Birth-and-Death Talks

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Three Characteristics of Phenomena

Serial: SF-01079

One-day sitting lecture: "no eyes, no ears..." Diamond Sutra, Platform Sutra

Delusion, Emptiness, Platform Sutra, Bodhisattva Vow, New Year, Teacher-and-Student,...
May 19 2007
Green Gulch

Sesshin as a Koan for the Body

Serial: SF-00990

Sesshin Lecture: Easter/Buddha's Birthday; enlightenment experiences; dharmakaya; not doing anything; nirmanakaya; this is your life

Buddha's Birthday, Birth-and-Death, Suzuki Roshi, conversation, Mill Valley,...
Apr 08 2007
Green Gulch

Living in Accord with Birth and Death

Serial: SF-00991

Sesshin Lecture: confirming Buddha nature; sesshin: gathering of heart/mind; what's the business under the patchwork robe?; story of Patacara

Birth-and-Death, Buddha Nature, Practice Period, Lineage, training, Ceremony,...
Apr 02 2007
Green Gulch

Breathing In, Breathing Out

Serial: SF-01146

Sunday Lecture: simplicity; story of Prajnatara in Malawi; the sun comes up, the sun goes down; connections; the four foundations of mindfulness; Navajo rain dance

Mindfulness, Four Foundations, Book of Serenity, Four Noble Truths, Nirvana, Buddha...
Oct 08 2006
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

Birth Death

Birth-and-Death, Practice Period, Death-and-Dying, Suzuki Roshi, Ego, Don't Know...
May 13 2006
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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

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

Birth and Death

Serial: SF-00970

Sunday Lecture - Children's Lecture: children's story - Amos and Boris; response to Hurrican Katrina; Story of king, knowing death is coming; vowing to live for the benefit of...

Birth-and-Death, Vows, Four Noble Truths, First Principle, Lotus Sutra, Mill Valley,...
Sep 04 2005
Green Gulch

Dining Room Lecture

Practice Period, Tassajara, Birth-and-Death, Posture, Instruction, Suzuki Roshi,...
Sep 03 2005
Tassajara

Fall to the Ground, Get Up by the Ground

Continuous, Discrimination, Birth-and-Death, Four Noble Truths, Emptiness, Big Mind,...
Jul 18 2005
Tassajara

Natural Liberation

Serial: SF-00035

Sunday talk.
Buddha teaches liberation; methods of liberation; birth and death is itself nirvana.

Birth-and-Death, Liberation, Renunciation, Nirvana, Freedom, Letting Go, Samsara,...
Jun 26 2005

Natural Liberation

Serial: SF-00916

Sunday Lecture: Buddha only teaches what leads to liberation; methods of liberation: 1 - Hinayana - renunciation; 2 - Mahayana- purification; 3 - Vajrayana - transformation; 4...

Birth-and-Death, Liberation, Renunciation, Nirvana, Letting Go, Freedom, Samsara,...
Jun 26 2005
Green Gulch

Dining Room Lecture

Birth-and-Death, Suzuki Roshi, Zazen, Separation, Tassajara, Happiness, Hate, Doubt...
Jun 24 2005
Tassajara

Dining Room Lecture

Birth-and-Death, Silent Illumination, Buddha Mind, Patience, Offering, Intimacy,...
Jun 06 2005
Tassajara

Wheel of Birth and Death

Serial: SF-00969

Sunday Lecture: Children's stories: earth moving around the sun is one year; "stone soup"; thinking and not thinking; Tibetan wheel of birth and death - six realms, twelve-fold...

Peace, Dependent Origination, Six Realms, Demons, Birth-and-Death, Liberation,...
Apr 10 2005
Green Gulch

Nirvana, The Waterfall

Serial: SF-03495

Sesshin 3 Day 2

Birth-and-Death, Big Mind, Subject-and-Object, Separation, Continuous, Composure,...
Mar 24 2005
Tassajara

Hokyo Zammai Class

Subject-and-Object, Five Ranks, Emptiness, Birth-and-Death, Nirvana Sutra,...
Mar 10 2005
Tassajara

Hokyo Zammai Class

Five Ranks, Daily Life, Absolute-and-Relative, Emptiness, Balance, Practice Period,...
Mar 10 2005
Tassajara

Hokyo Zammai Class

Ego, Discrimination, Birth-and-Death, Five Ranks, Karma, Delusion, Continuous, Non-...
Mar 06 2005
Tassajara

Shikantaza - Calm Mind

Serial: SF-03497

Sesshin Lecture

Birth-and-Death, Posture, Emptiness, Silent Illumination, Letting Go, Suzuki Roshi,...
Feb 20 2005
Tassajara

Shuso Talk

Serial: SF-01900

#shuso-talk

Lotus Sutra, Birth-and-Death, Nirvana, Bodhisattva Way, Practice Period, Buddha Mind...
Dec 01 2004
Tassajara

Four Motivations For Practice

Serial: SF-00928

Sunday Lecture: 1- rare to be born as human; 2 - impermanence of life; 3 - the effect of actions; 4 - suffering of cyclical existence. What is the practice? Letting go of fear...

