The Suzuki Roshi Audio Archive

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Title Date

Emptiness

± 1966 From p. 110 of Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind. {Can’t find other version} Los Altos
#no-audio, #zmbm, #approximate-date
1966-01-01BELos Altos

Believing in Nothing

#no-audio, #zmbm
1965-12-30Los Altos

Limiting Your Activity

#no-audio, #zmbm
1965-12-23Los Altos

Single-Minded Way

#no-audio, #zmbm
1965-12-16Los Altos

Most Of You Are Beginners

One-Day Sesshin Afternoon Lecture Saturday, December 11, 1965, Lecture A Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, sixth patriarch, dogen
1965-12-11ASokoji

Chanting Service

sesshin, chanting
1965-12-11Sokoji

Buddhism Has Many Annual Layers Like A Big Tree

One-Day Sesshin Evening Lecture Saturday, December 11, 1965, Lecture B Sokoji, San Francisco
sesshin, dogen, genjo koan
1965-12-11BSokoji

The Middle Way

Thursday morning lecture December 9, 1965 Los Altos
#no-audio
1965-12-09Los Altos

Bowing

Thursday, December 2, 1965 Thursday morning lecture Los Altos
#zmbm, #no-audio
1965-12-02Los Altos

Excerpt from the chapter Bowing in ZMBM

#zmbm, #no-audio
1965-12-02A

Mind Weeds

Thursday Morning Lectures November 17, 1965 (date changed to 18th -- DC/08) Los Altos
#zmbm, #no-audio
1965-11-18Los Altos

Beginner's Mind

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #1, by Shundo David Haye ===== When this particular, otherwise unremarkable, reel was photographed as part of Engage Wisdom’s archiving process, unlike many other...
#zmbm, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, Beginner’s Mind, dogen, precepts
1965-11-11Los Altos

Breathing

Thursday Morning Lectures November 4, 1965 Los Altos
#zmbm, #no-audio
1965-11-04Los Altos

Buddhism is Very Philosophical, and Sometimes Intellectual and Logical

One-Day Sesshin Lectures November, 1965 (Wind Bell, Jan.–Feb. 1966) Early Afternoon Lecture
#approximate-date, #no-audio, sesshin
1965-11-01ASokoji

You Have Made Great Progress

One-Day Evening Sesshin Lecture November 1965 (Wind Bell, Jan.–Feb. 1966)
#approximate-date, #no-audio, sesshin
1965-11-01BSokoji

In Hinayana Practice, In The First Stage

Thursday, October 28, 1965 Thursday Morning Lectures Los Altos
#no-audio
1965-10-28Los Altos

In Buddhism There Are Many Schools

Thursday, October 21, 1965 Thursday morning lecture Los Altos
#no-audio
1965-10-21Los Altos

Kinhin Instruction

#no-audio, sesshin
1965-10-16KSokoji

It Is A Great Joy To Practice Sesshin With You In This Way

October Sesshin Lecture October 16, 1965 (Wind Bell, Nov.–Dec. 1965) Transcribed by Trudy Dixon Afternoon Lecture
#no-audio, sesshin, sixth patriarch, dogen
1965-10-16ASokoji

We Have Finished Sesshin With Unusual Results

October Sesshin Lecture October 16, 1965 (Wind Bell, Nov.–Dec. 1965) Late Afternoon Lecture:
#no-audio, sesshin, dogen, baso, Beginner’s Mind
1965-10-16BSokoji

Nothing Special

Thursday, October 14, 1965 Thursday Morning Lectures Los Altos
#zmbm, #no-audio
1965-10-14Los Altos

Experience, Not Philosophy

Thursday, October 7, 1965 Thursday morning lecture Los Altos
#zmbm, #no-audio
1965-10-07Los Altos

Transiency

September 16, 1965 Thursday Morning Lectures Los Altos
#zmbm, #no-audio, dogen
1965-09-16Los Altos

Study Yourself

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #4, by Shundo David Haye ===== "I always felt his best Zen talks were the ones he gave on Thursday mornings in my home. They were spontaneous, succinct and...
#zmbm, #new-audio, dogen, genjo koan, rinzai, #awakening-the-archive
1965-09-09Los Altos

I Have Nothing In My Mind

One-Day Sesshin Lecture: 5 PM Saturday, August 28, 1965, Lecture B San Francisco
sesshin, sixth patriarch, baso
1965-08-28BSokoji

Confucius Said the Most Visible is Something Invisible

SR 002 Tape 1 copy Sesshin 1pm lecture
sesshin
1965-08-28ASokoji

Calmness

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #3, by Shundo David Haye ===== In this talk, which became the Calmness chapter of Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind (p121), Suzuki Roshi starts with a Japanese Zen poem...
#zmbm, #new-audio, dogen, zazen, #awakening-the-archive
1965-08-26Los Altos

