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November’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much

10.06.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00pm – 2:30pm PST November's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much This month's Koan: Thank You Very Much Once upon ... Continue Reading »

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October’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate

09.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat October's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate This month's Koan: Dizang’s Most Intimate Dizang asked Fayan, “Where are you going from ... Continue Reading »

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September’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: BUSY! BUSY!

08.09.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Yunyan Sweeps the Ground Once when Yunyan was sweeping the ground, Daowu said, “Busy, busy!” Yunyan said, “You should know that ... Continue Reading »

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August’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: The Whole World is Medicine

07.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Sickness and medicine are in accord with each other. The whole world is medicine. What am I? Yunmen Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, ... Continue Reading »

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July’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Linji Washes His Feet

06.18.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: During his pilgrimage Zhaozhou came to see Linji. He met him just as Linji was washing his feet. Zhaozhou asked, ... Continue Reading »

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June’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Perfectly Imperfect

05.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the Kido collection. The koan: Perfectly Imperfect One day Master Chokei held his lecture in the hall. ... Continue Reading »

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May’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: What is the one-word charm?

04.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the collection of koans that have been handed down from the medieval Kamakura period ... Continue Reading »

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Practicing With Heart: Guest Talk by Teacher Deb Saint

03.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

Deborah Saint, Sensei, is a koan teacher with Pacific Zen Institute. Deb retired from a long productive and satisfying public service career working with Indian tribes to resolve water resource issues in the ... Continue Reading »

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Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Storehouse of Treasures”

02.17.2014  |  No Comments ››

Storehouse of Treasures "The storehouse of treasures opens by itself. You may take them and use them any way you wish." - Dogen Jesse Cardin will be joining Steven Grant and sharing his experiences with addiction ... Continue Reading »

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Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Up a Tree”

01.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

"It is as though you were up a tree, hanging from a branch with your teeth. Your hands and feet can't touch any branch. A dear fiend appears beneath the tree and asks, "What is ... Continue Reading »

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Yunmen: Say it Backwards

01.01.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat, January 4th at 1 pm,  and January 5th at 5 pm, PST. He will speak on the ancient koan "Yunmen: Say ... Continue Reading »

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Natureszen’s Transition

11.03.2013  |  No Comments ››

Early yesterday morning Kannonji lost one of its founding fathers. NaturesZen. He was builder extrordinaire and much that you see at Kannonji Zen Retreat was touched by his hand. His wisdom and spirituality ... Continue Reading »

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November’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much

10.06.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00pm – 2:30pm PST November's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much This month's Koan: Thank You Very Much Once upon ... Continue Reading »

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October’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate

09.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat October's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate This month's Koan: Dizang’s Most Intimate Dizang asked Fayan, “Where are you going from ... Continue Reading »

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September’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: BUSY! BUSY!

08.09.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Yunyan Sweeps the Ground Once when Yunyan was sweeping the ground, Daowu said, “Busy, busy!” Yunyan said, “You should know that ... Continue Reading »

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August’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: The Whole World is Medicine

07.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Sickness and medicine are in accord with each other. The whole world is medicine. What am I? Yunmen Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, ... Continue Reading »

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July’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Linji Washes His Feet

06.18.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: During his pilgrimage Zhaozhou came to see Linji. He met him just as Linji was washing his feet. Zhaozhou asked, ... Continue Reading »

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June’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Perfectly Imperfect

05.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the Kido collection. The koan: Perfectly Imperfect One day Master Chokei held his lecture in the hall. ... Continue Reading »

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May’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: What is the one-word charm?

