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1989.05.18-serial.00054

Katherine Thanas
May 18 1989
Tassajara

1989.05.07-serial.00049

Serial: SF-00049

Sunday lecture

Lou Hartman
May 07 1989
Green Gulch Farm

1989.05.06-serial.00149

Eijun Linda Cutts
May 06 1989

1988.08.03-serial.00083

Ane Pema Chödrön
Aug 03 1988

Blue Cliff Record Class

Serial: SF-00070

Cases 14 and 15

Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Nov 27 1987
5
Green Gulch Farm

1987.11.12-serial.00129

Phillip Whalen
Nov 12 1987

1987.07.11-serial.00005

David Chadwick
Jul 11 1987

1987.05.03-serial.00031

zen, buddhism
Ananda Dalenberg
May 03 1987
Green Gulch Farm

The Bodhisattva Archetype

Serial: SF-00002

Sunday Lecture

Wendy Johnson
Aug 03 1986
Green Gulch Farm

Practice Life

Serial: SF-00102

Talk given at Berkeley per introduction.

Joko Beck Sensei
Aug 07 1983

The First Grave Precept

Serial: SF-00026

Not Killing

Robert Aitken Roshi
Aug 04 1983
2 of 3

The Second Grave Precept

Serial: SF-00027

Not taking what is not given.

Robert Aitken Roshi
Aug 04 1983
3 of 3

The Nature of the Precepts

Robert Aitken Roshi
Aug 03 1983
1

The Human Encounter with Death

Dr Joan Halifax
Oct 11 1981
1 and 2 of 3
City Center

1981.09.28-serial.00104

Allen Ginsberg
Sep 28 1981

Application of the Practice - Feminism and Buddhism in the Diamond Sangha

Susan Murcott
Aug 14 1981
3

Application of the Practice - Feminism and Buddhism in the Diamond Sangha

Susan Murcott
Aug 14 1981
2

Application of the Practice - Feminism and Buddhism in the Diamond Sangha

Susan Murcott
Aug 14 1981
1

Dining Room class

Brother David
Jun 14 1981
1
Tassajara

The Large Sutra on Perfect Wisdom

Serial: SF-00007B

Reading of Dr Edward Conze's translation - this is after 00007A and separate from it.

Perfect Wisdom, bodhisattva vehicle, extinction, knowledge
Unknown
Apr 25 1980

The Four Truths

Lama Govinda
Oct 21 1979

Lama Govinda’s Paper

Serial: SF-00010

AIBS

Richard Baker (reading)
Aug 05 1978

Hakuin

Kazuaki Tanahashi
Mar 23 1978
Tassajara

Five Masters in the Kamakura Period

Kazuaki Tanahashi
Mar 03 1978
Tassajara

On Kechimyaku, Inka and Robes

Serial: SF-00028

Interviewed by Kazuaki Tanahashi; brief history of studies in Rinzai dojo; nature of being a roshi.

Nakamura Jitsudo-Roshi
Jan 09 1977

1975.12.10-serial.00130

Serial: SF-00130

Changes that occur during practice period; sutra story of monk retrieving his mother from hell; composing concrete music;

sentient beings, practice period, ceremony, personality
Phillip Whalen
Dec 10 1975

Seminar on Prajna

Serial: SF-00019

Prajna is beyond words and inexpressible; Joshu, Daishi and the broom; achieving the knowledge of not-knowledge.

knowledge, formless, Translation, consciousness, source
Chang-Chung Yuan
May 24 1975

1975.03.28-serial.00015

Serial: SF-00015

Morning; Buddha sitting to save all beings; difference between Bodhisattva stage and Buddha stage.

bodhisattva, compassion, nirvana
Nagasaki Sensei
Mar 28 1975

Thursday Night Lecture at Fireman's Fund Auditorium

Serial: SF-00126

Economics as if people matter.

technology, development, nuclear energy, oil, simplicity
Dr EF Schumacher
Sep 05 1974
Fireman's Fund Auditorium

