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The Teachings of Chao Chou

Serial: SF-00927

Sunday Lecture: the stories of Chao Chou; Hsin Hsin Ming - koan("I alone am the World-Honored One"); mu - cutting through yes and no; not holding to preferences

Discrimination, Blue Cliff Record, Buddha's Birthday, Ordinary Mind, Buddha...
Mar 11 2007
Green Gulch

Stopping and Listening

Serial: SF-00945

Sunday Lecture Children's Lecture: Baby beluga; why are you here?; Dogen's Three Minds: joyful mind, kind mind, big mind; mother's love as essence of spirituality (Dalai Lama...

Big Mind, Bell, Silence, Gratitude, Birth-and-Death, Zendo, Hate, Suzuki Roshi,...
Sep 03 2006
Green Gulch

Why Become Abbot of Zen Center?

Bodhisattva Vow, Practice Period, Precepts, Gratitude, Vows, Commitment, Bell, Suzuki...
Aug 09 2006
Unknown

Treasury of Light

Serial: SF-00926

Sesshin Lecture: light can't be seen - only reflections off objects; Koun Ejo's Treasury of Light Samadhi; myth of Phaeton and Helios - driving the sun chariot; Yunmen: What is...

Lotus Sutra, Bell, Delusion, Discrimination, Subject-and-Object, Zendo, Nirvana,...
Mar 31 2006
Green Gulch

The Great Matter

Serial: SF-00085

How awareness of death, and our own mortality, spurs us to greater effort in practice.

Birth-and-Death, Suzuki Roshi, Impermanence, Gratitude, Heart Sutra, Ceremony,...
Mar 11 2006
City Center

Practice Period

Serial: SF-00034

Origins of PP, meaning of 'ango'; Dogen's essay; resistance; hermit Jim; Rumi poems.

Practice Period, Buddha Ancestors, Zazen, Tassajara, resistance, Bell, Duality,...
Feb 19 2006

Alive or Dead?

Serial: SF-01147

Sunday Lecture: Koan: "Alive or Dead" (Daowu's condolence call); mind fleas; confession; too busy; leap or die when at an impasse; story of Buddha and king - what else can I do...

Teacher-and-Student, Anger, Don't Know Mind, Birth-and-Death, Practice Period,...
Jan 29 2006
Green Gulch

January 25th, 2006, Serial No. 04101

Practice Period, Tassajara, Lay Practice, Faith, Commitment, Priest, Zazen, Ceremony...
Jan 25 2006
Unknown

Shuso Talk

Serial: SF-04731

#shuso-talk

Balance, Posture, resistance, Confession-and-Repentance, Letting Go, Instruction,...
Nov 19 2005
Tassajara

Zendo Lecture

Monastic Practice, Practice Period, Global Warming, Buddha Ancestors, Mahayana,...
Oct 02 2005
Tassajara

Dining Room Lecture

Posture, Zendo, Mindfulness, training, Big Mind, Bell, Bowing, Suzuki Roshi, Zazen,...
Aug 31 2005
Tassajara

Rootedness, Relatedness, Responsibility

Serial: SF-01013

Wednesday Lecture: zen practice and ecology

Don't Know Mind, Bell, Lotus Sutra, Separation, confusion, training, Peace,...
Jul 27 2005
Green Gulch

Zendo Lecture

Beginners, Zendo, Chanting, Posture, Delusion, Suzuki Roshi, Sangha, Bell,...
Apr 13 2005
Tassajara

On Race

Serial: SF-03568

Sesshin 3 Day 7

Diversity, Lay, Hate, Discrimination, soto, Tassajara, Bell, confusion, Freedom,...
Mar 29 2005
Tassajara

Sesshin Lecture

Serial: SF-01929

Sesshin 2 Day 4

Karma, Funeral, Tassajara, Global Warming, Practice Period, Echo, Chanting, Bell, Don...
Feb 23 2005
Tassajara

Sesshin Lecture

Serial: SF-03651

Sesshin 1 Day 4 (date on cassette - 1.29 - is inconsistent with the previous dates in this sesshin)

Suzuki Roshi, Practice Period, Bell, Zendo, Passions, Posture, Emptiness, Rinzai,...
Jan 28 2005
Tassajara

Shuso Talk

Serial: SF-01924

#shuso-talk Sesshin 1 Day 3 - Practice Period led by Sojun Roshi

Practice Period, Bell, Lotus Sutra, Blue Cliff Record, Silent Illumination,...
Jan 27 2005
Tassajara

Status

Serial: SF-01096

Sunday Lecture: status games in conversation, hard-wired, power, humor, reversal of status, Marx Bros, Don Rickles, court fools, Dr Zhivago, improv. changing of roles, status...

