Patience Talks

Kshanti (Sanskrit kṣānti) or khanti (Pāli) is patience, forbearance and forgiveness. It is one of the pāramitās in both Theravāda and Mahāyāna Buddhism.

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Serial: SF-00115

Taking refuge; our true place; funzo; placing robe on the head; story from vinaya about silk.

Discrimination, Doubt, Offering, Attachment, Peace, Patience, Transmission, Letting...
Feb 01 2006

October 1st, 2005, Serial No. 01116

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

Fall to the Ground, Get Up by the Ground

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

Dining Room Lecture

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

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

Sitting Zazen

Serial: SF-03488

Sesshin 3 Day 1

Posture, Balance, Letting Go, Concentration, resistance, Faith, Dragons, Patience,...
Mar 23 2005

Small Potatoes

Serial: SF-01093

Sunday Lecture: "Just to be alive is enough" (Suzuki Roshi) - dissatisfaction even when we "have everything" - acedia/noonday sickness - spiritual dryness - "small potatoes" -...

Triple Treasure, Vows, Suzuki Roshi, Samsara, Discrimination, Patience, Separation,...
Feb 27 2005
Green Gulch

February 19th, 2005, Serial No. 01010

Suzuki Roshi, practicing generosity, Commitment, Practice Period, Koan, Letting Go,...
Feb 19 2005

Hokyo Zammai Class

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

September 8th, 2004, Serial No. 01109

Blue Cliff Record, Delusion, Commitment, Sangha, Patience, Forgiveness, Teacher-and-...
Sep 08 2004
City Center

Living The Good Life

Serial: SF-00933

Sunday Lecture

Patience, Ordinary Mind, Mill Valley, Big Mind, Attachment, Commitment, Silence,...
Aug 29 2004
Green Gulch

June 8th, 2004, Serial No. 01928

Tassajara, Suzuki Roshi, Balance, Karma, Hate, Zazen, Vows, Priest, Ceremony,...
Jun 08 2004

Sunday Lecture

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


Conversation, Balance, Heart Sutra, Observe, Posture, training, Patience, Mahayana,...
Feb 14 2004
Green Gulch


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

June 7th, 2003, Serial No. 01107

Faith, Vows, Bodhisattva Vow, Suzuki Roshi, Patience, Forgiveness, Practice Period,...
Jun 07 2003

December 11th, 2002, Serial No. 04007

Separation, Sixth Patriarch, Big Mind, resistance, Equanimity, Patience, Gratitude,...
Dec 11 2002
City Center

Gratitude For This Practice

Serial: SF-04042

Sunday Lecture: Fear - fear is spawning ground for negative emotions. Attention to breath. How to work with difficult mental states. Walking and attention to breath. Busyness...

Anger, Emotions, training, Cultivation, Impermanence, Gratitude, Suzuki Roshi,...
Nov 24 2002
Green Gulch


Serial: SF-04014

Summer intensive

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


Serial: SF-04017

Summer intensive

Demons, Subject-and-Object, Letting Go, Separation, Emptiness, Soto Zen, Happiness,...
Jul 31 2002
City Center

Children's Lecture

Serial: SF-01070

Mayumi's childhood, planting beans, patience, zen in action, original - rising up, the miracle of water, Suzuki Roshi, non-violent intent, 'man alive', stream of violence and...

Peace, Vows, Ordination, Commitment, Don't Know Mind, Ceremony, Patience, Priest...
Jun 02 2002
Green Gulch

December 9th, 2000, Serial No. 04011

Letting Go, Emptiness, Daily Life, Religion, Patience, Impermanence, Birth-and-Death...
Dec 09 2000
City Center

June 4th, 2000, Serial No. 04029

Mill Valley, Enemies, Manjushri, Cultivation, Obstacles, resistance, Ceremony,...
Jun 04 2000
Green Gulch

Wednesday Lecture

Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, Ordination, Suzuki Roshi, Patience, Liberation, Zazen...
May 03 2000
Green Gulch

Stepping Down Ceremony

Serial: SF-03130

"Starts Here"

Blue Cliff Record, Ceremony, realization, Gratitude, Lineage, Letting Go, Faith,...
Feb 12 2000
City Center

January Practice Period

Karma, Dragons, Nirvana, Chanting, New Year, Instruction, Zendo, Faith, Sangha,...
Jan 08 2000
Green Gulch

December 9th, 1999, Serial No. 03949

Separation, Practice Period, Patience, Tassajara, Silence, Precepts, Zendo, Emotions...
Dec 09 1999
City Center

December 1st, 1999, Serial No. 04062

Vows, Emotions, Letting Go, Humility, Emptiness, Sangha, Patience, resistance,...
Dec 01 1999
City Center

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-01872


Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, Balance, Vows, Evil, Renunciation, Non-duality,...
Sep 26 1999
Green Gulch

Saturday Lecture

Freedom, Separation, Delusion, Vows, Teacher-and-Student, Patience, Non-violence,...
Jul 04 1998
City Center

Buddhism at Millennium's Edge - Poems 1

Serial: SF-03521

Copyright 1998 by Gary Snyder - Unedited Preview Cassette

Zendo, Continuous, Politics, Religion, Ceremony, Fox, Patience, Mahayana, Chanting,...

Mountains And Rivers Without End

Serial: SF-03583

Mountains And Rivers Workshop, Mark Gonnerman, Stanford Humanities Center, Kresge Auditorium

Heart Sutra, New Year, Funeral, Emptiness, Gratitude, Fox, Bowing, Dragons, Obstacles...
Oct 09 1997
Stanford University

Expounding the Dharma with This Body

Serial: SF-02710A

Rohatsu Sesshin

Practice Period, Suzuki Roshi, Patience, Gratitude, Observe, Balance, Anger
Dec 02 1996


Practice Period, Study Period, Bodhisattva Way, Vows, Bodhisattva Vow, Patience,...
Sep 28 1996


Serial: SF-00084

Wednesday talk.

Patience, Suzuki Roshi, Emptiness, Letting Go, confusion, Demons, Absolute-and-...
Sep 11 1996
Green Gulch Farm

How To Continue Your Practice After Sesshin

Serial: SF-03631

Sunday Lecture - taking our understanding, our effort, into daily life

Daily Life, training, Don't Know Mind, Anger, Emotions, Impermanence, Hate,...
Aug 25 1996
Green Gulch

Lotus Sutra Class

Lotus Sutra, Nirvana, Emptiness, Offering, Four Noble Truths, Birth-and-Death,...
May 21 1996
Green Gulch

Practice of Patience

Serial: SF-03225

Sunday Lecture

Global Warming, Patience, Practice Period, Ego, confusion, Emotions, Gratitude, Peace...
Jan 21 1996
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Practice Period, Letting Go, Enthusiasm, Addiction, New Year, confusion, Patience,...
Jan 06 1996
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Happiness, Anger, Forgiveness, Bodhisattva Vow, Priest, Vows, Instruction, Ceremony,...
Jul 02 1995
Green Gulch

Shantideva Class

Serial: SF-03203

Practice of Wisdom

Interdependence, Emotions, Attachment, Emptiness, Zazen, Posture, Ego, Describe,...
May 23 1995