Liberation, Impermanence, Happiness, Aspects of Practice, Birth-and-Death, Letting Go...
Oct 17 2004
Green Gulch

Shuso Talk

Serial: SF-01897

#shuso-talk

Practice Period, training, Peace, Commitment, New Year, Politics, Birth-and-Death,...
Oct 13 2004
Tassajara

August 4th, 2004, Serial No. 03489

Birth-and-Death, Daily Life, Monastic Practice, Continuous, Suzuki Roshi, Zazen,...
Aug 04 2004
Tassajara

Sacred Space

Serial: SF-01097

Sunday Lecture

Manjushri, Emptiness, Half-Smile, Precepts, Suzuki Roshi, Birth-and-Death, Gratitude...
Jul 25 2004
Green Gulch

Eight Awakenings

Serial: SF-03589

Zendo Lecture

Mindfulness, Greed, Attachment, Daily Life, Right Speech, Posture, Precepts, Zendo,...
Jul 16 2004
Tassajara

Sunday Lecture

Suzuki Roshi, Vows, Bodhisattva Vow, Monastic Practice, Priest, Patience, Birth-and-...
May 09 2004
Green Gulch

One-Day Sitting Lecture

Serial: SF-01022

This human body is the entire world in the ten directions. Can you be stopped? Bodhicitta. Compassion. Thinking. Hatred. Not indulging in habitual thoughts of hatred. Say no. "...

Birth-and-Death, Bodhisattva Precepts, Manjushri, Hate, Precepts, Suzuki Roshi,...
Mar 20 2004
Green Gulch

March 3rd, 2004, Serial No. 04103

Practice Period, Sixth Patriarch, Nirvana Sutra, Daily Life, Birth-and-Death,...
Mar 03 2004
City Center

February 14th, 2004, Serial No. 00979

Intimacy, Practice Period, Zendo, Zazen, Beginners, Birth-and-Death, Passions, Anger...
Feb 14 2004
City Center

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

2003.08.10-serial.00079

Serial: SF-00079

Zendo Lecture

Birth-and-Death, Separation, Letting Go, Intimacy, Liberation, Tassajara, Beginners,...
Aug 10 2003

December 9th, 2002, Serial No. 00978

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

Passions

Passions, Priest, Evil, Enemies, Heart Sutra, Hate, Birth-and-Death, Nirvana,...
Dec 01 2002
Tassajara

October 23rd, 2002, Serial No. 00974

Zendo, Suzuki Roshi, Freedom, Mill Valley, Heart Sutra, Birth-and-Death, Letting Go,...
Oct 23 2002
City Center

Posture

Posture, Instruction, Branching Streams, Zendo, Zazen, soto, Birth-and-Death, Suzuki...
Sep 14 2002
Unknown

August 10th, 2002, Serial No. 04012

Instruction, Buddha Nature, Separation, Oneness, Nirvana Sutra, realization, Birth-...
Aug 10 2002
City Center

Vasubandhu

Serial: SF-04014

Summer intensive

Constancy, Birth-and-Death, Emotions, Delusion, Lovingkindness, Letting Go, Doubt,...
Aug 02 2002
City Center

June 29th, 2002, Serial No. 04021

Freedom, Birth-and-Death, Duality, Separation, realization, Obstacles, Absolute-and-...
Jun 29 2002
City Center

Transmission of the Light Class

Serial: SF-01090

What enlightenment meant to the ancestors might be different than what it means to us, it's important to come to everyday events with a new outlook or view, Daitaka, we can...

Buddha Nature, Birth-and-Death, true dharma, Transmission, Buddha Mind, Demons,...
Jun 04 2002
Green Gulch

Transmission of the Light Class

Serial: SF-01088

What brings us to these stories(?)? What is the unrest? What is the transmission of, how does the unrest be calmed (?), impermanence is that essential problem. Stories are what...

Transmission, Separation, Four Noble Truths, Emptiness, Five Ranks, Soto Zen, Dragons...
May 21 2002
Green Gulch

Transmission of the Light Class

Serial: SF-00917

Be careful about taking doctrine too much on faith, Don Juan's two cats; Ananda, every one of these stories has a warning, Dogen: all things, just as they are, are perfectly...

Delusion, realization, Emptiness, Transmission, Religion, Interdependence, Birth-and-...
May 14 2002
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-04071

Mothers' Day, women in Buddhism, the feminine in spirituality, story of Buddha - loss of mother, women's place in early Buddhist hierarchy, meditating on death, Buddha as a...

Birth-and-Death, Intimacy, Suzuki Roshi, Priest, Tassajara, Emptiness, Zendo, Big...
May 12 2002
Green Gulch

April 13th, 2002, Serial No. 03930

Impermanence, Blue Cliff Record, Hate, Non-violence, Birth-and-Death, Vows, Precepts...
Apr 13 2002
City Center

Zen and Poetry Class

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

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