Hakubai Daishin Sensei & Hakuzan - Awakening and Staying Awake - December 30, 2017

Martin Mosko, aka Hakubai Daishin Sensei, has been a Soto Buddhist monk for 39 years, and authorized by the Soto School of Japan to wear a golden-color robe. He is also an advocate of contemplative design and engaged in teaching with his wife through lectures and workshops. Together they have written two books: “Landscape as Spirit: Creating a Contemplative Garden," and "The Sound of Cherry Blossoms: Zen Lessons from the Garden on Design.” He studied art and Sanskrit at Yale, where he specialized in the Vedas. From 1972-1987, he trained in Tibetan Kagyu Buddhism with Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. He is a lineage bloodline of both Tenzan Keibun Roshi and Houn Kobun Roshi.

Hakuzan Michael Wenninger was ordained by Hakubai Martin Mosko in 2011. Hakuzan teaches meditation to corporations and conducts Zen Study and Practices Mentoring Programs in Europe. Also, he is a Jin Shin Jyutsu instructor and presents its Physio-philosophy to seminars throughout the world.

Due to technical difficulties, the talks from the first two nights of the 2017 New Year Sesshin, titled “Mind, Body, and Health” and “Karma,” were lost. The talks from the third and fourth nights, “Discipline” and “Enlightenment,” are available on this podcast. This is the talk from the final night.

Hakubai Daishin Sensei & Hakuzan - Enlightenment - December 29, 2017

Martin Mosko, aka Hakubai Daishin Sensei, has been a Soto Buddhist monk for 39 years, and authorized by the Soto School of Japan to wear a golden-color robe. He is also an advocate of contemplative design and engaged in teaching with his wife through lectures and workshops. Together they have written two books: “Landscape as Spirit: Creating a Contemplative Garden," and "The Sound of Cherry Blossoms: Zen Lessons from the Garden on Design.” He studied art and Sanskrit at Yale, where he specialized in the Vedas. From 1972-1987, he trained in Tibetan Kagyu Buddhism with Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. He is a lineage bloodline of both Tenzan Keibun Roshi and Houn Kobun Roshi.

Hakuzan Michael Wenninger was ordained by Hakubai Martin Mosko Zenji in 2011. Hakuzan teaches meditation to corporations and conducts Zen Study and Practices Mentoring Programs in Europe. Also, he is a Jin Shin Jyutsu instructor and presents its Physio-philosophy to seminars throughout the world.

Due to technical difficulties, the talks from the first two nights of the 2017 New Year Sesshin were lost. The first night was titled “Mind, Body, and Health”; the second “Karma;” the third, “Discipline,” was published last week. This is the talk from the fourth night.

Kobun at Naropa University - All Day Sitting - July 23, 1989

Kobun Chino Otogawa came to the U.S. from Japan in 1967 at the invitation of Shunryu Suzuki to help train novice monks at the newly formed Tassajara Zen Mountain Center outside San Francisco. He was later invited by Choygam Trungpa to Boulder, Colorado to help found Naropa University and teach students zazen, oryoki, and calligraphy. Throughout his years of travel, Kobun regularly returned to Colorado to teach and lead sesshin at Naropa and at Shambhala Mountain Center.

We continue with another talk given by Kobun 30 years ago at Naropa University in Boulder, in which he talks about breath, religion, and the life of meditation.

Kobun at Naropa University - Morning Talk - July 19, 1989

Kobun Chino Otogawa came to the U.S. from Japan in 1967 at the invitation of Shunryu Suzuki to help train novice monks at the newly formed Tassajara Zen Mountain Center outside San Francisco. He was later invited by Choygam Trungpa to Boulder, Colorado to help found Naropa University and teach students zazen, oryoki, and calligraphy. Throughout his years of travel, Kobun regularly returned to Colorado to teach and lead sesshin at Naropa and at Shambhala Mountain Center.

We continue with another talk given by Kobun 30 years ago at Naropa University in Boulder, in which he talks about the Heart Sutra, self-inquiry, body-mind, and mudras, among other topics.


Kobun at Naropa University - July 5, 1989

Kobun Chino Otogawa came to the U.S. from Japan in 1967 at the invitation of Shunryu Suzuki to help train novice monks at the newly formed Tassajara Zen Mountain Center outside San Francisco. He was later invited by Choygam Trungpa to Boulder, Colorado to help found Naropa University and teach students zazen, oryoki, and calligraphy. Throughout his years of travel, Kobun regularly returned to Colorado to teach and lead sesshin at Naropa and at Shambhala Mountain Center.

We continue with another talk given by Kobun 30 years ago at Naropa University in Boulder, in which he talks about bowing, offering incense, kinhin (walking meditation), and other topics.