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On Zen Center History, Personal History, and Nona Ransom

Interview of Suzuki Roshi by Peter Schneider
interview
Suzuki Roshi 1969-09-161 of 2

Interview of Suzuki by Peter Schneider

Entered onto disk by DC 1996 or so Revised by Bill Redican 9/01 [I dated this 69-09-16 to go with other Peter Schneider interview and lecture of that date. Transcription was difficult with much time...
interview, #no-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1969-09-16

Our Practice And Our Everyday Activity

Saturday, August 30, 1969 Newly uploaded recording should be clearer to transcribe
#please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1969-08-30Tassajara

Some Questions

question
Suzuki Roshi 1969-08-28Tassajara

Our Way To Attain Liberation

Monday Evening, August 18, 1969 Tassajara Story of the Sixth Patriarch. Practice with everyone else at the monastery, without self-centered ideas. Answering student questions. Dan Gourley reel #4...
sixth patriarch, monastic practice, japan
Suzuki Roshi 1969-08-18Tassajara

Emptiness is Form

Sunday, June 29, 1969 San Francisco Newly uploaded version has speed adjustments made; should be a little clearer for transcript - not just end, but correcting throughout.
heart sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1969-06-29Tassajara

Nansen's “Everyday Mind Is Dao”

Suzuki Roshi 1969-03-10

At The End Of The Year We Clean Up Our House

Dec 1968 New Year Lecture
#new-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1968-12-29Sokoji

untitled

Newly reprocessed recording should be a little clearer
lotus sutra, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1968-12-24Sokoji

True Happiness and Renewal of Practice at Year's End

Newly uploaded recording of this talk.
#improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1968-12-21Sokoji

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-14

Fall 1968 Zen Mountain Center
lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1968-10-30Series 2, Talk 14Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-3

October, 1968 Zen Mountain Center
#approximate-date, #wind-bell, lotus sutra, #68-10-00-B
Suzuki Roshi 1968-10-30Series 2, Talk 3Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-1

[Second Lotus Sutra series in 1968] Sunday Evening, October 20, 1968 Zen Mountain Center
lotus sutra
Suzuki Roshi 1968-10-20Tassajara

The True Dragon

#wind-bell, dogen, baso
Suzuki Roshi 1968-10-12BSokoji

The Ten Powers Of A Bodhisattva

Sunday Morning, August 25, 1968 [This date is probably incorrect. Earlier (July 21, 1968), Suzuki mentioned that he had already explained the ten powers of a bodhisattva. So this lecture was probably...
bodhisattva, dogen, rinzai, soto, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1968-08-25Sokoji

To Have Complete Understanding of Our School

SR024 Tass July 26/68 Roshi Sectarianism copied; July 21 Chino Sensei; July 24 Chino Sensei - also many handwritten notes on the content nb, the date here is not the same as Chadwick's listing.
Suzuki Roshi 1968-07-26Tassajara

What is Soto and what is Rinzai?

SR024 Tass July 26/68 Roshi Sectarianism copied; July 21 Chino Sensei; July 24 Chino Sensei - also many handwritten notes on the content NB: the date for the SR talk in the photographs is not the same...
soto, rinzai
Suzuki Roshi 1968-07-21Tassajara

Observing the Precepts

#not-always-so, precepts
Suzuki Roshi 1968-06-29Esalen

Esalen Institute: First of two lectures

This is the first of two talks given at Esalen. This recording has more audio than the existing transcript.
#new-audio, #please-transcribe, dogen
Suzuki Roshi 1968-06-28Esalen

Because I Was Not Well

SR023 Track 1 Suzuki Roshi's afternoon sesshin 4-23-68 copied [there are also photographs of hand-written notes on missing portions of Q&A - per tape operator's comments]
sesshin, koan
Suzuki Roshi 1968-04-23ATassajara

Shosan Ceremony

SR023 Track 1 to 1/3 of other side Suzuki Roshi Question and Answer ceremony - copied 2 tapes [there are also photographs of hand-written notes on missing portions of Q&A - per tape operator's...
sesshin, shosan
Suzuki Roshi 1968-04-23BTassajara

Shuso Ceremony

SR023 Last 2/3 side 2 Philip's discussion ceremony - copied 2 tapes [there are also photographs of hand-written notes on missing portions of Q&A - per tape operator's comments]
sesshin, shuso ceremony, #please-transcribe
Philip Wilson 1968-04-23CTassajara

Samantabadra Buddha

SR022 - VII 1: Roshi talk - Meal Sutra (copied) - 2: " little bit 2: (ready to go at 000 after Jan 11 lecture) (copied) - ZMC - 1968 year?
Suzuki Roshi 1968-01-12Tassajara

Meal Chant

SR022 - VII 1: Roshi talk - Meal Sutra (copied) - ZMC - 1968 year?
Suzuki Roshi 1968-01-11Tassajara

Become More Direct and Honest

Protection Master: re-recording from cassette marked "Suzuki Roshi talk with background music: no date, original copied" (Sony C60 side A); recorded: 7 1/2 ips, bias: normal, recorded 'left...
#please-transcribe, #approximate-date, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1968-01-01Unknown

Shōsan Ceremony at Tassajara

shosan, yakusan
Suzuki Roshi 1967-12-07Tassajara

Everything Itself Is Buddha

SR20 - Reel #5 Suzuki track 1 - Roshi's lecture sesshin #7 12/6/67 Afternoon - copied (This audio is only the first part of the talk)
sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1967-12-06BTassajara

The Mind Which We Will Acquire

SR20 - Reel #5 Suzuki - other side - Roshi - another lecture 12/6/67? copied (The audio is the very end of 67-12-06-A only)
Suzuki Roshi 1967-12-06Tassajara

