Selected Teachings

Below are 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]


Member Audio Library

Dharma Sangha members have access to additional teachings in Crestone and Boulder, information can be found on the Member Audio Library page.