Welcome to the Koans and Liberation Project Archive (KALPA):

The largest source of koan zen video and audio in the English language. We’re excited you’re here.

The KALPA library is now a new PZI Member service. PZI Members will have unlimited access to all things KALPA. If you are already a member, a username and login will be coming your way very soon. Everyone else – join us! Support this zen resource with a PZI Membership.

KALPA is maintained supported by our very tiny but diligent staff. We welcome your feedback! Please email Jaxyn at webmaster@pacificzen.org, 
or Corey Hitchcock  with any issues, improvement ideas, or concerns.

New to the Library

Video August 17, 2019

Where Impurity Meets Purity in Zhuangzi

Jon Joseph

Jon Joseph talks about delusion and awakening in Zhuangzi. The treasure house of heaven. (Some sound anomalies we are striving to correct – but wanted you to have access to the talk after Summer Sesshin. – KALPA Team)

27' 48"
Video August 15, 2019
17' 36"
Video August 15, 2019

The Transformation of Things

Allison Atwill

Allison talks about the ‘transformation of things’ referred to in the Zhuangzi koan where he dreamed he was a butterfly. Summer Sesshin, 2019

58' 22"
Video August 2, 2019
31' 33"
Video July 31, 2019
33' 12"