04.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the collection of koans that have been handed down from the medieval Kamakura period ... Continue Reading »

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Practicing With Heart: Guest Talk by Teacher Deb Saint

03.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

Deborah Saint, Sensei, is a koan teacher with Pacific Zen Institute. Deb retired from a long productive and satisfying public service career working with Indian tribes to resolve water resource issues in the ... Continue Reading »

Mammoth Tusk Carving, Treasure Island Hotel, Las Vegas - 2

Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Storehouse of Treasures”

02.17.2014  |  No Comments ››

Storehouse of Treasures "The storehouse of treasures opens by itself. You may take them and use them any way you wish." - Dogen Jesse Cardin will be joining Steven Grant and sharing his experiences with addiction ... Continue Reading »

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Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Up a Tree”

01.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

"It is as though you were up a tree, hanging from a branch with your teeth. Your hands and feet can't touch any branch. A dear fiend appears beneath the tree and asks, "What is ... Continue Reading »

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Yunmen: Say it Backwards

01.01.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat, January 4th at 1 pm,  and January 5th at 5 pm, PST. He will speak on the ancient koan "Yunmen: Say ... Continue Reading »

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Natureszen’s Transition

11.03.2013  |  No Comments ››

Early yesterday morning Kannonji lost one of its founding fathers. NaturesZen. He was builder extrordinaire and much that you see at Kannonji Zen Retreat was touched by his hand. His wisdom and spirituality ... Continue Reading »

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November’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much

10.06.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00pm – 2:30pm PST November's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much This month's Koan: Thank You Very Much Once upon ... Continue Reading »

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October’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate

09.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat October's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate This month's Koan: Dizang’s Most Intimate Dizang asked Fayan, “Where are you going from ... Continue Reading »

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September’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: BUSY! BUSY!

08.09.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Yunyan Sweeps the Ground Once when Yunyan was sweeping the ground, Daowu said, “Busy, busy!” Yunyan said, “You should know that ... Continue Reading »

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August’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: The Whole World is Medicine

07.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Sickness and medicine are in accord with each other. The whole world is medicine. What am I? Yunmen Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, ... Continue Reading »

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July’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Linji Washes His Feet

06.18.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: During his pilgrimage Zhaozhou came to see Linji. He met him just as Linji was washing his feet. Zhaozhou asked, ... Continue Reading »

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June’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Perfectly Imperfect

05.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the Kido collection. The koan: Perfectly Imperfect One day Master Chokei held his lecture in the hall. ... Continue Reading »

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May’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: What is the one-word charm?

04.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the collection of koans that have been handed down from the medieval Kamakura period ... Continue Reading »

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Practicing With Heart: Guest Talk by Teacher Deb Saint

03.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

Deborah Saint, Sensei, is a koan teacher with Pacific Zen Institute. Deb retired from a long productive and satisfying public service career working with Indian tribes to resolve water resource issues in the ... Continue Reading »

Mammoth Tusk Carving, Treasure Island Hotel, Las Vegas - 2

Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Storehouse of Treasures”

02.17.2014  |  No Comments ››

Storehouse of Treasures "The storehouse of treasures opens by itself. You may take them and use them any way you wish." - Dogen Jesse Cardin will be joining Steven Grant and sharing his experiences with addiction ... Continue Reading »

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Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Up a Tree”

01.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

"It is as though you were up a tree, hanging from a branch with your teeth. Your hands and feet can't touch any branch. A dear fiend appears beneath the tree and asks, "What is ... Continue Reading »

kannonji_1272013_002

Yunmen: Say it Backwards

01.01.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat, January 4th at 1 pm,  and January 5th at 5 pm, PST. He will speak on the ancient koan "Yunmen: Say ... Continue Reading »

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Natureszen’s Transition

11.03.2013  |  No Comments ››

Early yesterday morning Kannonji lost one of its founding fathers. NaturesZen. He was builder extrordinaire and much that you see at Kannonji Zen Retreat was touched by his hand. His wisdom and spirituality ... Continue Reading »

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November’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much

10.06.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00pm – 2:30pm PST November's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much This month's Koan: Thank You Very Much Once upon ... Continue Reading »

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October’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate

09.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat October's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate This month's Koan: Dizang’s Most Intimate Dizang asked Fayan, “Where are you going from ... Continue Reading »

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September’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: BUSY! BUSY!

