Daigan Lueck Talks

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Three Characteristics of Phenomena

Serial: SF-01079

One-day sitting lecture: "no eyes, no ears..." Diamond Sutra, Platform Sutra

Delusion, Emptiness, Platform Sutra, Bodhisattva Vow, New Year, Teacher-and-Student,...
May 19 2007
Green Gulch

Being Uncomfortable

Serial: SF-01092

Sunday Lecture: What do we do when we become uncomfortable?; comfort - in body, mind, relationships - are focus of our consumerism; suffering = constant need to be fed;...

Tassajara, Practice Period, Silence, Zendo, Suzuki Roshi, Zazen, Religion, Humility,...
Mar 25 2007
Green Gulch

Hand Me Midnight

Serial: SF-01102

Sunday Lecture: Daigan's trip to Bali; ritual; poems from Daigan's new book, "Hand Me Midnight"

Offering, Ceremony, Funeral, Vows, Instruction, Lay, Karma, Priest
Nov 19 2006
Green Gulch

Yes!

Serial: SF-01100

Sesshin Lecture: just sitting with no technique or theme; monk: what about when not carrying anything? Zhaozhou: put it down; Shakyamuni holding up the flower; zazen in...

uchiyama, Zazen, Freedom, Duality, Impermanence, Practice Period, Tassajara, Delusion...
Apr 02 2006
Green Gulch

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

Status

Serial: SF-01096

Sunday Lecture: status games in conversation, hard-wired, power, humor, reversal of status, Marx Bros, Don Rickles, court fools, Dr Zhivago, improv. changing of roles, status...

Ego, Practice Period, Bell, Blue Cliff Record, Half-Smile, Mill Valley, Monastic...
Dec 26 2004
Green Gulch

Sacred Space

Serial: SF-01097

Sunday Lecture

Manjushri, Emptiness, Half-Smile, Precepts, Suzuki Roshi, Birth-and-Death, Gratitude...
Jul 25 2004
Green Gulch

Flop Dog

Serial: SF-01103

One-day sitting lecture: not accomplishing anything.

Suzuki Roshi, Study Period, Zazen, resistance, Nirvana, uchiyama, Letting Go, Posture...
Jul 17 2004
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Karma, Dream World, Aspects of Practice, New Year, Practice Period, training, Balance...
Feb 29 2004
Green Gulch

Just Being Alive Is Enough

Serial: SF-01094

The season. Vows. New Year's Resolution

Suzuki Roshi, Current Events, Vows, stubbornness, Faith, Continuous, Politics, Greed...
Dec 28 2003
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-01089

Feet, toes - funny introduction. Memorial Day - historical information. War. Relating Memorial Day to our practice.

Letting Go, Death-and-Dying, Attachment, Interdependence, Echo, Observe, Separation,...
May 25 2003
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-01101

Daigan's dream last night. Way to listen to a dharma talk. Practice period. Why people come. Things. Material things.

Practice Period, Monastic Practice, Precepts, Buddha Ancestors, Delusion, Priest,...
Feb 23 2003
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-00953

Witch puppet started giving the talk, humorous. Why do we practice? Because we are dissatisfied. Halloween, Seijiki, legend of Seijiki, general dharma talk - impermanence,...

Ceremony, Blue Cliff Record, Buddha Mind, Attachment, Hate, Emptiness, Demons, Greed...
Oct 27 2002
Green Gulch

Transmission of the Light Class

Serial: SF-01090

What enlightenment meant to the ancestors might be different than what it means to us, it's important to come to everyday events with a new outlook or view, Daitaka, we can...

Buddha Nature, Birth-and-Death, true dharma, Transmission, Buddha Mind, Demons,...
Jun 04 2002
Green Gulch

Transmission of the Light Class

Serial: SF-00918

Upagupta (Ubakikuta), leaving home

Demons, Karmic Consciousness, Attachment, Karmic Consequences, Emptiness, Passions,...
May 28 2002
Green Gulch

Transmission of the Light Class

Serial: SF-01088

What brings us to these stories(?)? What is the unrest? What is the transmission of, how does the unrest be calmed (?), impermanence is that essential problem. Stories are what...

