Dharma Talks

On this page is a sample of dharma talks and teishos given by Baker Roshi in recent years at Crestone Mountain Zen Center.


Practice Basics

Weekly Dharma Talk by Baker Roshi given in May 2011

Keywords:
Physical Stillness, Three Birth Minds, Consciousness/Unconscious, Self, Noticing, Attention, Attention to Attention, Continuity, Path, Intention

Practice Basics [Download]


Bodyfulness

Dharma Talk by Baker Roshi given at the New Year’s Seminar 2009

Keywords:
Activity/Entity, “Pause for the Particular”, Six Senses, Continuous Practice, Now, Identity, Uniqueness, Six Paramitas, Bodhisattva, Non-Duality, Interdependence

Bodyfulness [Download]


The Mutual Space of Mind and Phenomena

Teisho by Baker Roshi given during the 90-day Practice Period 2009

Keywords:
“Already Connected”, Mem-Signs, Situated Immediacy, Dharmakaya, Embodiment, Actualizing Space, Pace, “Pause for the Particular”, Immediacy, Non-Dualism

The Mutual Space of Mind and Phenomena [Download]


The Wilderness of the Mind

Teisho by Baker Roshi given during the April Sesshin 2013

Keywords:
Zazen Mind, Practice as Craft, Ritual

The Wilderness of the Mind [Download]


Enlightenment Practice

Teisho by Baker Roshi given during the Rohatsu Sesshin 2009

Keywords:
Dogen (Genjo Koan; Continuous Practice), Actualized Moment, Enlightenment Practice as (1) Zazen, (2) Perceptual/Spatial Immediacy, (3) Confrontation of Habit Views, Two Truths

Enlightenment Practice [Download]


Dharma Gates

Teisho by Baker Roshi given during the 90-day Practice Period 2012

Keywords:
Investigate and Activate the Precepts, Contemplating Mind, the Path as Continuum, Transforming Entities into Activities

Dharma Gates [Download]