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Developing Confidence in Buddha Nature

Serial: SF-00074 Sunday talk.Koan with the wild ducks; story of the king who questioned the Buddha; report on global warming.
Global Warming, Buddha Mind, Hindrances, Delusion, Practice Period, Dragons, Lineage...
Mar 18 2007
Green Gulch Farm

Seijiki Ceremony - Relating to Death and Dying

Serial: SF-00029 Heading into winter; what is the most important thing at the end of your life? taking refuge; how are we also hungry ghosts; six realms.
Ceremony, Offering, Vows, Ordination, Death-and-Dying, Six Realms, Sangha, Emptiness...
Oct 29 2006

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

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

Genzo-e

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
AM

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

Zen Of Business Administration

Serial: SF-00036 Sunday Talk.Life at Green Gulch in the 1970s; giving, fearlessness; improv; no mistakes; parenting.
Tassajara, practicing generosity, Interview, Suzuki Roshi, Mill Valley, Daily Life,...
Mar 20 2005
Green Gulch Farm

Way Seeking Mind

Serial: SF-00044 The route to becoming a zen monk; growing up Jewish and hanging out with the beats; meeting Suzuki Roshi.
Monastic Practice, Japan, Way-Seeking Mind, Suzuki Roshi, Monastic Practice, Priest,...
Mar 13 2005
2
Tassajara

Two Paths to the Dharma

Serial: SF-00080
training, Practice Period, Liberation, Bodhidharma, Mahayana, Study Period, Lineage,...
Mar 04 2005

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

Discipline

Serial: SF-00077 Relationship with the rules while training.
training, Practice Period, Vinaya, Emotions, Don't Know Mind, Mindfulness,...
Oct 20 2004

2003.11.19-serial.00156

Serial: SF-00156 Wednesday talk. Ecopsychology; desires, needs, narcissism; nurturing through zazen.
Karma, Buddha Nature, Practice Period, Echo, Ceremony, Buddha Ancestors, Ego,...
Nov 19 2003

Offerings

Serial: SF-00158 Sunday talk. Children's lecture. Legend of the blue bonnets; Seijiki, offering food and light; karmic life and emptiness.
Offering, Ceremony, Emptiness, Emotions, Intuition, Practice Period, Precepts, Karma...
Nov 02 2003
Green Gulch Farm

2010.10.03-serial.00055

Serial: SF-00055
Practice Period, training, conversation, Dharma Transmission, Ordination, Commitment...
Oct 08 2003

2003.08.10-serial.00079

Serial: SF-00079 Zendo Lecture
Birth-and-Death, Separation, Letting Go, Intimacy, Liberation, Tassajara, Beginners,...
Aug 10 2003

Dogen - Being Familiar With The Entire Body

Serial: SF-00039 Sunday talk. Practice, realization, expression; Dogen's letters to nun Ryugen
realization, Buddha Ancestors, Delusion, Precepts, true dharma, Lotus Sutra, Oneness...
May 18 2003

Passions

Serial: SF-00057
Passions, Priest, Evil, Enemies, Heart Sutra, Hate, Birth-and-Death, Nirvana,...
Dec 01 2002
Tassajara

2002.10.19-serial.00059

Serial: SF-00059
Suzuki Roshi, Buddha Nature, Zazen, Manjushri, Practice Period, Buddha Ancestors,...
Oct 19 2002
City Center

2002.06.19-serial.00154

Serial: SF-00154 Wednesday talk. Poem; anxiety about things finishing; expressing ourselves, failure, resentment.
Happiness, Monastic Practice, Don't Know Mind, Practice Period, conversation,...
Jun 19 2002

Genzo-e

Serial: SF-00116
true dharma, Transmission, Nirvana, Karma, Ceremony, Monastic Practice, Fox, Describe...
Mar 09 2002
1

2002.01.11-serial.00067

Serial: SF-00067
Commitment, Intimacy, Absolute-and-Relative, Impermanence, Monastic Practice,...
Jan 11 2002
City Center

2001.09.16-serial.00051

Serial: SF-00051 Sunday talk.
Hate, Current Events, Mill Valley, Peace, Bell, Interdependence, Sanctuary, Chanting...
Sep 16 2001

2001.07.25-serial.00073

Serial: SF-00073 Wednesday night.
Anger, Mill Valley, Zendo, Suzuki Roshi, Tassajara, Bowing, Heart Sutra, Hate,...
Jul 25 2001

2001.01.03-serial.00066

Serial: SF-00066
soto, Five Ranks, Soto Zen, Emptiness, Nirvana, Renunciation, Oneness, Suzuki Roshi,...
Jan 03 2001

Genjo Koan

Serial: SF-00117 Workshop
Karma, Five Ranks, soto, Dharma Transmission, true dharma, Transmission, Politics,...
Nov 04 2000
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City Center

