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On the First Sesshin

Serial: 60-02-21

Certificate given participants in the First Sesshin of Sokoji

#no-audio, sesshin
Feb 21 1960
Sokoji

On the Second Sesshin

Serial: 60-08-22

Certificate given participants in the Second Sesshin of Sokoji

#no-audio, sesshin
Aug 22 1960
Sokoji

Teacher and Disciple

Serial: 61-12-00

± December, 1961

#no-audio, #approximate-date
Dec 1961
Sokoji

True Zen

Serial: 62-01-00

(published, January, 1962, Wind Bell #2)

#no-audio, #approximate-date
Jan 1962
Sokoji

What is Zen?

Serial: 62-02-00

(published February 1962, Wind Bell #3)

#no-audio, #approximate-date
Feb 1962
Sokoji

Square Zen

Serial: 62-03-00

(published March 1962, Wind Bell #4)

#no-audio, #approximate-date
Mar 1962
Sokoji

A Buddha Story

Serial: 62-04-00

(published April 1962, Wind Bell #5)

#no-audio, #approximate-date
Apr 1962
Sokoji

What Is The Law?

Serial: 62-05-00

(published May 1962, Wind Bell #6)

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
May 1962
Sokoji

On Zazen and the Shinsanshiki Ceremony

Serial: 62-06-00

(published June 1962, Wind Bell #7)

#no-audio, #approximate-date, ceremony
Jun 1962
Sokoji

On Obon

Serial: 62-07-00

(published July 1962, Wind Bell #8)

#no-audio, #approximate-date, ceremony
Jul 1962
Sokoji

To Tame a Tiger / Zazen's Scripture

Serial: 62-08-00

(published August 1962, Wind Bell #9)

#no-audio, #approximate-date
Aug 1962
Sokoji

Bodhidharma's Zen

Serial: 62-09-00

(published September 1962, Wind Bell #10)

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Sep 1962
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-3: Baso's Sun-faced Buddha, Moon-faced Buddha

Serial: 62-10-00

± October, 1962

This is one of the oldest Suzuki lectures we have, although it's obviously only a summary of the main point he made. This is on a theme he would...

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Oct 1962
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-6, Ummon's Every Day Is A Good Day

Serial: 62-11-00

± November, 1962

Ummon Bunen (Yunmen Wenyen) was a disciple of Seppo (Hsueh-feng I-ts'un). He died in 949.

Introductory Comments by Shunryu Suzuki

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Nov 1962
Sokoji

Religious Activity

Serial: 62-12-00

(published December 1962, Wind Bell #12)

#no-audio, #approximate-date, dogen
Dec 1962
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-14 & 15, Ummon Zenji

Serial: 63-01-00

± January, 1963

This is a brief edited summary of a Suzuki lecture.

COMMENTARY BY MASTER SUZUKI ON MODEL SUBJECTS NO. 14 & 15 FROM THE BLUE CLIFF RECORDS...

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Jan 1963
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-18

Serial: 63-02-13

An edited summary of a lecture.

Commentary on Blue Cliff Records Case Number Eighteen by Suzuki-roshi, February 13, 1963

#no-audio, Blue Cliff Record
Feb 13 1963
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-19

Serial: 63-03-00

± March, 1963

An edited summary of a lecture. Checked by Gordon Geist using the Shaw translation.

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COMMENTARY BY MASTER SHUNRYU...

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Mar 1963
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-20

Serial: 63-04-00

± April, 1963

An edited summary of a lecture from an old Wind Bell.

COMMENTARY BY MASTER SHUNRYU SUZUKI ON MODEL SUBJECT NO. 20 FROM THE BLUE CLIFF RECORDS...

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Apr 1963
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-25

Serial: 63-07-00

July August 1963 Wind Bell Suzuki Roshi Lecture

This is a brief edited summary of a Suzuki lecture.

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Jul 1963
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-30, Joshu's Large Radishes

Serial: 63-09-00

September October 1963 Wind Bell Suzuki Roshi Lecture

This is a brief edited summary of a Suzuki lecture.

Commentary by Reverend Shunryu Suzuki-roshi, Zen Center...

#approximate-date, #no-audio, Blue Cliff Record
Sep 1963
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-36, Chosha's Strolling about Mountains and Waters

Serial: 63-11-00

November 1963 Wind Bell Suzuki Roshi Lecture

This is a brief edited summary of a Suzuki lecture.

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Nov 1963
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-40, Rikko's Heaven And Earth

Serial: 63-12-00

December 1963 Wind Bell Suzuki Roshi Lecture

This is a brief edited summary of a Suzuki lecture.

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Dec 1963
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-46

Serial: 64-02-00

This is a brief edited summary of a Suzuki lecture.

Wind Bell Lecture — February, 1964

Commentary by Reverend Shunryu Suzuki, Master, Zen Center.

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Feb 1964
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-49

Serial: 64-03-00

This is a brief edited summary of a Suzuki lecture.

Wind Bell lecture — March 1964

#no-audio, Blue Cliff Record
Feb 26 1964
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-49 (Q&A)

Serial: 64-03-00-B

± February, 1964

FROM A LECTURE (Also from the March 1964 Wind Bell)

The following is the gist of Reverend Suzuki's response to a question from one of his...

