Kannon Do Zen Meditation Center Podcasts

These talks are from the weekly lectures presented by the abbot and guest speakers. Located in Mountain View, California, Kannon Do is a Soto Zen meditation center in the tradition of Zen Master Shunryu Suzuki. Since its inception in the mid-1960's, Kannon Do has provided opportunities for daily meditation and retreats, as well as the study of Buddhist teachings and the exploration of spiritual practice in daily life.

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Episodes 85-93 of 94 episodes

91. Guest Speaker: Paul Bains

October 5, 2020 | Podcast

Rev. Paul Bains is the pastor of Saint Samuel Church in East Palo Alto. In 1999, Rev. Bains co-founded the WeHOPE program, providing shelter, meals, skills training, and other life-support services to disadvantaged individuals in the Bay Area.


89. Guest Speaker: Peter Dolan

September 30, 2020 | Podcast

Wealth and Income Inequality in our Society, Community, and Zen Practice.


86. Guest Speaker: Jennifer Block

September 21, 2020 | Podcast

“The Way of Active Compassion: How compassion can be cultivated and expressed as service in a world much in need.” This includes the work of Buddhist chaplaincy as a practice and the role of chaplains in supporting people in crisis.