Best Zen podcasts we could find (Updated October 2018)
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The Upaya Dharma Podcast features Wednesday evening Dharma Talks and recordings from Upaya’s diverse array of programs. Our podcasts exemplify Upaya’s focus on socially engaged Buddhism, including prison work, end-of-life care, serving the homeless, training in socially engaged practices, peace & nonviolence, compassionate care training, and delivering healthcare in the Himalayas.
 
Self-awareness and mindfulness with pop culture and humor to expand compassion for ourselves, each other, and the world.
 
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Zen Commuter
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Zen Commuter is about meditation and how it can improve the quality of your life. I speak with acclaimed meditation teachers, authors and everyday practitioners, to help listeners understand how to start a mindfulness habit, as well as keep it going. Along the way I discuss topics that helps listeners cultivate a calmer, wiser and happier life. Come join Thom Walters Monday through Friday for the perfect start to your day and the ultimate Zen commute.
 
Helping Entrepreneurs Survive, Thrive and Connect
 
A triathlete's view on training, racing, and living the multisport life. Listen in for insider tips, methods, dealing with family, injury, traveling, and racing. Tune in, turn on, and work out.
 
A podcast about Zen and other stuff, featuring talks by Brad Warner. Brad is the author of Hardcore Zen, Sit Down & Shut Up, Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate, and Sex, Sin and Zen. He began studying Zen in the early 80's under Tim McCarthy, a student of Kobun Chino Roshi. Brad was ordained in the Soto School of Zen by Gudo Nishijima Roshi, co-translator of the only complete English edition of Dogen Zenji's 12th century masterpiece Shobogenzo. Before moving to California, Brad taught ...
 
Dharma talks on Zen meditation and practice by Taigen Dan Leighton and other members of Ancient Dragon Zen Gate.
 
Within the traditions of the East and Japan, Zen has been attracting attention from around the world, and, on our program, a Zen monk will be speaking to you about the world of Zen. Meditation cleans the mind and body. Won’t you try experiencing Japanese spirituality? 東洋・日本の伝統であり、今世界で注目されている「ZEN」を禅宗の僧侶みずから語り、お伝えしていく番組。坐禅は心と体を綺麗にします。あなたもジャパニーズ・スピリチュアリティを体感してみませんか?
 
Sunday Talks from the Zen Meditation Center on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN. Donations appreciated at MnZenCenter.org.
 
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Game Design Zen
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Games, Life, and Pursuit of Excellence
 
Monthly Dharma talks by Tenshin Fletcher Roshi at Yokoji-Zen Mountain Center. Yokoji is a year-round Zen Buddhist Training Center in the Southern Californian mountains.
 
Home of the Zen Habits Favorites podcast.
 
25 min guided Zen breath counting meditation in the main languages of the world
 
A podcast from Brian Thompson, Zen vegan poet, living on a mountain by the sea, writing about our common state of being, non-duality & infinity—author of Sparks to Awaken.Featuring discussions on mindful living, inner awakening, transformation and transcendent awareness — with a new episode every Thursday.The Zen Thinking Podcast shares teachings and experiences of Zen wisdom, Non-Duality, Taoist and Buddhist philosophy—in an informal manner—through an awakened personal narrative, to help yo ...
 
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Daily Zen
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est. 2008"The good life is as simple as paying attention."
 
The Mountains and Rivers Order (MRO) is a Western Zen Buddhist lineage established by the late John Daido Loori Roshi and dedicated to sharing the dharma as it has been passed down, generation to generation, since the time of Shakyamuni Buddha. Zen Mountain Monastery, the main house of the Mountains and Rivers Order, is one of the West’s most respected Zen Buddhist monasteries and training centers. Nestled in New York’s beautiful Catskill Mountains, the Monastery draws its strength from the ...
 
Dharma talks by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede and others. Roshi Kjolhede is abbot of the Rochester Zen Center and dharma heir of Roshi Philip Kapleau.
 
Host Domyo Burk is a Soto Zen priest and teacher. She records episodes specifically for podcast listeners on traditional Zen and Buddhist teachings, practices, and history.
 
