Rinzai Zen Dharma Talks given at the Seattle Zen Temple Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji or other locations associated with Chobo-Ji.
Tozan's Three Pounds of Flax
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the third day of Summer Odayaka 2021 at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores, "What is Buddha?" If we can't find Buddha's spirit in the most ordinary substance or activity, we haven't looked hard enough.
The National Teacher Calls Three Times
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the second day of Summer Odayaka 2021 at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores transcending all barriers between self and other and the natural respect for all of creation which follows.
Bell-Sound and Priest's Robe
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the first day of Summer Odayaka 2021 at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores who hears the temple bell, becoming the temple bell, and why do we do what we do in practice and daily life.
Tozan Gets Sixty Blows
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Aug, 8, 2021 Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores how Zen Master Unmon Bunen (Yúnmén Wényǎn) knocked hard on Tozan Shusho, which resulted in breakthrough for Tozan.
Nansen Kills a Cat
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the July, 11, 2021 Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores the necessity to be courageous, and do what needs to be done in every moment of our life and death journey.
Tokusan Carried His Bowls
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the final day of Summer Sesshin 2021 at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores the great maturity of Zen Master Tokusan Senkan (Deshan Xuanjian) as he meets with some resistance from his senior students.
A deeper approach to teaching Zen
With so many Zen podcasts all of which teach the same simple cliches, it’s so refreshing to find a teacher who goes deeper in both the background of the koans and how these teachings appear in our lives. These recordings can be listened to many times, each time learning something deeper and even more profound. Just wonderful.
One of the best
I love Genjo’s dharma talks, must-hear listening for me. Chobo-Ji is a fantastic temple in a seattle, I’ve loved visiting and meditating there. Love that the talks are here, great resource.
Very helpful and informative for those of us who have to practice alone in everyday life. thank you Genjo