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Become More Direct and Honest

Serial: SF-05276

Protection Master: re-recording from cassette marked "Suzuki Roshi talk with background music: no date, original copied" (Sony C60 side A); recorded: 7 1/2 ips, bias: normal,...

#please-transcribe, #approximate-date, #improved-audio, Posture, Observe, Instruction...
1968
Unknown

Shōsan Ceremony at Tassajara

Shosan, Yakusan, Teacher-and-Student, Daily Life, Observe, Ego, Delusion, Doubt,...
Dec 07 1967
Tassajara

Everything Itself Is Buddha

Serial: SF-05140A

SR20 - Reel #5 Suzuki track 1 - Roshi's lecture sesshin #7 12/6/67 Afternoon - copied

(This audio is only the first part of the talk)

#sesshin, Buddha Nature, Buddha Nature, Observe, Hate, Faith
Dec 06 1967
B
Tassajara

The Mind Which We Will Acquire

Serial: SF-05140B

SR20 - Reel #5 Suzuki - other side - Roshi - another lecture 12/6/67? copied

(The audio is the very end of 67-12-06-A only)

Dec 06 1967
Tassajara

Good and Bad Feeling

Serial: SF-05141-A

Tuesday, December 5, 1967
Afternoon Sesshin Lecture, Lecture A
Tassajara

#sesshin, Attachment, Discrimination, Separation, Liberation, Freedom, Doubt, Faith...
Dec 05 1967
A
Tassajara

Nature of Our Practice

Serial: SF-05141-B

Tuesday, December 5, 1967, Lecture B
Evening Sesshin Lecture
Tassajara

#sesshin, Dogen, Fukanzazengi, Dragons, Daily Life, Observe, Freedom, training,...
Dec 05 1967
B
Tassajara

The More We Study Our Way, The More Difficult It Is To Explain It

Serial: SF-05142

SR018 - Track 1 - Roshi's Lecture sesshin #4 12/4/67 Evening - copied

#sesshin, Dogen, Observe, Ceremony
Dec 04 1967
Evening
Tassajara

Think the Unthinkable

Serial: SF-05137B

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #20, by Shundo David Haye ===== 

This talk comes from the middle of the second sesshin at Tassajara, in December...

#sesshin, #new-audio, Fukanzazengi, #awakening-the-archive, Buddha Mind, training,...
Dec 04 1967
Afternoon
Tassajara

OLD - Inner Power of Practice

Serial: SF-05828

SR-67-12-04-A (start) (finish) - This tape repeated 67-12-02, but section at end was missing section of 67-12-01 and -02!

Monastic Practice, Concentration, Precepts, Buddha Nature, conversation, Beginners,...
Dec 02 1967
Tassajara

Inner Power of Practice

Serial: SF-05137A

SR017 - Track 1 - slow - Roshi Lecture - 12/2/67 - afternoon - copied

#sesshin, Blue Cliff Record, Concentration, Precepts, Monastic Practice, New Year,...
Dec 02 1967
Tassajara

Putting Power In Your Hara

Serial: SF-05133-A

Afternoon Sesshin Lecture
Friday, December 1, 1967, Lecture A
Zen Mountain Center

#sesshin, Dogen, Fukanzazengi, Buddha Mind, Big Mind, Separation, New Year,...
Dec 01 1967
A
Tassajara

True Practice

Serial: SF-05133-B

Evening Sesshin Lecture
Friday Evening, December 1, 1967, Lecture B
Zen Mountain Center

#sesshin, Zuigan, Fox, Gratitude, Fox, Buddha Nature, Addiction, Discrimination,...
Dec 01 1967
B
Tassajara

KPFA Radio Interview with Elsa Knight Thompson

Serial: SF-05115

Monday, November 6, 1967

KPFA RADIO INTERVIEW WITH ELSA KNIGHT THOMPSON
[Originally misdated - Friday, February 18, 1966]
Lecture B
KPFA/KPFB Studio,...

