We talk Zen, “Zen politics,” and samurai in the first episode of The Lion’s Roar Podcast.
In the first episode of The Lion’s Roar Podcast, Congressman and former presidential candidate Tim Ryan discusses his platform, which strongly encourages the adoption of mindfulness as national policy. Koun Franz, Zen priest and deputy editor of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, talks about what Zen is — and isn’t. Buddhist teacher and author Sylvia Boorstein tells a folk tale about a terrifying samurai and the abbot who would not flee. Listen above, or subscribe on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, or your favorite podcast app.