Chobo-Ji's Zen Podcast
Rinzai Zen Dharma Talks given at the Seattle Zen Temple Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji or other locations associated with Chobo-Ji.

Genjo Marinello Osho led this Dharma Dialogue at Chobo-Ji on August 16th, 2015, exploring thoughts and experiences from attending the Native American Bearing Witness retreat in the Black Hills of SD, Aug. 10-14.

Direct download: Native_American_Bearing_Witness.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30 AM

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Chobo-Ji half-day mini sesshin given on July 12th, 2015, on Chiyono's No Water, No Moon from The Hiddewn Lamp. This case examines where do we go when we let go completely.   

Direct download: No_Water_No_Moon.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:00 PM

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on June 21st, the second day of Summer Sesshin 2015.  This talk explores Queen Anoja's encounter and breakthrough with the Historical Buddha as told in the new koan anthology "The Hidden Lamp."  Study Questions:  What do you seek, truly?  And what are you willing to renounce for it?  Is it necessary to leave your home in order to find what is within you?

Direct download: Anoja.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:00 PM

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho at Chobo-Ji's June half-day sit, 2015.  This talk explores "The Old Woman of Mount Wutai" - China, Ninth Century, as told in the new collection of women koans, "The Hidden Lamp."  This new collection is a very important addition to Zen training that will help balance what has been know as a principally patriarchal tradition.

Direct download: The_Old_Woman.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:00 PM

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Chobo-Ji half-day mini sesshin given on May 10th, 2015, on Case 48 of the Mumonkan. The case investigates how to teach in Zen, using Zen Masters Kempo and Unmon as examples.

Direct download: Another_Way_Up_.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:00 PM

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Chobo-Ji half-day mini sesshin given on April 12th, 2015, on Case 47 of the Mumonkan. The case investigates Tosotsu's Three Barriers.  Fundamentally, who are we really?

Direct download: Three_Barriers.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:00 PM

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on middle day of Spring Sesshin 2015.  This talk investigates Case 45 of the Mumonkan, "Who is he?" and explores how "our" mind is seamless with the "Mind" of the universe.

Direct download: No_Fence_Just_Hug.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:00 PM

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on March 8th, 2014 at Chobo-Ji.  This talk explores Case 43 of the Mumonkan, where Zen Master Shuzan asks about his staff.  This koan explores classic koan structure of Relative, Absolute and Transcendent.  It also briefly examines Tozan's Five Ranks.

Direct download: Shuzans_Staff.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:00 PM

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on Feb. 1st, 2014 at Chobo-Ji.  This talk explores Case 42 of the Mumonkan, where a women sits close to the Buddha seat in deep meditation. This case investigates the importance of innocence and ignorance (No Knowing) as the foundation of practice.

Direct download: Innocence_and_Ignorance.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:30 PM

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on Jan. 11th, 2015, at Chobo-Ji's mini-sesshin.  This talk explores four different kinds of samadhi as described by Zen Master Rinzai and our possible attachment and absorption to these points of view.

Direct download: Four_Samadhis.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00 PM