Interview, Don't Know Mind, Nirvana, Monastic Practice, Evil, Samsara, Practice...
Nov 06 1967
KPFA Berkeley

The Practice of Constancy

Serial: SF-05132-A

SR015 - On this tape is Lecture C and last part of Lecture D. This tape is known as the C lecture tape of as #2 - Track 1 Roshi's Lecture C 9/12/67 - copied

#improved-audio, Prajna Paramita, Boddhisattva, Precepts, Constancy, New Year,...
Sep 12 1967
Tassajara

Ignorance

Serial: SF-05131-A

SR 014 - On this tape: lectures A and B and also first part of D. This is to be known as the A-B lecture tape or #1 ZMC (has been transcribed) Track 1 Roshi's lecture A 9...

Prajna Paramita, #new-audio, #improved-audio, Attachment, Freedom, training, Daily...
Sep 08 1967
Tassajara

Using Various Stones

Serial: SF-05131-C

SR 014 - On this tape: lectures A and B and also first part of D. This is to be known as the A-B lecture tape or #1 ZMC (has been transcribed) Track 1 Roshi's lecture A 9/8/...

#please-transcribe, Hate, Faith
Sep 08 1967
B
Tassajara

OLD -Using Various Stones

Serial: SF-05304

SR-67-09-08 (-A-2 - is crossed out) - F-1 (start) continue)

Don't Know Mind, Hate, Ceremony, Passions, Anger
Sep 08 1967
Tassajara

OLD -Using Various Stones

Serial: SF-05306

SR-67-09-08 (-A-2 - is crossed out) - F-2 (finish)

Sep 08 1967
Tassajara

OLD - Using Various Stones

Serial: SF-05131C

SR 014 - On this tape: lectures A and B and also first part of D. This is to be known as the A-B lecture tape or #1 ZMC (has been transcribed) Track 1 Roshi's lecture A 9/8/67...

Enemies, Evil, Emotions, Hate
Sep 08 1967
Tassajara

OLD -Ignorance

Serial: SF-05370

SR-67-09-08 (-B-1 - is crossed out) - G (start) (finish)

Freedom, training, Daily Life, Attachment, Fasting, Hate, Chanting, confusion, Faith...
Sep 08 1967
Tassajara

Practice Zazen With Your Whole Mind And Body

Serial: SF-05131B

This is lecture D from these notes on the reel boxes (05132-B was added to this)
Several minutes of tape operator's notes at the end are included, the transcript was...

#improved-audio, Instruction, Zazen, Posture, Beginners, Funeral, Religion,...
Sep 08 1967
Morning
Tassajara

OLD - Ignorance

Serial: SF-05131A

SR 014 - On this tape: lectures A and B and also first part of D. This is to be known as the A-B lecture tape or #1 ZMC (has been transcribed) Track 1 Roshi's lecture B -...

Giving-and-Taking, Attachment, Freedom, training, Hindrances, Chanting, Evil,...
Sep 08 1967
Tassajara

If Our Teaching Is A Special Teaching

Serial: SF-05130B

SR013 date? Fall 1967 Tassajara III - Side 2 2nd half - Part of Suzuki lecture copied

#approximate-date, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Religion
Sep 1967
Tassajara

Zen Is Also Buddhism

Serial: SF-05130C

SR013 date? Fall 1967 Tassajara III - Side 1 + 1/2 side 2 Suzuki lecture copied

#approximate-date, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe, Mahayana, New Year, Buddha...
Sep 1967
Tassajara

Shosan Ceremony

August Sesshin, 1967
August 24, 1967
Tassajara

[Opening sentences of Introduction missed.]

#no-audio, #sesshin, Shosan,
Aug 24 1967
B
Tassajara

Genjo Koan no 4

Serial: SF-05136

Track 1 17/8 - Suzuki lectures - beginning missed, one or two sentences; beginning: This is the last lecture of sesshin. We have talked of emptiness and form, but have not...

#sesshin, Dogen, Genjokoan, #please-transcribe, Time, Faith, Emptiness, Continuous,...
Aug 24 1967
A
Tassajara

Reflections on the Prajna Paramita Sutra

Serial: SF-05135A

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #19, by Shundo David Haye =====

This is the talk that was chosen by the...

