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Question and Answer

question
Aug 25 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Twelve Links of Causation

Serial: SR-00135

Twelve Links Of Causation
Juni-innen (Jap.)
Dvada-aiga-pratatyasamutpada (San.)

English Japanese Sanskrit...

Aug 23 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Some Questions

Serial: SF-05087-A

Roshi's Lectures - 2 of them - Aug 21 Side 2 Q&A session Q1 - explain 12 links of causation, Q - war - striving for a cause - even peace is necessary though futile (on...

question
Aug 21 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

The First Teaching

Serial: SR-00158

Teaching of impermanence, everything changing; also there is selflessness, suffering and nirvana. The sufferings of birth, death, sickness and old age. Causes of suffering,...

suffering, ego, impermanence, birth and death
Aug 02 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

The Most Important Precept

precepts, dogen, eiheiji
Aug 01 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

FORM AND EMPTINESS II

Serial: SR-00027

Wednesday, July 9, 1969
Tassajara

heart sutra, #approximate-date
Jul 09 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Practice Should Be The Practice Of “Right Now.”

Serial: SR-00024

Thursday, July 3, 1969
Tassajara

heart sutra
Jul 03 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

That is the purpose of counting

Jul 28 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Blue Cliff Records-43

Serial: SR-00032

Tozan's hot and cold.

Blue Cliff Record
Jul 26 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

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

Serial: SR-00023

Tuesday, July 1, 1969
Tassajara

Jul 01 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Emptiness is Form

Serial: SF-05968

Sunday, June 29, 1969
San Francisco

Newly uploaded version has speed adjustments made; should be a little clearer for transcript - not just end, but correcting...

heart sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Jun 29 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Yakusan did not give lectures for a long time

Serial: SF-05961

June 1969
Tassajara

Story of Yakusan saying he was not a teacher to give lectures. Making effort, and paying attention. What is right effort?

activity, zazen, effort, priest, #approximate-date, #69-06-00
Jun 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Shosan Ceremony

Serial: SF-05964

Friday, December 5, 1969

Previously described as intranscribable - now clearer
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File name: 69-12-05N: untitled level low. [Verbatim transcript not...

ceremony, shosan, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Dec 05 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Winter Sesshin Lecture No. 6

sesshin
Dec 04 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Winter Sesshin Lecture No. 5

Serial: SR-00202

Winter Sesshin Lecture No. 5
Wednesday, December 3, 1969
Tassajara

sesshin, bodhisattva, dogen, shobogenzo
Dec 03 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Practice Should Not Be Perfect, So Descendants Have Something To Do

Serial: SR-00203

Winter Sesshin Lecture No. 4
Tuesday, December 2, 1969

sesshin, dogen
Dec 02 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Way-Seeking Mind, Part III

Serial: SR-00194

Winter Sesshin, Day 3, Lecture No. 3
Monday, December 1, 1969
Tassajara

Way-Seeking Mind, sesshin, Bodhisattva vow
Dec 01 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. III-7

Serial: SR-00042

Third Lotus Sutra Series
Friday Evening, November 7, 1969
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra
Nov 07 1969
Series 3, Talk 7
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Way-Seeking Mind, Part II

Serial: SR-00266

Winter Sesshin Lecture No. 2
Sunday, November 30, 1969
Tassajara

Way-Seeking Mind, sesshin
Nov 30 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Way-Seeking Mind, Part I

Serial: SR-00267

Winter Sesshin, Lecture No. 1
Saturday, November 29, 1969
Tassajara

Way-Seeking Mind, sesshin
Nov 29 1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. III-6

Serial: SF-06005

Third Lotus Sutra Series
Thursday Evening, October 30, 1969
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Beginner’s Mind
Oct 30 1969
Series 3, Talk 6
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. III-5

Serial: SF-06006

Third Lotus Sutra Series
Tuesday Evening, October 28, 1969
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra, #improved-audio
Oct 28 1969
Series 3, Talk 5
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. III-4

Serial: SR-00038

[Third Lotus Sutra Series]
Saturday Evening, October 25, 1969
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra, first principle
Oct 25 1969
Series 3, Talk 4
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. III-2

Serial: SR-00037

Third Lotus Sutra Series
Thursday Evening, October 23, 1969
Zen Mountain Center

[The recording starts with Suzuki reading from: Saddharma Pundarika or The...

lotus sutra, first principle
Oct 23 1969
Series 3, Talk 2
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. III-1

Serial: SR-00212

[Third Lotus Sutra Series]1
Monday Evening, October 20, 1969
Zen Mountain Center

Introduction to third series of talks on the Lotus Sutra. Zen as practical...

lotus sutra, mahayana, dogen
Oct 20 1969
Series 3, Talk 1
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Han (sounding board)

Serial: 69-00-00

[Image of (see PDF)] Suzuki·roshi at Tassajara in 1969 passing the wooden sounding board and hammer that is used to announce zazen, lectures and the arrival or departure of the...

