The Zen of Everything presents a zen take on life, love, laughter, and everything else. With Jundo Cohen, a real zen master, and Kirk McElhearn, a guy who knows a bit about zen.
November 26th, 2021 | 26 mins 1 sec
Jundo and Kirk talk about the various flavors of Buddhism. They are not all the same, and we discuss the differences between the various schools that have changed over the centuries.
November 12th, 2021 | 26 mins 36 secs
Jundo and Kirk discuss tradition in zen. What are those funny sticks that the zen masters have, and what are they used for?
October 29th, 2021 | 29 mins 30 secs
Jundo and Kirk examine whether Pink Floyd's 1977 album Animals deserves a critical reappraisal. And they talk about animals, sentience, and eating meat (or not).
October 15th, 2021 | 27 mins 34 secs
Jundo and Kirk discuss how moderation is enlightenment, and how Goldilocks is the Buddha. Sort of.
September 30th, 2021 | 26 mins 54 secs
Jundo and Kirk discuss living in the moment, and how, at times, you can be too much in the moment.
September 3rd, 2021 | 28 mins 5 secs
Jundo and Kirk discuss mistakes, and end up making a podcast episode full of mistakes.
August 20th, 2021 | 27 mins 22 secs
How had Jundo and Kirk never addressed this, the most basic of questions? And it's not a trick question.
"Once you are on the cushion, it is Buddha's butt on the cushion."
August 6th, 2021 | 28 mins 48 secs
Jundo and Kirk talk about zen hermits, and life in a small zen temple.
July 23rd, 2021 | 25 mins 53 secs
Jundo and Kirk discuss Heat, Steely Dan, and The Olympics.
July 9th, 2021 | 27 mins 14 secs
Jundo visited Las Vegas. Many things happened.
May 28th, 2021 | 26 mins 21 secs
Is the boat moving, or is the land moving?
May 14th, 2021 | 26 mins 41 secs
Joy isn't the same as happiness. Joy is "truly being passionate about how beautiful this life is, about how we feel each day..."
April 30th, 2021 | 26 mins 21 secs
If you don't expect much, then you're never disappointed.
April 16th, 2021 | 30 mins 56 secs
What's zen about protecting the environment?
April 2nd, 2021 | 27 mins 8 secs
The world needs fixing, and zen practitioners vow to fix it. But can we? And can we get dharma insurance?
March 19th, 2021 | 24 mins 51 secs
Spring is here, with the annual cycle of renewal. And sumo wrestling. And baseball.