Good and Bad Feeling

Tuesday, December 5, 1967 Afternoon Sesshin Lecture, Lecture A Tassajara
sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1967-12-05ATassajara

Nature of Our Practice

Tuesday, December 5, 1967, Lecture B Evening Sesshin Lecture Tassajara
sesshin, dogen, fukanzazengi
Suzuki Roshi 1967-12-05BTassajara

The More We Study Our Way, The More Difficult It Is To Explain It

SR018 - Track 1 - Roshi's Lecture sesshin #4 12/4/67 Evening - copied
sesshin, dogen
Suzuki Roshi 1967-12-04EveningTassajara

Sesshin Lecture

SR017 - Track 2- slow - Roshi Lecture - 12/4/67 - afternoon - copied
sesshin, #new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1967-12-04AfternoonTassajara

Inner Power of Practice

SR017 - Track 1 - slow - Roshi Lecture - 12/2/67 - afternoon - copied
sesshin, Blue Cliff Record
Suzuki Roshi 1967-12-02Tassajara

Putting Power In Your Hara

Afternoon Sesshin Lecture Friday, December 1, 1967, Lecture A Zen Mountain Center
sesshin, dogen, fukanzazengi
Suzuki Roshi 1967-12-01ATassajara

True Practice

Evening Sesshin Lecture Friday Evening, December 1, 1967, Lecture B Zen Mountain Center
sesshin, Zuigan, fox
Suzuki Roshi 1967-12-01BTassajara

KPFA Radio Interview with Elsa Knight Thompson

Monday, November 6, 1967 KPFA RADIO INTERVIEW WITH ELSA KNIGHT THOMPSON [Originally misdated - Friday, February 18, 1966] Lecture B KPFA/KPFB Studio, Pacifica Radio, Berkeley, CA
interview
Suzuki Roshi 1967-11-06KPFA Berkeley

If Our Teaching Is A Special Teaching

SR013 date? Fall 1967 Tassajara III - Side 2 2nd half - Part of Suzuki lecture copied (Audio Problem set) - new version is very clear CM's 2nd pass - see JG's 1st pass: http://cuke.com/...
#approximate-date, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1967-10-01Tassajara

What Is Bodhisattva?

SR015 - On this tape is Lecture C and last part of Lecture D. This tape is known as the C lecture tape of as #2 - Track 1 Roshi's Lecture C 9/12/67 - copied (Problem set) - this is a different...
#please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1967-09-12Tassajara

Ignorance

SR 014 - On this tape: lectures A and B and also first part of D. This is to be known as the A-B lecture tape or #1 ZMC (has been transcribed) Track 1 Roshi's lecture A 9/8/67 - copied
prajna paramita #new-audio, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1967-09-08Tassajara

Using Various Stones

SR 014 - On this tape: lectures A and B and also first part of D. This is to be known as the A-B lecture tape or #1 ZMC (has been transcribed) Track 1 Roshi's lecture A 9/8/67 - copied
#please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1967-09-08BTassajara

Untitled

This is lecture D from these notes on the reel boxes (05132-B was added to this) Several minutes of tape operator's notes at the end are included, the transcript was copied over from what was...
#please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1967-09-08ATassajara

Sesshin Talk

Track 1 1 7/8ips lecture 8/24 - transcribed 9/18/67 T.D. - Track 2 1 7/8ips Discussion 8/24 - transcribed 9/18/67 T.D.
sesshin, #new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1967-08-24Tassajara

Genjo Koan no 4

Track 1 17/8 - Suzuki lectures - beginning missed, one or two sentences; beginning: This is the last lecture of sesshin. We have talked of emptiness and form, but have not understood it well.
sesshin, dogen, genjo koan, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1967-08-24ATassajara

Shosan Ceremony

August Sesshin, 1967 August 24, 1967 Tassajara [Opening sentences of Introduction missed.]
#no-audio, sesshin, shosan
Suzuki Roshi 1967-08-24BTassajara

Buddhism Is Not a Special Teaching; Enlightenment Is Not a Particular Stage

Zenshinji Track 1 1 7/8 ips Suzuki Roshi 8/23 - transcribed 5/8/68 T.D. ---------- Wednesday, August 23, 1967 Sesshin Lecture No. 4 [sic] Zen Mountain Center, Tassajara Edited by Brian Fikes...
sesshin, dogen, genjo koan, #new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1967-08-23Tassajara

Reflections on the Prajna Paramita Sutra

Track 1 1 7/8ips Suzuki Roshi 8/23 - transcribed 9/18/67 T.D. ------- Transcript below is adapted from 67-08-24-C. Photos of reel suggest 8/24 date is inaccurate. ------- Introduction and end...
sesshin, #new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1967-08-23Tassajara

Genjo Koan no 2

Zenshinji Track 2 1 7/8 ips Suzuki Roshi 8/21 - transcribed 5/8/68 T.D.
sesshin, dogen, #new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1967-08-21Tassajara

Genjo Koan

Zenshinji Track 1 1 7/8 ips Suzuki Roshi 8/20 - transcribed 5/8/68 T.D. ------ Sunday, August 20, 1967 Morning Sesshin Zen Mountain Center, Tassajara Edited by Brian Fikes (Note from Brian...
genjo koan, dogen, sesshin, #new-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1967-08-20Tassajara

When You Have A New Experience

Zenshinji Track 1 1 7/8ips Suzuki Roshi 8/20 - transcribed 5/8/68 TD ------------- August 20, 1967 (evening) [misdate?] Zen Mountain Center Edited by Brian Fikes [The first part of this lecture...
sesshin, #new-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1967-08-20Tassajara

This Sesshin Was Wonderfully Done

Saturday, April 22, 1967 Sesshin Lecture B San Francisco
sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1967-04-22BSokoji

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