Zoketsu Norman Fischer Talks

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Majjhima Nikaya Class

Serial: SF-03195

Middle-length Discourses

Attachment, Addiction, Mindfulness, confusion, Four Noble Truths, Emptiness, Zazen,...
Oct 14 1997
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-03240

Date on box 10-19-97, date on cassette 10-12-97, not corrected

Commitment, Priest, Zazen, Peace, Observe, Concentration, Passions, confusion,...
Oct 12 1997
Green Gulch

Majjhima Nikaya Class

Serial: SF-03194

Middle-length Discourses

Attachment, Evil, Delusion, Hate, confusion, Don't Know Mind, Observe, Letting...
Oct 07 1997
Green Gulch

Majjhima Nikaya Class

Serial: SF-03192

Middle-length Discourses

Evil, Letting Go, Birth-and-Death, Karma, Faith, Precepts, Liberation, Karmic...
Sep 23 1997
Green Gulch

Majjhima Nikaya Class

Serial: SF-03222

Middle-length Discourses

Impermanence, Passions, Karma, Faith, Nirvana, Letting Go, Offering, Attachment,...
Sep 15 1997
Green Gulch

Majjhima Nikaya Class

Serial: SF-03224

Middle-length Discourses

Buddha Ancestors, Manjushri, Letting Go, Perfect Wisdom, Teacher-and-Student,...
Sep 09 1997
Green Gulch

The Practice of Morality in Buddhism

Serial: SF-03099

Sunday Lecture

Precepts, Ceremony, Letting Go, Gratitude, training, Commitment, Right Speech,...
Jul 13 1997
Green Gulch

Majjhima Nikaya

Mindfulness, Hindrances, Evil, Liberation, Soto Zen, Lay, Doubt, Faith, Daily Life,...
Jul 10 1997
Green Gulch

Majjhima Nikaya

Evil, training, Liberation, Greed, Renunciation, confusion, Hate, Enemies, Delusion,...
Jul 08 1997
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Delusion, Letting Go, Zendo, Bodhisattva Vow, Freedom, realization, Ego, Don't...
Jun 22 1997
Green Gulch

Genjo Koan workshop

resistance, Emotions, Daily Life, Passions, Emptiness, Interview, Describe,...
Jun 15 1997
Green Gulch

Genjo Koan workshop

Serial: SF-03185

To carry yourself forward and experience myriad things is delusion, that myriad...' Delusion itself is the agency of my enlightenment; totally enter delusion and embrace it and...

Delusion, realization, Precepts, Emotions, Subject-and-Object, Monastic Practice,...
Jun 14 1997
Green Gulch

Genjo Koan workshop

Serial: SF-03175

Presentation and discussion of the first four lines of Genjo Koan

Delusion, Letting Go, Birth-and-Death, realization, Attachment, Discrimination, Hate...
Jun 14 1997
Green Gulch

Genjo Koan workshop

Birth-and-Death, Attachment, Letting Go, Dependent Origination, Separation, Funeral,...
Jun 14 1997
Green Gulch

Mothers' Day

Serial: SF-03101

Sunday Lecture: being born from a mother guarantees two ingredients, a bit of love and suffering, both necessary for enlightenment. The essential point of zen is questioning;...

Manjushri, Commitment, Karma, Four Noble Truths, Letting Go, Religion, zen meditation...
May 11 1997
Green Gulch

Buddha's Birthday

Serial: SF-03098

Sunday Lecture

Buddha's Birthday, Ceremony, Bell, Heart Sutra, Humility, Chanting, Renewal,...
Apr 06 1997
Green Gulch

No Species Is Only Itself

Serial: SF-03103

Sunday Lecture: Tigers are awesome, unchained wildness; species are disappearing; every species exists as an important factor in the world of many other species; for humans,...

Forgiveness, Dream World, Mindfulness, Ego, Four Foundations, Commitment, Beginners,...
Mar 02 1997
Green Gulch

Poetry of Enlightenment

Serial: SF-00071

Class

realization, Emptiness, Echo, Dragons, Balance, Bell, Priest, Emotions, Freedom,...
Feb 04 1997
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Song of Jewel Mirror Samadhi

Serial: SF-00072

5:00 class

Buddha Ancestors, Four Noble Truths, Absolute-and-Relative, Emptiness, Samadhi,...
Feb 04 1997

On Breath and Breathing

Serial: SF-03114

Sunday Lecture - if you pick up one piece of dust, the whole universe comes with it

Emotions, Mindfulness, zen meditation, Four Noble Truths, confusion, Hindrances,...
Jan 12 1997
Green Gulch

Mindfulness Sutra

Serial: SF-00069

January PP Class; introduction of Mindfulness Sutra; quotes from Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman; Walden and Leaves of Grass.

Mindfulness, Four Foundations, Four Noble Truths, Forgiveness, Concentration, Letting...
Jan 08 1997
Green Gulch Farm

Sandokai

Serial: SF-03106

Sunday Lecture

Manjushri, Samadhi, Oneness, confusion, Darkness and Light, Perfect Wisdom, Intimacy...
Dec 01 1996
Green Gulch

Sandokai Class

Evil, Religion, Funeral, Tassajara, Discrimination, Suzuki Roshi, Emptiness, Oneness...
Nov 25 1996
Green Gulch

Sandokai Class

Serial: SF-03177

Like forward and backwards steps - phenomenon exist like box and cover joining, principle accords like arrows points meeting

Oneness, Suzuki Roshi, Absolute-and-Relative, Practice Period, Tassajara, Attachment...
Nov 19 1996
Green Gulch

Lessons From the Movie 'Secrets and Lies'

Serial: SF-03215

One-day sitting

Mindfulness, Commitment, Practice Period, Equanimity, Emotions, Letting Go, Posture,...
Nov 16 1996
Green Gulch

Sandokai Class

Oneness, Darkness and Light, Practice Period, Separation, Karma, Emptiness, Politics...
Nov 13 1996
Green Gulch

Sandokai Class

Discrimination, Oneness, Darkness and Light, Letting Go, Branching Streams,...
Nov 05 1996
Green Gulch

Sandokai Class

Oneness, Interdependence, Branching Streams, Light-and-Darkness, Politics, Delusion,...
Oct 29 1996
Green Gulch

Which is the Real Shin?

