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enliven your mind
||CleanPODCAST: At Ease with the Wandering Mind||Dharma Discourse by Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Sensei - In this humorous talk, Sensei teaches us that the wandering mind is universal. These thoughts are the cause of our suffering, but also not the enemy. To go beyond them we need to be relaxed - yet d...||4 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPODCAST: Manifesting Practice||Dharma Discourse by John Daido Loori, Roshi - This impassioned talk by Daido Roshi packs in quite a bit of teaching - he speaks about koan study, the five kinds of blindness, the different upaya or skillful means of Zen,||27 2 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPODCAST: No Big Deal||Dharma Discourse by Konrad Ryushin Marchaj, Sensei - Ryushin Sensei discusses how true insight is not cloaked in fancy liturgy, accomplishments, or actions. To see the truth of one's life is to live as full human beings,||22 11 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPODCAST: Forgetting The Ox||Dharma Discourse by Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Sensei - In this talk, Shugen Sensei continues the teachings about the stages along the Path. The 7th stage of the Ox Herding Pictures is called Forgetting the Ox. After the 6th stage of riding the ox home,||15 11 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPODCAST: The Wisdom That Has No Teacher||Dharma Discourse by John Daido Loori, Roshi - Realization isn’t about ideas, theories, or beliefs. It’s a direct, personal experience of reality. If we want to realize the Buddha’s teaching, we need to hear and see with the whole body and mind.||8 11 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPODCAST: The Great Death||Dharma Discourse by Konrad Ryushin Marchaj, Sensei - In this talk, the biological end isn't what's meant by "The Great Death." Instead, it asks, "what does it look like when someone dies completely in the midst of life?||1 11 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPODCAST: Riding The Ox Home||Dharma Discourse by Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Sensei - In this talk, Shugen Sensei continues the teachings about the stages along the Path. The 6th stage of the Ox Herding Pictures is called Riding the Ox Home.||25 10 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPODCAST: Being in the Mountains||Dharma Discourse by John Daido Loori, Roshi - In Zen literature the mountain's summit is commonly used as a metaphor for realization. Using this metaphor as a point of departure, Daido Roshi talks about form and emptiness,||18 10 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPODCAST: Meet The Challenge||Dharma Discourse by Konrad Ryushin Marchaj, Sensei - In practice, challenges are nothing but opportunities to help us see something about ourselves we were previously blind to. Working with a teacher can help us move through these obstacles,||12 9 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPODCAST: The Essential Matter||Dharma Discourse by Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Sensei - Shugen Sensei says that we often turn away from the essential to the trivial, recalling a poem by Rumi, "we are sitting on the edge of a roof, drunk." Due to this,||5 9 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
There is no edge
Brilliant talks by the late, great Daido Roshi. He inspired me to start practice and here there are some great examples of his live and challenging Zen.