Suzuki Roshi Talks

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Wind Stops, But Still Flower Falls

Serial: SR-00163

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

#improved-audio, #please-transcribe, Faith, Freedom, reality, Dragons, Community,...
Aug 15 1971
Tassajara

Obon Days

Ceremony, Offering, Suffering, American, Faith
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, Faith
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, Boddhisattva, Dogen, Sixth Patriarch, Buddha Mind, Faith, Truth,...
Jul 25 1971
Tassajara

San-Pachi-Nenju

Ceremony, #improved-audio, First Principle, Faith, Non-duality, Diversity, Lay...
Jul 22 1971
Tassajara

Why Then Is It Necessary To Accept Precepts

Precepts, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Precepts, Big Mind, Buddha Nature,...
Jul 17 1971
City Center

OLD - Everyday Life

Serial: SF-00013B

00013A was recorded over a tape of Suzuki Roshi speaking, which was labeled as 00013B

Discrimination, Freedom, Ego, Enemies, Peace
Jun 22 1971
City Center

OLD - Purely Involved Helping Others

Serial: SF-05091A

Lecture June 1971 Part II - duplicate

Precepts, Freedom
Jun 22 1971
City Center

OLD - Purely Involved Helping Others

Serial: SF-05091B

Lecture June 1971 Part II - duplicate

Freedom, Discrimination
Jun 22 1971
City Center

OLD - Purely Involved Helping Others

Serial: SF-05077A

Suzuki Roshi Lecture Part 1

Discrimination, Doubt
Jun 22 1971
City Center

OLD - Purely Involved Helping Others

Serial: SF-05077C

Suzuki Roshi Lecture Part 1

Jun 22 1971
City Center

It Is Actually Buddha's Practice

#sesshin,
Feb 20 1971
Tassajara

Not Sticking to Enlightenment

Serial: SF-05445B

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #26, by Shundo David Haye =====

It's not completely clear how this talk dropped off the radar, as the tape had been copied and...

#not-always-so, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, #sesshin, Sixth Patriarch, ...
Feb 12 1971
B
City Center

OLD - The Boss of Everything

Serial: SF-06096

Jan 16 1971 one tape - original copied - missing

Big Mind, Bodhidharma, Precepts, confusion, Observe, Delusion
Jan 16 1971
City Center

Teisho (Introduced by Jakusho Kwong)

Serial: SF-05452-B

Mill Valley Zendo, talk by Suzuki Roshi

Emptiness, Precepts, Observe, Ego, Evil
Dec 23 1970
Mill Valley Zendo

Lay Ordination Ceremony

Serial: SR-00069-B

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #25, by Shundo David Haye =====

This tape, which is unfortunately very poorly recorded, gives us a sense of the lay ordination...

Precepts, Ceremony, #new-audio, #please-transcribe, #awakening-the-archive, ...
Aug 23 1970
City Center

To Be Honest And Sincere In Its True Sense It Is Necessary to Push Yourself Into Some Very Strong Hard Rule

Serial: SF-06121-B

Sunday, August 16, 1970
San Francisco

[This is the second of two lectures with this date. This lecture began mid-way on Side A of the original tape after a prior...

#please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Faith, Describe, Hate, Doubt
Aug 16 1970
B
City Center

Priest Ordination Ceremony: Paul Discoe and Reb Anderson

Serial: SR-00069-A

Reprocessed version may allow for clarification of transcript.

Priest, Ceremony, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe, Precepts, Don't Know Mind...
Aug 09 1970
City Center

Zazen Practice and Listen to the Right Teacher

Serial: SF-05631

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #24, by Shundo David Haye =====

In the last years of Suzuki Roshi's life, very few talks were lost from the collections...

