Bodhi Pakshika Dharma Retreat – talk 4


Last talk of our Fall 2012 Zen Studies Retreat on the early Buddhist list of lists known as the Bodhi Pakshika Dharma.


  1. four noble truths
  2. three marks of reality
  3. on annata – (Quacks like a duck story)
  4. The five roots and the five strengths
  5. Diligence and faith

The talks of this retreats were done mostly without notes, so we’ll just have to listen to find out what happened.

About Nomon Tim Burnett

Spiritual Director and Zen priest Nomon Tim Burnett has been a student of Zoketsu Norman Fischer since 1987 when he was a resident at San Francisco Zen Center's Green Gulch Farm. After sitting practice periods at Green Gulch and Tassajara Zen Monastery, Tim helped found the Bellingham Zen Practice Group in 1991. Tim was ordained as a Zen Priest by Norman in 2000 and received Dharma Transmission in July, 2011. A person of wide-ranging professional interests, Tim has been a botanist, carpenter, elementary school teacher, writer, and computer programmer. In addition to his work at the Spiritual Director of Red Cedar Zen Community, Tim is Executive Director of Mindfulness Northwest.
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