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Dharma Talks given at Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Temple in Seattle, WA.

Dharma Talks given at Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Temple in Seattle, WA.
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Dharma Talks given at Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Temple in Seattle, WA.

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English


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Plant the Field

7/8/2018
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the July, 2018, Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores Case 12 of the Book of Equanimity: Jizo Plants the Field. And examines, the relative, absolute and transcendent views of the Zen tradition.

Duration:00:23:37

Enlightenment?

6/28/2018
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the sixth day of Summer Sesshin at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores Case 11 of the Book of Equanimity: "Ummon's Two Sicknesses," and examines cautions about being attached to "enlightenment."

Duration:00:22:27

Buddha and Indra

6/10/2018
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Abbot Genjo Marinello gave this Teisho during the June, 2018, Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores Case 4 of the Book of Equanimity: The World-Honored One Points at the Earth. And examines, how do we make use of koans, goals and life's problems in the Rinzai tradition.

Duration:00:43:18

The World-Honored One Ascends the Platform

5/6/2018
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the May 2918 Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk introduces The Book of Equanimity and examines Case 1. What is the best kind of Dharma Talk? No talk at all? Listen and explore the essence of the Buddha's teaching from a Zen perspective.

Duration:00:23:02

Mu and Diamond Sutra

4/28/2018
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the April 28, Seattle University Zazenkai, at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines: What is This? Who is Asking? Peeks at the Tathágata's view of the universe. And explores our relationship to each other and native First Peoples. What happens to the Dharma if our species does not survive our adolescence?

Duration:00:38:21

Darlene Chohen's Skillful Means

4/8/2018
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Buddha's Birthday Zazenkai, April 8, at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines the Skillful Means of the person in the role of "teacher." What do teachers know? When do they lie? (This Teisho contains a few words that might not be suitable for broadcast.)

Duration:00:32:16

Fish-Basket Kuan Yin

3/27/2018
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Genjo Marinello gave this Teisho on the middle day of Spring Sesshin, 2018. This talk examines the fact that some of the "Ki" (Zen power) that arises during zazen may well have sexual energy. What do we do with that? How do we deal with the complications?

Duration:00:30:39

Sona's Mother and the Thieves

3/11/2018
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during Soen Nakagawa Roshi's Memorial Day Zazenkai, March 11, at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines what makes a good enough teacher or parent, by contrasting the work of Eido Shimano and his Dharma "Father" Soen Nakagawa. This Teisho also explores what does it mean to "listen to the Dharma," be "immersed in the Dharma," or to "expound the Dharma?"

Duration:00:25:20

Dipa Ma and the Thief

2/17/2018
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Genjo Marinello gave this Teisho on the 2nd day of Winter Odayaka Sesshin. Dipa Ma was a Twentieth Century Vipassanā teacher who in this case helps us have compassion for perpetrators. This talk was given a few days after the Parkland shooting. How do we go on?

Duration:00:34:57

Uppalavana and the Precepts

2/11/2018
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Feb. 11th, 2017 zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines Uppalavanna's instructions for starting and keeping on the path knowing we will make mistakes. It also explores reincarnation and our collective soulfulness.

Duration:00:23:35

Miraculous Powers

1/14/2018
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Jan. 14th, 2017 zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines our ordinary miraculous powers!

Duration:00:18:50

Punna's Offering

12/8/2017
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the sixth day of Rohatsu Sesshin, 2017. This talk explores the wide spectrum of human consciousness, the role of teachers, and the importance of courage and faith in our own innate worthiness.

Duration:00:32:44

Sujata's Offering

12/5/2017
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the third day of Rohatsu Sesshin, 2017. This talk explores the Historical Buddha's development, the importance of offerings, samadhi, breakthroughs and various kinds of oracles.

Duration:00:35:04

Faxiang's Recognition

11/12/2017
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Nov. 12th, 2017 zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines how do we discern another's spiritual merit and how do we determine to whom to give our attention and resources. (Please note this talk contains some explicit language: Genjo talks about turning our historical and emotional "shit" into spiritual fertilizer. Therefore, strange as it may seem, this talk is not appropriate for radio broadcast in USA.)

Duration:00:32:15

LingZhao's Helping

11/3/2017
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Oct. 14th, 2017 zazenkai in Portland, OR at the No-Rank Zendo. This talk examines being fully realized in lay life and how to care for all beings when it is impossible to save anyone.

Duration:00:25:12

Miaoxin's Banner

10/8/2017
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Oct. 8th, 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines if it is not the wind, flag or mind that is flapping, what is it? What does it mean to be born free as the wind blows?

Duration:00:43:34

Mu Autumn Sesshin 2017

9/23/2017
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during on the first day of Autumn Sesshin, 2017. This talk examines this matter of life and death from the perspective of both the relative and absolute. Genjo left sesshin the following day to be with his mother in hospice.

Duration:00:33:35

Miaodao's Falling into the Hole

9/10/2017
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Sept. 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines death and other kinds of departures. What is our face before our great-grandparents were born? And after we die? Where do we go? Where can we go?

Duration:00:32:22

Lingzhao's Shining Grasses

8/13/2017
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the August, 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines how to move beyond the real difficulties and outrage of life in these times to the transcendent love and compassion so needed in this world of hurt. This teisho was given the day after Heather Heyer was run over and killed while joining a protest against white supremacists. Lingzhao was Layman Pang's daughter, and in this case speaks most directly to the the transcendent shining grasses...

Duration:00:30:48

The Old Woman and Naropa

7/9/2017
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the July 2017 half-day sit at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines what we can know and what we can't. This talk explores what we can learn from deep inquiry in the Zendo if we don't let our busy lives interfere with our meditation.

Duration:00:35:49