08.09.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Yunyan Sweeps the Ground Once when Yunyan was sweeping the ground, Daowu said, “Busy, busy!” Yunyan said, “You should know that ... Continue Reading »

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August’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: The Whole World is Medicine

07.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Sickness and medicine are in accord with each other. The whole world is medicine. What am I? Yunmen Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, ... Continue Reading »

Healthy_feet

July’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Linji Washes His Feet

06.18.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: During his pilgrimage Zhaozhou came to see Linji. He met him just as Linji was washing his feet. Zhaozhou asked, ... Continue Reading »

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June’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Perfectly Imperfect

05.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the Kido collection. The koan: Perfectly Imperfect One day Master Chokei held his lecture in the hall. ... Continue Reading »

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May’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: What is the one-word charm?

04.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the collection of koans that have been handed down from the medieval Kamakura period ... Continue Reading »

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Practicing With Heart: Guest Talk by Teacher Deb Saint

03.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

Deborah Saint, Sensei, is a koan teacher with Pacific Zen Institute. Deb retired from a long productive and satisfying public service career working with Indian tribes to resolve water resource issues in the ... Continue Reading »

Mammoth Tusk Carving, Treasure Island Hotel, Las Vegas - 2

Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Storehouse of Treasures”

02.17.2014  |  No Comments ››

Storehouse of Treasures "The storehouse of treasures opens by itself. You may take them and use them any way you wish." - Dogen Jesse Cardin will be joining Steven Grant and sharing his experiences with addiction ... Continue Reading »

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Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Up a Tree”

01.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

"It is as though you were up a tree, hanging from a branch with your teeth. Your hands and feet can't touch any branch. A dear fiend appears beneath the tree and asks, "What is ... Continue Reading »

kannonji_1272013_002

Yunmen: Say it Backwards

01.01.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat, January 4th at 1 pm,  and January 5th at 5 pm, PST. He will speak on the ancient koan "Yunmen: Say ... Continue Reading »

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Natureszen’s Transition

11.03.2013  |  No Comments ››

Early yesterday morning Kannonji lost one of its founding fathers. NaturesZen. He was builder extrordinaire and much that you see at Kannonji Zen Retreat was touched by his hand. His wisdom and spirituality ... Continue Reading »

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November’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much

10.06.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00pm – 2:30pm PST November's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much This month's Koan: Thank You Very Much Once upon ... Continue Reading »

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October’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate

09.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat October's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate This month's Koan: Dizang’s Most Intimate Dizang asked Fayan, “Where are you going from ... Continue Reading »

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September’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: BUSY! BUSY!

08.09.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Yunyan Sweeps the Ground Once when Yunyan was sweeping the ground, Daowu said, “Busy, busy!” Yunyan said, “You should know that ... Continue Reading »

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August’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: The Whole World is Medicine

07.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Sickness and medicine are in accord with each other. The whole world is medicine. What am I? Yunmen Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, ... Continue Reading »

Healthy_feet

July’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Linji Washes His Feet

06.18.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: During his pilgrimage Zhaozhou came to see Linji. He met him just as Linji was washing his feet. Zhaozhou asked, ... Continue Reading »

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June’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Perfectly Imperfect

05.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the Kido collection. The koan: Perfectly Imperfect One day Master Chokei held his lecture in the hall. ... Continue Reading »

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May’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: What is the one-word charm?

