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 56-64 of 85 episodes

63. Guest Speaker: Teresa Bouza

May 9, 2020 | Podcast

The flowing of water. Sharing our common space from Ortiguera, Spain.

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61. Guest Speaker: Brenda Golianu

April 22, 2020 | Podcast

The Bodhisattva Vow – My personal relationship with the Bodhisattva Vow, rather than a theoretical one.

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60. What Does Zen say about Leadership?

April 15, 2020 | Podcast

This talk explores the nature of leadership during times of crisis, during normal times, and in our daily life.

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59. The Wisdom of Emptiness

March 6, 2020 | Podcast

This talk explores the Buddhist insights of Emptiness and Dependent Origination, and their role in relieving suffering.

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58. The Honey Bee is not Concerned with Failure

February 20, 2020 | Podcast

This lecture encourages acceptance of ambiguity and vagueness of life, and the need to emphasize trust and confidence in practice, rather than striving for efficiency.

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57. Guest Speaker: Misha Merrill

February 14, 2020 | Podcast

Guest speaker Misha Merrill talks about how every day is a gift and how to practice at all times, when things are going well and not so well.

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56. The Meaning of Precious

February 12, 2020 | Podcast

This talk explores the problems associated with emphasizing “winning” in daily life.

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