#sesshin, #new-audio, Sengai, #awakening-the-archive, Time, Emptiness, Ego,...
Aug 24 1967
Tassajara

Buddhism Is Not a Special Teaching; Enlightenment Is Not a Particular Stage

Serial: SF-05134D

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #17, by Shundo David Haye =====

About half way through this sesshin talk, you can start to hear crickets in the background, getting...

#sesshin, Dogen, Genjokoan, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, #approximate-date, ...
Aug 23 1967
Tassajara

To Polish A Tile Is Our Practice Actually

Serial: SF-05135B

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #18, by Shundo David Haye =====

Further to the date confusion and missing talks discussed last time, it seems that even Suzuki Roshi...

#sesshin, #new-audio, Prajna Paramita, Shobogenzo, #awakening-the-archive, ...
Aug 23 1967
Tassajara

Genjo Koan no 2

Serial: SF-05134C

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #16, by Shundo David Haye =====

This third talk from the historic inaugural sesshin at Tassajara in 1967, given the day after the...

#sesshin, Dogen, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, Priest, Emptiness, Dragons,...
Aug 21 1967
Tassajara

Genjo Koan

Serial: SF-05134A

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #14, by Shundo David Haye =====

The acquisition of Tassajara in 1967 was a huge leap for Zen Center. Suzuki Roshi had long been...

Genjokoan, Dogen, #sesshin, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, Emptiness, New Year,...
Aug 20 1967
Morning
Tassajara

When You Have A New Experience

Serial: SF-05134B

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #15, by Shundo David Haye =====

This talk was given later on the same day of the first Tassajara sesshin as the last one discussed (...

#sesshin, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, Faith, Doubt
Aug 20 1967
Evening
Tassajara

This Sesshin Was Wonderfully Done

Serial: SF-05100-C

Saturday, April 22, 1967
Sesshin Lecture B
San Francisco

#sesshin, Priest, Evil, Doubt, training
Apr 22 1967
B
Sokoji

In the first instruction of ten instructions in Gakudō-yōjin-shū

#sesshin, Dogen, Shobogenzo, Sixth Patriarch, Platform Sutra, training, Instruction,...
Dec 17 1966
A
Sokoji

The Need for Training in Buddhism without Self-Seeking Mind

Serial: SF-05121B

Original recording

#sesshin, Dogen, training, Buddha Nature, Hate, Observe, Instruction, Doubt
Dec 17 1966
B
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records Case 45

Serial: SF-05097-E

Friday, August 19, 1966
Sesshin Lecture: Friday Evening, Lecture D
Sokoji, San Francisco

Blue Cliff Record, #sesshin, Joshu, Eiheiji, Observe, Diversity, Duality
Aug 19 1966
D
Sokoji

OLD - Blue Cliff Records Case 45

Serial: SF-05097E

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 3 Suzuki 7:30pm lecture Friday night ending sesshin

#sesshin, Blue Cliff Record, Eiheiji, Joshu, Duality, Observe, Describe
Aug 19 1966
D
Sokoji

This Fascicle of Shobogenzo

Serial: SF-05097-F

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 2: Suzuki 1pm lecture Friday

#sesshin, Dogen, Shobogenzo, Blue Cliff Record, Attachment, Instruction, Freedom,...
Aug 19 1966
C
Sokoji

Don't Be Attached To Your Attainment

Serial: SF-05097-H

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 4 Friday lecture by Suzuki during morning zazen Friday

#sesshin, Instruction, Attachment
Aug 19 1966
B
Sokoji

Shōbōgenzō

Serial: SF-05093-F

Thursday, August 18, 1966
SESSHIN LECTURE: Thursday, 1:00 pm, Lecture B
Sokoji, San Francisco

#sesshin, Buddha Mind, Birth-and-Death, Dana, Fasting, Interdependence
Aug 18 1966
B
Sokoji

OLD - Shobogenzo (end of talk only)

Serial: SF-05097B

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...

Aug 18 1966
B
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...

#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...

#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...

#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

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