Nirvana, the Waterfall

Thursday, August 19, 1965 Thursday morning lecture Los Altos
#zmbm, #no-audio
1965-08-19Los Altos

Posture

#no-audio, #zmbm
1965-08-12Los Altos

On the Great Prajna Paramita Sutra

#no-audio, heart sutra
1965-08-05Los Altos

Supper Chant

Tape 7 Summer 1965 Sesshin: Side 2 Little bit of Saturday supper chant [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
1965-07-31Sokoji

Saturday Evening Lecture

Tape VIII (?) Side 1 Sat eve lecture (1 - 60); Side 2 Sat eve lecture (1-15?)
question, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
1965-07-31Sokoji

Don't Be Bothered By Your Mind / Science of Philosophy is Like a Dissection

Tape 5 Summer sesshin 1965 Thursday July 29th Side 2: 5:45 meditation, 9:00 AM lecture [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
sesshin
1965-07-30A-BSokoji

Do You Have Some Questions?

Tape 7 Summer 1965 Sesshin: Side 1 Friday evening lecture (transcribed) [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
sesshin, question
1965-07-30DSokoji

If You Have A Question

Tape 6 Friday July 30 Side 1: 1pm lecture (continued on side 2) - transcribed
sesshin, question
1965-07-30CSokoji

The Purpose of Practice is to Have a Direct Experience of Buddha

Tape 4 Summer Sesshin 1965: Thursday July 29 9am lecture - transcribed
sesshin
1965-07-29ASokoji

Some More Questions

Tape 5 Summer sesshin 1965 Thursday July 29th Side 1 - 6pm lecture; Continues on Side 2 [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
sesshin, question
1965-07-29CSokoji

Questions

Tape 4 Summer Sesshin 1965: Thursday July 29 1pm lecture - transcribed
sesshin, question
1965-07-29BSokoji

Questions

Tape 3 Summer Sesshin July 1965 - Wednesday July 28 1965 Tape 3 side 2 Wed July 28th 6pm lecture - transcribed; copied June 30 1973; SR001
sesshin, question
1965-07-28DSokoji

Pure Rules

Tape 3 Summer Sesshin July 1965 - Wednesday July 28 1965 Tape 3 Side 1: Wednesday morning 9:00am Instruction - transcribed; copied June 30 1973; SR001
#new-audio, sesshin, instruction
1965-07-289:00amSokoji

Lunch Instruction

Tape 3 Summer Sesshin July 1965 - Wednesday July 28 1965 Tape 3 Side 1: Wednesday morning 12:00 lunch instruction - transcribed; copied June 30 1973; SR001
sesshin, #new-audio, oryoki, instruction
1965-07-28Sokoji

If You Understand Bodhisattva Mind In A Dualistic Way

Tape 3 Summer Sesshin July 1965 - Wednesday July 28 1965 Tape 3 Side 1: Wednesday 1pm lecture - transcribed; copied June 30 1973; SR001
sesshin, shobogenzo
1965-07-28CSokoji

In Our Way of Zen, We Emphasize the Way-Seeking Mind

Tape 2 Summer Sesshin 1965 Tuesday July 27 - transcribed August 1965 Tape 2 Side 2 Tuesday July 27 6pm lecture Reverend Suzuki [Case replaced 12/95. Original notes were transcribed verbatim - WKR]
sesshin, bodhisattva mind
1965-07-276:00pmSokoji

Forgotten the Value of Religion

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #5, by Shundo David Haye ===== The oldest recordings of Suzuki Roshi made at Sokoji, the home of the San Francisco Zen Center at the time, come from a week-long...
#new-audio, sesshin, dogen, shobogenzo, inmost nature, #awakening-the-archive
1965-07-271:00pmSokoji

Afternoon Service and Meal Chant

Tape 1 Summer sesshin 1965, Monday 1st day of sesshin (?) July 26th 1965 Tape 1 Side 1: afternoon service; meal chant
1965-07-26Sokoji

Why We Should Practice Zazen

Tape 1 Summer sesshin 1965, Monday 1st day of sesshin (?) July 26th 1965; Side 2: 6:15pm lecture - transcribed August 1965
sesshin, shobogenzo
1965-07-266:15pmSokoji

Religious Problems Concerning Such As Psychology Or LSD

Tape 1 Summer sesshin 1965, Monday 1st day of sesshin (?) July 26th 1965 Tape 1 Side 1: 1pm lecture
sesshin, dogen
1965-07-261:00pmSokoji

Wisdom Seeks For Wisdom

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #2, by Shundo David Haye ===== Among the tapes previously known to exist in the Zen Center archives, the earliest were from a sesshin held at the end of July 1965,...
#new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, true nature, precepts, genjo koan, instruction
1965-07-22Los Altos

Great Prajna Paramita Sutra

#no-audio, heart sutra
1965-07-15Los Altos

Great Prajna Paramita Sutra

#no-audio, heart sutra
1965-07-08Los Altos

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