Awakening|Big Mind Big Heart w/ Genpo Roshi (Ep 46)

Published by: janean strong on 09-02-2018

Dennis Paul Merzel, also known as Genpo Roshi, is a Zen teacher and Priest in both the Soto and Rinzai schools of Zen Buddhism, Abbot of Kanzeon Inc. since 1988, and creator of the Big Mind Process in 1999.  Since his initial awakening in 1971 his purpose and his passion have remained the same: to assist others to realize their true nature and to continuously deepen his own practice as well as assisting others in carefully reflecting on this life and clarifying the Way.
In 1999 Roshi created the Big Mind Process™, also known as Big Mind/Big Heart, which philosopher Ken Wilber has called “arguably the most important and original discovery in the last two centuries of Buddhism.” It has broadened and enriched not only the teaching of Zen but spiritual practices in other traditions as well, enabling thousands of people from all walks of life and religious backgrounds to have an  awakening with little or no prior consciousness study. Roshi continues to train people to bring the Big Mind process and Big Heart Zen out into the world, and remains deeply committed to their ongoing evolution.

Genpo Roshi has seventeen Dharma heirs and has conferred the title of Zen Master on nine Zen teachers. He has given Jukai (receiving the Zen Buddhist Precepts and becoming a Buddhist) to 518 students and ordained 138 Priests.

His publications include The Eye Never Sleeps, Beyond Sanity and Madness, 24/7 Dharma, and The Path of The Human Being, a novel entitled The Fool Who Thought He Was God, and many DVDs. His book Big Mind/Big Heart: Finding Your Way, has been published in fourteen other languages: Dutch Spanish, German, Russian, Polish, French, Italian, Hungarian, Croatian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Danish, Korean and Chinese. His latest book, Spitting Out the Bones, A Zen Master’s 45 Year Journey, was published in 2016.

For further information about registering for or organizing an event, contact his personal assistant Mary Ellen Sloan by e-mail: or 801-503-5656.

You can listen to or download several live internet radio broadcasts of interviews with Genpo Roshi. For links, see the listings HERE.

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Keywords: Zen Buddhism, Genpo Roshi, Meditation, Big Mind Big Heart

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