#sesshin, #new-audio, Dogen, Bodhidharma, Precepts, #awakening-the-archive, ...
Aug 03 1970
City Center

Observation of Precepts and Practice of Zazen is Same Thing

Serial: SF-06049

Sesshin Lecture No. 1
Saturday, August 1, 1970
San Francisco

#sesshin, Precepts, Precepts, Doubt, Buddha Nature, Faith, Ceremony, Ordination, Lay...
Aug 01 1970
City Center

Open Your Intuition

Serial: SF-05587-B

Sesshin Meeting
Friday, July 31, 1970
San Francisco

#not-always-so, #sesshin, Intuition, Instruction, Beginners
Jul 31 1970
City Center

Ekō Lecture 2

Serial: SR-00229

The Second Morning Eko, Part 1 of 3
Friday Evening, July 10, 1970
Tassajara

[This is the second in a series of six lectures by Suzuki on the four ekos chanted...

Eko, Chanting, Chanting, Anger, Buddha Nature, Mahayana, heart, Karma, Meditation,...
Jul 10 1970
Tassajara

How To Have Sincere Practice

Serial: SR-00145

Suzuki Roshi edited from longer recording.

#please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Building, Community, Meditation, Zendo,...
Apr 25 1970
A
City Center

Remarks at the Ceremony Officially Opening Beginner's Mind Temple

Serial: SF-05996

These are Suzuki Roshi's words, edited together out of longer recording of ceremony.

Ceremony, Offering
Apr 25 1970
City Center

OLD - Buddha's Birthday

Serial: SF-05386B

70 #5 - Buddha's Birthday 2-4-70

Buddha's Birthday, Ceremony
Apr 12 1970
City Center

Way-Seeking Mind

Serial: SF-05361

Saturday Lecture Of March Sesshin
Saturday, March 28, 1970
San Francisco

Way-Seeking Mind, #sesshin, Monastic Practice, Peace
Mar 28 1970
City Center

Practice To Be Like A Stone

Serial: SF-06125

SR-70-02-28 Sesshin lecture #6 (last lecture) - followed by service #2 for Trudy Dixon
NB - is 1970 despite the year added to the photos

Don't Know Mind, Composure, Diversity, Tassajara, training
Feb 28 1970
City Center

OLD - Each One Of Us Is A Cook

Serial: SF-05386A

70 #5 - Sesshin 2-1-70

Emptiness, Interview, Faith
Feb 01 1970
Unknown

Rules

Dogen, Posture, Balance, Doubt, Faith
Jan 18 1970
City Center

Ordination Ceremony: Bill Kwong and Silas Hoadley

Ceremony, Priest, Ceremony, Describe, American
Jan 11 1970
City Center

OLD - Ordination Ceremony: Bill Kwong and Silas Hoadley

Serial: SF-06095

Undated lecture (file 1/11/71) ordination?

Ceremony, Observe, Priest
Jan 11 1970
City Center

Shosan Ceremony

Serial: SF-05964

Friday, December 5, 1969

Previously described as intranscribable - now clearer
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File name: 69-12-05N: untitled level low. [Verbatim transcript not...

Ceremony, Shosan, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Sixth Patriarch, Big Mind,...
Dec 05 1969
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. III-6

Serial: SF-06005

Third Lotus Sutra Series
Thursday Evening, October 30, 1969
Zen Mountain Center

Lotus Sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Beginner’s Mind, Politics,...
Oct 30 1969
Series 3, Talk 6
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. III-5

Serial: SF-06006

Third Lotus Sutra Series
Tuesday Evening, October 28, 1969
Zen Mountain Center

Lotus Sutra, #improved-audio, Mahayana, Skandas, Balance
Oct 28 1969
Series 3, Talk 5
Tassajara

On Zen Center History, Personal History, and Nona Ransom

Serial: SF-05610

Interview of Suzuki Roshi by Peter Schneider

Interview, Transmission, Priest, Hate, Suzuki Roshi, training, Enemies, Passions,...
Sep 16 1969
1 of 2

Interview of Suzuki by Peter Schneider

Serial: 69-09-16-IB

Entered onto disk by DC 1996 or so
Revised by Bill Redican 9/01

[I dated this 69-09-16 to go with other Peter Schneider interview and lecture of that date....