04.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the collection of koans that have been handed down from the medieval Kamakura period ... Continue Reading »

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Practicing With Heart: Guest Talk by Teacher Deb Saint

03.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

Deborah Saint, Sensei, is a koan teacher with Pacific Zen Institute. Deb retired from a long productive and satisfying public service career working with Indian tribes to resolve water resource issues in the ... Continue Reading »

Mammoth Tusk Carving, Treasure Island Hotel, Las Vegas - 2

Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Storehouse of Treasures”

02.17.2014  |  No Comments ››

Storehouse of Treasures "The storehouse of treasures opens by itself. You may take them and use them any way you wish." - Dogen Jesse Cardin will be joining Steven Grant and sharing his experiences with addiction ... Continue Reading »

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Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Up a Tree”

01.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

"It is as though you were up a tree, hanging from a branch with your teeth. Your hands and feet can't touch any branch. A dear fiend appears beneath the tree and asks, "What is ... Continue Reading »

kannonji_1272013_002

Yunmen: Say it Backwards

01.01.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat, January 4th at 1 pm,  and January 5th at 5 pm, PST. He will speak on the ancient koan "Yunmen: Say ... Continue Reading »

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Natureszen’s Transition

11.03.2013  |  No Comments ››

Early yesterday morning Kannonji lost one of its founding fathers. NaturesZen. He was builder extrordinaire and much that you see at Kannonji Zen Retreat was touched by his hand. His wisdom and spirituality ... Continue Reading »

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November’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much

10.06.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00pm – 2:30pm PST November's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Thank You Very Much This month's Koan: Thank You Very Much Once upon ... Continue Reading »

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October’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate

09.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat October's Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Not knowing is most intimate This month's Koan: Dizang’s Most Intimate Dizang asked Fayan, “Where are you going from ... Continue Reading »

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September’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: BUSY! BUSY!

08.09.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Yunyan Sweeps the Ground Once when Yunyan was sweeping the ground, Daowu said, “Busy, busy!” Yunyan said, “You should know that ... Continue Reading »

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August’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: The Whole World is Medicine

07.21.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: Sickness and medicine are in accord with each other. The whole world is medicine. What am I? Yunmen Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, ... Continue Reading »

Healthy_feet

July’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Linji Washes His Feet

06.18.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat This month's Koan: During his pilgrimage Zhaozhou came to see Linji. He met him just as Linji was washing his feet. Zhaozhou asked, ... Continue Reading »

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June’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: Perfectly Imperfect

05.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the Kido collection. The koan: Perfectly Imperfect One day Master Chokei held his lecture in the hall. ... Continue Reading »

MorikamiLakeHouse

May’s Monthly Zen Talk at Kannonji: What is the one-word charm?

04.13.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat and the subject will be a Koan from the collection of koans that have been handed down from the medieval Kamakura period ... Continue Reading »

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Practicing With Heart: Guest Talk by Teacher Deb Saint

03.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

Deborah Saint, Sensei, is a koan teacher with Pacific Zen Institute. Deb retired from a long productive and satisfying public service career working with Indian tribes to resolve water resource issues in the ... Continue Reading »

Mammoth Tusk Carving, Treasure Island Hotel, Las Vegas - 2

Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Storehouse of Treasures”

02.17.2014  |  No Comments ››

Storehouse of Treasures "The storehouse of treasures opens by itself. You may take them and use them any way you wish." - Dogen Jesse Cardin will be joining Steven Grant and sharing his experiences with addiction ... Continue Reading »

S-02

Monthly Zen Koan Talk and discussion: “Up a Tree”

01.22.2014  |  No Comments ››

"It is as though you were up a tree, hanging from a branch with your teeth. Your hands and feet can't touch any branch. A dear fiend appears beneath the tree and asks, "What is ... Continue Reading »

kannonji_1272013_002

Yunmen: Say it Backwards

01.01.2014  |  No Comments ››

Steven Grant of the Pacific Zen Institute will speak at Kannonji Zen Retreat, January 4th at 1 pm,  and January 5th at 5 pm, PST. He will speak on the ancient koan "Yunmen: Say ... Continue Reading »

1397451_10151963523021772_1944970589_o

Natureszen’s Transition

11.03.2013  |  No Comments ››

Early yesterday morning Kannonji lost one of its founding fathers. NaturesZen. He was builder extrordinaire and much that you see at Kannonji Zen Retreat was touched by his hand. His wisdom and spirituality ... Continue Reading »