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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.

Mar 12, 2017

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the March 12, 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji.  This talk examines the ordination of women in Buddhism and the courage and determination it takes to confront prejudice and injustice.  This talk also explores how to do intense meditation practice with both...


Feb 26, 2017

Genjo Osho gave this teisho on the last day of Feb. Odayaka Sesshin, 2017. It examines Case 19 of the Mumonkan. What words of Zen Master Nansen broke through Joshu's delusive mind? Nansen said, "How can there be right and wrong in the Tao?" What?  No right or wrong?  How can that be?  Please have a...


Feb 12, 2017

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Feb., 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji.  This talk examines how investigating the absolute black void that holds the universe and is the universe has no gender, age, caste, or IQ.


Jan 8, 2017

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...


Dec 10, 2016

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?