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.
Our 2019 Christmas episode was so good, and we realized that we would never be able to record a better Christmas episode, so we decided to rebroadcast it this year. Jundo and Kirk discuss how Christmas and Zen can find common ground, and discuss their favorite Zen Christmas carols.
How do we choose among the many things available to us? There are too many breakfast cereals; do we really need them all? Which coffee or tea do you choose? And what about big choices? Should we stay or should we go?