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Questions and Answers

question, yakusan
Aug 08 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Zen Is Actually, In Short, Maybe, Communication

Aug 07 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Good Confidence In Your Practice

bodhidharma, first principle
Aug 05 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

On Bodhidharma's Day

Aug 04 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Because Of Our Many Desires, We Do Not Have Freedom

Aug 03 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Why We Must Have Rules

first principle
Aug 17 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Wind Stops, But Still Flower Falls

Serial: SR-00163

This audio has been improved, so more of the students' questions may be discernible.

poem, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe
Aug 15 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Speciality and Equality.

first principle
Aug 13 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Obon Days

ceremony
Aug 12 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

At the Time of Yakusan

Serial: SF-06061

New version of this lecture has been uploaded, which may allow for more of the transcript to be done.

yakusan, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Aug 01 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

To Attain The Perfection Of Human Practice

ceremony, first principle
Jul 30 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Ryaku Fusatsu Lecture

Serial: SR-00182

The audio of this tape has been improved, so the missing parts of the transcript may be worked out now.

ceremony, eiheiji, bodhisattva precepts, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe
Jul 29 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Blue Cliff Records 61 - Fuketsu's One Particle Of Dust

Blue Cliff Record, #wind-bell
Jul 26 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Universal Practice for Laymen and Monks

Serial: SR-00175

Whatever you do is practice; be careful not to practice for the sake of the self. Zazen as a way to find realization and get used to realization. Whether priest or layperson,...

practice, zazen, bodhisattva, dogen, sixth patriarch
Jul 25 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Virtue of Mountain and River

dogen, shobogenzo, soto, rinzai, first principle
Jul 24 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

San-Pachi-Nenju

ceremony, #improved-audio, first principle
Jul 22 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Something Which You Cannot Understand

Jul 21 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

One with Everything

Serial: SR-00208

Zazen Talk
Tuesday Evening, July 20, 1971
Tassajara

#not-always-so
Jul 20 1971
Tassajara
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

It Is Actually Buddha's Practice

sesshin
Feb 20 1971
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Ekō Lecture 1

Serial: SR-00225

The First Morning Eko
Wednesday, July 8, 1970
Tassajara

[This is the first in a series of six lectures by Suzuki on the four ekos chanted at the conclusion...

Eko Lecture, service, dogen, manjushri, transmission
Jul 08 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

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
Jul 06 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

We Should Not Stick to Words or Rules Too Much

Serial: SR-00222

Sandokai Lecture XII: “It Is Not Always So”
Saturday, July 4, 1970
Tassajara

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

Koto...

#branching-streams, sandokai
Jul 04 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Ekō Lecture 6

Serial: SR-00230

The Fourth Morning Eko
Wednesday, July 15, 1970
Tassajara

[This is the last in a series of six lectures by Suzuki on the four ekos chanted at the conclusion...

Eko Lecture
Jul 15 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Ekō Lecture 5

Serial: SR-00231

The Third Morning Eko
Monday, July 13, 1970
Tassajara

[This is the fifth in a series of six lectures by Suzuki on the four ekos chanted at the conclusion of...

Eko Lecture, buddha ancestors
Jul 13 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Supported from Within

Serial: SR-00191

Ekō Lecture 4
The Second Morning Eko, Part 3 of 3
Sunday, July 12, 1970
Tassajara

[This is the fourth in a series of six lectures by Suzuki on the four...

Eko Lecture, #not-always-so
Jul 12 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Ekō Lecture 3

Serial: SR-00228

The Second Morning Eko, Part 2 of 3
Friday Evening, July 11, 1970
Tassajara

[This is the third in a series of six lectures by Suzuki on the four ekos chanted...

Eko Lecture
Jul 11 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Ekō Lecture 2

Serial: SR-00229

The Second Morning Eko, Part 1 of 3
Friday Evening, July 10, 1970
Tassajara

[This is the second in a series of six lectures by Suzuki on the four ekos...

Eko Lecture
Jul 10 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

We Are Just a Tiny Speck of Big Being

Serial: SR-00055

Sandokai Lecture V: Lecture to Professor Weller's Visiting Class
Saturday, June 6, 1970
Tassajara

[Note. This lecture was given-- as a general introduction...

#branching-streams, sandokai
Jun 06 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

The Blue Jay Will Come Right into Your Heart

Serial: SR-00053

Sandokai Lecture IV - Discussion of the lines: 'all the objects of the senses interact, and yet do not'. Subjective and objective, independent and interrelated aspects of...

