings on the Mountain Lamp website.

Fall 2011 at TTS’ Beginners’ Zenkai
These words were offered for beginners and beginners-at-heart.

Fall of 2011 at Walking Rain Sesshin.
These talks focus on recently translated works shedding new light on Zen’s female ancestry.

Spring of 2011 at Branching Moon Sesshin

Spring of 2011 at Kairos in Spokane

Summer of 2010 at Ancient Bones

2010 at Branching Moon Sesshin
Talk 6 was lost to technical gremlins.

2009 at Walking Rain Sesshin
The talks focus on the Shodoka “Song of Realizing the Way”. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during the sesshin but the recordings were damaged so Jack kindly re-gave the talks in a slightly different context at the “Golden Wind” retreat in Spokane winter of 2009. Other talks in this series will be post here as they become available.

2008 at Walking Rain Sesshin by Jack Duffy.

2008 at Branching Moon Sesshin

2007 at Walking Rain Sesshin
The final talk was given by Jana Zeedyk.

2007 at Branching Moon Sesshin on Tozan’s Five Ranks

Jack Duffy’s talks:

Three Treasures Sangha Student Talks

1. Blue Cliff Record Case 6: Yun-Men’s Good Day

By Scott Ruplin
Zenkai, Dec. 3-4, 2011

Palouse Zen Group Blog Discussions

Shodoka: Song of Realizing the Way
Exploring Genjo Koan
Zazen Universally Recommended
Faith Mind Poem

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