The Zen of Everything Podcast, Episode 26: Zen Books

“Zen is a special transmission outside the scriptures, not depending on words and letters.” With that in mind, Jundo and Kirk discuss Zen books: how to read them, what to read, and when to burn them.

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The Zen of Everything Podcast, Episode 19: Original Buddhism, Changing Buddhism

What is “original Buddhism?” In the absence of texts from the Buddha’s times, how can we know what the Buddha really taught? And how does the corpus of later texts help us understand Buddhism?

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