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In the first instruction of ten instructions in Gakudō-yōjin-shū

sesshin, dogen, shobogenzo, sixth patriarch
Suzuki Roshi 1966-12-17ASokoji

The Need for Training in Buddhism without Self-Seeking Mind

Original recording
sesshin, dogen
Suzuki Roshi 1966-12-17BSokoji

Zazen Is Not For Gaining A Mystical Something

Tony Artino notes , At Old Bush Street Zendo - Sokoji Wednesday, November 16, 1966
#no-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1966-11-16Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records Case 45

Friday, August 19, 1966 Sesshin Lecture: Friday Evening, Lecture D Sokoji, San Francisco
Blue Cliff Record, sesshin, joshu, eiheiji
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-19DSokoji

This Fascicle of Shobogenzo

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 2: Suzuki 1pm lecture Friday
sesshin, dogen, shobogenzo, Blue Cliff Record
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-19CSokoji

Don't Be Attached To Your Attainment

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 4 Friday lecture by Suzuki during morning zazen Friday
sesshin, instruction
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-19BSokoji

Shōbōgenzō

Thursday, August 18, 1966 SESSHIN LECTURE: Thursday, 1:00 pm, Lecture B Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-18BSokoji

This is the Fourth Day of our Sesshin

Reconstruction of Lecture from Second Zazen Period (Before Morning Service) Thursday Morning, August 18, 1966, Lecture A Sokoji, San Francisco [This tape is not in Shunryu Suzuki's voice. It is...
sesshin
Richard Baker 1966-08-18ASokoji

This is the Fourth Day of our Sesshin

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 ; Track 1 My reconstruction from memory and notes of Suzuki Roshi's beautiful lecture Thursday morning during 2nd period of zazen before morning service [Richard Baker...
sesshin
Zentatsu Richard Baker 1966-08-18ASokoji

Shobogenzo (middle of talk only)

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2; Track 1 Continuation and completion of 1pm lecture of Suzuki Roshi, Thursday. Looks like whole of this is lost, except near end and parts on other tape. Most of it was...
#inaudible
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-18BSokoji

Shobogenzo

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 1 contd: Most of Suzuki's 6pm Lecture, Thursday evening continued on track 4 Track 4 continuation and finish of 6pm lecture of Thursday
sesshin, sixth patriarch, dogen
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-18CSokoji

Causality

Suzuki lecture 6pm Weds Track 2, continued on Track 3
sesshin, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-176:00pmSokoji

Our Mind Should Be Calm

Tuesday, August 16, 1966 Sesshin: Zazen short instruction Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, instruction
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-16Sokoji

The first day of the sesshin is almost finished

Monday, August 15, 1966 Sesshin: Evening Lecture, Lecture D Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-15DSokoji

You Cannot Appreciate Our Teaching In Its True Sense

Monday, August 15, 1966 Sesshin: Lunch Lecture, Lecture B Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, oryoki, instruction, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-15BSokoji

Think Everything Out

Monday, August 15, 1966, Lecture C Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-15CSokoji

Genjo Koan

This is the bulk of the talk attributed to this date. It sounds distinct from the earlier fragment, and the date may not be accurate, though the subject is appropriate for the first day of a sesshin.
sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1966-08-15CSokoji

We Are Not Perfect

Sesshin talk.
sesshin, paramita, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1966-07-23Sokoji

More Chapters of Shushogi

Zen Center 1881 Bush St SF, Sesshin, July 23rd, 1966 (inside box is written "Katagiri" - also July 22nd is faintly visible)
#new-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi 1966-07-23BSokoji

Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 11-13

Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki Roshi June 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box: Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends. "Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete. Very...
#approximate-date, genjo koan, dogen
Suzuki Roshi 1966-06-19DSokoji

Ten Precepts

Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki Roshi June 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box: Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends. "Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete. Very...
#approximate-date, precepts
Suzuki Roshi 1966-06-19CSokoji

Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 1–11

Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki Roshi June 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box: Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends. "Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete. Very...
dogen, genjo koan #approximate-date
Suzuki Roshi 1966-06-19ASokoji

Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 7-9

Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki Roshi June 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box: Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends. "Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete. Very...
dogen, genjo koan #approximate-date
Suzuki Roshi 1966-06-19BSokoji

Sesshin Lecture: Genjo-Koan, Paragraphs 1–2

May Sesshin (25 26 added later) 1 or 6pm lecture plus lecture the following morning. SR 009
#approximate-date, sesshin, dogen, genjo koan
Suzuki Roshi 1966-05-26Sokoji

Genjō Kōan, 5-13

May Sesshin (25 26 added later) 1 or 6pm lecture plus lecture the following morning. SR 009
dogen, genjo koan #approximate-date
Suzuki Roshi 1966-05-25Sokoji

The Way-Seeking Mind

March sesshin, only 1pm lecture. Evening lecture goofed up during recording. SR 007
dogen, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1966-03-26ASokoji

Liberty and Restriction

March sesshin, only 1pm lecture. Evening lecture goofed up during recording SR 007 Saturday, March 26, 1966
#please-transcribe, sesshin, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1966-03-26BNSokoji

