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.
Essence of Zen Master Rinzai

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the January 10, 2016, Zen Master Rinzai's memorial day mini-sesshin at Chobo-Ji. This case examines two chapters of the Rinzai Roku about "who is listening" and the action of no action, "Buji."

Direct download: Essence_of_Master_Rinzai.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00am PST

The Flower Hall

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during Rohatsu Sesshin 2015, eight day retreat at Camp Indianola, on The Flower Hall on Buddha's Birthday. This case shows us that the eye of the beholder is none other than Buddha.

Direct download: The_Flower_Hall.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:59pm PST

Essence of Zen Practice

Virginia Myoshin Dunthorne gives a Senior Dharma Talk at Chobo-Ji where she examines all facets of Zen training.  She starts with how this essay Prajnaparamita: Transcendental Wisdom – Universal Mind brought her to Zen in her 70s. Then goes on to explore kaleidoscopic experiences (makyo), The Great Silence/Void, samu (work meditation), sesshins, and concludes with a quote from the Diamond Sutra.  This talk was given the evening of Oct. 18th, 2015 and Carolyn Josen Stevens introduced Myoshin.

Direct download: Essence_of_Zen_Practice.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:30pm PST

Cascading Intimacy

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the October, 2015, half-day mini-sesshin at Chobo-Ji, on Ganji’s Family from The Hidden Lamp. This case examines the cascading intimacy of awakening.

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

Qiyutan Gives Birth

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the middle day of Autumn Sesshin 2015 at Chobo- Ji. This case examines our adult spiritual rebirth when we first transcend our narrow egoistic perspective.

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

Ohashi Awakens in a Brothel

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during a recent three-day sesshin at Lake Chelan, on "Ohashi Awakens in a Brothel" from The Hidden Lamp. This case examines how awakening is often prompted by suffering.

Direct download: Ohashi.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:07pm PST

Native American Bearing Witness Retreat

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: 7:30pm PST

No Water No Moon

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: 10:00am PST

Anoja Seeks Self

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: 10:00am PST

The Old Woman

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: 10:00am PST