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Join Koshin Chris Cain and guests as they discuss connections between spirituality and everyday living. We hope you'll be inspired by these engaging conversations on how to live life with meaning. Conversations will include a variety of spiritual perspectives, including the Zen perspective of our host. Koshin is an ordained teacher, or Osho, in the Rinzai Zen tradition. He is the Abbot of the Puget Sound Zen Center on Vashon Island, Washington, and he also teaches at the Oslo Zen Senter in Norway. He trained at Mount Baldy Zen Center in California before founding Puget Sound Zen Center with his wife in 2003. He grew up in London and North Carolina before moving to the west coast to be a monk. He and his wife have two children.
||CleanHealthy honor, healthy shame with Thanissaro Bhikku||Renowned author and scholar Thanissaro Bhikku, Abbot of the Metta Forest Monastery in San Diego County California, joins us to talk about honor and shame in a Buddhist context.…||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWork that matters with Maia Duerr||Author and Buddhist practitioner Maia Duerr joins us to talk about her new book, “Work that Matters”.…||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWomen, poetry and Zen||Scholar and author Beata Grant joins us to talk about the work she’s done discovering and translating poetry from Chinese Zen nuns.…||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFaith and politics||Mike Ivaska, pastor at Vashon Community Church, drops by the studio to talk with Koshin about faith and politics.…||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMindful use of technology||David Levy, a professor at the Information School at the University of Washington, talks about the mindful use of technology.…||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMindfulness and veterans||Chris Fortin talks about her work teaching mindfulness to veterans with the organization Veterans Path.…||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEvolutionary Psychology and Buddhism||Robert Wright, who spoke at the Zen Center in September, speaks about his new book “Why Buddhism is True,” and the connections between Buddhism and evolutionary psychology.…||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeeing clearly||Brian Lesage talks with Koshin about the ways in which Zen practice can help us see more clearly about the stories we make out of sense impressions.…||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZen Street Retreats||Joshin Brian Byrnes talks about his experiences leading and participating in Zen street retreats. …||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe heart of monastic training||Chon Mun Sunim stops by the studio to talk about monastic training and his path to practice. …||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|