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Open Sky Zen
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Dharma talks by Zen monk Ven. Lawrence Do'an Grecco, the founder and Guiding Teacher of Open Sky Zen Meditation & Buddhist Studies Group, a nomadic Zen Center in New York City. Lawrence is also a teacher at the Interdependence Project.For more information please visit www.OpenSkyZen.com. Please feel free to rate these podcasts if you enjoy them and share them with your friends on Facebook & Twitter!
 
Dharma Talks from the Everyday Zen Foundation
 
Rinzai Zen Dharma Talks given at the Seattle Zen Temple Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji or other locations associated with Chobo-Ji.
 
Dharma Talks from the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple and Zen Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan
 
Are you overwhelmed by the many challenges you face as a mom?Does your physical weight stop you from creating a successful career and life?Do you feel stressed, lack energy, feel exhausted, or weighed down emotionally or mentally?Listen in as Deb Hanneman, Energy Healer interviews guest experts who provide holistic healing resources for over-stressed and weight challenged moms of all ages. Deb Hanneman, is an Energy Healer specializing in assisting Mom Entrepreneurs to release the physical a ...
 
A triathlete's view on training, racing, and living the multisport life. Listen in for insider tips, methods, dealing with family, injury, traveling, and racing. Tune in, turn on, and work out.
 
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Original Mind Zen
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Zen Buddhist Dharma talks
 
ESSENTIAL OIL ZEN is all about Essential Oils, Aromatherapy and Wellness subjects. Powerful for your health & happiness! Podcasts feature how to use essential oils, benefits, safety tips, specific essential oils and much more! Easy to listen to, most episodes are under 10 minutes. Brought to you by Kathy Heshelow (author of "Essential Oils Have Super Powers", "Use This For That! You Easy Essential Oil Guidebook", and "Break Sugar Cravings or Addiction, Feel Full, Lose Weight" etc. ) and by S ...
 
Teishos and Dharma Talks from Auckland Zen Centre, Auckland, NZ, by Sensei Amala Wrightson, Richard von Sturmer and others. Visit www.aucklandzen.org.nz
 
Each episode of Zen Habits Favorites features a select blog post written by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits, read by Chris Calabro. Zen Habits is about finding simplicity in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness.
 
A mini-podcast meant to help students of English take control of their language learning.
 
Talks given by Katagiri Roshi from the Zen Meditation Center on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN
 
given at the Zen Buddhist Temples of the Buddhist Society for Compassionate Wisdom (BSCW). The BSCW is a North American Buddhist order founded by Ven. Samu Sunim, a Korean Zen master. The Society's Dharma work promotes the non-dual gate of awakening in everyday life. For more information, visit www.ZenBuddhistTemple.org.
 
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Zen Tiki Lounge
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Aloha, welcome to the Zen Tiki Lounge podcast. We're celebrating 10 years of podcasting!!! Each episode starts at our dimly lit tiki bar with a new craft cocktail recipe. Your hosts Sunshine, Starshine, Kalani and Pumpkin share inebriated news about tiki and mid-century modern events, music and lifestyle. You always get tips for party planning and entertaining tips from a group of friends who love to show people a good time. This podcast is not for the kiddies, so remember to get a sitter be ...
 
Learn how to start, market and build your own successful internet business without the hype. Dr Brad Smith's podcast and blog takes you behind the scenes with inspiring and motivational stories to help you get started with your business. In addition to answering your questions about online business he covers marketing tips, social media networks, profits, affiliates, search engine optimization, blogging, podcasting, video, copy writing, advertising, making money and other skills you need to ...
 
Living Zen through meditation, mindfulness and compassion. Celebrating the wisdom and insight of Buddhist teachings.
 
ONCE AGAIN - A weekly podcast featuring Zen author Brad Warner and director Pirooz Kalayeh.
 
Living Zen through meditation, mindfulness and compassion. Celebrating the wisdom and insight of Buddhist teachings.
 
Dharma Talks on Zen from the Windhorse Zen Community, near Asheville, NC. Sunya Kjolhede Sensei is a sanctioned Dharma heir of Roshi Philip Kapleau, the abbot of the Rochester Zen Center, and the author of Three Pillars of Zen.
 
Santa Fe, NM
 
The 20 best posts chosen by author Leo Babauta.
 
