Episode 5: Shikantaza, Grape Juice, Alzheimer's, Mindfulness, Buddhism as Religion, and a Woman who Feels no Pain
August 9th, 2019 | 26 mins 38 secs
Jundo and Kirk discuss whether shikantaza is meditation, how to get a grape juice stain out of a carpet, how to deal with Alzheimers, how mindfulness is integrating in modern society, whether Buddhism is a religion, and the interesting case of a woman who feels no pain.
July 26th, 2019 | 27 mins 4 secs
Jundo explains why all days are good days, and Kirk laments the hot weather in Europe. They revisit Ikkyu ("that old horndog"), and discuss politics, anger, a dead appliance, and the Ugly Lama.
July 12th, 2019 | 25 mins 45 secs
Jundo and Kirk discuss what makes a car a car, whether gamblers and criminals should donate money to good causes, how a bus driver can help make the world better, and a book on simple living.
June 28th, 2019 | 27 mins 54 secs
All things are impermanent, but this podcast has made it to its second episode. Jundo and Kirk discuss whether a hot dog is a sandwich, explore the question of being a vegetarian, whether one should wear glasses when sitting zazen, and whether one really, truly needs to sit zazen every day.
June 7th, 2019 | 28 mins 24 secs
For the first episode of The Zen of Everything, we explain why we started this podcast, and what we plan to do. We then explore whether cats are zen masters, discuss Buddhist lawyers, talk about practicing zen with health problems, explore the idea of calling the Buddha a "she," and explain what a roshi is.