Ego, Practice Period, Bell, Blue Cliff Record, Half-Smile, Mill Valley, Monastic...
Dec 26 2004
Green Gulch

Zendo Lecture

Emptiness, Tassajara, Karma, Separation, Practice Period, Zendo, Faith, Concentration...
Dec 07 2004
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra Class

Serial: SF-03554

Dining Room Class 3

Lotus Sutra, Describe, Precepts, Daily Life, Nirvana, Bell, Renunciation, Samsara,...
Oct 20 2004
Tassajara

Sitting Under The Rose-Apple Tree

Serial: SF-01016

Sunday Lecture

Balance, Darkness and Light, Bell, Commitment, Letting Go, Precepts, Suzuki Roshi,...
Oct 03 2004
Green Gulch

Dining Room Lecture

Equanimity, Big Mind, Buddha Ancestors, Suzuki Roshi, Diversity, Nirvana, Enemies,...
Aug 18 2004
Tassajara

Workshop

Anger, Greed, Mindfulness, Don't Know Mind, Intimacy, Bell, Instruction,...
Feb 14 2004
Green Gulch

Workshop

Mindfulness, Daily Life, Concentration, Four Foundations, training, Peace, resistance...
Feb 14 2004
Green Gulch

February 4th, 2004, Serial No. 04104

Practice Period, Chanting, Tassajara, Bell, Zendo, Suzuki Roshi, Religion, Intuition...
Feb 04 2004
City Center

Workshop

Freedom, Silence, conversation, Attachment, Balance, Happiness, Intimacy, Patience,...
Jan 31 2004
Green Gulch

The Power of Ten

Serial: SF-00985

The silence of 'don't know'; outer space Vimalakirti Sutra; radiant vision of alternate universes. Motivation for literary inventiveness - world is not only what we think;...

Vimalakirti, Birth-and-Death, Liberation, Mill Valley, Bell, Lotus Sutra, Heart Sutra...
Dec 14 2003
Green Gulch

Sesshin Lecture

Vows, causation, Faith, Six Realms, Passions, Bell, New Year, confusion, Birth-and-...
Dec 06 2003
Green Gulch

Sesshin Lecture

Practice Period, Greed, Sanctuary, Hate, Freedom, Chanting, Tassajara, Hindrances,...
Oct 28 2003
Tassajara

Healing Through the Dark Emotions

Serial: SF-01052

Sunday Lecture: Children's Lecture first part of the talk. Penguins. Dalai Lama. Short meditation. Mudras of Tara and Buddha. Dark emotions. Matthew Frick. Grief. Fear....

Emotions, Anger, Bell, Light-and-Darkness, Vows, Funeral, Gratitude, Constancy, Peace...
Sep 07 2003
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-01072

One-minute silence/meditation. Enjoy your breathing at that time. Wage peace. Ashoka story. Bodhi tree. Rice (?) to president campaign

Peace, Silence, Practice Period, Offering, true dharma, Vows, Daily Life, Bell, Non-...
Feb 09 2003
Green Gulch

December 13th, 2002, Serial No. 03924

Separation, Ceremony, Daily Life, Practice Period, Silence, Passions, Commitment,...
Dec 13 2002
City Center

December 9th, 2002, Serial No. 00978

Buddha Nature, Suzuki Roshi, Zazen, Ceremony, Zendo, Ordinary Mind, Bell, Emptiness,...
Dec 09 2002
City Center

Wednesday Lecture

Serial: SF-01051

A sense of place, a valley of ancestors, apprentices finding their place, Harry Roberts' last remarks, 500-year view, mastodon tooth, mountains and rivers, walking mindfully,...

Blue Cliff Record, Dragons, Bell, Practice Period, zen meditation, Commitment,...
Jul 10 2002
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-04039

Listening without judgement, compassion, what hinders our ability, fear of not being helpful, generosity, 98% is about me, reflective listening, cultivate spaciousness, arguing...

Cultivation, conversation, training, Observe, Precepts, Avalokiteshvara, Zendo,...
Jun 30 2002
Green Gulch

Zen and Poetry Class

Light-and-Darkness, Silence, Freedom, Practice Period, Enemies, Bell, Precepts, Zoom...
Mar 26 2002
Green Gulch

Zen and Poetry Class

Fox, Gratitude, Passions, Echo, Birth-and-Death, stubbornness, Bell, Emotions,...
Mar 19 2002
Green Gulch

Zen and Poetry Class

Silence, confusion, Suzuki Roshi, Interdependence, Politics, Impermanence, Bell, Evil...
Mar 12 2002
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Suzuki Roshi, Ceremony, Impermanence, Enemies, Funeral, Heart Sutra, Faith, Bell,...
Oct 28 2001
Green Gulch

2001.09.16-serial.00051

Serial: SF-00051

Sunday talk.

Hate, Current Events, Mill Valley, Peace, Bell, Interdependence, Sanctuary, Chanting...
Sep 16 2001

Sunday Lecture

Hate, Current Events, Mill Valley, Peace, Bell, Interdependence, Sanctuary,...
Sep 16 2001
Green Gulch

Wednesday Lecture

Practice Period, Family Practice, Zendo, Mill Valley, Monastic Practice, Ceremony,...
May 09 2001
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Enthusiasm, Religion, Priest, Emptiness, Nirvana, Observe, Ego, Posture, Bell,...
Mar 18 2001
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Freedom, training, Bell, Beginners, Discrimination, Nirvana, Buddha Nature, Judgement...
Mar 04 2001
Green Gulch

Wednesday Lecture

Practice Period, Instruction, Suzuki Roshi, realization, Buddha Ancestors, Delusion,...
Feb 28 2001
Green Gulch

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