The Zen of Everything
97 episodes of The Zen of Everything since the first episode, which aired on June 7th, 2019.
Episode 97: Prayer
March 31st, 2023 | 23 mins 55 secs
Is there prayer in zen?
Episode 96: Thinking about Thoughts
March 17th, 2023 | 26 mins 3 secs
We think thoughts all the time. Why do we have these thoughts, and how do we deal with them?
Episode 95: Buddha Basics 13: Practice, Practice, Practice
March 3rd, 2023 | 24 mins 25 secs
What does it mean to practice zen?
"Every tick of the clock holds all of time in the universe."
Episode 94: Zen and Creativity
February 17th, 2023 | 24 mins 30 secs
The Zen arts have very strict rules, which you can break when you've mastered them.
Episode 93: Rules and When to Break Them
February 3rd, 2023 | 25 mins 50 secs
Part of Zen tradition is to follow silly rules in order to become free of silly rules.
Episode 92: Motivation
January 20th, 2023 | 25 mins 48 secs
How do zen people get motivated? Is sitting zazen a form of procrastination?
Episode 91: Monastic Life at Home
January 6th, 2023 | 24 mins 11 secs
Should you try to live a monastic life at home? ￼
Episode 90: Buddha Basics 12: Equanimiousness
December 23rd, 2022 | 25 mins 24 secs
We discuss why a Zen vacuum cleaner comes with no attachments. We speak passionately about equanimity, and revel in non-attachment.
Episode 89: Buddha Basics 11: DharmaSangha
December 9th, 2022 | 25 mins 4 secs
In the triumvirate of the three jewels, dharma and sangha are inferior to the Buddha, but are they really?
Episode 88: Buddha Basics 10: Is Zen (Even) Buddhism
November 25th, 2022 | 24 mins 51 secs
Some people say that Zen isn't really Buddhism. We disagree.
Episode 87: Buddha Basics 09: The Divine Abodes
November 11th, 2022 | 23 mins 14 secs
We discuss the bramavihara, or four divine abodes, and Jundo chants to bring the moon back.
Episode 86: Buddha Basics 08: Let's Meet the Paramitas
October 28th, 2022 | 23 mins 35 secs
We discuss the paramitas, or the virtues of a bodhisattva.
Episode 85: Buddha Basics 07: WhatsaWhosaBodhisattva
October 14th, 2022 | 24 mins 44 secs
We answer the timeless question of, what is, who is a Bodhisattva.
Episode 84: Buddha Basics 06: Born-Again Buddha
September 30th, 2022 | 25 mins 11 secs
What's all this stuff about rebirth? Can we really be reborn as the god of the perfect bagel, or as slugs?
Episode 83: Buddha Basics 05: The Octo-Holistic Lifestyle
September 16th, 2022 | 25 mins 8 secs
The eightfold path describes how we should live.
Episode 82: Buddha Basics 04: Break That Chain!
September 2nd, 2022 | 32 mins 48 secs
The twelve steps of dependent origination describe how the self is formed, how we perceive the world, and how we grasp and desire things.