March 29, 2011

Avatamsaka Sutra 5

Norman leads the fifth and final reading of the Avatamsaka Sutra -Thomas Cleary translation by Shambhala Publications “The Flower Ornament Scripture.”  In this Dharma Seminar series the sutra will be...
March 1, 2011

Avatamsaka Sutra 1

Norman introduces the first reading of the Avatamsaka Sutra -Thomas Cleary translation by Shambhala Publications “The Flower Ornament Scripture.”  In this Dharma Seminar series the sutra will be read aloud...
March 8, 2011

Avatamsaka Sutra 2

Norman introduces the second reading of the Avatamsaka Sutra -Thomas Cleary translation by Shambhala Publications “The Flower Ornament Scripture.”  In this Dharma Seminar series the sutra will be read aloud...
March 15, 2011

Avatamsaka Sutra 3

Norman introduces the third reading of the Avatamsaka Sutra -Thomas Cleary translation by Shambhala Publications “The Flower Ornament Scripture.”  In this Dharma Seminar series the sutra will be read aloud...
March 22, 2011

Avatamsaka Sutra 4

Norman leads the fourth reading of the Avatamsaka Sutra -Thomas Cleary translation by Shambhala Publications “The Flower Ornament Scripture.”  In this Dharma Seminar series the sutra will be read aloud...
November 11, 2008

Diamond Sutra - Talk 4 - 2008 Series

  The Diamond Sutra is a Mahayana sutra from the genre of Prajnaparamita (‘perfection of wisdom’) sutras. In this series Norman will referernce the Diamond Sutra – Red Pine Edition. This...
April 8, 2008

Platform Sutra 2008 - Talk 1

First of a series of talks on the Platform Sutra, Red Pine edition. Platform Sutra 1 Zoketsu Norman Fischer May 10,2008 Transcribed and edited by Mary Wilson and Barbara Byrum...
June 24, 2008

Diamond Sutra - Talk 2 - 2008 Series

The Diamond Sutra is a Mahayana sutra from the genre of Prajnaparamita (‘perfection of wisdom’) sutras. In this series Norman will referernce the Diamond Sutra – Red Pine Edition.  This is...
May 20, 2008

Diamond Sutra - Talk 2 - 2008 Series`

Second talk on the Diamond Sutra, Red Pine Edition Diamond Sutra 2 By Zoketsu Norman Fischer | May 21, 2008 Abridged and edited by Barbara Byrum and Deborah Russell The...
May 6, 2008

Diamond Sutra - Talk 1 - 2008 Series

The Diamond Sutra is a Mahayana sutra from the genre of Prajnaparamita (‘perfection of wisdom’) sutras. In this series Norman will referernce the Diamond Sutra – Red Pine Edition. Our apologies...
May 27, 2008

Diamond Sutra - Talk 3 - 2008 Series

he Diamond Sutra is a Mahayana sutra from the genre of Prajnaparamita (‘perfection of wisdom’) sutras. In this series Norman will referernce the Diamond Sutra – Red Pine Edition.  This is...
November 25, 2008

Diamond Sutra - Talk 5 - 2008 Series

The Diamond Sutra is a Mahayana sutra from the genre of Prajnaparamita (‘perfection of wisdom’) sutras. In this series Norman will referernce the Diamond Sutra – Red Pine Edition.  Norman covers...
September 4, 2007

Prajna Paramita in 8,000 Lines - 2007 (Part 1 of 4)

First in a series of four talks on “The Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines” translated by Edward Conze. Prajna Paramita in 8,000 Lines (Part 1 of 4) By...
September 25, 2007

Prajna Paramita in 8,000 Lines - 2007 (Part 3 of 4)

Third in a series of four talks on “The Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines” translated by Edward Conze. Prajna Paramita in 8,000 Lines (Part 3 of 4) By...
February 28, 2001

Practicing Every Day Zen

In this talk, Zoketsu describes key attitudes and practices for studying and practicing Zen as in a committed way within the matrix of everyday life.The mission statement of my organization,...
October 30, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 12 - Sesshin Talk 5

Norman gives his twelfth talk of the Platform Sutra 2021 series to EDZ 2021 Sesshin (Talk 3).  In the Platform Sutra Hui-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the formless precepts of the Southern...
October 27, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 8 - Sesshin Talk 1

Norman gives his eighth talk of the Platform Sutra 2021 series to the EDZ 2021 Sesshin (talk 1).  In the Platform Sutra Hui-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the formless precepts of the...
October 27, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 9 - Sesshin Talk 2

Norman gives his ninth talk of the Platform Sutra 2021 series to the EDZ 2021 Sesshin (talk 2 ).  In the Platform Sutra Hui-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the formless precepts...
October 28, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 10 - Sesshin talk 3

Norman gives his tenth talk of the Platform Sutra 2021 series to EDZ 2021 Sesshin (Talk 3).  In the Platform Sutra Hui-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the formless precepts of the...
October 30, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 11 - Sesshin Talk 4

Norman gives his eleventh talk of the Platform Sutra 2021 series to EDZ 2021 Sesshin (Talk 3).  In the Platform Sutra Hui-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the formless precepts of the Southern...
November 22, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 16 - November All Day Sitting

Norman gives his sixteenth and final talk of the Platform Sutra 2021 series on the Denkoroku to the November All Day Sitting.  In the Platform Sutra Hi-neng (sixth patriarch) confers...
November 19, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 15 - Denkoroku

Norman gives his fifteenth talk of the Platform Sutra 2021 series on the Denkoroku to the Dharma Seminar. In the Platform Sutra Hi-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the formless precepts of...
November 11, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 14

Norman gives his fourteenth talk of the Platform Sutra 2021 series to the Dharma Seminar.  In the Platform Sutra Hui-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the formless precepts of the Southern School...
November 4, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 13 - Shuso Talk 3

Shuso Eva Bovenzi gives the thirteenth talk (Shuso talk 3) of the Platform Sutra 2021 series to the Dharma Seminar.  In the Platform Sutra Hui-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the formless...
October 23, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 7

Norman gives his seventh talk of the Platform Sutra 2021 series to the Dharma Seminar at the October All Day Sitting.  In the Platform Sutra Hui-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the...
September 24, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 2

Norman gives his second talk of the Platform Sutra 2021 series to the Dharma Seminar. In the Platform Sutra Hui-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the formless precepts of the Southern School...
September 19, 2021

Platform Sutra 2021 - Talk 1 - September All Day Sitting

Norman opens the 2021 Everyday Zen Practice Period and gives his first talk of the Platform Sutra 2021. In the Platform Sutra Hui-neng (sixth patriarch) confers the formless precepts of...
October 16, 2020

The Lotus Sutra - Talk 5 Shuso Christopher Dubleton - A Journey Into the Lotus Sutra

Shuso Christopher Dumbleton gives his first talk of the Practice Period on “A Journey Into the Lotus Sutra.”  This is the fifth talk of 2020 Lotus Sutra series referencing the...
September 11, 2007

Prajna Paramita in 8,000 Lines - 2007 (Part 2 of 4)

Second in a series of four talks on “The Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines” translated by Edward Conze. Prajna Paramita in 8,000 Lines (Part 2 of 4) By...
July 31, 2001

Surangama Sutra - Talk 4 of 7

Norman gives his fourth talk on the Surangama Sutra.  It is a series of talks on this Chinese Sutra, and ncludes material on perception and consciousness. Book reference: The Surangama...