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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Joshin Byrnes & Genzan Quennell: The Continuing Stories of the Lotus Sutra Part IV

Senseis Joshin Byrnes and Genzan Quennell provide a very intimate talk on love, and the power of right speech. The talk is inspired by a parable from the Lotus Sutra called, “The Bodhisattva Never Disparaging.” The Bodhisattva Never Disparaging was known for solely repeating his reverence and praise for whomever he happened to encounter, saying that he would never dare disparage anyone. As a beautiful introduction to this story, Sensei Joshin plays a recording of Sensei Hozan Alan Senauke singing a song about the story which includes an emphasis on love. The parable has insights about the courage and strength that it takes to speak words of kindness and healing. Sensei Genzan complements these insights with three ways that we can integrate them into our practice: not knowing, bearing witness, and compassionate action. 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

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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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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