Serial: SF-03135

Sunday Lecture - Seeing and understanding desire

Ceremony, Forgiveness, Addiction, Practice Period, Demons, confusion, Hate,...
Oct 27 1996
Green Gulch

Being Open To Life's Process As It Is

Serial: SF-03216

One-day sitting

Posture, Intimacy, Zazen, resistance, Ego, Greed, Concentration, Instruction, Zendo,...
Oct 19 1996
Green Gulch

Including The Unincluded

Serial: SF-03136

Sunday Lecture - life, the path as the neverending journey of inclusiom that starts with ourselves where we are now, where we have been and from there just goes deep and deeper...

Forgiveness, Practice Period, Silence, Offering, Anger, Diversity, Ordination, Peace...
Oct 13 1996
Green Gulch

Jewel Mirror Samadhi Class

Five Ranks, Delusion, Lotus Sutra, Soto Zen, Observe, Forgiveness, Echo, soto,...
Oct 07 1996
Green Gulch

Jewel Mirror Samadhi Class

Five Ranks, Delusion, Absolute-and-Relative, Attachment, Emptiness, Soto Zen, soto,...
Oct 03 1996
Green Gulch

The Eight Stages of Monastic Life

Serial: SF-03132

Sunday Lecture - monastic way of wholeness, a sacred way, a sacred place, a clear pace that lives at the bottom of our hearts and is reflected back to us in a religious life....

Monastic Practice, Lineage, Commitment, Letting Go, Practice Period, Renunciation,...
Sep 29 1996
Green Gulch

Jewel Mirror Samadhi Class

Precious Mirror, Delusion, Teacher-and-Student, Freedom, Letting Go, Attachment,...
Sep 24 1996
Green Gulch

Jewel Mirror Samadhi Class

confusion, Four Noble Truths, soto, Rinzai, Absolute-and-Relative, Soto Zen, Five...
Sep 10 1996
Green Gulch

Making Distinctions

Serial: SF-03113

Sunday Lecture

Balance, Hsin Hsin Ming, Suzuki Roshi, Lay, training, conversation, Emotions,...
Aug 11 1996
Green Gulch

Lotus Sutra Class

Serial: SF-03193

Chapters 15, 16, 25, 26, 2t

Lotus Sutra, Gratitude, Demons, Birth-and-Death, Religion, Manjushri, Faith, Ceremony...
May 28 1996
Green Gulch

Practice of Zazen

Serial: SF-03138

Sunday Lecture

Zazen, zen meditation, Ceremony, Bell, Interview, Greed, Letting Go, Posture,...
May 26 1996
Green Gulch

Lotus Sutra Class

Lotus Sutra, Nirvana, Evil, Manjushri, Dragons, Vows, Buddha Nature, Emptiness,...
May 23 1996
Green Gulch

Lotus Sutra Class

Lotus Sutra, Nirvana, Emptiness, Offering, Four Noble Truths, Birth-and-Death,...
May 21 1996
Green Gulch

A Sense of Vision Giving a Sense of Purpose in Life

Serial: SF-03228

Sunday lecture

Interdependence, Lotus Sutra, Happiness, Nirvana, Silence, Peace, true dharma,...
May 05 1996
Green Gulch

Lotus Sutra Class

Serial: SF-03223

Context of the Lotus Sutra - history of Hinayana and Mahayana texts - stylistic differences of - history of Lotus Sutra - key elements/doctrine of sutra - key elements of...

Lotus Sutra, Nirvana, Manjushri, Mahayana, Demons, Offering, Avalokiteshvara,...
Apr 07 1996
Green Gulch

Buddha's Birthday

Buddha's Birthday, Renewal, Offering, Ceremony, Bell, Heart Sutra, Nirvana,...
Apr 07 1996
Green Gulch

The Angulimala Story

Serial: SF-03226

Sunday Lecture - Children's talk

true dharma, Enemies, Karma, Letting Go, Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, Anger, Daily...
Mar 03 1996
Green Gulch

Practice of Patience

Serial: SF-03225

Sunday Lecture

Global Warming, Patience, Practice Period, Ego, confusion, Emotions, Gratitude, Peace...
Jan 21 1996
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Practice Period, Letting Go, Enthusiasm, Addiction, New Year, confusion, Patience,...
Jan 06 1996
Green Gulch

The Greater Discourse and the Destruction of Craving

Serial: SF-03231

Sunday Lecture

Anger, Silence, Letting Go, Bell, Happiness, confusion, Suzuki Roshi, Bodhisattva...
Nov 19 1995
Green Gulch

Finding Our Real Seat In Zazen

Serial: SF-03217

One-day sitting

Zazen, Posture, Balance, Vows, Dragons, Observe, Instruction, Avalokiteshvara,...
Nov 18 1995
Green Gulch

Hungry Ghosts - Seijiki Ceremony

Serial: SF-03093

Sunday Lecture

Four Noble Truths, Ceremony, Letting Go, Peace, Vows, Commitment, resistance,...
Oct 29 1995
Green Gulch

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