Climate Change (2015)
In the spring of 2015, Bay Area Dharma Seminar undertook a study of Climate Change, first to inform ourselves on the facts of climate change and secondly, in facing these facts steadily for a month, to discuss how we felt about them. How does our practice inform us on this issue? Norman gave 4 of the 5 talks and, for talk 3, Jay Simoneaux offered his reflections and insights.
Dogen’s Continuous Practice (2023)
A series of talks by Norman on Dogen’s “Continuous Practice,” which he calls “a profound idea that turns all our conceptions about life and death and practice and realization and suffering and time and space completely upside down.” From the Samish Island Sesshin, June 2023