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.
Episodes 42-50 of 213 episodes

50. Original Foolishness

November 13, 2019 | Podcast

This talk explores how human mistakes can inform and enrich our spiritual practice.

48. Guest Speaker: Travis Marsot

October 23, 2019 | Podcast

A reflection on the idea of freedom and Travis’ personal quest for it.

47. Creating our own symphony

October 16, 2019 | Podcast

This talk explores the role of rules in Buddhism and Zen.

46. Wander this way and that… knocking at the stumps as you please

October 16, 2019 | Podcast

This Dharma talk explores the role of inspiration in our spiritual practice and in our daily lives.

45. Guest Speaker: Kodo Conlin

October 9, 2019 | Podcast

Zen priest Kodo Conlin talks about how he started practicing and his experience at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.

44. Emptiness Actualized

September 12, 2019 | Podcast

This talk explores how the Buddhist teaching of emptiness can be expressed and realized in everyday life.

42. Guest Speaker: Chris Becker

August 28, 2019 | Podcast

Buddhism is known for two words in particular: Wisdom and Compassion but the word Love is infrequently found in the literature and in Dharma talks. Why is that?