In November 2022 Gilbert visited DDM Chicago to lead the first in-person retreat since 2019. We were very grateful to have Gilbert visit our center. Below you will find some pictures of the retreat as well as links to the recordings (podcast as well as youtube) and some lecture material (Hongren’s Treatise on the Essentials for Cultivating the Mind).
- Links to the audio podcast:
- Youtube playlist of the recorded lectures:
- More pictures … of the Friday lunch and walk through the Chicago Botanic Garden:
On Saturday, Gilbert lectures on Hongren’s Treatise on the Essentials of Cultivating the Mind. The reference are linked below:
Treatise on the Essentials of Cultivating the Mind Part 1
Treatise on the Essentials of Cultivating the Mind Part 2
Treatise on the Essentials of Cultivating the Mind Part 3
Public Lecture on “What is Chan?” at the University.
Prior to his visit, on Thursday Nov 10, Gilbert met with students from the UChicago Buddhist Association at the University of Chicago and gave a lecture on “What is Chan?” at the Divinity school. Below are some pictures of that event.
If you would like to learn more about Gilbert’s teachings you can check out the recorded lectures on Gilbert’s Chan Mind Work youtube channel:
… or you can also join Gilbert’s Chan Mind Work Forum” on the “mighty networks” platform where students can ask any questions they have about the Dharma directly to Gilbert.