The Whole World Is Medicine

Serial: SF-00078 "The Four Nourishments"
Practice Period, Teacher-and-Student, Samadhi, Continuous, Commitment, Passions,...
Sep 30 2000

Women Ancestors

Serial: SF-00094
Lineage, Transmission, Soto Zen, realization, Priest-and-Lay, Emptiness, Ceremony,...
May 13 2000
1

Women Ancestors

Serial: SF-00095
Lineage, Ordination, soto, Bodhisattva Vow, Soto Zen, Funeral, Obstacles, Gratitude,...
May 13 2000
2

Women Ancestors

Serial: SF-00096
Monastic Practice, Ego, Chanting, Lineage, Letting Go, conversation, Ceremony, Echo,...
May 13 2000
3

2000.01.02-serial.00033

Serial: SF-00033 Sunday dharma talk.
Dragons, Faith, New Year, Doubt, Mahayana, practicing generosity, Karma, Four Noble...
Jan 02 2000

1999.12.05-serial.00064

Serial: SF-00064 Sunday dharma talk.
Letting Go, Peace, Attachment, Freedom, Practice Period, Hindrances, Nirvana, Doubt,...
Dec 05 1999

1999.07.24-serial.00048

Serial: SF-00048
Separation, Non-duality, Zendo, realization, Peace, Concentration, Judgement,...
Jul 24 1999

Blue Cliff Record Class

Serial: SF-00068 67th Case: Mahasattva Fu Expounds the Scripture; single-point samadhi.
Concentration, Repentance, Blue Cliff Record, Bodhidharma, Interview, Manjushri,...
Apr 22 1999

1999.03.21-serial.00032

Serial: SF-00032 Sunday talk.
Buddha Nature, Karma, Monkey Mind, Daily Life, Buddha Mind, causation, Sangha,...
Mar 21 1999

1999.03.03-serial.00147

Serial: SF-00147 Wednesday night dharma talk
Practice Period, Suzuki Roshi, Fundraising, Daily Life, Impermanence, Monastic...
Mar 03 1999
Green Gulch Farm

1998.12.16-serial.00058

Serial: SF-00058
Suzuki Roshi, Transmission, Lineage, Priest, Blue Cliff Record, Tassajara, soto,...
Dec 16 1998
City Center

Chanting

Serial: SF-00045
Practice Period, Vows, Delusion, Aspects of Practice, Chanting, Continuous, Emotions...
Nov 17 1998

The Feeling Of Practice Period

Serial: SF-00148 Wednesday talk; the heart and determination to study - to support and appreciate the practice period.
Practice Period, Impermanence, Mindfulness, Precepts, Zazen Mind, Silence, Big Mind,...
Oct 21 1998
Green Gulch Farm

1998.10.14-serial.00040

Serial: SF-00040
resistance, Aspects of Practice, Practice Period, Tassajara, Zendo, Priest, Suzuki...
Oct 14 1998

Saying Yes!

Serial: SF-00090
training, Soto Zen, Silent Illumination, Suzuki Roshi, Zazen, Dharma Transmission,...
Jul 06 1998

1998.04.15-serial.00052

Serial: SF-00052
Dragons, Non-duality, Manjushri, Vimalakirti, Duality, Don't Know Mind, Birth-...
Apr 15 1998

The Jewel Called The Sangha

Serial: SF-00063 Sunday talk Jan PP; you are blessed by the people who want to practice with you who are not necessarily the people you would choose to practice with.
Interdependence, Lotus Sutra, Separation, causation, Instruction, Intimacy, training...
Jan 11 1998
Green Gulch Farm

Buddhism At Millennium's Edge

Serial: SF-00030 Seminar 1
Dragons, Evil, Rinzai, Ego, Bell, Discrimination, Greed, Silence, Balance,...
1998

What Is The Ember You Carry With You?

Serial: SF-00086 One Day Sit
Practice Period, Blue Cliff Record, Non-duality, Fox, Bodhidharma, First Principle,...
Sep 27 1997

How Can We Live The Next 10,000 Years?

Serial: SF-00136
Transmission, Fasting, Peace, Oneness, Politics, Gratitude, Commitment, Passions,...
Sep 10 1997

Save The Redwoods - Mother Theresa and Lady Diana

Serial: SF-00088 Saturday lecture.
Vows, Precepts, Interdependence, Gratitude, Enemies, Religion
Sep 06 1997
City Center

Zazen

Serial: SF-00038
confusion, Enemies, Balance, Bell, Attachment, Delusion
Aug 20 1997

The Most Important Thing: Just This As It Is

Serial: SF-00091
Gratitude, Suzuki Roshi, Monastic Practice, Don't Know Mind, Practice Period,...
Apr 26 1997

1997.03.15-serial.00101

Serial: SF-00101
Hindrances, Heart Sutra, Mahayana, Zazen, Letting Go, Vimalakirti, Suzuki Roshi,...
Mar 15 1997

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