Teishos by Albert Low, Zen Master of the Montreal ZenCenter.A teisho is a talk given by the Teacher. This talk comes straight from hisown understanding and life experience. A talk is not meant to entertainnor to inform but is directed to your own longing to 'know'.In order for a teisho to be received correctly one must listen with thesame attention the talk is given.We hope this series of teishos (talks) given by Roshi Albert Low will helpintroduce you to Zen practice.Our Center, located in ...
 
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Game Design Zen
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Game Design Zen is the intersection of game design, life, and the pursuit of excellence. It’s the #1 resource for all things Game Design including the science, art, and business of developing better games. There is always room to level up.
 
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Game Design Zen
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Game Design Zen is the intersection of game design, life, and the pursuit of excellence. It’s the #1 resource for all things Game Design including the science, art, and business of developing better games. There is always room to level up.
 
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ZEN DISC GOLF
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A book. A podcast. A way of life.
 
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Episode Description: In this talk, Mark Coleman explores insights from notions including time, transience, and the birth and death life cycle. The annual migration of wild salmon in Alaska illustrates the naturalness of the birth and death cycle and the transience of life. Mark Coleman Mark Coleman is an inner and outer explorer, who has devote ...…
 
This meditation and visualization was recorded to help you understand a sense of peace and connection. High atop a snowy mountain, experience serenity.
 
Sherry talks with Jake Tyler, who made it a mission of his to walk across all of Great Britain in an effort to not only help his own depression but to also raise awareness and money for the Mental Health Foundation. Jake talks about when he began to feel depression, thoughts of suicide, and the sanctity the great outdoors provided him. Want mor ...…
 
This talk was given by Sunya Kjolhede-Roshi during our October, 2018 Sesshin.
 
“… The door of every house leads to Chang’an …. every aspect of our experience is a door to oneness, to emptiness …” Description: This talk begins with a reading from Bodhisattva of Compassion: The Mystical Tradition of Kuan Yin by John Blofeld, which highlights various perspectives on practice. Every sect of Buddhism, every phenomenon and ever ...…
 
Episode Description: In this talk, Mark Coleman recounts the times in which nature is found in Buddhist accounts. Buddha practiced in the woods, and most of his discourses took place in groves of trees. Mark also continues to discuss the way in which we can best attune to nature. “The outer and the inner are not different. When we attune to the ...…
 
Ron Hogen Green, Sensei Zen Center of New York City, 10/18/2018
 
Shuso John Murray gives the 8th talk to the Dharma Seminar on the "What is Buddhist Englightenment?" on "Ethics, Mor... Read More
 
Many think that Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration are the same thing. However, there are subtle differences. Right Concentration has a singleness of purpose about it, focusing on the mind. Mindfulness is more about creating awareness of your surroundings using all your senses. The differences are subtle. But we have Barbara O’Brien to h ...…
 
Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, Sensei Zen Mountain Monastery, 10/17/2018 Zuisei Sensei leads an in-depth examination of selected Jataka Tales, stories of the Buddha’s previous lives. The discussion touches on the role of female characters, the workings of karma, and the power of religious narrative.
 
Series Description: In this series, Mark Coleman discusses the importance of reconnecting with nature. He emphasizes the ways in which meditation can help to attune us to the teachings of nature. He also discusses the centrality of Buddhist practice to enhancing our understanding of ourselves and our relationship with nature. The program includ ...…
 
On some level, you may already be practicing Right Effort. While it can’t simply be minimized to mean wholesome living, per se; it can be expressed as a way to cultivate methods of living that add value to your life, make up a valued life. Sponsor : Onnit - Onnit is committed to helping you reach your ultimate level of fitness with all natural ...…
 
Episode Description: In this episode, Zenshin Florence Caplow, Reigetsu Susan Moon, and Natalie Goldberg begin with the relevance of questions to koans and to life more generally. They also discuss where to find the answers to such questions. Zenshin Florence Caplow Zenshin Florence Caplow is a Soto Zen priest in the Suzuki Roshi and Everyday Z ...…
 
