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  • March 9, 2014. Evening lecture at Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group.
  • February 3, 2014. "Feeling Self Worth." Monday lecture at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA.
  • December 22, 2013. "Practice and Creativity." Sunday lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • November 3, 2013. "Problems." Sunday lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • October 28, 2013. Lecture at Valley Stream Zen Sangha, Sacramento, CA.
  • August 5, 2013. "Realizing Your True Spirit"; Monday lecture, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA.
  • August 3, 2013. "There is No Mistake"; Saturday sitting, Green Gulch Farm.
  • February 11, 2013. "Giving Up Your Meditation"; Monday lecture, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA.
  • January 13, 2013. "The Jewel You've Been Searching For"; Half-day sitting lecture, Fairfax.
  • December 16, 2012. "Sitting with Tragedy"; Sunday lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • October 7, 2012. "Feeling Your Life Completely"; Sunday lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • May 20, 2012. "Where Will You Put Your Attention?"; Sunday lecture at Green Gulch Farm.
  • May 7, 2012. "A Recipe for Awakening"; Monday lecture at Spirit Rock.
  • December 4, 2011. "Suzuki Roshi's 40th Anniversary"; Sunday lecture at Green Gulch Farm.
  • November 6, 2011. "Jumping Off the Pole"; afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • October 9, 2011. "I'm Still Here"; Sunday lecture at Green Gulch Farm.
  • September 4, 2011. Sunday lecture (with children's program) at Green Gulch Farm.
  • May 21, 2011. "Ocean of Merit"; afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • March 19, 2011. "Why Haven't You Enlightened Me Yet"; lecture at Austin Zen Center.
  • February 5, 2011. "A Warm Place in Your Heart"; afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • January 24, 2011. "You Do It Every Day"; evening lecture, Spirit Rock Meditation Center.
  • November 6, 2010. "Letting Go of Enlightenment"; afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • August 2, 2010. "Finding Your Way in this Wild World"; Spirit Rock Meditation Center.
  • July 18, 2010. "The Importance of Problems in Your Practice"; Sunday lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • May 29, 2010. "Having Your Experience"; afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • May 12, 2010. "What You Think is Not a Help for Realization"; evening lecture, Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.
  • May 2, 2010. "Changing Your Life Aesthetic"; Sunday lecture (with childrens' lecture), Green Gulch Farm.
  • March 14, 2010. Evening lecture, Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group.
  • March 6, 2010. "Myō Shin"; afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • December 12, 2009. "Being in the Ordinary"; afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • October 10, 2009. "Cooking Life"; Saturday lecture, City Center.
  • September 27, 2009. "Awaken Your Unborn Buddha Mind"; Sunday lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • August 3, 2009. "Flower of Your Life Force Blooming"; evening lecture, Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.
  • July 11, 2009. "Two Demons Pushing on the Door"; afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • May 29, 2009. "Why Did Suzuki Roshi Come to the West?"; talk in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Suzuki Roshi's arrival in the U.S. at City Center.
  • May 13, 2009. "Everyone Making Their Best Effort"; evening lecture, Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.
  • April 19, 2009. "A Friend in the Darkness"; Sunday lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • April 18, 2009. Afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • March 23, 2009. "Accessing Creativity"; Spirit Rock Meditation Center.
  • March 7, 2009. "Finding Your Way"; afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • November 23, 2008. "Love and Approval"; Sunday lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • September 6, 2008. "The Five Spiritual Faculties"; afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • August 9, 2008. Afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • July 13, 2008. "Relying on Something Great"; Sunday lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • May 24, 2008. Afternoon lecture, day-long sitting at Green Gulch Farm.
  • February 10, 2008. "Telling Our Deepest Darkest Secrets"; Sunday lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • January 12, 2008. Lecture at City Center.
  • October 15, 2007. "The Thread"; Monday lecture, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA.
  • April 5, 2007. Sunday Lecture, Green Gulch Farm.
  • March 26, 2007. "The Ten Thousand Idiots"; Monday lecture, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA.
  • January 21, 2007. "Tasting the True Spirit of the Grain"; Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group.