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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, Suzuki Roshi, soto, zen, Ceremony, Vows,...
Dec 12 1971
City Center

OLD - 1971.07.06-serial.00214

Serial: SR-00214

This is the end of the transcript of 00215

#please-transcribe, Big Mind, Community, difficulty, Doubt, Evil, zen
Jul 06 1971
end

Freedom from Everything

Serial: SR-00150

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

#sesshin, #not-always-so, Happiness, Demons, Precepts, Perfect Wisdom, Attachment,...
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 words....

#not-always-so, #sesshin, Zazen, Breath, Community, Emptiness, Priest, Pain,...
Jun 07 1971
City Center

1971.02.20-serial.00115

Serial: SR-00115

Initial speaker in Japanese - Tatsugami? Translated by Katagiri? Three speakers listed for this date.

#please-transcribe, War, New Year, Wisdom, Zoom, Obstacles, Zazen, Religion,...
Feb 20 1971
Tassajara

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, zen, Discrimination, Precepts, reality, Freedom, Death...
Feb 07 1971
City Center

True Concentration

Serial: SR-00078

Right Concentration
Sunday, January 10, 1971
San Francisco

#not-always-so, Avalokiteshvara, Freedom, Concentration, zen, Commitment, Posture...
Jan 10 1971
City Center

Do Not Pass Your Days and Nights in Vain

Serial: SR-00221

Sandokai Lecture XIII: “Don't Spend Your Time in Vain”
Monday, July 6, 1970
Tassajara

[This lecture is concerned with the following lines of the Sandokai:...

Branching Streams, Sandokai, Sixth Patriarch, Dogen, difficulty, sitting, zen,...
Jul 06 1970
Tassajara

We Try To Control Or Restrict Our Activity

Serial: SR-00044

Tuesday Evening, May 5, 1970
City Center, San Francisco

Culture, Posture, Evil, difficulty, Attachment, zen, Pain, American, reality, Freedom...
May 05 1970
City Center

Sincere Practice and Way-Seeking Mind

Serial: SR-00043

Sesshin Lecture No. 3, Sunday, May 3, 1970
San Francisco

#sesshin, American, Transmission, stubbornness, Buddha Nature, Hate, realization,...
May 03 1970
City Center

How To Have Sincere Practice

Serial: SR-00145

Suzuki Roshi edited from longer recording.

#please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Building, Community, Meditation, Zendo,...
Apr 25 1970
A
City Center

The Zen of Going to the Rest Room

#not-always-so, Ummon, Tangaryo, Culture, Monastic Practice, Suffering, American, Don...
Mar 29 1970
City Center

Lecture To Prof. Lewis R. Lancaster's Visiting Class

Serial: SR-00259

Practice and enlightnment as forgetting and letting go of everything. Even if we don't know what real practice is, continuing and allowing it to reveal itself. Answering...

Buddha, Emptiness, Zazen, Don't Know Mind, Emptiness, Building, Suzuki Roshi,...
Mar 01 1970
Tassajara

Non-Dualistic Practice

Serial: SR-00260

Sesshin Lecture No. 3:
Wednesday, February 25, 1970
San Francisco

#sesshin, Big Mind, difficulty, zen, Duality, Karma, Anger, Mahayana, training,...
Feb 25 1970
City Center

Winter Sesshin Lecture No. 6

#sesshin, Ceremony, Freedom, Observe, Wisdom, Oneness, Beginners, training, Precepts...
Dec 04 1969
Tassajara

Pinch Hitter

Serial: SR-00268

Tuesday, November 25, 1969

Evening Lecture
City Center, San Francisco

[Katagiri spoke before Suzuki. SR portion starts at 42:52.

Wisdom, zen, Truth, Zazen, Priest, American, Delusion, Meditation, Greed, heart...
Nov 25 1969
City Center

Opening Lecture At Page Street Zendo: American Precepts

Serial: SR-00264

Moving into the new space. Don't worry about success, practice in the present. Hyakujo's regulations, positive and negative sides of guidelines and precepts.

Precepts, Shingi, Precepts, Monks, Gratitude, zen, Building
Nov 22 1969
City Center

Epilogue: Zen Mind

Serial: SR-00263

American practice different from Japanese practice. Enlightenment experience is beyond good and bad, beyond our usual way of thinking. Big mind is always with you, never...

#zmbm, Big Mind, Enlightenment, Passions, Big Mind, Don't Know Mind,...
Nov 16 1969

OLD - Fragment of Q & A

Serial: SR-00210

File name: 69-10-14-X: fragment of Q & A (titled by pf) A fragment of about 2 minutes found after chanting on tape for 69-10-14.

This is contiguous with the talk on...

Dogen, Transmission, Suffering, Monks, sitting, Silence, Priest, zen, War
Oct 14 1969
X

It Is Rather Difficult For Us To Figure Out Why We Started To Practice Zazen

Serial: SR-00023

Tuesday, July 1, 1969
Tassajara

American, Freedom, Priest, zen, Offering, Religion, Culture, Ceremony, difficulty,...
Jul 01 1969
Tassajara

How should we establish our system of practice in San Francisco

Serial: SR-00019

Tuesday Evening, June 17, 1969
San Francisco

Just sit, and follow the teacher's instruction. Story of four kinds of horse. Humans go to the moon, but don't...

Rinzai, Soto Zen, Dogen, Zazen, New Year, Concentration, Big Mind, Priest, Pain,...
Jun 17 1969
Sokoji

Zen Is Not Something To Talk About, And Also It Is Something To Talk About

Serial: SR-00015

Shunryu Suzuki (with Ryogen Yoshimura)
Afternoon Sesshin Lecture
Sunday, April 19, 1969

Audio includes Yoshimura at beginning.

#sesshin, Suffering, lecture, Monks, Don't Know Mind, Priest, Community, Posture...
Apr 19 1969

Find Out for Yourself

Serial: SR-00011

Find out what "buddha-nature" and "enlightenment" mean. Study without purpose. How his teacher in Japan treated him; trying to discover the right thing to do.

#not-always-so, #sesshin, Zazen, Eiheiji, Suffering, Buddha Nature, Freedom,...
Mar 15 1969
Sokoji

Nansen's “Everyday Mind Is Dao”

Truth, Birth-and-Death, Wisdom, zen, Pain, Death, difficulty, Composure, Describe,...
Mar 10 1969

Lotus Sūtra No. I-5

Serial: SR-00105

February 1968
Zen Mountain Center

Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, First Principle, First Principle, reality, Monks,...
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 5
Tassajara

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, Suffering,...
Jan 01 1968
B

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, training, Compassion, zen, Patience, Zazen,...
Dec 17 1966
B
Sokoji

OLD - Untitled

Serial: 65-07-31

Saturday, July 31, 1965

Transcript in Progress – Problem Audio – Partial
Thorsten Baer got this far. He is German and not sure about capitalization so did not use...

Question-and-Answer, #temporary-audio, #inaudible, Daily Life, Buddha Nature, zen,...
Jul 31 1965

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, Suffering, sitting, Instruction, Posture, zen, Pain, Observe
[field_wisdom_date]
A

OLD - Wherever You Are, Enlightenment Is There

Serial: SR-00143

Sesshin: First Night Lecture, “I Don't Know Zazen”
September 1969
Tassajara

Knowing that we have buddha nature even while we are in the...

Buddha Nature, lecture, Hate, zen, Pain, reality
[field_wisdom_date]
Tassajara