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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.

May 14, 2017

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during Mother's Day, 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines Genjo's early history with his mother, Hakuin's One Hand Clapping, Asan's two-hand clap response, and the real business of this life and death journey.


Apr 9, 2017

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the April 9, 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines the use of shouts and blows in the Rinzai tradition and how humility and maturity of a great master can surpass them. It also explores the necessity of communing and harmonizing with Mother Earth.


Mar 30, 2017

Genjo Osho gave this teisho on the sixth day of Spring Sesshin, 2017.  It examines "The Naga Princess's Enlightenment" as told in the Hidden Lamp.  This Teisho explores how Buddhist mythology is used in Zen training.


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 genders.


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 listen.