Cloud Water Zen Centre


An Introduction to Zen and sitting practice
The Challenges of Getting Started with Zen Practice
Progressing on the Path and Types of Zen Practice
Talks given during the 'Introduction to Zen' Course, Aug/Sept 2020

Words from the Zendo
A compilation of encouragement talks by Sensei Karl Kaliski

Lay Practice (Part One)
Lay Practice (Part Two)
An edited transcript of two Dharma talks given at Zengarden by Karl Sensei, May 2014

Working with Koans
An edited transcription of a teisho given by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede during the 1992 October sesshin.

The Four Vows (Audio: MP3)
Bodhin Kjolhede Roshi, Rochester Zen Center

An Overview of the Precepts (Audio: MP3)
A teisho by Bodhin Kjolhede Roshi, November 2013

Mumonkan No 19: Ordinary Mind is the Way
Blue Cliff Record No 1: Bodhidharma’s “I don’t know”
Talks by Karl Sensei as part of the Zen Koans for Challenging Times course, May-June 2020

Book of Serenity No 37: Guishan’s Karmic Consciousness
Book of Serenity No 94: Dongshan is Sick
Two talks by Karl Sensei from the Shoyuroku Koan Collection

Mumonkan No 1: The koan Mu – Working on a first Koan Pt.1
Mumonkan No 1: The koan Mu – Working on a first Koan Pt.2
Two talks discussing the process of working on a first koan

Mumonkan No 32: A non-Buddhist questions the Buddha
teisho recorded for Vesak 2020

Dogen: Instructions for the Cook (Part1)
Dogen: Instructions for the Cook (Part2)
Two talks given during the August 2020 Sesshin

Working with the conditions of daily life
Dealing with, and responding to, change
Responding to uncertainty and making decisions
Talks given during the ‘Zen and Everyday Life course, Sept/Oct 2020

Connecting Practice and Daily Life: Ordinary Mind is the Way
Bringing the Mind of Practice into your Environment: Joshu says “Wash your Bowls”
Practice and action: The Hands and Eyes of the Bodhisattva of Great Compassion

Talks from the "Bringing Practice to Life” Course, Nov 2020

Online Sesshin Practice and Jukai
The Three Refuges
Jukai and the Precepts
Teishos given during Rohatsu Sesshin by Karl Sensei, Dec 2020

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