Right livelihood would best be described by Hippocrates. You remember him, right? He was the Greek that doctors know by heart, because he said, quite simply…”Do no harm”. Such is the case of Right Livelihood; finding a way to earn a living that does not go against the other precepts of the Eightfold Path. What jobs are included? Let’s talk abou ...…
 
Cathy and Todd discuss Brenè Brown’s new book, Daring to Lead, and apply her well-researched leadership principles to the family structure. They discuss why fear is inevitable, how courage can be practiced, and how we can teach and role model leadership in our homes, so our kids can take it into the world. Time Stamps 1:23 Family meeting on cer ...…
 
In September, Zen Mountain Monastery hosted the biannual conference of the Soto Zen Buddhist Association for three full days of practice, discussion and exploration. Close to 70 ordained priests and transmitted teachers joined the conference, representing dozens of training centers and sitting groups throughout North America. Following the conf ...…
 
Another spoke on the wheel that demonstrates the Eightfold path is Right Action. Many feel that is has a commandment context to it, stressing ways to behave. However, unlike dogma, the method of conducting oneself using Right Action is about creating unity and compassion and not about blindly following a directive. Let’s talk about it. Sponsor ...…
 
Episode Description: Sensei Shinzan Palma begins this discussion by explaining the title of the talk, “The Finger Points at the Moon.” This Zen phrase is a commonly used reminder not to be too attached to words and/or teachings and not to confuse either with what they are pointing to. “The teachings are like a finger pointing to the moon, don’t ...…
 
Episode Description: In this episode, Zenshin Florence Caplow, Reigetsu Susan Moon, and Natalie Goldberg read a Chinese folktale. They then ask the audience to form small groups and take the perspective of different characters within the story, forming their own narrative based on their own interpretation. Zenshin Florence Caplow Zenshin Floren ...…
 
The minimal response we can offer our descendants, who are under more threats than ever, is to vote. This is a contemporary way to “enter the marketplace with helping hands,” the ultimate stage of Dharma practice. The post Caring, Engaging, Voting appeared first on Rochester Zen Center.
 
Genjo Marinello Osho gave this Teisho during the October, 2018, Zazenkai at Chobo-Ji. This talk explores Case 20 of the Book of Equanimity. How do we walk our walk with no knowing, a loving heart-mind and leaving no trace?By zen@choboji.org (Genjo Marinello).
 
Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, Sensei The Gateless Gate, Case #31 Zen Mountain Monastery, 10/14/2018 “Better to fall than to stand still with weeds growing around our feet.” Zuisei Sensei urges us to ask true, deeply felt questions with courage, honesty, and faith.
 
What is Holistic Healing? “Holistic healing” is still somewhat of a mystery to many people. Essentially it is an approach to health and wellness that considers humans as a “whole,” and seek to restore balance by taking into consideration all of the internal and external factors that affect us. Dr. Tumi Johnson – Holistic Medical Doctor In this ...…
 
Talk given by Ted O'Toole. Sunday Talks from the Zen Meditation Center on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN. Donations appreciated at MnZenCenter.org.
 
Episode Description: In this episode, Zenshin Florence Caplow, Reigetsu Susan Moon, and Natalie Goldberg begin by speaking about courage and its relevance to daily practice. Zenshin Florence Caplow speaks of having a strong heart. What is a strong heart, she asks? What is speaking from the heart? What is being wholehearted? And how do you give ...…
 
Interview with pro triathlete Jocelyn McCauley about Kona, the new Specialized SHIV, Zen: The wall is a mirror, and Kona predictions!
 
Interview with pro triathlete Jocelyn McCauley about Kona, the new Specialized SHIV, Zen: The wall is a mirror, and Kona predictions!
 
I tell you the story of my lineage of Zen over the last 100 years or so – its birth in America, its growth, its rocky adolescence, and how it’s coming into an adulthood of sorts that gives it the strength to face the koan of race - particularly its own extreme lack of racial diversity. In the next episode, I’ll go into more detail about what’s ...…
 
In this episode Sherry and Rob talk about his next business venture since exiting Drip. He opens up about what exactly the business will be, how the origin of the idea began, and how it fits into his interests of helping bootstrapped entrepreneurs. Want more content like this? Check out our book. RobWalling.com/fund The post Episode 190: What! ...…
 
"Shuso John Murray speaks on Vimalakirti, Work, and Wealth." Vimalakirti is referenced inChapter 1 of Dale Wright's... Read More
 
“… The present moment is shot through with rays of the infinite …” Description: In this talk, Henry reviews the basics of mindfulness, beginning with Buddha’s Four Foundations of Mindfulness, which apply to the entirety of experience and demonstrate that the roots of mindfulness run deep in Zen. These foundations can be seen as the basis of the ...…
 
This talk was given by Sunya-Roshi at one of our regular Sunday programs.
 
