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This is the Fourth Day of our Sesshin

Serial: SF-05097-C Reconstruction of Lecture from Second Zazen Period (Before Morning Service) Thursday Morning, August 18, 1966, Lecture A Sokoji, San Francisco [This tape is not in Shunryu Suzuki's voice. It is a transcript of a post-hoc...
#sesshin, Suzuki Roshi
Aug 18 1966
A
Sokoji

Shobogenzo (middle of talk only)

Serial: SF-05097A Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2; Track 1 Continuation and completion of 1pm lecture of Suzuki Roshi, Thursday. Looks like whole of this is lost, except near end and parts on other tape. Most of it was translation from Shushogi by...
#inaudible,
Aug 18 1966
B
Sokoji

Shobogenzo

Serial: SF-05097-D Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 1 contd: Most of Suzuki's 6pm Lecture, Thursday evening continued on track 4 Track 4 continuation and finish of 6pm lecture of Thursday
#sesshin, Sixth Patriarch, Dogen, Subject-and-Object, Attachment, Buddha Nature,...
Aug 18 1966
C
Sokoji

Causality

Serial: SF-05093-J Suzuki lecture 6pm Weds Track 2, continued on Track 3
#sesshin, #improved-audio, Time, Freedom, Happiness, Fox, Oneness, Enemies, Offering...
Aug 17 1966
6:00pm
Sokoji

Our Mind Should Be Calm

Serial: SF-05093-L Tuesday, August 16, 1966 Sesshin: Zazen short instruction Sokoji, San Francisco
#sesshin, Instruction,
Aug 16 1966
Sokoji

The first day of the sesshin is almost finished

Serial: SF-05093-K Monday, August 15, 1966 Sesshin: Evening Lecture, Lecture D Sokoji, San Francisco
#sesshin, Freedom, causation, Composure, Posture
Aug 15 1966
D
Sokoji

You Cannot Appreciate Our Teaching In Its True Sense

Serial: SF-05093-B Monday, August 15, 1966 Sesshin: Lunch Lecture, Lecture B Sokoji, San Francisco
#sesshin, Oryoki, Instruction, #improved-audio,
Aug 15 1966
B
Sokoji

Think Everything Out

Serial: SF-05093-C Monday, August 15, 1966, Lecture C Sokoji, San Francisco
#sesshin, causation, Attachment, Hate, Intuition, Concentration, Evil, Instruction,...
Aug 15 1966
C
Sokoji

Genjo Koan

Serial: SF-05111C This is the bulk of the talk attributed to this date. It sounds distinct from the earlier fragment, and the date may not be accurate, though the subject is appropriate for the first day of a sesshin.
#sesshin, Attachment, Instruction, Freedom, Doubt
Aug 15 1966
C
Sokoji

We Are Not Perfect

Serial: SF-05080-A Sesshin talk. At the beginning, Suzuki Roshi is drawing from Dogen's "Bodhisattva's Four Methods of Guidance." The methods are also in Shushogi.
#sesshin, Paramitas, #improved-audio, Bodhisattva, Happiness, Enemies
Jul 23 1966
Sokoji

We Are Always Helping Others

Serial: SF-05080-B ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #13, by Shundo David Haye ===== This tape is, happily, the last of the messed-up recordings from the first half of 1966. It is the first of two talks from the July one-day sitting, and it begins...
#new-audio, #please-transcribe, Shushogi, #awakening-the-archive, Enemies, training,...
Jul 23 1966
B
Sokoji

Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 11-13

Serial: SF-05098-C Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki Roshi June 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box: Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends. "Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete. Very end of "other side" muddled something SR...
#approximate-date, Genjokoan, Dogen, Continuous, Peace, Evil
Jun 19 1966
D
Sokoji

Ten Precepts

Serial: SF-05098-B Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki RoshiJune 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box:Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends."Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete.Very end of "other side" muddled...
#approximate-date, Precepts, Precepts, Freedom, Observe, Faith, Buddha Nature, Priest...
Jun 19 1966
C
Sokoji

Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 1–11

Serial: SF-05098-D Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki Roshi June 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box: Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends. "Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete. Very end of "other side" muddled something SR...
Dogen, Genjokoan, #approximate-date, Family Practice, Observe, Doubt, Discrimination...
Jun 19 1966
A
Sokoji

Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 7-9

Serial: SF-05098-A Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki RoshiJune 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box:Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends."Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete.Very end of "other side" muddled...
Dogen, Genjokoan, #approximate-date, Composure, Liberation, Faith
Jun 19 1966
B
Sokoji

Sesshin Lecture: Genjo-Koan, Paragraphs 1–2

Serial: SF-05096-B May Sesshin (25 26 added later) 1 or 6pm lecture plus lecture the following morning. SR 009
#approximate-date, #sesshin, Dogen, Genjokoan, Precepts, Mahayana, Freedom, Observe,...
May 26 1966
Sokoji

Genjō Kōan, 5-13

Serial: SF-05096-A May Sesshin (25 26 added later) 1 or 6pm lecture plus lecture the following morning. SR 009
Dogen, Genjokoan, #approximate-date, Enemies, Faith, realization, Addiction, Peace...
May 25 1966
Sokoji

The Way-Seeking Mind

Serial: SF-05116-C March sesshin, only 1pm lecture. Evening lecture goofed up during recording.SR 007
Dogen, #improved-audio, Forgiveness, Addiction, Greed, Interview, Attachment,...
Mar 26 1966
A
Sokoji

Liberty and Restriction

Serial: SF-05116-A March sesshin, only 1pm lecture. Evening lecture goofed up during recording.SR 007 Saturday, March 26, 1966
#please-transcribe, #sesshin, #improved-audio, Balance, Freedom, Doubt, Faith,...
Mar 26 1966
BN
Sokoji

Real Calmness Is In A Noisy Place

Serial: SF-05116-B ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #12, by Shundo David Haye ===== This talk is another example of a track that was somehow overlooked for many years, while the two other talks on the same reel were catalogued. The written notes...
#new-audio, #sesshin, Shobogenzo, Beginner’s Mind, #awakening-the-archive, Beginners...
Mar 26 1966
Sokoji

Shushōgi, Section 1

Serial: SF-05095-B Sesshin Lecture: SHUSHOGI, Section 1 Sunday, March 13, 1966, Lecture B Sokoji, San Francisco Tape operator's comments and bells at beginning of tape, left on --------------------------- Previous notes on this talk: [This date is...
#sesshin, Dogen, #improved-audio, Shushogi, Attachment, Balance, Describe
Mar 13 1966
B
Sokoji

Genjō Kōan, 1–3

Serial: SF-05095-C Sesshin Lecture: Genjo-Koan, Paragraphs 1–3 Sunday Morning, March 13, 1966, Lecture A Sokoji, San Francisco
#sesshin, Dogen, Genjokoan, Duality, Faith, Buddha Nature, Attachment, Discrimination...
Mar 13 1966
A
Sokoji

Genjo Koan continued

Serial: SF-05095-A ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #11, by Shundo David Haye ===== In the spring of 1966, having previously spent a number of years primarily lecturing on the Blue Cliff Record, Suzuki Roshi gave a series of talks on Dogen's...
#new-audio, #please-transcribe, Dogen, Genjokoan, #approximate-date, #awakening-the-archive,...
Mar 13 1966
Sokoji

Chanting Service

Serial: SF-05095-D This segment of chanting was separated from 05095-B - Shushogi, Section 1
Chanting,
Mar 13 1966
D
Sokoji

Tokusan and The Old Lady

Serial: SF-05114-A ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #8, by Shundo David Haye ===== At Zen Center, responsibilities get passed on from person to person regularly. One part of traditional Zen training is that a monk should not expect to keep any...
#inaudible, #new-audio, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Genjokoan, #awakening-the-archive,...
Feb 19 1966
pm
Sokoji

