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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
Suzuki Roshi

Humor Is More Real Than Reallity

Serial: SR-00274

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

#sesshin
Feb 09 1971
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

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
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Open Your Intuition

Serial: SF-05587-B

Sesshin Meeting
Friday, July 31, 1970
San Francisco

#not-always-so, #sesshin
Jul 31 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Mudra Practice and How to Accept Instructions from Various Teachers

Tatsugami, Yoshida
Jul 26 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Our Everyday Life Is Like A Movie

#not-always-so
Mar 15 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Our Effort In Our Practice

Jan 31 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Some Questions

Question-and-Answer
Aug 28 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Our Way To Attain Liberation

Serial: SF-05087-B

Monday Evening, August 18, 1969
Tassajara

Story of the Sixth Patriarch. Practice with everyone else at the monastery, without self-centered ideas. Answering...

Sixth Patriarch, Monastic Practice, Japan
Aug 18 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - Suzuki's 65th Birthday

#temporary-audio
May 18 1969
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

What is Soto and what is Rinzai?

Serial: SF-05144A

SR024 Tass July 26/68 Roshi Sectarianism copied; July 21 Chino Sensei; July 24 Chino Sensei - also many handwritten notes on the content
NB: the date for the SR talk in...

Soto Zen, Rinzai
Jul 26 1968
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - What is Soto and what is Rinzai?

Jul 21 1968
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

At The End Of The Year We Clean Up Our House

Serial: SF-05970-B

Dec 1968 New Year Lecture

#new-audio, Beginner’s Mind, Dogen, Japan
Dec 29 1968
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

The True Dragon

#wind-bell, Dogen, Baso
Oct 12 1968
B
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

Shikantaza, Tenryu's One Finger

Serial: SR-00236

Sesshin Lecture
Saturday, October 12, 1968
Sokoji, San Francisco

#sesshin, Gutei, Yakusan
Oct 12 1968
A
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - Become More Honest and Direct

Serial: 68-00-00-B

± 1968

Audio Problem Set
CM's 2nd pass - see JG's 1st pass: http://cuke.com/Cucumber%20Project/lectures/transcripts-new-2012/srl-68-00-00B-wip.html

#temporary-audio, #inaudible, #approximate-date, Question-and-Answer
Jan 01 1968
B
Suzuki Roshi

Become More Direct and Honest

Serial: SF-05276

Protection Master: re-recording from cassette marked "Suzuki Roshi talk with background music: no date, original copied" (Sony C60 side A); recorded: 7 1/2 ips, bias: normal,...

#please-transcribe, #approximate-date, #improved-audio
1968
Unknown
Suzuki Roshi

Practice Zazen With Your Whole Mind And Body

Serial: SF-05131B

This is lecture D from these notes on the reel boxes (05132-B was added to this)
Several minutes of tape operator's notes at the end are included, the transcript was...

#improved-audio, Instruction, Zazen
Sep 08 1967
Morning
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Nature of Our Practice

Serial: SF-05141-B

Tuesday, December 5, 1967, Lecture B
Evening Sesshin Lecture
Tassajara

#sesshin, Dogen, Fukanzazengi
Dec 05 1967
B
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - Inner Power of Practice

Serial: SF-05828

SR-67-12-04-A (start) (finish) - This tape repeated 67-12-02, but section at end was missing section of 67-12-01 and -02!

Dec 02 1967
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Inner Power of Practice

Serial: SF-05137A

SR017 - Track 1 - slow - Roshi Lecture - 12/2/67 - afternoon - copied

#sesshin, Blue Cliff Record
Dec 02 1967
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

This Fascicle of Shobogenzo

Serial: SF-05097-F

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 2: Suzuki 1pm lecture Friday

#sesshin, Dogen, Shobogenzo, Blue Cliff Record
Aug 19 1966
C
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

Don't Be Attached To Your Attainment

Serial: SF-05097-H

Sesshin Lecture 1966 Tape #2 Track 4 Friday lecture by Suzuki during morning zazen Friday

#sesshin, Instruction
Aug 19 1966
B
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - Mind Itself Is Buddha

Serial: SR-00087

Friday, August 19, 1966
Sesshin Lecture, Lecture C
Sokoji, San Francisco

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Explanation of fascicle Shobogenzo Sokushin Ze...