Interview, #no-audio, First Principle,
Sep 16 1969

Sesshin, Third Night Lecture

Serial: SR-00130

Tassajara
September, 1969

#sesshin, #approximate-date, Emptiness, reality, Passions, Intuition, Bell, Forms,...
Sep 1969
Tassajara

OLD - Wherever You Are, Enlightenment Is There

Serial: SF-06103

Summer Sesshin 1969 Suzuki Roshi 1st night lecture ZMC transcribed - duplicate

Five Ranks, Buddha Nature, Composure, Oneness, Evil, Hate, Doubt
Sep 1969
Tassajara

Stand Up By The Ground

Serial: SF-05209

Protection Master "Suzuki Roshi summer sesshin 1969 2nd night lecture

Sesshin, Second Night Lecture
September, 1969
Tassajara

#not-always-so, #approximate-date, #sesshin, Dogen, Time, Continuous, Freedom, Doubt...
Sep 1969
Tassajara

Wherever You Are, Enlightenment Is There

Serial: SF-05184A

Sesshin: First Night Lecture, “I Don't Know Zazen”
September 1969
Tassajara

Knowing that we have buddha nature even while we are in the...

#not-always-so, Dogen, Buddha Nature, Enlightenment, #approximate-date, Five Ranks,...
Sep 1969
Tassajara

Our Practice And Our Everyday Activity

Serial: SF-05396

Saturday, August 30, 1969

Newly uploaded recording should be clearer to transcribe

#please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Concentration, Composure, Gratitude, Fundraising...
Aug 30 1969
Tassajara

Some Questions

Question-and-Answer, Breath, Buddha Nature, Posture, sitting, Tassajara, Offering,...
Aug 28 1969
Tassajara

OLD - Questions and Answers

Serial: SF-05110

68B

Aug 28 1969
Tassajara

OLD - Twelve Links of Causation

Serial: SF-05089A

Continuation of previous lecture on 12 links of causation - Aug 23 - both sides - 3 3/4 - on cassette - Dan Gourley #5

causation, Discrimination, Faith, Enemies, Attachment, Describe
Aug 23 1969
Tassajara

OLD - Twelve Links of Causation

Serial: SF-05089B

Continuation of previous lecture on 12 links of causation - Aug 23 - both sides - 3 3/4 - on cassette - Dan Gourley #5

causation, Enemies, Passions, Discrimination, Evil, Faith
Aug 23 1969
Tassajara

OLD - Some Questions

Serial: SF-05109

65B - end of talk only - needs to be edited to 05087-A

Enemies, Vows, Faith, Peace
Aug 21 1969
Tassajara

OLD - Some Questions

Serial: SF-05087A

Roshi's Lectures - 2 of them - Aug 21 Side 2 Q&A session Q1 - explain 12 links of causation, Q - war - striving for a cause - even peace is necessary though futile (on...

Aug 21 1969
Tassajara

Our Way To Attain Liberation

Serial: SF-05087-B

Monday Evening, August 18, 1969
Tassajara

Story of the Sixth Patriarch. Practice with everyone else at the monastery, without self-centered ideas. Answering...

Sixth Patriarch, Monastic Practice, Japan, Aspects of Practice, Discrimination, Faith...
Aug 18 1969
Tassajara

OLD - Our Way to Attain Liberation

Serial: SF-05087B

Roshi's Lectures - 2 of them - Aug 18, 69 17/8 side 1(on cassette) - Dan Gourley #5

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Monday Evening, August 18, 1969...

Dogen, Sixth Patriarch, Monastic Practice,
Aug 18 1969
Tassajara

OLD - Not Always So

Serial: SF-06089A

August sesshin 1969 Suzuki Roshi Side B: Thurs lecture - transcribed - copied ZC

Freedom, Composure, Interdependence, Demons, resistance, Gratitude, Posture,...
Aug 07 1969
Sokoji

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