Tokusan and The Old Lady

Serial: SF-05114-C ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #10, by Shundo David Haye ===== This is another track from the same problematic reel as the previous two talks in this series. Initially, it seemed to be a talk of Katagiri Roshi - the first...
#sesshin, #new-audio, #inaudible, #please-transcribe, Diamond Sutra, #awakening-the-archive,...
Feb 19 1966
1:00pm
Sokoji

To Study The Self

Serial: SF-05114-D
#new-audio, #inaudible, #please-transcribe, #sesshin, Dogen, Genjokoan, Bell,...
Feb 19 1966
pm
Sokoji

Where There is Some Limitation, There is Universality

Serial: SF-05114B ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #9, by Shundo David Haye ===== This talk is found on the same reel as the one previously discussed (https://suzukiroshi.engagewisdom.com/talks/tokusan-and-old-lady), along with two other tracks...
#new-audio, #sesshin, Dogen, #awakening-the-archive, Buddha Nature, Faith, Evil,...
Feb 18 1966
Sokoji

Shushōgi, Sections 11–17

Serial: SF-05113-A January Sesshin Lecture: Lecture A ,1 PMShushogi: Sections 11–17Friday, January 21, 1966Sokoji, San Francisco
#sesshin, Precepts, Shushogi, Precepts, Subject-and-Object, Observe, Happiness,...
Jan 21 1966
A
Sokoji

In the Prajnaparamita Sutra

Serial: SF-05113-B 5pm lecture begins this side
Heart Sutra, #improved-audio, Sengai, Dogen, Emptiness, Family Practice, Beginners,...
Jan 21 1966
5:00PM
Sokoji

Buddhism Has Many Annual Layers Like A Big Tree

Serial: SF-05124-B One-Day Sesshin Evening LectureSaturday, December 11, 1965, Lecture BSokoji, San Francisco
#sesshin, Precepts, Precepts, Triple Treasure, Observe, Doubt, Composure, Priest,...
Dec 11 1965
B
Sokoji

Most Of You Are Beginners

Serial: SF-05124-D One-Day Sesshin Afternoon LectureSaturday, December 11, 1965, Lecture ASokoji, San Francisco
#sesshin, Sixth Patriarch, Dogen, Precepts, Precepts, Observe, Beginners, Enemies,...
Dec 11 1965
A
Sokoji

Chanting Service

Serial: SF-05124-A
#sesshin, Chanting,
Dec 11 1965
Sokoji

You Have Made Great Progress

Serial: 65-11-00-B One-Day Evening Sesshin Lecture November 1965 (Wind Bell, Jan.–Feb. 1966) - this was held on 13th per previous Wind Bells.
#no-audio, #sesshin,
Nov 13 1965
B
Sokoji

Beginner's Mind

Serial: SF-05122 ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #1, by Shundo David Haye ===== When this particular, otherwise unremarkable, reel was photographed as part of Engage Wisdom’s archiving process, unlike many other tapes stored at Zen...
#zmbm, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, Beginner’s Mind, Dogen, Precepts, ...
Nov 11 1965
Los Altos

Study Yourself

Serial: SF-05123B ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #4, by Shundo David Haye ===== "I always felt his best Zen talks were the ones he gave on Thursday mornings in my home. They were spontaneous, succinct and spoken from a relaxed and contented...
#zmbm, #new-audio, Dogen, Genjokoan, Rinzai, #awakening-the-archive, Monastic...
Sep 09 1965
Los Altos

I Have Nothing In My Mind

Serial: SF-05125-B One-Day Sesshin Lecture: 5 PM Saturday, August 28, 1965, Lecture B San Francisco
#sesshin, Sixth Patriarch, Baso, Big Mind, Faith, Fox, Duality, Hate
Aug 28 1965
B
Sokoji

Confucius Said the Most Visible is Something Invisible

Serial: SF-05125-A SR 002 Tape 1 copy Sesshin 1pm lecture
#sesshin, Faith, Interview, Observe, confusion, Hate, Peace
Aug 28 1965
A
Sokoji

