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Title Speaker Date

Lay Ordination Ceremony

Sunday, August 23, 1970 San Francisco [Zen Center records indicate that this lay ordination was performed on August 23, 1970. Among the 36 ordainees were Carl Bielefeldt, DC, Katherine Thanas, Jerome...
precepts, ceremony, #new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1970-08-23City Center

To Be Honest And Sincere In Its True Sense It Is Necessary to Push Yourself Into Some Very Strong Hard Rule

Sunday, August 16, 1970 San Francisco [This is the second of two lectures with this date. This lecture began mid-way on Side A of the original tape after a prior lecture ended. This lecture appears to...
#please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1970-08-16BCity Center

Priest Ordination Ceremony: Paul Discoe and Reb Anderson

Reprocessed version may allow for clarification of transcript.
priest, ceremony, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1970-08-09City Center

Zazen Practice and Listen to the Right Teacher

70 #29 Sesshin 8-3-70 copied (box had been labeled in mistake 8-3-71)
sesshin, #new-audio, #please-transcribe, dogen
Suzuki Roshi 1970-08-03City Center

Observation of Precepts and Practice of Zazen is Same Thing

Sesshin Lecture No. 1 Saturday, August 1, 1970 San Francisco
sesshin, precepts
Suzuki Roshi 1970-08-01City Center

Open Your Intuition

Sesshin Meeting Friday, July 31, 1970 San Francisco
#not-always-so, sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1970-07-31City Center

Ekō Lecture 2

The Second Morning Eko, Part 1 of 3 Friday Evening, July 10, 1970 Tassajara [This is the second in a series of six lectures by Suzuki on the four ekos chanted at the conclusion of morning services...
Eko Lecture
Suzuki Roshi 1970-07-10Tassajara

Way of Zazen

Lecture given in Japanese with translation
people. feel awful, feel good, problem, running
Yoshida Roshi 1970-06-07City Center

Remarks at the Ceremony Officially Opening Beginner's Mind Temple

These are Suzuki Roshi's words, edited together out of longer recording of ceremony.
ceremony
Suzuki Roshi 1970-04-25City Center

Ceremony Officially Opening Beginner's Mind Temple

This is the bulk of the ceremony, with speakers other than Suzuki Roshi, in Japanese and English
#please-transcribe
Various 1970-04-25City Center

How To Have Sincere Practice

Suzuki Roshi edited from longer recording.
#please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1970-04-25ACity Center

Way-Seeking Mind

Saturday Lecture Of March Sesshin Saturday, March 28, 1970 San Francisco
Way-Seeking Mind, sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1970-03-28City Center

Practice To Be Like A Stone

SR-70-02-28 Sesshin lecture #6 (last lecture) - followed by service #2 for Trudy Dixon NB - is 1970 despite the year added to the photos
Suzuki Roshi 1970-02-28City Center

Rules

dogen
Suzuki Roshi 1970-01-18City Center

Ordination Ceremony: Bill Kwong and Silas Hoadley

ceremony, priest
Suzuki Roshi 1970-01-11City Center

Full Moon Bodhisattva Ceremony - Suzuki Roshi Memorial

Pat Phelan, Layla Bockhorst, Steve Weintraub, Robert Lytle, Tatsugami Roshi
Various

Religion and Spirituality

Alan Watts

Ekos

Tatsugami Roshi

SFZC Service

Early Seventies
Various City Center

Morning Service

Mid-Seventies
Various City Center

Buddhism At Millennium's Edge

Seminar 1
Peter Matthiessen

World Peace Through Compassion and Non-Violence

His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Transformation of Consciousness

Forum Dialogue
His Holiness The Dalai Lama 1

Introductory Lecture

Thich Nhat Hanh

Heart Sutra Commentary

Thich Nhat Hanh 1

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-11

October 1968 New version uploaded, should help with transcript
lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-10-00-J, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi Series 2, Talk 11Tassajara

Yakusan did not give lectures for a long time

June 1969 Tassajara Story of Yakusan saying he was not a teacher to give lectures. Making effort, and paying attention. What is right effort?
activity, zazen, effort, priest, #approximate-date, #69-06-00
Suzuki Roshi Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-9