#no-audio, Blue Cliff Record, question
Feb 26 1964
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-52, Joshu's Donkeys Cross, Horses Cross

Serial: 64-04-00

This is a brief edited summary of a Suzuki lecture.

Wind Bell Lecture — April, 1964

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Apr 1964
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-53

Serial: 64-05-00

This is a brief edited summary of a Suzuki lecture.

From the May 1964 Wind Bell—based on a lecture by Shunryu Suzuki

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
May 1964
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-51

Serial: 64-06-00

This is a brief edited summary of a Suzuki lecture.

From the June 1964 Wind Bell—based on a lecture by Shunryu Suzuki

#no-audio, #approximate-date, Blue Cliff Record
Jun 1964
Sokoji

The Traditional Way, Summary of Shunryu Suzuki's Sesshin Lectures

Serial: 64-08-00

From the August 1964 Wind Bell

THE TRADITIONAL WAY.
REVEREND SUZUKI'S SESSHIN LECTURES by TRUDY DIXON

Zen Center's annual week Sesshin (...

#no-audio, #approximate-date, sesshin
Aug 1964
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-73, Baso's Four Propositions

Serial: 64-11-00

Shunryu Suzuki Lecture from the November, 1964 Wind Bell

An edited summary of a lecture.

#approximate-date, #no-audio, Blue Cliff Record
Nov 1964
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-75

Serial: 64-12-00

Shunryu Suzuki Lecture from the December, 1964 Wind Bell

An edited summary of a lecture.

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[Prefatory Note by Shaw: The Ukyu of...

#approximate-date, #no-audio, Blue Cliff Record
Dec 1964
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-82, Dairyu's Immutable Law-Body

Serial: 65-02-00

Shunryu Suzuki Lecture from the February, 1965 Wind Bell
Translation and Commentary by Reverend Suzuki [Suzuki was often called Reverend back then]

...
#approximate-date, #no-audio, Blue Cliff Record
Feb 1965
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-84, Yuima's Law Gate To The One And Only

Serial: 65-04-00

Shunryu Suzuki Lecture from the April, 1965 Wind Bell

The Hekigan Roku, translated into English by R.D.M. Shaw under the title of The Blue Cliff Records, is a famous...

#approximate-date, #no-audio, Blue Cliff Record
Apr 1965
Sokoji

Brief summary From Sesshin Lectures Wind Bell 65-05

Serial: 65-05-00

This year, Reverend Suzuki's lectures (given twice daily Monday through Friday) centered on the problems arising from confusing religion with science (in particular...

sesshin, #approximate-date, #no-audio
May 1965
Sokoji

Blue Cliff Records-86, Ummon's Store-Room And Temple Gate - Commentary

Serial: 65-07-00

Shunryu Suzuki Lecture from the July, 1965 Wind Bell

The Hekigan Roku, translated into English by R.D.M. Shaw under the title of The Blue Cliff Records, is a famous...

#approximate-date, #no-audio, Blue Cliff Record
Jul 1965
Sokoji

Chanting Service

Serial: SF-05117-C

From 1965, end of July sesshin.
Robe Chant (incomplete), Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko.

chanting, #approximate-date
Jul 1965
C
Sokoji

Chanting Service

Serial: SF-05079-A

Sesshin service July 1965.
Robe chant, Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko, Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko, Maka Hannya Haramita Shin Gyo, eko, meal chants in...

chanting, #approximate-date
Jul 1965
Sokoji

Great Prajna Paramita Sutra

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

Great Prajna Paramita Sutra

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

Wisdom Seeks For Wisdom

Serial: SF-05128A

===== 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...

#new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, true nature, precepts, genjo koan, instruction
Jul 22 1965
Los Altos

Religious Problems Concerning Such As Psychology Or LSD

Serial: SF-05112A

Tape 1 Summer sesshin 1965, Monday 1st day of sesshin (?) July 26th 1965 Tape 1 Side 1: 1pm lecture

sesshin, dogen
Jul 26 1965
1:00pm
Sokoji

Why We Should Practice Zazen

Serial: SF-05112B

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

sesshin, shobogenzo
Jul 26 1965
6:15pm
Sokoji

Afternoon Service and Meal Chant

Serial: SF-05112C

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

Jul 26 1965
Sokoji

Forgotten the Value of Religion

Serial: SF-05101A

===== 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...

#new-audio, sesshin, dogen, shobogenzo, inmost nature, #awakening-the-archive
Jul 27 1965
1:00pm
Sokoji

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

Serial: SF-05101B

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...

sesshin, bodhisattva mind
Jul 27 1965
6:00pm
Sokoji

Questions

Serial: SF-05126E

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
Jul 28 1965
D
Sokoji

Pure Rules

Serial: SF-05126A

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #6, by Shundo David Haye =====

The value of these sets of recordings during sesshins in the summer of 1965 at Sokoji is that not...

#new-audio, sesshin, instruction, #awakening-the-archive
Jul 28 1965
9:00am
Sokoji

Lunch Instruction

Serial: SF-05126C

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #7, by Shundo David Haye =====

This is a second short instruction from the same day of sesshin as the Pure Rules talk (...

sesshin, #new-audio, oryoki, instruction, #awakening-the-archive
Jul 28 1965
12:00
Sokoji

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