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Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-01062

Story of Parvati and ...(?); falling in love - never alone; the entire universe in ten directions is the true human body; Coming of Age Program; samsara/dukkha; parenting a...

Samsara, Karma, Lotus Sutra, New Year, Continuous, Hate, Interdependence, Passions,...
May 20 2007
Green Gulch

Picking and Choosing

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

Shuso Talk

Serial: SF-04731


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

Zendo Lecture

Serial: SF-01001

Tanto talk

Anger, Ego, Passions, Four Noble Truths, Fox, Emotions, Four Foundations, Hate,...
Oct 23 2005

October 1st, 2005, Serial No. 01116

Karma, Passions, Vows, Offering, Right Speech, Bodhisattva Vow, Oneness, Daily Life,...
Oct 01 2005

Zendo Lecture

training, Instruction, Attachment, Equanimity, Impermanence, Lovingkindness,...
Aug 24 2005

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

Zendo Lecture

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

May 30th, 2004, Serial No. 01043

Passions, Ceremony, Ego, Intuition, Zazen, Buddha Nature, Skandas, Delusion,...
May 30 2004

Buddhism, Christianity, War and Peace

Serial: SF-00939

Sunday Lecture: Two types of training: compassion and wisdom (wisdom: the entire universe is the true human body); US history; Christianity (is evil 'outside' or not); Mara...

First Principle, Hate, Evil, Faith, Soto Zen, Heart Sutra, Bodhidharma, Separation,...
May 16 2004
Green Gulch

April 18th, 2004, Serial No. 01045

Passions, Buddha Nature, Four Noble Truths, Addiction, Suzuki Roshi, Ego, Zazen,...
Apr 18 2004

Wednesday Lecture

Serial: SF-01023

Linda Ruth with her sick mother. The mountain lion. The bobcat. The rat. New film, "The Passion of Christ". Self-restraint. Mindfulness of the body. Angulimala.

Hate, Current Events, First Principle, Passions, Precepts, Doubt, training,...
Mar 17 2004
Green Gulch

February 14th, 2004, Serial No. 00979

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


Conversation, Faith, Intimacy, Vows, Concentration, Silence, Passions, Describe,...
Jan 31 2004
Green Gulch


Conversation, Separation, confusion, Monkey Mind, Doubt, Silence, Passions, Lay, Echo...
Jan 31 2004
Green Gulch

Sesshin Lecture

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

Vimalakirti Sutra

Serial: SF-04084

Sunday Lecture: Manjushri questioning Vimalakirti. How should one view all sentient beings - like the reflection of the moon in water, etc. Love. Wisdom of love.

Heart Sutra, Suzuki Roshi, Attachment, Manjushri, Mahayana, Emptiness, Vimalakirti,...
Aug 10 2003
Green Gulch

December 13th, 2002, Serial No. 03924

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


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

Transmission of the Light Class

Serial: SF-00918

Upagupta (Ubakikuta), leaving home

Demons, Karmic Consciousness, Attachment, Karmic Consequences, Emptiness, Passions,...
May 28 2002
Green Gulch

Zen and Poetry Class

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


true dharma, Transmission, Nirvana, Karma, Ceremony, Monastic Practice, Fox, Describe...
Mar 09 2002

Wednesday Lecture

Silence, Buddha Nature, Practice Period, Non-duality, resistance, Gratitude, Lineage...
Mar 21 2001
Green Gulch

The Whole World Is Medicine

Serial: SF-00078

"The Four Nourishments"

Practice Period, Teacher-and-Student, Samadhi, Continuous, Commitment, Passions,...
Sep 30 2000

One-day Sitting Lecture

Birth-and-Death, Perfect Wisdom, Interview, Avalokiteshvara, Manjushri, Gratitude,...
May 13 2000
Green Gulch

April 26th, 2000, Serial No. 03919

Right Speech, Precepts, Monastic Practice, Priest, Vows, Separation, Ego, Silence,...
Apr 26 2000
City Center

Sunday Lecture

Emptiness, Emotions, Practice Period, Ceremony, Passions, Letting Go, Enthusiasm,...
Jan 09 2000
Green Gulch

Events in the World

Serial: SF-03134

Sunday Lecture

Anger, Hate, Peace, Passions, Greed, Samsara, Funeral, Cultivation, Don't Know...
Oct 18 1998
Green Gulch

May 30th, 1998, Serial No. 01820

Serial: SF-01820

Gil (Intro)

