The Zen of Everything
97 episodes of The Zen of Everything since the first episode, which aired on June 7th, 2019.
Episode 81: Buddha Basics 03: No Self, No Problem
August 19th, 2022 | 23 mins 39 secs
Buddhism often talks about how there is no self, but there is a self; if not, we couldn't take selfies. But at the same time there's no self. No problem.
Buddha Basics 02: Dukkha Sucks
August 5th, 2022 | 24 mins 17 secs
But dukkha is about much more than suffering: it also means dissatisfaction, anxiety, frustration and disappointment. Its opposite is sukha, which means satisfaction, equanimity, ease, flowing with conditions.
Buddha Basics 01: Oodles of Buddhas
July 22nd, 2022 | 27 mins 47 secs
This is the first episode of our Buddha Basics series, which looks at the basics of Buddhism as never expressed before, featuring the irreverent comments of Reverend Jundo, a real Zen Roshi. No Buddha BS here. In this Buddha Basics episode, we look at why there are so many Buddhas, an infinite number of Buddhas, and who's who.
Episode 78: Buddhasplaining
July 8th, 2022 | 26 mins 15 secs
We discuss abortion and women's right to choose from a Buddhist perspective.
Episode 77: The Universe
June 24th, 2022 | 26 mins 2 secs
How big is the universe? How long is time?
Episode 76: Guns
June 10th, 2022 | 27 mins 40 secs
We generally avoid politics, but with the increased gun violence in the US, we had to talk about zen and guns.
Episode 75: Music
May 27th, 2022 | 24 mins 14 secs
What is the zen of music? How does music touch us and make us feel one with the world? And was the Eurovision Song Contest was very good this year?
Episode 74: Feeling Better
May 13th, 2022 | 24 mins 27 secs
After the blues, the good times.
Episode 73: Monks' Blues
April 29th, 2022 | 23 mins 10 secs
Even zen monks get the blues sometimes.
Episode 72: Beauty
April 15th, 2022 | 24 mins 45 secs
What is beautiful to zen practitioners?
Episode 71: Zen in Space
April 1st, 2022 | 17 mins 53 secs
Jundo announces a new beginning for the future of zen in the universe.
Episode 70: Technology
March 18th, 2022 | 25 mins 32 secs
We use technology frequently, but we need to handle it wisely and respect it, with balance and moderation, and, occasionally, honor it.
Episode 69: Love
March 4th, 2022 | 23 mins 39 secs
Zen doesn't often talk about love: romantic love, love for family, love for country, or just a simple love of tea.
Episode 68: Dissent
February 18th, 2022 | 24 mins 15 secs
We don't always have to agree with everyone. Sometimes we have to dissent.
Episode 67: Good for Nothing
February 4th, 2022 | 24 mins 5 secs
Zazen is good for nothing, according to Kodo Sawaki. If so, then why do we sit? Also, ice cream sundaes and Möbius strips.
Episode 66: Dropping
January 21st, 2022 | 23 mins 47 secs
A key phrase of Dogen's teaching is "dropping body and mind," a description of his enlightenment. Jundo and Kirk discuss what this means, and how you can drop body and mind when sitting zazen.