Riverside Chan Meditation Group
Meditation Timing Media
Learn about traditional Zen and Buddhist teachings, practices, and history through episodes recorded specifically for podcast listeners. Host Domyo Burk is a Soto Zen priest and teacher.
Dharma talks on Zen meditation and practice by Taigen Dan Leighton and other members of Ancient Dragon Zen Gate.
Podcast by Zazen and the Schmetterling
Welcome to our podcast coming to you from the Greater Boston Zen Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Teachers Sensei Steve Tetsuen Wallace, Dharma Holder Laura Yushin Wallace, and others. Recordings include both full-length teishos (talks) with discussion following and short "encouragement talks." For more information about teachers, events, and practice periods, as well as additional audio files, go to our website: bostonzen.org.
Dharma Talks from the Everyday Zen Foundation
Welcome to Already Calm. Here we can explore meditation as mind training and how it can help you in your daily life. If you would like to find a meditation teacher near you, or have any questions, please email Lyndi at email@example.com.
Sanshin Zen Community is an international Buddhist sangha founded in 1996 by Shohaku Okumura, a Soto Zen priest and respected translator of the thirteenth-century Japanese Zen master, Eihei Dogen Zenji. Based at Sanshin-ji, in Bloomington, Indiana, Sanshin exists to provide intensive practice of zazen in the style of Kosho Uchiyama-roshi, informed by thorough study of Dogen's teachings and communal work. Sanshin offers opportunities for daily practice, weekly Dharma talks, monthly retreats, ...
A podcast of original teachings and music by Zenkai Taiun Michael Elliston Roshi, guiding teacher of the Atlanta Soto Zen Center and abbot of the Silent Thunder Order.
Rinzai Zen Dharma Talks given at the Seattle Zen Temple Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji or other locations associated with Chobo-Ji.
Insight, inspiration, and wisdom on living with mindfulness for a more peaceful, balanced, and stress-free life
Kate Hartland gives an encouragement talk. The text is from Reb Anderson's Warm Smiles from Cold Mountains. (January 21, 2021)
Norman gives a talk to Red Cedar Zen on "Ritual and Zazen - Escape This Crazy Life" based on the poetry in his book "... Read MoreBy Norman Fischer
It’s a conspiracy! That’s what the believers say — and they are correct. * * * It’s not hard to understand why conspiracy theories are so popular. It is easier to believe that a group is doing something that I consider unlawful or harmful — plotting against me or my interests — than to accept that my dissatisfaction with my reality as I see it may …
Diane Fitzgerald speaks about cause and effect. The texts are Case 2 "Baizhang's Fox" from The Gateless Gate and "Dai shugyo" (Great Practice)" from Dogen's Shobogenzo. (February 13, 2021)
As they say in the movies, "take two!" Please disregard the first transcription posting because of a technical glitch on the audio link. Follow this one instead. Apologies… _()_ Many, many thanks to Sentha Pusa for sharing the lecture references. Lecture location: http://www.riversidechan.org/lectures/Dharma_Talk_20210215.mp3Notes:- Consider volunt…
Genjo Marinello Osho offered this informal Dharma Talk and Dialogue Sunday evening, Feb. 21, 2021, after zazen at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines the Ten Precepts and how they are approached from the relative, absolute and transcendent perspectives.
Many, many thanks to Sentha Pusa for sharing the lecture references. Lecture location: http://www.riversidechan.org/lectures/Dharma_Talk_20210208.mp3 Notes:- Consider volunteering to transcribe a lecture. It is a great way to deepen your practice.- This transcription is work in progress. It is transcribed as recorded and no professional…
James Cordova gives an encouragement talk based on the text "On Cleansing," from Dogen's Shobogenzo. (February 17, 2021)
Norman gives his third talk on Ritual and Practice to the Dharma Seminar. Read MoreBy Norman Fischer
The United States One “nation of immigrants” — Sea to roiling sea * * * Or, one might say, border to imaginary border. It goes without saying, and so I shall say it, that there is no actual or natural border between the contiguous United States and Canada, let alone Mexico, where the agreed-upon boundary is much smaller. Of course, the east and wes…
Parinirvana, the death of the Buddha Shakyamuni, is commemorated by a ceremony in mid-February in most Buddhist communities throughout the world. The Buddha gave several important teachings right before his death, and there is teaching contained in the very manner and fact of his passing. In this episode I describe the Parinirvana (Nehan) ceremony …
ADZG 871 ADZG Monday Night Dharma Talk by Gerrie GriffinBy ADZG
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Feb. 14, 2021 Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores transcending duality by breaking through the delusions of our ego identity.
