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Transformation at the Base (Talk 8 of 8)
Zoketsu comments on Thich Nhat Hanh's Transformation at the Base: Fifty Verses on the Nature of Consciousness. - a re...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
May 31, 2003
Tou-shuai's Three Barriers
"When your life is ending how will you be free?" Zoketsu discusses practice in the light of our living and dying.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
May 20, 2003
No Improvement
Talk on No Improvement
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Mar 30, 2003
Yunmen's "Sidetracked!"
A Commentary on Mumonkan, case 39
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Mar 18, 2003
Opening To You: Zen-Inspired Translations of the Psalms
"Fischer's aim was to translate the Psalms in a way that would convey their beauty and power in accessible English fo...
Norman Fischer
Feb 25, 2003
Ruiyan Calls the Master
Talking to yourself as Zen practice and other suggestions for daily life practice.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Jan 11, 2003
Baizhang's Fox
500 lives reborn as a fox for one misstep! Zoketsu speaks on karma and practice.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Jan 10, 2003
Zoketsu discusses his own life story, poetry, being a priest, and the unknowable nature of our life.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Jan 04, 2003
On Buddhist Writing
"Trying to write about Buddhism is more difficult. It is something I mostly do not do. Mostly I wrote about immediate...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Jan 02, 2003
Plática acerca del Servicio de Conmemoración
There was to be a service for a young girl who had recently committed suicide. In getting ready, it turned out that 2...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Dec 02, 2002