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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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Nansen's Cats and Cows

11/10/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the November 2019 half-day sit (zazenkai) at Chobo-Ji. Why is it that cats, dogs, cows and many other animals often know more about love than we do? In this case the five kinds of spiritual blindness are examined.

Duration:00:26:51

Kassan's Slashing Sword

10/18/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the October 2019 half-day sit (zazenkai) at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines two kinds of basic instruction (expedients and principles) on how to deal with impediments in zazen.

Duration:00:32:33

The Avatamsaka Sutra's Wisdom

9/26/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the sixth day of Autumn Sesshin 2019. This talk explores our ability to see with the same eye and hear with the same ear as Buddha. And examines what keeps us from seeing this way more frequently.

Duration:00:30:45

Kyuho's Head and Tail

9/25/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the fifth day of Autumn Sesshin 2019. This talk explores what's needed and expected in koan study. It also examines the Head and Tail of Zen practice - deep perception blended with deep samadhi.

Duration:00:34:19

Shuzan's New Bride

9/23/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the third day of Autumn Sesshin 2019. This talk explores the downside of Buddhist practice, learning how to sit in the midst of the deepest, fear, regret, doubt, anger, pain, fatigue and not move.

Duration:00:23:25

Shisho's Transmission

9/8/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the September Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores the importance of mentors and spiritual companions in our life. The heart of Zen has no dependence on words or formulas and everything to do with original insight expressed in daily life with a caring heart.

Duration:00:35:02

Beiko's No Enlightenment

8/11/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the August 2019 half-day sit (zazenkai) at Chobo-Ji. Only through maturity does so called "enlightenment" become "no enlightenment."

Duration:00:24:23

Seirin's Deadly Snake

7/14/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the July Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines the fact that we cannot escape our mortality, nor can we escape our deep transcendent nature.

Duration:00:30:01

Genyo's One Thing

6/26/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the fifth day of Summer Sesshin 2019. This talk explores Zen Master Joshu's instruction to his disciple Genyo about the necessity of throwing away one's own "enlightenment", so that we can better live a life of simplicity, kindness and doing what needs doing.

Duration:00:21:42

Mishi's White Rabbit

6/25/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the middle day of Summer Sesshin 2019. This talk explores the wide and quick moving expanse of the human condition. This Teisho is very personal and includes explicit language.

Duration:00:31:30

Ungan's Great Compassionate One

6/24/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the third day of Summer Sesshin 2019. This talk explores Zen Master Ungan's metaphor for The Great Compassionate One - It's like reaching for your pillow.

Duration:00:25:43

Sozan's Dharmakaya

6/9/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the June Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores the realization of Dharmakaya and what we do with this realization. How do we love all beings, even Donald Trump?

Duration:00:24:48

Hogen's "By Boat or Land"

6/8/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the June Zazenkai at No Rank Zendo in Portland, OR. This talk explores simple, clear, direct, innocent speech, and also examines our desire for ease of mind.

Duration:00:31:41

Tozan Offers to the Essence

5/19/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the May 2019 half-day sit (zazenkai) at Chobo-Ji. This talk examines how we try to point at the ineffable. What does it mean to experience "Just This?"

Duration:00:23:56

Tokusan's Completion of Study

4/14/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the April Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores the fact that we have always been complete and that we are never completed. This realization marks the "completion of study."

Duration:00:20:31

The Sutra of Complete Awakening

4/6/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the Seattle University Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores Shikantaza - the core practice of "Just Sitting" listening gently and attentively to the symphony of now. Shikantaza is a prerequisite to koan study and central to both Soto and Rinzai schools of Zen practice.

Duration:00:35:30

Koyo's Garuda Bird

3/28/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the 6th day of Spring Sesshin 2019. This talk explores why many "Zen Masters" and gurus of all kinds fail in the West and also explores how to move beyond realization to maturity.

Duration:00:30:17

Razan's Arising and Vanishing

3/27/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the 5th day of Spring Sesshin 2019. This talk explores how we are all pushed around by the surface waves of arising and vanishing, coming and going, life and death. The Zen solution is to cultivate a deep keel.

Duration:00:22:14

The Old Women's Enlightenment

3/26/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho on the middle day of Spring Sesshin 2019. This talk explores the four artificial walls that separate us from "enlightenment" and how to dismantle them by listening to our bodies and observing mind.

Duration:00:30:49

Rakuho's Last Moments

3/10/2019
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Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during Chobo-Ji's, March 2019, zazenkai. This talk explores how Zen masters point and prod us towards finding our own way in this matter of life and death.

Duration:00:37:00