The Zen Studies Podcast

General Topic Categories

Buddhist Teachings

These episodes cover older (pre-Zen) or more general Buddhist teachings (not specific to a sect or school)

Buddhist History

These episodes are in a series, starting with ancient India at the time of Shakyamuni Buddha and continuing up until the present day.

Buddhist Texts

These episodes focus on important Buddhist texts (suttas/sutras, commentaries, shastras, poems, etc.)

Zen Teachings

These episodes present and explain traditional Zen Buddhist teachings (listen to the first episode to learn about how Zen relates to Buddhism as a whole)

Zen Practices

These episodes focus on practices – things Zen students actually do (or they present a Zen “take” on more general Buddhist practices)

Dharma Talks

The episodes are my teachings on various Zen and Buddhist topics