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Give Up Gaining Ideas and Just Sit

Notes by Tony Artino Wednesday, November 30, 1966 Old Bush Street Zendo - Sokoji “Give up gaining ideas and just sit.”
#no-audio
1966-11-30Sokoji

Ordinary Men Carry a Preconceived Idea of the Self

Tony Artino notes on SS lecture Sunday, November 20, 1966 Old Bush Street Zendo
#no-audio
1966-11-20Sokoji

Zazen Is Not For Gaining A Mystical Something

Tony Artino notes , At Old Bush Street Zendo - Sokoji Wednesday, November 16, 1966
#no-audio
1966-11-16Sokoji

Suffering Comes From Desires

Wednesday, November 9, 1966 Sokoji Tony Artino notes
#no-audio
1966-11-09Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records Case 45

Friday, August 19, 1966 Sesshin Lecture: Friday Evening, Lecture D Sokoji, San Francisco
Blue Cliff Record, sesshin, joshu, eiheiji
1966-08-19DSokoji

This Fascicle of Shobogenzo

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 2: Suzuki 1pm lecture Friday
sesshin, dogen, shobogenzo, Blue Cliff Record
1966-08-19CSokoji

Don't Be Attached To Your Attainment

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 4 Friday lecture by Suzuki during morning zazen Friday
sesshin, instruction
1966-08-19BSokoji

Shōbōgenzō

Thursday, August 18, 1966 SESSHIN LECTURE: Thursday, 1:00 pm, Lecture B Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin
1966-08-18BSokoji

This is the Fourth Day of our Sesshin

Reconstruction of Lecture from Second Zazen Period (Before Morning Service) Thursday Morning, August 18, 1966, Lecture A Sokoji, San Francisco [This tape is not in Shunryu Suzuki's voice. It is...
sesshin
1966-08-18ASokoji

Shobogenzo (middle of talk only)

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 other tape. Most of it was...
#inaudible
1966-08-18BSokoji

Shobogenzo

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 Thursday
sesshin, sixth patriarch, dogen
1966-08-18CSokoji

Causality

Suzuki lecture 6pm Weds Track 2, continued on Track 3
sesshin, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
1966-08-176:00pmSokoji

Our Mind Should Be Calm

Tuesday, August 16, 1966 Sesshin: Zazen short instruction Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, instruction
1966-08-16Sokoji

The first day of the sesshin is almost finished

Monday, August 15, 1966 Sesshin: Evening Lecture, Lecture D Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin
1966-08-15DSokoji

You Cannot Appreciate Our Teaching In Its True Sense

Monday, August 15, 1966 Sesshin: Lunch Lecture, Lecture B Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, oryoki, instruction, #improved-audio
1966-08-15BSokoji

Think Everything Out

Monday, August 15, 1966, Lecture C Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin
1966-08-15CSokoji

Genjo Koan (short fragment)

This is just the first few sentences of a talk. When the tape resumes, it seems to be a different talk, so these are not edited together.
genjo koan #approximate-date
1966-08-15Sokoji

Genjo Koan

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 first day of a sesshin.
sesshin
1966-08-15CSokoji

We Are Not Perfect

Sesshin talk.
sesshin, paramita, #please-transcribe
1966-07-23Sokoji

More Chapters of Shushogi

Zen Center 1881 Bush St SF, Sesshin, July 23rd, 1966 (inside box is written "Katagiri" - also July 22nd is faintly visible)
#new-audio, #please-transcribe
1966-07-23BSokoji

One Of Our Scriptures

July, 1966 b v Los Altos
#no-audio, #approximate-date
1966-07-01Los Altos

No Trace

#no-audio, #zmbm
1966-06-23Los Altos

Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 11-13

Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki Roshi June 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box: Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends. "Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete. Very...
#approximate-date, genjo koan, dogen
1966-06-19DSokoji

Ten Precepts

Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki Roshi June 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box: Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends. "Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete. Very...
#approximate-date, precepts
1966-06-19CSokoji

Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 1–11

Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki Roshi June 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box: Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends. "Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete. Very...
dogen, genjo koan #approximate-date
1966-06-19ASokoji

Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 7-9

Sunday morning lecture by Suzuki Roshi June 19 1966 (19 added later?) Other notes on box: Incomplete (muddled) late on then ends. "Other side" another lecture? Same date? Complete. Very...
dogen, genjo koan #approximate-date
1966-06-19BSokoji