Suzuki Roshi, Tassajara, Conversation, Zazen, Cultivation, Bowing, Chanting,...
May 30 1998
Sati Center

Green Gulch History

Suzuki Roshi, Tassajara, Zendo, Passions, Politics, Lineage, Attachment, training,...
May 10 1998
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-03240

Date on box 10-19-97, date on cassette 10-12-97, not corrected

Commitment, Priest, Zazen, Peace, Observe, Concentration, Passions, confusion,...
Oct 12 1997
Green Gulch

Majjhima Nikaya Class

Serial: SF-03222

Middle-length Discourses

Impermanence, Passions, Karma, Faith, Nirvana, Letting Go, Offering, Attachment,...
Sep 15 1997
Green Gulch

How Can We Live The Next 10,000 Years?

Transmission, Fasting, Peace, Oneness, Politics, Gratitude, Commitment, Passions,...
Sep 10 1997

Genjo Koan workshop

resistance, Emotions, Daily Life, Passions, Emptiness, Interview, Describe,...
Jun 15 1997
Green Gulch

On Breath and Breathing

Serial: SF-03114

Sunday Lecture - if you pick up one piece of dust, the whole universe comes with it

Emotions, Mindfulness, zen meditation, Four Noble Truths, confusion, Hindrances,...
Jan 12 1997
Green Gulch

Mindfulness Sutra

Serial: SF-00069

January PP Class; introduction of Mindfulness Sutra; quotes from Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman; Walden and Leaves of Grass.

Mindfulness, Four Foundations, Four Noble Truths, Forgiveness, Concentration, Letting...
Jan 08 1997
Green Gulch Farm

Effort - While You're Already Perfect

Heart Sutra, Suzuki Roshi, Emptiness, realization, Precepts, Passions, Right Effort,...
Nov 13 1996

The Eight Stages of Monastic Life

Serial: SF-03132

Sunday Lecture - monastic way of wholeness, a sacred way, a sacred place, a clear pace that lives at the bottom of our hearts and is reflected back to us in a religious life....

Monastic Practice, Lineage, Commitment, Letting Go, Practice Period, Renunciation,...
Sep 29 1996
Green Gulch

Secret Teachers In Life Who Guide Us

Serial: SF-03639

Sunday Lecture

Priest, Attachment, Precepts, training, Global Warming, Funeral, Balance, Anger,...
Sep 08 1996
Green Gulch

Saturday Lecture

Passions, Religion, Light-and-Darkness, Suzuki Roshi, Politics, Platform Sutra, Zazen...
Aug 17 1996
City Center

August 3rd, 1996, Serial No. 02691, Side A

Passions, Silence, Bodhisattva Way, Vows, Emptiness, Ceremony, Birth-and-Death,...
Aug 03 1996
City Center

October 9th, 1993, Serial No. 02688

Freedom, Rumi, Instruction, Zazen, Doubt, Religion, Sanctuary, Funeral, Passions,...
Oct 09 1993

Sunday Lecture

Forgiveness, Peace, Emotions, Mill Valley, Gratitude, Enemies, Conversation, Daily...
Jun 27 1993
Green Gulch

Fire Sermon

Passions, Four Noble Truths, Dependent Origination, Delusion, Greed, realization,...
May 19 1993
City Center

Images of Fire

Serial: SF-01848

Commercially Produced cassette: Sounds True, PO Box 8010, Boulder CO 80306

Faith, Passions, Silence, Religion

Buddha's Mother saves Tibet

Peace, Delusion, Balance, Samsara, Liberation, confusion, Freedom, Concentration, Don...
Apr 14 1991
Green Gulch Farm

Arbor Day

Serial: SF-01050

Sunday Lecture

Practice Period, Passions, Renewal, Peace, Bell, Right Effort, Describe, Birth-and-...
Feb 1991
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Forgiveness, stubbornness, Bodhisattva Way, Cultivation, Enemies, Fox, Equanimity,...
Nov 12 1989
Green Gulch

Dzogchen Teachings

Transmission, Four Noble Truths, Doubt, Peace, Don't Know Mind, Daily Life,...
Oct 08 1989
San Jose

Dzögchen Teachings

Serial: SF-02719A

Commercially produced cassette

Don't Know Mind, Peace, Cultivation, Greed, Ego, Enemies, Passions, Balance,...
Oct 08 1989
San Jose