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Full Moon Bodhisattva Ceremony - Suzuki Roshi Memorial

Serial: SF-00004

Pat Phelan, Layla Bockhorst, Steve Weintraub, Robert Lytle, Tatsugami Roshi

Various

Religion and Spirituality

Alan Watts

Ekos

Tatsugami Roshi

SFZC Service

Serial: SF-00014

Early Seventies

Various
City Center

Morning Service

Serial: SF-00016

Mid-Seventies

Various
City Center

Untitled

Serial: SR-00252-C

This could be Katagiri Roshi speaking, end of talk only.
Talking about concentration camps.

Unknown
C
Unknown

Seminar on Taoism

Serial: SR-00275-A

Alan Watts on Taoism, session 1

Alan Watts
A
Unknown

Seminar on Taoism

Serial: SR-00275-B

Alan Watts talk - session 2

Alan Watts
B
Unknown

Chanting Service

Serial: SF-05117-C

From 1965, end of July sesshin.
Robe Chant (incomplete), Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko.

chanting, #approximate-date
Group
Jul 1965
C
Sokoji

Chanting Service

Serial: SF-05079-A

Sesshin service July 1965.
Robe chant, Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko, Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko, Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko, meal chants in...

chanting, #approximate-date
Group
Jul 1965
Sokoji

Wisdom Seeks For Wisdom

Serial: SF-05128A

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #2, by Shundo David Haye =====

Among the tapes previously known to exist in the Zen Center archives, the earliest were from a...

#new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, true nature, precepts, genjo koan, instruction
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 22 1965
Los Altos

Religious Problems Concerning Such As Psychology Or LSD

Serial: SF-05112A

Tape 1 Summer sesshin 1965, Monday 1st day of sesshin (?) July 26th 1965 Tape 1 Side 1: 1pm lecture

sesshin, dogen, Time
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 26 1965
1:00pm
Sokoji

Why We Should Practice Zazen

Serial: SF-05112B

Tape 1 Summer sesshin 1965, Monday 1st day of sesshin (?) July 26th 1965; Side 2: 6:15pm lecture - transcribed August 1965

sesshin, shobogenzo
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 26 1965
6:15pm
Sokoji

Afternoon Service and Meal Chant

Serial: SF-05112C

Tape 1 Summer sesshin 1965, Monday 1st day of sesshin (?) July 26th 1965 Tape 1 Side 1: afternoon service; meal chant

Group
Jul 26 1965
Sokoji

Forgotten the Value of Religion

Serial: SF-05101A

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #5, by Shundo David Haye =====

The oldest recordings of Suzuki Roshi made at Sokoji, the home of the San Francisco Zen Center at the...

#new-audio, sesshin, dogen, shobogenzo, inmost nature, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 27 1965
1:00pm
Sokoji

In Our Way of Zen, We Emphasize the Way-Seeking Mind

Serial: SF-05101B

Tape 2 Summer Sesshin 1965 Tuesday July 27 - transcribed August 1965 Tape 2 Side 2 Tuesday July 27 6pm lecture Reverend Suzuki [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were...

sesshin, bodhisattva mind
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 27 1965
6:00pm
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
Suzuki Roshi
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...

#new-audio, sesshin, instruction, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi
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 (...

sesshin, #new-audio, oryoki, instruction, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 28 1965
12:00
Sokoji

If You Understand Bodhisattva Mind In A Dualistic Way

Serial: SF-05126D

Tape 3 Summer Sesshin July 1965 - Wednesday July 28 1965 Tape 3 Side 1: Wednesday 1pm lecture - transcribed; copied June 30 1973; SR001

sesshin, shobogenzo
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 28 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
Suzuki Roshi
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
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 29 1965
C
Sokoji

Questions

Serial: SF-05103C

Tape 4 Summer Sesshin 1965: Thursday July 29 1pm lecture - transcribed

sesshin, question
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 29 1965
B
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
Suzuki Roshi
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
Suzuki Roshi
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
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 30 1965
C
Sokoji

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]

Group
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, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 31 1965
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...

#zmbm, #new-audio, dogen, zazen, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi
Aug 26 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
Suzuki Roshi
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
Suzuki Roshi
Aug 28 1965
A
Sokoji

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...

#zmbm, #new-audio, dogen, genjo koan, rinzai, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi
Sep 09 1965
Los Altos

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...

#zmbm, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, Beginner’s Mind, dogen, precepts
Suzuki Roshi
Nov 11 1965
Los Altos

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
Suzuki Roshi
Nov 13 1965
B
Sokoji

Most Of You Are Beginners

Serial: SF-05124-D

One-Day Sesshin Afternoon Lecture
Saturday, December 11, 1965, Lecture A
Sokoji, San Francisco

sesshin, sixth patriarch, dogen, precepts
Suzuki Roshi
Dec 11 1965
A
Sokoji

Chanting Service

sesshin, chanting
Group
Dec 11 1965
Sokoji

Buddhism Has Many Annual Layers Like A Big Tree

Serial: SF-05124-B

One-Day Sesshin Evening Lecture
Saturday, December 11, 1965, Lecture B
Sokoji, San Francisco

sesshin, precepts
Suzuki Roshi
Dec 11 1965
B
Sokoji

Shushōgi, Sections 11–17

Serial: SF-05113-A

January Sesshin Lecture: Lecture A ,1 PM
Shushogi: Sections 11–17
Friday, January 21, 1966
Sokoji, San Francisco

sesshin, precepts, shushogi
Suzuki Roshi
Jan 21 1966
A
Sokoji

In the Prajnaparamita Sutra

Serial: SF-05113-B

5pm lecture begins this side

heart sutra, #improved-audio, sengai, dogen
Suzuki Roshi
Jan 21 1966
5:00PM
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 (...

#new-audio, sesshin, dogen, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi
Feb 18 1966
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...

#inaudible, #new-audio, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, genjo koan, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi
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....

sesshin, #new-audio, #inaudible, #please-transcribe, diamond sutra, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi
Feb 19 1966
1:00pm
Sokoji

To Study The Self

#new-audio, #inaudible, #please-transcribe, sesshin, dogen, genjo koan
Suzuki Roshi
Feb 19 1966
pm
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,...

sesshin, dogen, #improved-audio, shushogi
Suzuki Roshi
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, genjo koan
Suzuki Roshi
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...

#new-audio, #please-transcribe, dogen, genjo koan, #approximate-date, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi
Mar 13 1966
Sokoji

Chanting Service

Serial: SF-05095-D

This segment of chanting was separated from 05095-B - Shushogi, Section 1

chant
Group
Mar 13 1966
D
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
Suzuki Roshi
Mar 26 1966
A
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...

#new-audio, sesshin, shobogenzo, Beginner’s Mind, #awakening-the-archive
Suzuki Roshi
Mar 26 1966
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
Suzuki Roshi
Mar 26 1966
BN
Sokoji

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