Calmness

Serial: SF-05123A ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #3, by Shundo David Haye ===== In this talk, which became the Calmness chapter of Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind (p121), Suzuki Roshi starts with a Japanese Zen poem, offering a pair of analogies to...
#zmbm, #new-audio, Dogen, Zazen, #awakening-the-archive, Composure
Aug 26 1965
Los Altos

Supper Chant

Serial: SF-05107C Tape 7 Summer 1965 Sesshin: Side 2 Little bit of Saturday supper chant [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
Chanting,
Jul 31 1965
Sokoji

Saturday Evening Lecture

Serial: SF-05117A Tape VIII (?) Side 1 Sat eve lecture (1 - 60); Side 2 Sat eve lecture (1-15?)
Question-and-Answer, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Daily Life, Buddha Nature,...
Jul 31 1965
Sokoji

Don't Be Bothered By Your Mind / Science of Philosophy is Like a Dissection

Serial: SF-05104C Tape 5 Summer sesshin 1965 Thursday July 29th Side 2: 5:45 meditation, 9:00 AM lecture [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
#sesshin, Peace, Buddha Nature, Current Events, Bodhidharma, Passions, Instruction,...
Jul 30 1965
A-B
Sokoji

Do You Have Some Questions?

Serial: SF-05107A Tape 7 Summer 1965 Sesshin: Side 1 Friday evening lecture (transcribed) [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
#sesshin, Question-and-Answer, Transmission, training, Emotions, Buddha Nature,...
Jul 30 1965
D
Sokoji

If You Have A Question

Serial: SF-05105B Tape 6 Friday July 30 Side 1: 1pm lecture (continued on side 2) - transcribed
#sesshin, Question-and-Answer, Buddha Nature, Religion, Peace, Obstacles, confusion,...
Jul 30 1965
C
Sokoji

The Purpose of Practice is to Have a Direct Experience of Buddha

Serial: SF-05103B Tape 4 Summer Sesshin 1965: Thursday July 29 9am lecture - transcribed
#sesshin, Buddha Nature, Evil, Precepts, Ego, Instruction
Jul 29 1965
A
Sokoji

Some More Questions

Serial: SF-05104A Tape 5 Summer sesshin 1965 Thursday July 29th Side 1 - 6pm lecture; Continues on Side 2 [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
#sesshin, Question-and-Answer, Precepts, Emotions, Buddha Nature, Passions, training...
Jul 29 1965
C
Sokoji

Questions

Serial: SF-05103C Tape 4 Summer Sesshin 1965: Thursday July 29 1pm lecture - transcribed
#sesshin, Question-and-Answer, Buddha Nature, Priest, Faith, Demons, Religion...
Jul 29 1965
B
Sokoji

Questions

Serial: SF-05126E Tape 3 Summer Sesshin July 1965 - Wednesday July 28 1965 Tape 3 side 2 Wed July 28th 6pm lecture - transcribed; copied June 30 1973; SR001
#sesshin, Question-and-Answer, Four Noble Truths, Emotions, Faith, Passions, Delusion...
Jul 28 1965
D
Sokoji

Pure Rules

Serial: SF-05126A ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #6, by Shundo David Haye ===== The value of these sets of recordings during sesshins in the summer of 1965 at Sokoji is that not only were the formal dharma talks preserved, but also the...
#new-audio, #sesshin, Instruction, #awakening-the-archive, Emptiness, Interview,...
Jul 28 1965
9:00am
Sokoji

Lunch Instruction

Serial: SF-05126C ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #7, by Shundo David Haye ===== This is a second short instruction from the same day of sesshin as the Pure Rules talk (https://suzukiroshi.engagewisdom.com/talks/pure-rules900am); again the...
#sesshin, #new-audio, Oryoki, Instruction, #awakening-the-archive,
Jul 28 1965
12:00
Sokoji

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