Zuisei Goddard, Sensei Zen Mountain Monastery, 10/12/2018 In this talk, given during a renewal of vows ceremony, Zuisei Sensei speaks of the fierce tenderness required to create a sacred space that will hold our practice, our atonement, and our vows.
 
Today is all about right speech, but that doesn’t simply mean not swearing or saying unknd things about people or things. It goes much deeper. Thankfully, I have Barbara O’Brien to help us out.
 
The Buddha makes an unusual request – that we make a spiritual practice of observing the impermanence of all things, including our own life. How is that supposed to help? Koshin Cain speaks at the Zen Center October 7, 2018.
 
The Buddha makes an unusual request – that we make a spiritual practice of observing the impermanence of all things, including our own life. How is that supposed to help? Koshin Cain speaks at the Zen Center October 7, 2018.
 
Some people hear of The Eightfold Path and think of it as something meant only for monks living in Tibet. However, the beauty of the eightfold path is that it can be practiced daily in our everyday lives. Today, right intention, is a perfect example. Let’s talk about it. Sponsor : Onnit - Onnit is committed to helping you reach your ultimate le ...…
 
Cathy and Todd discuss power dynamics within relationships – specifically who has it, how to share it, and how to talk about it. They discuss why taking a measured approach to power – with our kids, in our partnerships, and even on-line – has the potential to teach compassion and deepen relationships. They discuss why stepping back is sometimes ...…
 
The fourth noble truth in Buddhism is tied directly to the eightfold path. Today, and for the next several days, I will discuss the eightfold path and how to apply it to daily life. On this episode I will cover right view and what that means. Enjoy. Sponsor : Onnit - Onnit is committed to helping you reach your ultimate level of fitness with al ...…
 
Norman gives the seventh and last talk of the Santa Sabina 2018 Sesshin On Dogen's "Miracles" Part 2. Read More
 
Whether it is a religion or not, Buddhism has some profound beliefs that lead us to living a fuller life when we embrace them. What I find most refreshing about Buddhism is the absence of Dogma. The Buddha himself professed that no one should follow anyone, including following him. He believed that each of us would be best served by listening t ...…
 
Episode Description: In this talk, Sensei Sokaku Kathie Fischer discusses The Platform Sutra, a foundational teaching in Zen by Hui-Neng. The Sutra provides an account of the early life of Hui-Neng, as well as his teachings after becoming the 6th Patriarch. Kathie also explores some of the sociopolitical influences which would have influenced t ...…
 
ADZG 657 ADZG Monday Night Dharma Talk by Rev. Taigen Dan Leighton
 
ADZG 656 ADZG Sunday Morning Dharma Talk by Rev. Taigen Dan Leighton
 
Norman gives his first of two talks on Dogen's fascicle "Miracles" as found in the Shobogenzo. Read More
 
Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi The Blue Cliff Record, Case 58 Zen Mountain Monastery, 10/07/2018
 
Episode Description: In this episode, Zenshin Florence Caplow, Reigetsu Susan Moon, and Natalie Goldberg introduce and define the notion of a “koan.” They begin by discussing the history of koans, short narratives which originated in ancient monastic China. They continue by reading different koans and they then ask guests to write down three pe ...…
 
CBD Oil I’d heard about CBD oil but hadn’t really done much research into it until our dog, Cosmo, developed issues with his leg which may require surgery. As we do with any major decision (and some minor ones!), Larissa and I are doing a lot of research about his condition, including treatment options, before we choose a course of action for o ...…
 
Patrick Yunen Kelly Zen Center of New York City, 10/7/2018
 
Susho John Murray gives his second talk at the Santa Sabina Sesshin 2018 on "Broken Open." Read More
 
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