Real Calmness Is In A Noisy Place

March sesshin, only 1pm lecture. Evening lecture goofed up during recording. SR 007
#new-audio, sesshin, shobogenzo, Beginner’s Mind
Suzuki Roshi 1966-03-26Sokoji

Shushōgi, Section 1

Sesshin Lecture: SHUSHOGI, Section 1 Sunday, March 13, 1966, Lecture B Sokoji, San Francisco Tape operator's comments and bells at beginning of tape, left on ---------------------------...
sesshin, dogen, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1966-03-13BSokoji

Genjō Kōan, 1–3

Sesshin Lecture: Genjo-Koan, Paragraphs 1–3 Sunday Morning, March 13, 1966, Lecture A Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, dogen, genjo koan
Suzuki Roshi 1966-03-13ASokoji

Genjo Koan continued

Sesshin SR 002 - on reel SR 008 - on box Date is unlikely to be correct.
#new-audio, #please-transcribe, dogen, genjo koan, #approximate-date
Suzuki Roshi 1966-03-13Sokoji

Chanting Service

This segment of chanting was separated from 05095-B - Shushogi, Section 1
chant
Group 1966-03-13DSokoji

February Sesshin Talk

This may be two separate tracks - there is a tape operator announcement at 16 minutes. This came after a short Katagiri track on the same reel track.
sesshin, #new-audio, #inaudible, #please-transcribe, diamond sutra
Suzuki Roshi 1966-02-19Sokoji

Where There is Some Limitation, There is Universality

Feb 18th 1966 - seems more like an end of sesshin lecture.
#new-audio, sesshin, dogen
Suzuki Roshi 1966-02-18Sokoji

Tokusan and The Old Lady

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #8, by Shundo David Haye ===== At Zen Center, responsibilities get passed on from person to person regularly. One part of traditional Zen training is that a monk...
#inaudible, #new-audio, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, genjo koan #approximate-date, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi 1966-01-22Sokoji

Shushōgi, Sections 11–17

January Sesshin Lecture: Lecture A ,1 PM Shushogi: Sections 11–17 Friday, January 21, 1966 Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, precepts
Suzuki Roshi 1966-01-21ASokoji

In the Prajnaparamita Sutra

5pm lecture begins this side
heart sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1966-01-21BNSokoji

Buddhism Has Many Annual Layers Like A Big Tree

One-Day Sesshin Evening Lecture Saturday, December 11, 1965, Lecture B Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, dogen, genjo koan
Suzuki Roshi 1965-12-11BSokoji

Most Of You Are Beginners

One-Day Sesshin Afternoon Lecture Saturday, December 11, 1965, Lecture A Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, sixth patriarch, dogen
Suzuki Roshi 1965-12-11ASokoji

Chanting Service

sesshin, chanting
Group 1965-12-11Sokoji

You Have Made Great Progress

One-Day Evening Sesshin Lecture November 1965 (Wind Bell, Jan.–Feb. 1966) - this was held on 13th per previous Wind Bells.
#no-audio, sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1965-11-13BSokoji

Beginner's Mind

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #1, by Shundo David Haye ===== When this particular, otherwise unremarkable, reel was photographed as part of Engage Wisdom’s archiving process, unlike many other...
#zmbm, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, Beginner’s Mind, dogen, precepts
Suzuki Roshi 1965-11-11Los Altos

Study Yourself

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #4, by Shundo David Haye ===== "I always felt his best Zen talks were the ones he gave on Thursday mornings in my home. They were spontaneous, succinct and...
#zmbm, #new-audio, dogen, genjo koan, rinzai, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi 1965-09-09Los Altos

I Have Nothing In My Mind

One-Day Sesshin Lecture: 5 PM Saturday, August 28, 1965, Lecture B San Francisco
sesshin, sixth patriarch, baso
Suzuki Roshi 1965-08-28BSokoji

Confucius Said the Most Visible is Something Invisible

SR 002 Tape 1 copy Sesshin 1pm lecture
sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1965-08-28ASokoji

Calmness

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #3, by Shundo David Haye ===== In this talk, which became the Calmness chapter of Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind (p121), Suzuki Roshi starts with a Japanese Zen poem...
#zmbm, #new-audio, dogen, zazen, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi 1965-08-26Los Altos

Supper Chant

Tape 7 Summer 1965 Sesshin: Side 2 Little bit of Saturday supper chant [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
Group 1965-07-31Sokoji

Saturday Evening Lecture

Tape VIII (?) Side 1 Sat eve lecture (1 - 60); Side 2 Sat eve lecture (1-15?)
question, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi 1965-07-31Sokoji

Don't Be Bothered By Your Mind / Science of Philosophy is Like a Dissection

Tape 5 Summer sesshin 1965 Thursday July 29th Side 2: 5:45 meditation, 9:00 AM lecture [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
sesshin
Suzuki Roshi 1965-07-30A-BSokoji

Do You Have Some Questions?

Tape 7 Summer 1965 Sesshin: Side 1 Friday evening lecture (transcribed) [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
sesshin, question
Suzuki Roshi 1965-07-30DSokoji

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