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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.

Apr 8, 2018

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Buddha's Birthday Zazenkai, April 8, at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines the Skillful Means of the person in the role of "teacher." What do teachers know? When do they lie?  (This Teisho contains a few words that might not be suitable for broadcast.)


Mar 27, 2018

Genjo Marinello gave this Teisho on the middle day of Spring Sesshin, 2018. This talk examines the fact that some of the "Ki" (Zen power) that arises during zazen may well have sexual energy.  What do we do with that?  How do we deal with the complications?


Mar 11, 2018

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during Soen Nakagawa Roshi's Memorial Day Zazenkai, March 11, at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines what makes a good enough teacher or parent, by contrasting the work of Eido Shimano and his Dharma "Father" Soen Nakagawa. This Teisho also explores what does it mean to "listen to the...


Feb 17, 2018

Genjo Marinello gave this Teisho on the 2nd day of Winter Odayaka Sesshin. Dipa Ma was a Twentieth Century Vipassanā teacher who in this case helps us have compassion for perpetrators. This talk was given a few days after the Parkland shooting. How do we go on?


Feb 11, 2018

Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Feb. 11th, 2017 zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines Uppalavanna's instructions for starting and keeping on the path knowing we will make mistakes. It also explores reincarnation and our collective soulfulness.