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Dharma Talks

Welcome to the Empty Field Zendo online library of Dharma Talks. Unless otherwise noted, all teishos are given by Sensei Ray Ruzan Cicetti either at Empty Field or at our sister zendo, Empty Bowl, in New Jersey.

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Date Dharma Talk Play Length
The Four Great Bodhisattva Vows
11/07/2014 Verse 1: Creations are numberless; I vow to free them [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/GreatVows1.mp3″] 30:02
11/07/2014 Verse 2: Delusions are inexhaustible; I vow to put an end to them [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/GreatVows2.mp3″] 19:47
11/08/2014 Verse 3: Dharmas are boundless; I vow to master them [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/GreatVows3.mp3″] 21:22
11/08/2014 Verse 4: The enlightened way is unsurpassable; I vow to embody it [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/GreatVows4.mp3″] 28:01
Other Teishos
11/04/2016 The Sound of One Hand [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/SoundofOneHand.mp3″] 28:38
11/05/2016 Two Inches from Our Life [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/TwoSecondsfromOurLife.mp3″] 21:33
11/09/2015 Joshu’s Dog. Mumonkan Case 1. [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/Teisho-Mu-EFZ2015.m4a”] 53:48
08/04/2015 Living Zen in the 21st Century [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/LivingZen.mp3″] 27:46
07/19/2013 Kyogan’s Man Hanging from a Tree. Mumonkan Case 5. [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/ManHangingFromaTree.mp3″] 27:42
07/19/2013 Ummon’s Everyone Has Their Own Light [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/EveryoneHasTheirOwnLight.mp3″] 30:56
07/14/2012 No-Self and Nirvana Teisho [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/No-Self.mp3″] 40:24
07/13/2012 Impermanence Teisho [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/Teishos/Impermanence.mp3″] 26:59
02/18/2012 Mu Teisho [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/MuTeisho.mp3″] 25:37
11/2011 Love Teisho [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/LoveTeisho.mp3″] 28:37
  The Four Immeasurables
07/01/2011 1 – Lovingkindness Dharma Talk [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/1-Lovingkindness.mp3″] 15:38
07/01/2011 2 – Lovingkindness Guided Meditation [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/2-LK-Meditation.mp3″] 16:47
07/01/2011 3 – Sympathetic Joy Dharma Talk [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/3-SympatheticJoy.mp3″] 10:56
07/01/2011 4 – Sympathetic Joy Guided Meditation [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/4-SJ-Meditation.mp3″] 13:05
07/02/2011 5 – Compassion Dharma Talk [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/5-Compassion.mp3″] 13:16
07/02/2011 6 – Compassion Guided Meditation [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/6-C-Meditation.mp3″] 13:09
07/02/2011 7 – Equanimity Dharma Talk [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/7-Equanimity.mp3″] 16:12
07/02/2011 8 – Equanimity Guided Meditation [powerpress url=”http://www.emptyfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/8-E-Meditation.mp3″] 13:47