Thursday Night Lecture at Fireman's Fund Auditorium

Serial: SF-00127

Economics as if people matter.

technology, development, agriculture, small scale, dinosaur
Dr EF Schumacher
Sep 05 1974
2
Fireman's Fund Auditorium

1974.04.23-serial.00021

Serial: SF-00021

Speaking on Mahamudra and translating old Mahamudra texts.

meditation, great britain, America, mountain, contemplate, monastery
Sister Palmo
Apr 23 1974
City Center

Monastic Life

Serial: SF-00007A

Early Christian mystics; Benedictine regulations, the rule of obedience; manifestation of God in the world.

suzuki roshi, catholic church, christianity, meditation, contemplative
Father Prior Bruno
Feb 07 1974
Tassajara

1973.07.18-serial.00124

Serial: SF-00124

Differences between exoteric and esoteric religious traditions.

esoteric, transpersonal, christianity, buddhism, tradition, difference
Huston Smith
Jul 18 1973
1

1973.07.18-serial.00125

Serial: SF-00125

The third great religious awakening in America.

transpersonal, esoteric, exoteric, charismatic, civilization, primitive
Huston Smith
Jul 18 1973
2

SF Seminar

Serial: SF-00023

The Three Bodies of Buddha; comparison between Eastern and Western thought; Greek tradition and Puritan tradition.

meditation, psychology, homosexuality, astrology
Dr Edward Conze
Mar 09 1973
1

SF Seminar

Serial: SF-00024

The problems with celibacy

catholic church, psychology, television, detachment, instinct
Dr Edward Conze
Mar 09 1973
2

The Monastic Tradition

Serial: SF-00131

How to deal with peak experiences in our lives.

monastic life, meaning, purpose, question, peak experience
Brother David
Feb 26 1973

The Monastic Tradition

Serial: SF-00132

Monastic experience across religious traditions.

monastic experience, meaning, expression, holy spirit, christian, emptiness
Brother David
Feb 26 1973
2

SF Seminar

Serial: SF-00022

Myths and legends in religious traditions; natural and supernatural language.

catholic church, tradition, compassion, money, Translation
Dr Edward Conze
Feb 22 1973

Allen Ginsberg and Musicians

Serial: SF-00105

Musical event.

pakistan, calcutta, Translation
Allen Ginsberg
Feb 22 1972
1
City Center

Allen Ginsberg and Musicians

Serial: SF-00106

Musical event

thinking
Allen Ginsberg
Feb 22 1972
2
City Center

Allen Ginsberg and Musicians

Serial: SF-00107

Musical event

intelligence, consciousness, suffering, interdependence
Allen Ginsberg
Feb 22 1972
1
City Center

Allen Ginsberg and Musicians

Serial: SF-00108

Musical event

pakistan, calcutta, refugee, children
Allen Ginsberg
Feb 22 1972
2
City Center

Funeral Service for Suzuki Roshi

Serial: SR-00171

This is a full recording of Suzuki Roshi's funeral, held nine days after his death.

ceremony, funeral, #please-transcribe
Various
Dec 12 1971
City Center

Wind Stops, But Still Flower Falls

Serial: SR-00163

This audio has been improved, so more of the students' questions may be discernible.

poem, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe
Suzuki Roshi
Aug 15 1971
Tassajara

Obon Days

ceremony
Suzuki Roshi
Aug 12 1971
Tassajara

At the Time of Yakusan

Serial: SF-06061

New version of this lecture has been uploaded, which may allow for more of the transcript to be done.

yakusan, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi
Aug 01 1971
Tassajara

Universal Practice for Laymen and Monks

Serial: SR-00175

Whatever you do is practice; be careful not to practice for the sake of the self. Zazen as a way to find realization and get used to realization. Whether priest or layperson,...

practice, zazen, bodhisattva, dogen, sixth patriarch
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 25 1971
Tassajara

San-Pachi-Nenju

ceremony, #improved-audio, first principle
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 22 1971
Tassajara

Why Then Is It Necessary To Accept Precepts

precepts, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 17 1971
City Center

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