Zen Studies Podcast

By Domyo Burk

Host Domyo Burk is a Soto Zen priest and teacher who records episodes specifically for podcast listeners who want to learn more about Buddhism and Zen.

  1. 1.
    161 - The Parinirvana Ceremony and the Teaching of the Buddha's Dying and Death
    31:18
  2. 2.
    160 - Bearing Witness without Burning Out
    37:11
  3. 3.
    159 – Active Receptivity in Zazen: Surrounded by a Symphony
    27:54
  4. 4.
    158 – Social Strife and the Forgotten Virtue of Decorum
    41:49
  5. 5.
    157 – Bodhicitta: The Critical Importance of Dissatisfaction
    28:50
  6. 6.
    156 – Ebb and Flow in Buddhist Practice: Cycles of Energy, Inspiration, and Focus
    35:35
  7. 7.
    155 - Avatamsaka Sutra - Each One of Us Has Unique Bodhisattva Gifts to Offer - 2
    25:27
  8. 8.
    154 - Avatamsaka Sutra - Each One of Us Has Unique Bodhisattva Gifts to Offer – Part 1
    39:46
  1. 9.
    153 - Kshanti, The Perfection of Endurance: Life's Not Always a Bed of Roses
    24:53
  2. 10.
    152 - Lotus Sutra 3: This Means YOU - The Parable of the Lost Son
    22:32
  3. 11.
    151 - The Emptiness of Self and Why It Matters
    31:40
  4. 12.
    150 - Zazen as the Dharma Gate of Joyful Ease
    30:13
  5. 13.
    149 - Understanding People's Actions Through the Six Realms Teaching
    42:54
  6. 14.
    148 – Three Ingredients for a Generous Life in a Crazy World
    32:21
  7. 15.
    147 - Loving-Kindness (Metta) Practice as an Antidote to Fear and Anxiety
    32:45
  8. 16.
    146 - Respect Even for Terrible People: What Does It Mean?
    28:06
  9. 17.
    145 - No Matter What Happens to You, You Have Choice in the Matter
    31:51
  10. 18.
    144 - Lotus Sutra 2: Wake Up! The Parable of the Burning House
    34:40
  11. 19.
    143 - The Experience of Enlightenment and Why It’s for All of Us
    34:15
  12. 20.
    142 - Direct Experience Is Liberation: When There Are No Stories, There Is No "You"
    31:18
  13. 21.
    141 - The Practice of Vow 2: Choosing the Direction We Want Our Lives to Take
    28:42
  14. 22.
    140 – Sustainable Buddhist Practice: Creating Form But Keeping It Flexible
    39:52
  15. 23.
    139 - Suchness: Awakening to the Preciousness of Things-As-It-Is
    45:21
  16. 24.
    138 - Buddhist Images of Fierceness and Compassionate Anger
    36:57
  17. 25.
    137 - Sustainable Bodhisattva Practice when the World is (Literally) on Fire
    44:17
  18. 26.
    136 - Grief in Buddhism 2: Some Buddhist Practices Helpful for Facing and Integrating Grief
    29:55
  19. 27.
    Mini Episode - A Four "S" Approach to Shikantaza: Sit Upright, Still, Silent, Simply Be
    10:32
  20. 28.
    135 - Grief in Buddhism 1: Buddhist Teachings on Grief and the Danger of Spiritual Bypassing
    25:46
  21. 29.
    134 - Lotus Sutra 1: What Is Devotion, and How Does It Fulfill the Buddha Way?
    30:55
  22. 30.
    133 - Restoring Wonder: Hongzhi's Guidepost of Silent Illumination - Part 2
    36:41
  23. 31.
    132 - Restoring Wonder: Hongzhi's Guidepost of Silent Illumination - Part 1
    34:48
  24. 32.
    131 – Facing Impermanence? Fortunately, Buddhism Is All About Life and Death
    27:55
  25. 33.
    130 – A Buddhist Approach to Practicing with Fear
    29:16
  26. 34.
    129 - Why Is Self-Esteem Essential When the Self is Empty?
    29:13
  27. 35.
    128 – Taking Action: Getting Out of the House and Helping Others (Crisis Buddhism Part 3)
    22:44
  28. 36.
    127 - Crisis Buddhism - Part 2: Bearing Witness
    22:59
  29. 37.
    126 - Crisis Buddhism: Sustainable Bodhisattva Practice in a World on Fire – Part 1
    23:05
  30. 38.
    125 - Liberation Through Understanding the Five Wisdom Energies
    33:29
  31. 39.
    124 - Giving Shape to Our Lives: The Buddhist Practice of Vow
    37:36
  32. 40.
    123 – Engaging Our Climate Emergency as a Koan and Opportunity
    36:55
  33. 41.
    122 - Meditation Is NOT About Stopping Thoughts
    30:32
  34. 42.
    Facing Extinction 2: A Personal Journal (Nov 14-22)
    35:36
  35. 43.
    121 – The Practical Value of Awakening to the Absolute Aspect of Reality
    30:12
  36. 44.
    120 - Dogen's Four Ways Bodhisattvas Embrace Living Beings - Part 5 - Identity Action
    30:29
  37. 45.
    119 - Brightening the Mind: Refusing to be Tyrannized by Negative States
    30:48
  38. 46.
    Facing Extinction 1: Nov. 3rd - 9th, 2019
    38:14
  39. 47.
    118 - Buddha's Teachings 15: Nirvana as the Ultimate Goal of Original Buddhism
    32:32
  40. 48.
    117 - Clarifying the Mind Ground According to Keizan's “Zazen-Yojinki”
    26:49
  41. 49.
    116 - Do You Need a Zen or Buddhist Teacher?
    38:01
  42. 50.
    115 - Dogen's Four Ways Bodhisattvas Embrace Living Beings - Part 4 - Beneficial Action
    30:18

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