#sesshin, Dogen, Shobogenzo, Blue Cliff Record
Aug 19 1966
C
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

Our Mind Should Be Calm

Serial: SF-05093-L

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

#sesshin, Instruction
Aug 16 1966
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

You Cannot Appreciate Our Teaching In Its True Sense

Serial: SF-05093-B

Monday, August 15, 1966
Sesshin: Lunch Lecture, Lecture B
Sokoji, San Francisco

#sesshin, Oryoki, Instruction, #improved-audio
Aug 15 1966
B
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

Think Everything Out

Serial: SF-05093-C

Monday, August 15, 1966, Lecture C
Sokoji, San Francisco

#sesshin
Aug 15 1966
C
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

Genjo Koan

Serial: SF-05111C

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...

#sesshin
Aug 15 1966
C
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - The Second Paragraph of the Genjo Koan

Serial: SR-00196

Monday, August 15, 1966
Sesshin Lecture, Lecture A
Sokoji, San Francisco

#sesshin, Genjokoan, Dogen, #approximate-date
Aug 15 1966
A
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - The Need for Training in Buddhism without Self-Seeking Mind

Serial: 66-12-17-B

Hidden as we had a reel that corresponded to this transcript - SDH

Saturday, December 17, 1966

DECEMBER ONE-DAY SESSHIN LECTURE: Saturday Evening
Lecture...

#temporary-audio, #sesshin, Dogen
Dec 17 1966
B
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

In the first instruction of ten instructions in Gakudō-yōjin-shū

#sesshin, Dogen, Shobogenzo, Sixth Patriarch
Dec 17 1966
A
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

The Need for Training in Buddhism without Self-Seeking Mind

Serial: SF-05121B

Original recording

#sesshin, Dogen
Dec 17 1966
B
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - In the first instruction of ten instructions in Gakudō-yōjin-shū

Serial: SR-00089

Reel was wrongly dated - transcript matches 66-12-17-A
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Discussion of fascicle Shobogeno Gakudo Yojinshu. Way-seeking mind and responding to encountering the...

#sesshin, Dogen, Shobogenzo, Sixth Patriarch
Dec 17 1966
A
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

Study Yourself

Serial: SF-05123B

===== 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...

#zmbm, #new-audio, Dogen, Genjokoan, Rinzai, #awakening-the-archive
Sep 09 1965
Los Altos
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - Science or Philosophy is Like a Dissection

Serial: 65-07-30-B

Sesshin Lecture, Lecture B
Friday, July 30, 1965, 9 AM
Sokoji, San Francisco

#temporary-audio, #sesshin
Jul 30 1965
B
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

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

Serial: SF-05104C

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
Jul 30 1965
A-B
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

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

Serial: SF-05103B

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

#sesshin
Jul 29 1965
A
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

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
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - About Rules

Serial: SF-05126B

Tape 3 Summer Sesshin July 1965 - Wednesday July 28 1965 Tape 3 Side 1, copied June 30 1973; SR001

#sesshin, Instruction
Jul 28 1965
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

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 (https://...

#sesshin, #new-audio, Oryoki, Instruction, #awakening-the-archive
Jul 28 1965
12:00
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi

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 sesshin...

#new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, Precepts, Genjokoan, Instruction
Jul 22 1965
Los Altos
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - Become More Honest and Direct

Serial: SF-05766

SR-68-00-00-B (complete) - duplicate

Unknown
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - Become More Direct and Honest

Serial: SF-05413

Copy Master 1 - no date - "Background music" - duplicate

Unknown
Suzuki Roshi

OLD - Become More Honest and Direct

Serial: SR-00104

± 1968

Audio Problem Set
CM's 2nd pass - see JG's 1st pass: http://cuke.com/Cucumber%20Project/lectures/transcripts-new-2012/srl-68-00-00B-wip.html

#inaudible
A
Suzuki Roshi

Suzuki's 65th Birthday

Serial: SR-00018

Sunday Morning, May 18, 1969
Sokoji, San Francisco

May 18, 1969
Sokoji
Suzuki Roshi