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Funeral Service for Suzuki Roshi

Serial: SR-00171

This is a full recording of Suzuki Roshi's funeral, held nine days after his death.

ceremony, funeral, #please-transcribe
Dec 12 1971
City Center

Talking To His Disciples About His Illness

Serial: SR-00186

Sunday, October 9, 1971
In His Room, City Center, San Francisco

Oct 09 1971
City Center

Wherever You Are, We Have Zen Way Of Practice

dogen, shobogenzo, genjo koan
Aug 21 1971
City Center

Why We Must Have Rules

first principle
Aug 17 1971

Wind Stops, But Still Flower Falls

Serial: SR-00163

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

poem, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe
Aug 15 1971

Speciality and Equality.

first principle
Aug 13 1971

Obon Days

Aug 12 1971

Questions and Answers

question, yakusan
Aug 08 1971

Zen Is Actually, In Short, Maybe, Communication

Aug 07 1971

Good Confidence In Your Practice

bodhidharma, first principle
Aug 05 1971

On Bodhidharma's Day

Aug 04 1971

Because Of Our Many Desires, We Do Not Have Freedom

Aug 03 1971

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
Aug 01 1971

To Attain The Perfection Of Human Practice

ceremony, first principle
Jul 30 1971

Ryaku Fusatsu Lecture

Serial: SR-00182

The audio of this tape has been improved, so the missing parts of the transcript may be worked out now.

ceremony, eiheiji, bodhisattva precepts, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe
Jul 29 1971

Blue Cliff Records 61 - Fuketsu's One Particle Of Dust

Blue Cliff Record, #wind-bell
Jul 26 1971

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, bodhisattva, dogen, sixth patriarch
Jul 25 1971

Virtue of Mountain and River

dogen, shobogenzo, soto, rinzai, first principle
Jul 24 1971


ceremony, #improved-audio, first principle
Jul 22 1971

Something Which You Cannot Understand

Jul 21 1971

One with Everything

Serial: SR-00208

Zazen Talk
Tuesday Evening, July 20, 1971

Jul 20 1971

Why Then Is It Necessary To Accept Precepts

precepts, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Jul 17 1971
City Center

Manifested Three Treasures

Jul 06 1971
City Center

Real Precepts Are Beyond Words

Jul 02 1971
City Center

Purely Involved Helping Others

Jun 22 1971
City Center

Sewing Sesshin

Serial: SR-00122

Sunday, June 20, 1971
Sesshin Lecture No. ____
San Francisco

sesshin, okesa, dogen
Jun 20 1971
City Center

Sewing and Wearing the Buddhist Robes and How It Relates to Our Practice

Serial: 71-06-19

Saturday, June 19, 1971

San Francisco Zendo

#no-audio, dogen, soto
Jun 19 1971
City Center

Precepts as Original Nature

precepts, oka sotan, bodhidharma
Jun 12 1971
City Center

Freedom from Everything

Serial: SR-00150

Sesshin Lecture, Day 5
Wednesday, June 9, 1971
San Francisco

sesshin, #not-always-so
Jun 09 1971
City Center

Calmness of Mind

Serial: SR-00151

Sesshin Lecture No. 2
Sunday, June 7, 1971
San Francisco

Practice is to expose yourself as you are, express yourself fully. Accepting your teacher's...

#not-always-so, sesshin, zazen, breath, community
Jun 07 1971
City Center

Okesa Ceremony

Serial: SR-00146

Ceremony of the okesa: chanting the fascicle Shobogenzo Kesa Kudoku; ten virtues of the okesa. What is practice of zazen and practice of the okesa. Truth is beyond priest or...

priest, ceremony, okesa, zazen
Jun 06 1971
City Center

The Teaching Just for You

Serial: SR-00147

Sesshin Lecture No. 1
Saturday, June 5, 1971
San Francisco

#not-always-so, sesshin
Jun 05 1971
City Center

Lecture: Reed College, Portland, Oregon

#no-audio, Time
Mar 12 1971
Reed College Portland

Changing Our Karma

#not-always-so, baso
Mar 09 1971
City Center

Why We Have So Many Problems

Serial: SR-00153

Tuesday, March 2, 1971
8 am Tuesday Morning
San Francisco

Mar 02 1971
City Center

The Driver

Feb 27 1971
City Center

Be Kind with Yourself

Serial: SR-00112

Warm-hearted practice. Breathing and posture in zazen. We all have different circumstances, but in the monastery, we have one practice. Rules give freedom to practice.

#not-always-so, dogen, zazen, tatsugami
Feb 23 1971

It Is Actually Buddha's Practice

Feb 20 1971

Calmness of your Mind

Serial: SR-00079

Saturday Morning, February 13, 1971
San Francisco

Feb 13 1971
City Center

Just Enough Problems

Serial: SR-00273

Sesshin Lecture, Lecture 7: Page Street Apples
Friday Morning
February 12, 1971
San Francisco

#not-always-so, sesshin
Feb 12 1971
City Center

Not Sticking to Enlightenment

Serial: SF-05445B

Sesshin Lecture, Day Seven: Closing Words
Friday Evening
February 12, 1971
San Francisco

#not-always-so, #new-audio, sesshin, sixth patriarch
Feb 12 1971
City Center

Humor Is More Real Than Reallity

Serial: SR-00274

Sesshin Lecture No. 5
Tuesday, February 9, 1971
San Francisco

Feb 09 1971
City Center

Wherever You Go, You Will See Yourself

Serial: SR-00271

Sesshin Lecture No. 3
Sunday Afternoon or Evening
February 7, 1971
San Francisco

sesshin, tozan, sandokai
Feb 07 1971
City Center

Resuming Big Mind

Serial: SR-00272

Sesshin Lecture No. 1
Friday, February 5, 1971
San Francisco

[”For this seven-day sesshin, there are only transcriptions for lectures given on Days 1, 3, 5,...

#not-always-so, sesshin
Feb 05 1971
City Center

Wherever I Go, I Meet Myself

Jan 23 1971
City Center

The Boss of Everything

#not-always-so, zazen
Jan 16 1971
City Center

True Concentration

Serial: SR-00078

Right Concentration
Sunday, January 10, 1971
San Francisco

#not-always-so, avalokiteshvara
Jan 10 1971
City Center

What Is Self?

Jan 03 1971
City Center

No Practice Will Destroy People

Dec 27 1970
City Center

Teisho (Introduced by Jakusho Kwong)

Serial: SF-05452-B

Mill Valley Zendo, talk by Suzuki Roshi

Dec 23 1970
Mill Valley Zendo