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 11-19 of 50 episodes

19. Is Buddhism Negative?

November 6, 2018 | Podcast

Abbot Les Kaye talks about the relationship between the dualistic and the non-dualistic.

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18. Trust

November 1, 2018 | Podcast

This lecture discusses the importance of trust as spiritual practice.

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17. Leadership Revisited

October 30, 2018 | Podcast

This lecture discusses the need for a new dimension of leadership in today’s institutions.

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16. Finding Our Own Way

October 9, 2018 | Podcast

This talk explores finding our true self in each other.

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15. The Antidote

September 25, 2018 | Podcast

This lecture discusses the relationship between Zen practice and difficulties that arise.

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14. The Playground

September 11, 2018 | Podcast

This talk explores the need for maintaining a spiritual perspective when making decisions.

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13. Real Life is Messy

September 4, 2018 | Podcast

This lecture explores the relationship between “optimization” and “messiness”.

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12. No Comfort Zone

August 10, 2018 | Podcast

This lecture discusses the cultivation of selflessness in Zen practice.

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11. Already Buddha

July 30, 2018 | Podcast

This lecture explores the saying of Dogen: “To study the Buddha is to study the self”.

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