Audio Problem Set has been replaced by original recording, with speed adjustments made. Newly processed version should be a little clearer to trancsribe
lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-10-00-H, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi Series 2, Talk 9Tassajara

Shosan Ceremony

Shosan Ceremony, Sesshin, Feb 1968 Tassajara This ceremony is re-edited from the original cassette, with non-SR (Bishop Sumi) sections removed, and the speed adjusted for clarity. The last portion...
shosan, sesshin, #approximate-date
Suzuki Roshi Tassajara

Lotus Sūtra No. I-2

February 1968 Zen Mountain Center
lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-02-00-B
Suzuki Roshi Series 1, Talk 2Tassajara

Sesshin, Third Night Lecture

Tassajara September, 1969
sesshin, #approximate-date, #69-09-00-C
Suzuki Roshi Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-6

68-10-00-E
#approximate-date, lotus sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi Series 2, Talk 6Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-7

Fall 1968 Zen Mountain Center
lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-10-00-F
Suzuki Roshi Series 2, Talk 7Tassajara

Stand Up By The Ground

Protection Master "Suzuki Roshi summer sesshin 1969 2nd night lecture Sesshin, Second Night Lecture September, 1969 Tassajara
#not-always-so, #approximate-date, sesshin, dogen, #69-09-00-B
Suzuki Roshi Tassajara

Zen Is Also Buddhism

SR013 date? Fall 1967 Tassajara III - Side 1 + 1/2 side 2 Suzuki lecture copied
#improved-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi Tassajara

Bodhidharma

Dan Gourley #1 Tassajara Summer 68 Suzuki Roshi Bodhidharma painting description and lecture
#new-audio, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi Tassajara

Wherever You Are, Enlightenment Is There

Sesshin: First Night Lecture, “I Don't Know Zazen” September 1969 Tassajara Knowing that we have buddha nature even while we are in the dualistic world of good and bad. Analogy with various...
#not-always-so, dogen, buddha nature, enlightenment, #approximate-date, #69-09-00-A
Suzuki Roshi Tassajara

Untitled

This could be Katagiri Roshi speaking, end of talk only. Talking about concentration camps.
Unknown CUnknown

Seminar on Taoism

Alan Watts on Taoism, session 1
Alan Watts AUnknown

Seminar on Taoism

Alan Watts talk - session 2
Alan Watts BUnknown

Chanting Service

From 1965, end of July sesshin. Robe Chant (incomplete), Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko.
chanting
Group CSokoji

Chanting Service

Sesshin service July or August 1965. Robe chant, Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko, Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko, Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko, meal chants in Japanese (?) "Thursday...
chanting
Group Sokoji

Untitled

Dan Gourley #1 68-06-00 Suzuki Roshi - Bodhidharma Painting and Lecture, summer 68
#new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi ATassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-4

Fall 1968 Zen Mountain Center
lotus sutra
Suzuki Roshi Series 2, Talk 4Tassajara

Summer 68 Tassajara

Summer 68 Tassajara - poor tape quality (on cassette) - Dan Gourley #7
#new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi Tassajara

Summer 68 Tassajara

Summer 68 Tassajara - poor tape quality (on cassette) - Dan Gourley #7
#new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi Tassajara

Shosan Ceremony

1 7/8 ips (Sony 5" reel) - "sounds like ZMC"
shosan, #new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi Tassajara

Shosan Ceremony

Friday, December 5, 1969 Previously described as intranscribable - now clearer ----- File name: 69-12-05N: untitled level low. [Verbatim transcript not available. (Sound problem.)]
ceremony, shosan, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1969-12-05Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. III-6

Third Lotus Sutra Series Thursday Evening, October 30, 1969 Zen Mountain Center
lotus sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1969-10-30Series 3, Talk 6Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. III-5

Third Lotus Sutra Series Tuesday Evening, October 28, 1969 Zen Mountain Center
lotus sutra, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1969-10-28Series 3, Talk 5Tassajara

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