Upaya Zen Center's Dharma Podcast

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The Upaya Dharma Podcast features Wednesday evening Dharma Talks and recordings from Upaya’s diverse array of programs. Our podcasts exemplify Upaya’s focus on socially engaged Buddhism, including prison work, end-of-life care, serving the homeless, training in socially engaged practices, peace & nonviolence, compassionate care training, and delivering healthcare in the Himalayas.

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Upaya Zen Center's Dharma Podcast

Joan Halifax | Zen Buddhist Teacher Upaya Abbot
1 Al Kaszniak: Reality is Boundless: Interdependence in Zen and Science2019-05-20 11:00:21
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2 Cynda Hylton Rushton & Anthony Back: Transcending Burnout: New Narratives for Caregivers2019-05-13 11:00:32
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3 Seigen Chuck Overley: Showing Up for Your Life2019-05-06 11:00:20
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4 Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra Part IV2019-04-29 11:00:01
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5 Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: Sesshin: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra (Part 5 – Final)2019-04-27 14:00:58
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6 Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: Sesshin: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra (Part 4)2019-04-26 14:00:07
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7 Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: Sesshin: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra (Part 3)2019-04-25 14:00:50
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8 Joshin Byrnes: Sesshin: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra (Part 2)2019-04-24 15:00:48
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9 Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: Sesshin: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra (Part 1)2019-04-23 16:00:11
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10 Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra Part III2019-04-22 11:00:25
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Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra Part III

Senseis Joshin Byrnes and Genzan Quennell explore some of the insights found in “The Parable of the Medicinal Herbs,” also known as “Dharma Rain.” Sensei Joshin reads a passage which describes the infinite variety of plants, trees, thickets, groves, and medicinal herbs. It doesn’t matter how different they are from each other or where they grow, “Dense Clouds spread over them, covering the entire thousand-million-fold world and in one moment saturating it all. The moisture penetrates to all the plants and the trees and thickets and groves and medicinal herbs equally.” Sensei Genzan tells two stories, one of a man unmoved by good and bad fortune, and one of a man caught between two situations involving certain death. His stories contain insights about enjoying life and seeing everything as Dharma rain, able to serve as the gift of a teaching. Sensei Joshin Byrnes Sensei Joshin Byrnes is a dharma teacher at Upaya Zen Center and directs Upaya's Chaplaincy Training program. He is a student of Upaya's founder, abbot, and guiding teacher, Roshi Joan Halifax,... More Sensei Genzan Quennell Sensei Genzan Quennell began practicing zen in 1991 in Los Angeles, California. In 2008, while on pilgrimage to the temples associated with Eihei Dogen in China and Japan, he met... More …read more

11 Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: Zazenkai: The Parable of the Hidden Jewel2019-04-18 20:45:03
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12 Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra Part II2019-04-15 11:00:15
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13 Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: Zazenkai: The Parable of the Burning House2019-04-11 18:30:56
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14 Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra Part I2019-04-08 11:00:42
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15 Matthew Kozan Palevsky: Only a Buddha and a Buddha2019-04-01 11:00:24
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16 Hozan Alan Senauke: The Three Treasures—Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Radical Buddhism and Beloved Community2019-03-25 11:00:59
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17 Monshin Nannette Overley: Not Turning Away2019-03-18 11:00:03
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18 Kigaku Noah Rossetter: Riding the Waves of Birth and Death2019-03-11 11:00:35
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19 Kaz Tanahashi & Shinzan Palma: SESSHIN: Bodhisattva Perspectives on the Heart Sutra (Part 3 of 3)2019-03-05 16:00:13
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20 Natalie Goldberg: Between Two Pines2019-03-04 12:00:18
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