Links to YouTube Lectures

The Ten Precepts of the Bodhisattva Ceremony number 10

Posted by on Sep 23, 2021 in YouTube | 0 comments

The Ten Precepts of the Bodhisattva Ceremony number 10

Continuing a series of lectures on the meaning of the Bodhisattva Precepts as presented in the Bodhisattva Ceremony, I vow not to disparage the Three Treasures Here is the YouTube line to the lecture: https://youtu.be/6HaEADacSes

The Ten Precepts of the Bodhisattva Ceremony number 9

Posted by on Sep 11, 2021 in YouTube | 0 comments

The Ten Precepts of the Bodhisattva Ceremony number 9

Continuing a series of lectures on the meaning of the Bodhisattva Precepts as presented in the Bodhisattva Ceremony, I vow not to harbor ill-will is particularly appropriate for September 11th on the 20th anniversary. Here is the YouTube line to the lecture: https://youtu.be/DQBj4ktGmnQ

The Mind of Awakening

Posted by on Sep 8, 2021 in YouTube | 0 comments

Daijaku discusses the mind of awakening in Soto Zen: YouTube video link:

The Ten Precepts in the Bodhisattva Ceremony no 8 “I Vow Not To Be Avaricious”

Posted by on Jul 3, 2021 in YouTube | 0 comments

The Ten Precepts in the Bodhisattva Ceremony no 8 “I Vow Not To Be Avaricious”

YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/oZbGgmEOuII    This is a continuation of several talks on the meaning of the Bodhisattva Ceremony by Rev. Shinshu Roberts. Zen’s Bodhisattva Ceremony ends with a recitation of the Pure Precepts each with a commentarial verse. This talk explores the meaning of precepts from the position of the relative as well as the universal.

 

Meaning of the Jukai Ceremony, Taking the Precepts

Posted by on Jun 29, 2021 in YouTube | 0 comments

Daijaku explains the meaning of taking the precepts before Ocean Gate’s Jukai or Receiving the Precepts Ceremony for three sangha members. YouTube link:

https://youtu.be/NaeAHzw8lv4

The Ten Precepts in the Bodhisattva Ceremony number 7

Posted by on Jun 20, 2021 in YouTube | 0 comments

The Ten Precepts in the Bodhisattva Ceremony number 7

“I vow to praise self at the expense of others” from both the relative and the absolute perspective.

https://youtu.be/SL5HYj-gsvE

Re-opening Ocean Gate after Covid

Posted by on Jun 16, 2021 in YouTube | 0 comments

This Dharma talk by Shinshu Roberts is an exploration of how we re-open after Covid restrictions are lifted while honoring the different comfort levels of sangha members. Dogen’s Bodaishatta-Shishobo (For Elements of a Bodhisattva’s Social Relations) is used a a template for this lecture.

You Tube Link: https://youtu.be/IyIQ1eD6U7c

Stability through Presencing in Your Life

Posted by on Jun 5, 2021 in YouTube | 0 comments

Stability through Presencing in Your Life

Daijaku’s talk on finding Buddha awareness and stability by being present for your life given on May 22nd, 2021. This is a link to the talk on YouTube: https://youtu.be/aXxRXQwNdIE  If you are only interested in the audio talk, you can find it under the tab Dharma Talks on this website.

The Ten Precepts in the Bodhisattva Ceremony nos. 4-6

Posted by on May 10, 2021 in YouTube | 0 comments

In this talk Shinshu continues to discuss the verses associated with the Ten Grave Precepts in the Bodhisattva Ceremony. I vow not to use false speech, I vow not to use intoxicants, and I vow not to slander others. This talk is also available as an audio file under the tab Dharma Talks.

https://youtu.be/fI1G9bMJKNo

The Ten Precepts in the Bodhisattva Ceremony nos. 1-3

Posted by on May 1, 2021 in YouTube | 0 comments

The Ten Precepts in the Bodhisattva Ceremony nos. 1-3

In this talk Shinshu discusses the verses associated with the Ten Grave Precepts: I vow not to kill, I vow not to take what is not given and I vow not to misuse sexuality.

https://youtu.be/ugVBfQdc4oM

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