ADZG 870 ADZG Sunday Morning Dharma Talk by Rev. Taigen Dan LeightonBy ADZG
Fran Ludwig gives an encouragement talk about welcoming times of great difficulty. (February 8, 2021)
Norman gives his second talk on "Ritual and Practice" to the Dharma Seminar. Jaune Evans also speaks on the ritual of... Read MoreBy Jaune Evans, Norman Fischer
For the sake of ourselves and others, we need to learn to Bear Witness without burning out. Bearing Witness means exposing ourselves to the suffering in the world in all its forms out of compassion. At the root of all suffering are the three poisons of greed, hate, and delusion, so Bearing Witness also means being aware of those forces in the world…
Once we lived in tribes: A hundred fifty or so — Now it’s out of hand. * * * Humans once lived in tribes, pursuing survival through strength in numbers, hunting and gathering. Apparently our tribal leaders occasionally went to war with the neighbors, but only once we could afford to, having gathered enough roots and berries to tide us over. Or when…
ADZG 869 ADZG Monday Night Dharma Talk by Beau GolwitzerBy ADZG
Genjo Marinello Osho offered this informal Dharma Talk and Dialogue Sunday evening, Feb. 7, 2021, after zazen at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines the three Commandments of the Seven Buddhas.
ADZG 868 ADZG Sunday Morning Dharma Talk by Rev. Eishin Nancy EastonBy ADZG
Many, many thanks to Sentha Pusa for sharing the lecture references. Lecture location: http://www.riversidechan.org/lectures/Dharma_Talk_20210201.mp3 Notes:- Consider volunteering to transcribe a lecture. It is a great way to deepen your practice.- This transcription is work in progress. It is transcribed as recorded and no professional…
Norman Fischer gives his first talk on "Ritual and Practice" to the Dharma Seminar. Ino Mary Ann Sacksteder also spe... Read MoreBy Mary Ann Sacksteder, Norman Fischer
Prajna means “wisdom,” Paramita, “perfecting” — “Mantra,” something else! * * * The fourth and last section of the Heart Sutra concludes on a more formal note, simply stating and re-stating the central place of the “perfecting of wisdom” in Buddhism, as the mother of all mantras: Therefore know the prajna paramita as the great miraculous mantra the…
Norman speaks at the EDZ All Day Sitting for January 2021 on "Ritual" using his poetry from his book "Escape This Cra... Read MoreBy Norman Fischer
ADZG 867 ADZG Monday Night Dharma Talk by Rev. Nyozan Eric ShuttBy ADZG
Genjo Marinello Osho offered this informal Dharma Talk and Dialogue Sunday evening, Jan. 31, 2021, after zazen at Chobo-Ji. The foundation of Buddhist practice is the Three Treasures of the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. Genjo explains how each is a treasure and the importance of experientially diving into these aspects of reality.…
ADZG 866 ADZG Sunday Morning Dharma Talk by Steven Heine and Rev. Taigen Dan LeightonBy ADZG
Many, many thanks to Sentha Pusa for sharing the lecture references. Lecture location: http://www.riversidechan.org/lectures/Dharma_Talk_20210125.mp3 Notes:- Consider volunteering to transcribe a lecture. It is a great way to deepen your practice.- This transcription is work in progress. It is transcribed as recorded and no professional…
Julie Nelson gives an encouragement talk about how, in our practice, we both become unsettled and find a home. (January 7, 2021)
Neal Shorstein gives the fourth and last talk of the EDZ priest talks on "Bodhidarma's Reason and Practice." Read MoreBy Neal Shorstein
Many, many thanks to Sentha Pusa for sharing the lecture references. Lecture location: http://www.riversidechan.org/lectures/Dharma_Talk_20210118.mp3 Notes:- Consider volunteering to transcribe a lecture. It is a great way to deepen your practice.- This transcription is work in progress. It is transcribed as recorded and no professional…
Julie Nelson speaks about things that block faith and love. The texts are "Compassion Unbound" (p. 72) and "Affirming Faith in Mind" (p. 28) from the GBZC Sutra Book (2019 edition). (January 26, 2021)