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The Upaya Dharma Podcast features Wednesday evening Dharma Talks and recordings from Upaya’s diverse array of programs. Our podcasts exemplify Upaya’s focus on socially engaged Buddhism, including prison work, end-of-life care, serving the homeless, training in socially engaged practices, peace & nonviolence, compassionate care training, and delivering healthcare in the Himalayas.
 
🎙 𝚂𝚝𝚘𝚛𝚒𝚎𝚜 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚖 𝙰𝚛𝚝𝚒𝚜𝚝𝚜, 𝙲𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚝𝚘𝚛𝚜 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝙲𝚑𝚊𝚛𝚊𝚌𝚝𝚎𝚛𝚜𝚂𝚖𝚊𝚕𝚕 𝚋𝚞𝚜𝚒𝚗𝚎𝚜𝚜, 𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚟𝚎𝚕, 𝚖𝚞𝚜𝚒𝚌, 𝚏𝚒𝚗𝚎 𝚊𝚛𝚝, 𝚏𝚒𝚡𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚢𝚘𝚞𝚛𝚜𝚎𝚕𝚏, 𝚋𝚘𝚘𝚔𝚜, 𝚜𝚑𝚘𝚘𝚝𝚒𝚗’ 𝚜𝚑𝚒𝚝 👌🏼𝙷𝚘𝚜𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝚋𝚢 𝚉𝚎𝚗 𝙿𝚎𝚛𝚛𝚢
 
Welcome to our podcast coming to you from the Greater Boston Zen Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with teachers Sensei Ed Obersholtzer, Dharma Holder Julie Seido Nelson, Senior Assistant Teacher Fran Ludwig, 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.
 
Zen Commuter is about meditation and how it can improve the quality of your life. Thom Walters speaks with acclaimed meditation teachers, authors and everyday practitioners, to help listeners understand how to start a mindfulness habit, as well as keep it going. Along the way he discusses topics that help listeners cultivate a calmer, wiser and happier life. Come join Thom Monday through Friday to deepen your meditation practice.
 
The Mountains and Rivers Order (MRO) is a Western Zen Buddhist lineage established by the late John Daido Loori Roshi and dedicated to sharing the dharma as it has been passed down, generation to generation, since the time of Shakyamuni Buddha. Zen Mountain Monastery, the main house of the Mountains and Rivers Order, is one of the West’s most respected Zen Buddhist monasteries and training centers. Nestled in New York’s beautiful Catskill Mountains, the Monastery draws its strength from the ...
 
A completely new perspective on living your life. There is a brand new way to look at problems which not only bring unexpected solutions, but allows us to enjoy whatever arises on the way. Based upon Zen wisdom and Zen koans, this new perspective puts an end to struggle, conflict and frustration on the spot. Instead we open new aspects of our being and realize that what we've been looking for is right here.
 
Talks, Teishos, and Teachings by Shinge Roko Sherry Chayat Roshi, Chigan Roshi Roland Jaeckel, senior students, and guest teachers of the Zen Studies Society. The Zen Studies Society is a Buddhist community dedicated to realizing and actualizing our true nature. Cultivating an atmosphere of respect, harmony, deep insight, and boundless compassion, we offer the simple yet profound teachings and practice of Zen Buddhism at our mountain monastery and our city temple under the auspices of ZSS. T ...
 
Hey everyone, I’m Tony Hardman your host for “Not Quite Zen” a podcast about struggling with mental health and finding ways to make life better. I’ve struggled with mental health all my life, and through lots of therapy and hard work I’ve learned how to be calmer, happier and more grounded. Hopefully, this show can do the same for you.
 
Procurement Zen is the podcast for anyone interested in negotiation and procurement. I share valuable tools, negotiation approaches, book reviews and interviews with seasoned negotiation pros. You will discover new findings and discuss ideas and new approaches to the world of negotiation. Kick your career to the next level with insights that help you win approaches that will help you achieve your desired negotiation results.
 
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Chance is not random. Synergy is arising — in Design or Zen. * * * Welcome to the third episode of our new series on Design thinking and Zen. Note that we are capitalizing Zen, as is the custom, but also Design, as a reminder of its broader and deeper application to those uninitiated into its history and philosophy. The cognoscenti in both discipli…
 
“… The beauty of Zen is its simplicity. The challenge of Zen also is its simplicity ...” Description: This Sunday morning talk starts with a guided meditation on beginner’s mind. No matter how far along we may be in our practice, we may maintain a beginner’s mind by welcoming every moment as fresh and new, here and then gone, like a wave rolling on…
 
The compulsive and unsettled tenor of modern life was diagnosed well over 300 years ago by the French philosopher Blaise Pascal who wrote, "All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone." A teisho by Sensei John Pulleyn. Automated transcript The post Restlessness appeared first on Rochester Zen Center.…
 
Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares a guide to dealing with dissatisfaction. Episode 1220: A Guide to Dealing with Dissatisfaction with Ourselves by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits on Overcoming Self-Hatred Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, which is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we…
 
Register for the Zen Parenting Summit here. Cathy and Todd take a deep dive into Thich Nhat Hanh quotes (the Zen Buddhist monk/teacher who died last week at 95), and also discuss human archetypes and why we show up the way we do. They also discuss the importance of children’s individuation and why female monkeys are ready to lead their barrel. Time…
 
Korin Charlie Pokorny speaks to the couplets of the Song of the Jewel Mirror of Samadhi, “It is like facing a jewel mirror, form and image behold each other, You are not it, yet it is you. “ He explores ways of relating and engaging this teaching of non-duality through various allegories, and suggests we can use ongoing inquiry and practice realiza…
 
Visit our website https://www.procurementzen.com/youtube to free up your time and take our digitization course - completely for FREE In this week we focus on a procurmenent classic - the Purchasing Chessboard. Developed and finetuned by the consultants at AT Kearney, this book gives a good approach to deal with suppliers in different situations. Ou…
 
Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi - Zen Mountain Monastery, New York, Sunday 01/23/2022 - From Dongshan's "Song of the Jewel Mirror Samadhi" and Thich Nhat Hanh's "Please Call Me By My True Names" (This is Part 3 of Shugen Roshi's teaching on Dongshan's poem.) - Given on the occasion of Thich Nhat Hanh's passing. This talk spans the centuries of buddha…
 
Welcome to the Mountain! Every season has its purpose and has something to teach us. The Dead of Winter – Teaches us about Hibernation & Dormancy Dormancy: The state of having normal physical functions suspended or slowed for a period of time. The state of being temporarily inactive or inoperative -Dormancy is when living things such as plants are …
 
According to one of the foundational Buddhist teachings, we are doomed to be “blown about” by Eight Worldly Winds unless we engage in spiritual practice: Gain and loss, success and failure, praise and blame, pleasure and pain. Personally, I find this a vivid and useful metaphor for the human experience. I share an excerpt from a Pali sutta about th…
 
“The most important thing you can be doing is just to be doing it, and that's doing it right. You don't have to be perfect. You just have to be there.” - Sara Campbell Sara shares her experiences with Master Clown (yes, that’s a thing!) Moshe Cohen’s “Levity of Pause” workshop, all about the intersection of Zen and clown. Join us as she helps us br…
 
A key phrase of Dogen's teaching is "dropping body and mind," a description of his enlightenment. Jundo and Kirk discuss what this means, and how you can drop body and mind when sitting zazen. Treeleaf Zendo The Zen Master's Dance Treasury of the True Dharma Eye: Zen Master Dogen's Shobo Genzo Steven Heine: Dogen, Japan's Original Zen Teacher Dogen…
 
Chris Fortin an Norman Fischer both speak to the Dharma Seminar on "Baizhang's Fox" Mana Shobogenzo case 102; also Book of Serenity case 8, and Gateless Barrier (Mumonkan) 2. In this series Norman is referencing John Daido Loori's book "the Tue Dharma Eye - Zen Master Dogen's Three Hundred Koans."https://s3.us-west-1.amazonaws.com/edz.assets/wp-con…
 
Zen practice helps us dissolve many illusion that grip us. We learn how to stay present to what's happening, see what's right here, appreciate each moment, and to take our clarity and new perspective into our everyday life. In the same way, as we practice in life, and in our relationships we can discover the many ways in which we are gripped by Cou…
 
Sara Birns, plainly put, oil paints figures that make the viewer uncomfortable. Her figures are often an exaggerated versions of reality with the ugly sides of humans and animals alike. Yet, there is something so refreshingly human about being exposed to and confronting these normally over-looked sides of life in such a beautiful, detailed oil pain…
 
In the first two episodes I talked about whether or not therapy works, shared my personal journey with mental health, and covered different types of therapy programs. Today I want to shift gears, and start covering different ways you can take action to improve your mental health. We’re going to start by talking about how to stop negative thoughts. …
 
When we contemplate the future, it may seem like we have only two options: dread, or hope. If we can’t summon hope, we may avoid thinking about the future at all in order to escape dread. Fortunately, the Buddhist Middle Way offers an alternative. Instead of getting stuck in dread or clinging desperately to hope, we refuse to get caught in either e…
 
Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares 10 reasons why we don't stick to things and how to follow through. This is Part 2 of 2. Episode 2214: [Part 2] 10 Reasons Why We Don’t Stick to Things by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits on New Year's Resolutions Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, which is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our liv…
 
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