Transmission, Separation, Four Noble Truths, Emptiness, Five Ranks, Soto Zen, Dragons...
May 21 2002
Green Gulch

Transmission of the Light Class

Serial: SF-00917

Be careful about taking doctrine too much on faith, Don Juan's two cats; Ananda, every one of these stories has a warning, Dogen: all things, just as they are, are perfectly...

Delusion, realization, Emptiness, Transmission, Religion, Interdependence, Birth-and-...
May 14 2002
Green Gulch

Wednesday Lecture

Serial: SF-01087

A defining moment of metaphor, Dale Wright, time is money, need to create new metaphors for American zen, too green to burn, Daigan and Arlene leaving GGF "AS"

realization, Aspects of Practice, Lotus Sutra, Letting Go, Practice Period, Delusion...
May 08 2002
Green Gulch

Transmission of the Light Class

Serial: SF-01086

Tuesday: Breaking through the conceptual veil, Kasyapa, nothing to be transmitted, investigate the conventional world to the limit, Kukkutapada

Transmission, realization, Sixth Patriarch, Book of Serenity, Ceremony, Monastic...
May 07 2002
Green Gulch

Transmission of the Light Class

Serial: SF-01085

Tuesday: Keizan Jokin, legitimate lineage, mind seal, hagiography, Keizan brought zen to the people, Shakyamuni's story

Lineage, Transmission, Buddha Nature, Lotus Sutra, Blue Cliff Record, Faith, Monastic...
Apr 30 2002
Green Gulch

Zen and Poetry Class

Light-and-Darkness, Silence, Freedom, Practice Period, Enemies, Bell, Precepts, Zoom...
Mar 26 2002
Green Gulch

Zen and Poetry Class

Fox, Gratitude, Passions, Echo, Birth-and-Death, stubbornness, Bell, Emotions,...
Mar 19 2002
Green Gulch

Zen and Poetry Class

Silence, confusion, Suzuki Roshi, Interdependence, Politics, Impermanence, Bell, Evil...
Mar 12 2002
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Blue Cliff Record, realization, Delusion, Nirvana, Right Speech, true dharma,...
Mar 10 2002
Green Gulch

Zen and Poetry Class

Serial: SF-01142

Life and Poetry - Ryokan, Didactic Poems - Writing without adjectives/adverbs

Right Speech, Transmission, Buddha Ancestors, Emptiness, Letting Go, stubbornness,...
Mar 05 2002
Green Gulch

Zen and Poetry Class

Emptiness, Blue Cliff Record, Duality, Absolute-and-Relative, Impermanence, Aspects...
Feb 19 2002
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Emptiness, Concentration, Buddha's Birthday, Happiness, causation, Priest,...
Dec 02 2001
Green Gulch

One-day Sitting Lecture

Karmic Consequences, Peace, Daily Life, Rumi, Silence, Delusion, Hate, Suzuki Roshi,...
Sep 22 2001
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Enthusiasm, Religion, Priest, Emptiness, Nirvana, Observe, Ego, Posture, Bell,...
Mar 18 2001
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Dependent Origination, Karma, causation, Happiness, Nirvana, Concentration,...
Jun 18 2000
Green Gulch

January Practice Period Class

Emptiness, Four Noble Truths, Dependent Origination, Blue Cliff Record, Posture, Two...
Jan 15 2000
Green Gulch

January Practice Period Class

Karmic Consciousness, Heart Sutra, realization, Birth-and-Death, Platform Sutra,...
Jan 11 2000
Green Gulch

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

Sunday Lecture

Right Speech, Addiction, Freedom, Liberation, Right Effort, Bodhisattva Precepts,...
Aug 08 1999
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Right Speech, Silence, Emptiness, Lotus Sutra, Letting Go, conversation, Bowing, Ego...
Jun 06 1999
Green Gulch

To Consider Our Practice Carefully

Serial: SF-00954

Sunday Lecture

Light-and-Darkness, Darkness and Light, Monastic Practice, Letting Go, Practice...
Dec 20 1998
Green Gulch