Buddha Nature Talks

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Intensive Lecture

Big Mind, Four Noble Truths, realization, Suzuki Roshi, Transmission, Zazen,...
Jul 10 2007
City Center

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

Intelligence of the Natural World

Serial: SF-00941

Sesshin Lecture: frog chorus; silence and activity; pain and fear of pain; Bodhidharma

Bodhidharma, Silence, Buddha Ancestors, Composure, Buddha Nature, Hindrances, Zendo,...
Apr 07 2007
Green Gulch

Sesshin Lecture

Serial: SF-00986

Architecture at GGF; Layman Pang; many sesshins; "gamble everything on love"; sesshin romance and the potentiality of the present moment; recognizing your Buddha nature in your...

Ordinary Mind, Buddha Mind, Attachment, Silence, Suzuki Roshi, Bodhisattva Vow, Lay...
Apr 06 2007
Green Gulch

Sesshin Lecture

Serial: SF-00994

Strategies, gaining ideas; "paying it forward"; close investigation of the self; Orpheus and Eurydice; Rilke; hidden anger - staying with the emotion

Monkey Mind, Vows, Buddha Nature, Emotions, Suzuki Roshi, Manjushri, Bodhisattva Vow...
Apr 05 2007
Green Gulch

The Secrets of the Body

Serial: SF-00993

Sesshin Lecture: great effort, no result; ritual, bowing; Diamond Sutra; boundaries

Right Effort, Bowing, Suzuki Roshi, Bodhisattva Way, Vows, Liberation, Bodhisattva...
Apr 04 2007
Green Gulch

Sesshin Practices

Serial: SF-00992

Sesshin Lecture: ordinary mind is the Tao; practice of confession; guilt/shame; Self-Receiving and -Employing Samadhi

Ordinary Mind, Suzuki Roshi, Right Effort, Posture, Buddha Nature, Composure,...
Apr 03 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

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

Right Speech

Serial: SF-00037

The eight-fold path and its relationship to the precepts.

Right Speech, Suzuki Roshi, conversation, Heart Sutra, Zazen, Buddha Nature, Precepts...
Sep 16 2006

Picking and Choosing

Suzuki Roshi, Buddha Nature, Big Mind, Bodhisattva Vow, Equanimity, Happiness,...
Sep 02 2006
Unknown

No

Serial: SF-00963

Sunday Lecture: Milton's 'Paradise Lost'; myth of Narcissus; Four Noble Truths; Zhaozhou's "No": Marin Organizing Committee/Seniors for Peace

Four Noble Truths, Buddha Nature, Peace, Perfect Wisdom, Freedom, Mill Valley, Echo,...
Nov 20 2005
Green Gulch

Sesshin Lecture

Serial: SF-01042

Zendo Lecture Day 1

Mindfulness, Four Foundations, Buddha Nature, Practice Period, Enemies, Instruction,...
Nov 10 2005
Tassajara

Find Out For Yourself

Precepts, Duality, Suzuki Roshi, Subject-and-Object, Discrimination, Oneness, Heart...
Jul 17 2005
Tassajara

July 16th, 2005, Serial No. 03502

Delusion, Emptiness, Suzuki Roshi, Precepts, Zazen, Obstacles, Buddha Nature,...
Jul 16 2005
Tassajara

May 28th, 2005, Serial No. 01115

Lotus Sutra, Four Noble Truths, Practice Period, Zazen Mind, Karma, Monastic Practice...
May 28 2005
Unknown

Sesshin Lecture

Serial: SF-01931

Sesshin 3 Day 7

Practice Period, Tassajara, Freedom, Suzuki Roshi, Buddha Nature, Zazen, Zendo, Faith...
Mar 29 2005
Tassajara

Hierarchy

Serial: SF-03579

Sesshin 3 Day 5 Teacher-student relationship

Teacher-and-Student, Precepts, Anger, Intimacy, Buddha Nature, Practice Period,...
Mar 27 2005
Tassajara

Hokyo Zammai Class

Five Ranks, Platform Sutra, Discrimination, Ego, Ordinary Mind, Hindrances, Letting...
Feb 28 2005
Tassajara

Sesshin Lecture

Serial: SF-03503

Sesshin 2 Day 7

Attachment, Non-attachment, Four Noble Truths, Emotions, Freedom, Composure, Dream...
Feb 26 2005
Tassajara

Expressing Yourself Completely

Serial: SF-03594

Sesshin 2 Day 5

Silence, Vows, Practice Period, Suzuki Roshi, Delusion, Teacher-and-Student,...
Feb 24 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

Hokyo Zammai Class

Buddha Nature, Silent Illumination, Delusion, Nirvana Sutra, Duality, Heart Sutra,...
Feb 18 2005
Tassajara

Hokyo Zammai Class

Precepts, Intuition, Forgiveness, Faith, Patience, Buddha Nature, Letting Go, Five...
Feb 17 2005
Tassajara

Zendo Lecture

Ego, Buddha Nature, Hate, Precious Mirror, Faith, Instruction, Zoom, Delusion,...
Feb 02 2005
Tassajara

The Direct Experience of Reality

Serial: SF-03669

Sesshin 1 Day 5: practice is right where you are - practice is/of sensitivity.

Lay Practice, Suzuki Roshi, Practice Period, Lay, Monastic Practice, Delusion,...
Jan 29 2005
Tassajara

Sesshin Lecture

Serial: SF-03546

Second Sesshin, Zendo Lecture day 6

Lotus Sutra, Buddha Nature, Letting Go, Karma, Karmic Consequences, Buddha's...
Nov 21 2004
Tassajara

Buddha Nature and the Ugly Duckling

Serial: SF-00056

Zendo lecture; feeling of not fitting in and not belonging that sends us towards spiritual practice.

Lotus Sutra, Buddha Nature, Ego, Delusion, training, Precepts, stubbornness, Posture...
Nov 06 2004
Tassajara

Zendo Lecture

Lotus Sutra, Buddha Nature, Ego, Delusion, training, Light-and-Darkness, Passions,...
Nov 06 2004
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra Class

Serial: SF-03549

Dining Room Class

Lotus Sutra, Ceremony, Perfect Wisdom, Buddha Nature, Nirvana, Zazen, Practice Period...
Nov 03 2004
Tassajara

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