#no-audio, #approximate-date
1969
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Shosan Ceremony

Serial: SF-05094

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #23, by Shundo David Haye =====

This was the last of the three 5" reels that appeared to be from the summer of 1968, but there...

shosan, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive
Sep 10 1968
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Bodhidharma

Serial: SF-05081

 ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #22, by Shundo David Haye ===== 

In this second tape made by Dan Gourley at Tassajara in the summer of 1968,...

#new-audio, #improved-audio, Beginner’s Mind, first principle, Time, #approximate-date, #awakening-the-archive
Jul 29 1968
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Bring Me The Rhinoceros Fan

Serial: SF-05086

 ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #21, by Shundo David Haye ===== 

For whatever reason, there are few talks existing from the summer of 1968. At...

#new-audio, koan, #approximate-date, #awakening-the-archive
Jul 28 1968
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

To Have Complete Understanding of Our School

Serial: SF-05144B

SR024 Tass July 26/68 Roshi Sectarianism copied; July 21 Chino Sensei; July 24 Chino Sensei - also many handwritten notes on the content.

Since there was no talk by...

Jul 27 1968
Tassajara
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, rinzai
Jul 26 1968
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Because I Was Not Well

Serial: SF-05143A

SR023 Track 1 Suzuki Roshi's afternoon sesshin 4-23-68 copied [there are also photographs of hand-written notes on missing portions of Q&A - per tape operator's comments...

sesshin, koan
Apr 23 1968
A
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Shosan Ceremony

Serial: SF-05143B

SR023 Track 1 to 1/3 of other side Suzuki Roshi Question and Answer ceremony - copied 2 tapes [there are also photographs of hand-written notes on missing portions of Q&A...

sesshin, shosan
Apr 23 1968
B
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Shuso Ceremony

Serial: SF-05143C

SR023 Last 2/3 side 2 Philip's discussion ceremony - copied 2 tapes [there are also photographs of hand-written notes on missing portions of Q&A - per tape operator's...

sesshin, shuso ceremony, #please-transcribe
Apr 23 1968
C
Tassajara
Philip Wilson and Suzuki Roshi

Shosan Ceremony

Serial: SF-05985-A

Shosan Ceremony, Sesshin, Feb 1968
Tassajara

This ceremony is re-edited from the original cassette, with non-SR (Bishop Sumi) sections removed, and the speed...

shosan, sesshin, #approximate-date, #improved-audio, first principle, beginner's mind
Feb 1968
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sūtra No. I-5

Serial: SR-00105

February 1968
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-02-00-E, first principle
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 5
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sūtra No. I-6

Serial: SR-00106

February 1968
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-02-00-F, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, first principle
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 6
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sūtra No. I-1

Serial: SR-00110

Lotus Sutra No. 1
Tassajara
February 1968

lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-02-00-A
Feb 1968
Series 2, Talk 1
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sūtra No. I-2

Serial: SR-00111

February 1968
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-02-00-B
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 2
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sūtra No. I-4

Serial: SR-00113

February 1968
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-02-00-D
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 4
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sūtra No. I-3

Serial: SR-00117

February 1968
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-02-00-C
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 3
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Shosan Ceremony

shosan, first principle
Nov 11 1968
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-2

Serial: SR-00233

Monday Morning, October 21, 1968
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra, #wind-bell
Oct 21 1968
Series 2, Talk 2
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-1

Serial: SF-05681

[Second Lotus Sutra series in 1968]
Sunday Evening, October 20, 1968
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra
Oct 20 1968
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-11

Serial: SF-05251

October 1968
New version uploaded, should help with transcript

lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-10-00-J, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 11
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-4

Serial: SF-05255

Fall 1968
Zen Mountain Center

lotus sutra
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 4
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-3

Serial: SF-05256

October, 1968
Zen Mountain Center

#approximate-date, #wind-bell, lotus sutra, #68-10-00-B
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 3
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-6

Serial: SF-05258

68-10-00-E

#approximate-date, lotus sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 6
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-9

Serial: SF-06041

Audio Problem Set has been replaced by original recording, with speed adjustments made.
Newly processed version should be a little clearer to trancsribe

lotus sutra, #approximate-date, #68-10-00-H, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 9
Tassajara
Suzuki Roshi

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