Moment After Moment We Have To Obtain Absolute Freedom

SUMMER, 1966 --------------------------- [The following section is compiled from Shunryu Suzuki's sesshin and Sunday lectures to complete the discussion of Buddhist precepts.]
#approximate-date, #no-audio, dogen
1966-06-01Sokoji

Sesshin Lecture: Genjo-Koan, Paragraphs 1–2

May Sesshin (25 26 added later) 1 or 6pm lecture plus lecture the following morning. SR 009
#approximate-date, sesshin, dogen, genjo koan
1966-05-26Sokoji

Genjō Kōan, 5-13

May Sesshin (25 26 added later) 1 or 6pm lecture plus lecture the following morning. SR 009
dogen, genjo koan #approximate-date
1966-05-25Sokoji

The Way-Seeking Mind

March sesshin, only 1pm lecture. Evening lecture goofed up during recording. SR 007
dogen, #improved-audio
1966-03-26ASokoji

Liberty and Restriction

March sesshin, only 1pm lecture. Evening lecture goofed up during recording SR 007 Saturday, March 26, 1966
#please-transcribe, sesshin, #improved-audio
1966-03-26BNSokoji

Way-Seeking Mind and Right Practice

March sesshin, only 1pm lecture. Evening lecture goofed up during recording. SR 007
#new-audio, sesshin, shobogenzo, Beginner’s Mind
1966-03-26Sokoji

Shushōgi, Section 1

Sesshin Lecture: SHUSHOGI, Section 1 Sunday, March 13, 1966, Lecture B Sokoji, San Francisco Chanting and tape operator's comments at beginning of tape, left on...
#approximate-date, sesshin, dogen, chant, #improved-audio
1966-03-13BSokoji

Genjō Kōan, 1–3

Sesshin Lecture: Genjo-Koan, Paragraphs 1–3 Sunday Morning, March 13, 1966, Lecture A Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, dogen, genjo koan
1966-03-13ASokoji

Genjo Koan continued

Sesshin SR 002 - on reel SR 008 - on box Date is unlikely to be correct.
#new-audio, #please-transcribe, dogen, genjo koan, #approximate-date
1966-03-13Sokoji

God Giving

#no-audio, #zmbm
1966-03-03Los Altos

Zen and Excitement

#no-audio, #zmbm
1966-02-24Los Altos

February Sesshin Talk

This may be two separate tracks - there is a tape operator announcement at 16 minutes. This came after a short Katagiri track on the same reel track.
sesshin, #new-audio, #inaudible, #please-transcribe, diamond sutra
1966-02-19Sokoji

Where There is Some Limitation, There is Universality

Feb 18th 1966 - seems more like an end of sesshin lecture.
#new-audio, sesshin, dogen
1966-02-18Sokoji

Constancy

#no-audio, #zmbm
1966-02-17Los Altos

Repetition

#no-audio, #zmbm
1966-02-09Los Altos

Summary of some Suzuki lectures from the Spring

Windbell: During the spring, one of themes of Reverend Suzuki’s weekly lectures has been the role of Zen Center, especially in relation to society, and the right attitude Zen students should have. Some of...
#no-audio, #approximate-date
1966-02-01

The Marrow of Zen

#no-audio, #zmbm
1966-01-26Los Altos

Tokusan and The Old Lady

Evening lecture of Jan sesshin 1966 Jan 22nd (noon lecture erased by accident) - this may be a talk from February instead, per tape operator's comment on another track and the subject matter.
#inaudible, #new-audio, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, genjo koan #approximate-date
1966-01-22Sokoji

Shushōgi, Sections 11–17

January Sesshin Lecture: Lecture A ,1 PM Shushogi: Sections 11–17 Friday, January 21, 1966 Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, precepts
1966-01-21ASokoji

In the Prajnaparamita Sutra

5pm lecture begins this side
heart sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
1966-01-21BNSokoji

The Quality of Being

Thursday, January 20, 1966 Thursday lecture Los Altos
#zmbm, #no-audio
1966-01-20Los Altos

Buddhism Is, Maybe, Rather Difficult To Understand

#no-audio
1966-01-13Los Altos

Attachment, Nonattachment

Thursday, January 6, 1966 Thursday morning lecture Los Altos
#no-audio, dogen
1966-01-06Los Altos

Readiness, Mindfulness

± 1966 Los Altos
#no-audio, #zmbm, #approximate-date, heart sutra
1966-01-01Los Altos

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