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 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.
March 5th, 2021 | 27 mins 13 secs
Stuff and minimalism. Tiny homes and hoarders. Japanese apartments and British farmhouses. Paper walls. Space. Time.