#branching-streams, sandokai, dependent co-arising
Jun 03 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

A Short Talk During Zazen

#branching-streams, #no-audio, dogen
Jun 28 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Suffering Is A Valuable Thing

Serial: SR-00218

Sandokai Lecture XI
Saturday, June 27, 1970
Tassajara

[The following lines of the Sandokai are discussed in this lecture:

Line 33 Bammotsu onozukara...

#branching-streams, sandokai
Jun 27 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

The Willow Tree Cannot Be Broken

Serial: SR-00220

SANDOKAI LECTURE X
Thursday, June 25, 1970
Tassajara

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

Meian ono-ono aitaishite,...

#branching-streams, sandokai
Jun 25 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Within Light There Is Utter Darkness

Serial: SR-00052

Sandokai Lecture IX
Saturday, June 20, 1970
Tassajara

[The following lines of the Sandokai are discussed in this lecture:

Line 27 Meichu ni atatte an...

#branching-streams, sandokai
Jun 20 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Without Any Idea of Attainment

Serial: SR-00061

Sandokai Lecture VIII
Wednesday, June 17, 1970
Tassajara

[The following lines of the Sandokai are discussed in this lecture:

Line 21 Manako wa iro,...

#branching-streams, sandokai
Jun 17 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

The Boat Is Always Moving

Serial: SR-00059

Sandokai Lecture VII
Saturday, June 13, 1970
Tassajara

[The following lines of the Sandokai are discussed in this lecture:

Line 17 Shidai no sho...

#branching-streams, sandokai
Jun 13 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Today We May Be Very Happy

Serial: SR-00057

Sandokai Lecture VI
Wednesday, June 10, 1970
Tassajara

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

Shiki moto shitsuzo wo...

#branching-streams, sandokai
Jun 10 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Buddha Is Always Here

Serial: SR-00051

Sandokai Lecture III
Monday, June 1, 1970
Tassajara

[The following lines of the Sandokai are discussed in this lecture:

Line 5 Reigen myoni kokettari...

#branching-streams, sandokai
Jun 01 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Shunryu Suzuki talking from Zen in America (video)

Serial: 70-06-00-V

[Audio from final cut used in film in italics]

(Second paragraph only - SDH)

#temporary-audio, #approximate-date, video
Jun 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Warm Hand to Warm Hand

Serial: SR-00049

Sandokai Lecture II
Sunday, May 30, 1970
Tassajara

[The following lines of the Sandokai are discussed in this lecture:

Line 2 tozai mitsuni aifusu....

#branching-streams, sandokai
May 30 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Things-As-It-Is

Serial: SR-00048

Sandokai Lecture I
Wednesday, May 27, 1970
Tassajara

[This is the first in a series of lectures on the Sandokai (Chin. Cantong qi or Tisan-tiung-chii), a...

#branching-streams, sandokai
May 27 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

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...

shakyamuni, emptiness, zazen
Mar 01 1970
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Wherever You Are, Enlightenment Is There

Serial: SF-05184A

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

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

#not-always-so, dogen, buddha nature, enlightenment, #approximate-date, #69-09-00-A
Sep 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Stand Up By The Ground

Serial: SF-05209

Protection Master "Suzuki Roshi summer sesshin 1969 2nd night lecture

Sesshin, Second Night Lecture
September, 1969
Tassajara

#not-always-so, #approximate-date, sesshin, dogen, #69-09-00-B, Time
Sep 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Sesshin, Sixth Night Lecture

Serial: SR-00129

Tassajara
September, 1969

sesshin, #approximate-date, #69-09-00-D
Sep 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Sesshin, Third Night Lecture

Serial: SR-00130

Tassajara
September, 1969

sesshin, #approximate-date, #69-09-00-C
Sep 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Shosan Ceremony

Serial: SR-00213

Tassajara
September, 1969

[Beginning of ceremony not recorded.]

sesshin, shosan, #approximate-date, #69-09-00-E
Sep 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Our Practice And Our Everyday Activity

Serial: SF-05396

Saturday, August 30, 1969

Newly uploaded recording should be clearer to transcribe

#please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Aug 30 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

We Practice Zazen So That We Attain Selflessness

Aug 03 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Some Questions

question
Aug 28 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

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