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.
Goddess's Transformation

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Jan., 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji.  This talk examines the our true nature and the absurdity of human prejudice about gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color...

Direct download: Goddesss_Transformation.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00am PST

Asan's Dewdrop

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the last day of Rohatsu, 2016  This case examines death poems, how to face death and why anyone would agree to be abbot of a Zen temple. What three ingredients are essential for Zen training?  Who is responsible when the student/teacher relationship falls apart?

Direct download: Asans_Dewdrop.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:00am PST

Ziyoung's Last Teaching

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Nov., 2016 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji.  This talk examines the recent election, Genjo's trip to India, and the dream of life and death.

Direct download: Ziyoungs_Last_Teaching.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00am PST

Satsuma Weeps

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Oct., 2016 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji.  This talk examines grief, ecstasy, impermanence, and enlightenment as contrasted with maturity.

Direct download: Satsujo_Weeps.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00am PST

Iron Grindstone

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Sept. 11,  2016 mini-sesshin at Chobo-Ji.  It begins with a very telling story of Genjo's trip to NYC in late October of 2001. Iron Grindstone Liu was the principle Dharma Heir to Zen Master Guishan Lingyou (771–854)  (Jpn. Isan Reiyū).

Direct download: Iron_Grindstone.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00am PST

Ikkyu and Kannon

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the middle day of August, 2016, Odayaka Sesshin at Chobo-Ji.  This talk examines what it is to be a positive bodhisattva in this life: offering love that is not dependent on happiness. 

Direct download: Ikkyu_and_Kannon.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:00pm PST

Bhadda and Mahakassapa

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Aug, 2016 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji.  This talk examines how we make use of suffering our own trails and tribulations in the development of maturity. 

Direct download: Bhadda_and_Mahakassapa.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00am PST

Yasodharas Path

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the July, 2016 Zazenkai at No-Rank Zendo in Portland, OR. This talk explores what does it mean to "leave home."  How does Buddha's wife handle his departure?

Direct download: Yasodhars_Path.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:00am PST

Maylie Scott Meets Loneliness

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the July, 2016 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines how we learn to be skillful while being alone or facing what feels to be intolerable. Maylie Scott says, "Please don't think anything is out of place."

Direct download: Loneliness.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00am PST

Dipa Ma's Fearless Daughters

This Teisho was given by Genjo Marinello on the final day of Summer Sesshin, 2016. Dipa Ma was a Twentieth Century Vipassanā teacher. This talk examines, how do we find fearlessness within fear?

Direct download: Dipa_Mas_Fearless_Daughters.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00am PST