2021 Lectures, Classes, and Dharma Talks

Welcome to the Berkeley Zen Center’s online library of public lectures, classes, and dharma talks.

Talks given in 2021 are on this page. To listen to those from other years, select the year from the table below. You can also see an index of talks by speaker here. Stream or download talks as you prefer. You can also subscribe to our talks as an iTunes podcast or by RSS.

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Hozan Sensei: Living In Sangha

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, November 30th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Mary Duryee: Settling Right Here

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Thursday, November 25th 2021 by Mary Duryee ...
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Ryushin Andrea Thach: Hitting The Mark

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, November 15th 2021 by Ryushin Andrea Thach ...
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Hozan Sensei: Reflections On Jukai

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, November 9th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Ross Blum: Sejiki & Satisfying The Hungry Ghosts

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, November 1st 2021 by Ross Blum ...
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Ellen Webb: Practice Without Gaining Mind

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Sunday, October 17th 2021 by Ellen Webb ...
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Peter Overton: In The Buddha Way You Should Always Enter Enlightenment Through Practice

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, October 12th 2021 by Peter Overton ...
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Gerry Oliva: Arousing The Thought Of Enlightening, Resolving To Awaken

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Wednesday, October 6th 2021 by Gerry Oliva ...
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Laurie Senauke: Dharma Transmission

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, October 5th 2021 by Laurie Senauke ...
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Hozan Sensei: Buddha’s Robe

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, September 27th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Hozan Sensei: The Dharma Of Listening And Speaking

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, September 20th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Ron Nestor: Three Different Kinds Of Mind

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, September 13th 2021 by Ron Nestor ...
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Hozan Sensei: Fire, Flood & Zazen

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, September 6th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Susan Marvin: Getting Stuck

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Sunday, August 29th 2021 by Susan Marvin ...
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Hozan Sensei: What Now, I Don’t Know

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, September 20th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Penelope Thompson: Choice

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, August 17th 2021 by Penelope Thompson ...
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Hozan Sensei: Things Fall Apart

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, August 9th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Karen Sundheim: Zazen, Forms & Impermanence

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, August 2nd 2021 by Karen Sundheim ...
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Hozan Sensei: The Mind Of A Sentient Being Is Difficult To Change

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, July 26th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Judy Fleischman: Me Too, The Dharma Of Friendship

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, July 19th 2021 by Judy Fleischman ...
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Hozan Sensei: Forms In The Zendo & In Our Lives

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, July 10th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Gerry Oliva: The Four Establishments Of Mindfulness Part Two

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, July 6th 2021 by Gerry Oliva ...
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Ellen Webb: Waking Up

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, June 29th 2021 by Ellen Webb ...
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Hozan Sensei: This Little Light Of Mine

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Friday, June 25th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Hozan Sensei: Sangha Jewel

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Wednesday, June 23rd 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Gerry Oliva: The Four Establishments Of Mindfulness

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, June 22nd 2021 by Gerry Oliva ...
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Hozan Sensei: The Six Paramitas

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, June 22nd 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Peter Overton: The Four Brahmaviharas (The Four Immeasurable Minds).

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, June 15th 2021 by Peter Overton ...
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Hozan Sensei: Beginner’s Sesshin

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, June 8th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Hozan Sensei: The Five Skandhas

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, June 5th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Ryushin Andrea Thach: Bodhisattva Precepts

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Thursday, June 3rd 2021 by Ryushin Andrea Thach ...
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Hozan Sensei: The Three Marks Of Existence

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, June 1st 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Hozan Sensei: The Noble Eightfold Path

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, June 1st 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Laurie Senauke: The Four Noble Truths

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, May 22nd 2021 by Laurie Senauke ...
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Hozan Senauke: Fukanzazengi Part Two

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, May 15th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Hozan Senauke: Zazen Instructions

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Friday, May 14th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Hozan Senauke: Three Refuges

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Thursday, May 13th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Hozan Senauke: Fukanzazengi Part One

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, May 8th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Zenju Earthlyn Manuel: Boundlessness

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Tuesday, May 4th 2021 by Zenju Earthyln Manuel ...
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Hozan Senauke: Alignment

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, April 26th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Carol Paul: The Practice Of Patience

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, April 17th 2021 by Carol Paul ...
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Laurie Senauke: Buddha’s Story-The Sad Parts

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Sunday, April 11th 2021 by Laurie Senauke ...
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Hozan Senauke: The Birth of Shakyamuni Buddha

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, April 10th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Rev. Liên Shutt: Skillful Effort

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Monday, April 5th 2021 by Lien Shutt ...
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Ross Blum: Buddha Nature

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, March 27th 2021 by Ross Blum ...
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Hozan Senauke: Spiritual Formation

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, March 20th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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HoUn Zenki Mary Mocine: Sojun & Ji Ju Yu Zanmai

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, March 13th 2021 by Mary Mocine ...
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Denkei Raul Moncayo: Supported From Within

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, March 6th 2021 by Raul Moncayo ...
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Hannah Meara: Practicing With Emptiness

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, February 27th 2021 by Hannah Meara ...
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Hozan Senauke: Hai! Here I Am

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, February 20th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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Ryushin Andrea Thach: Tale of the Ox

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, February 13th 2021 by Ryushin Andrea Thach ...
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Karen DeCotis: Teacher and Disciple Working Together

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, February 6th 2021 by Karen Decotis ...
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Steve Weintraub: Trust and Support

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, January 30th 2021 by Steve Weintraub ...
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Susan Marvin: Not Knowing

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, January 23rd 2021 by Susan Marvin ...
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Peter Overton: Alive or Dead?

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, January 16th 2021 by Peter Overton ...
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Alan Senauke: Let The Mystery Be

A talk given at Berkeley Zen Center on Saturday, January 9th 2021 by Hozan Alan Senauke ...
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