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Sewing and Wearing the Buddhist Robes and How It Relates to Our Practice

Serial: 71-06-19

Saturday, June 19, 1971

San Francisco Zendo

Dogen, Soto Zen,
Jun 19 1971
City Center

Precepts as Original Nature

Precepts, Bodhidharma, Precepts, Concentration, Building, Posture, New Year,...
Jun 12 1971
City Center

OLD - 1971.06.09-serial.00149

Jun 09 1971

Freedom from Everything

Serial: SR-00150

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

Sesshin, Happiness, Demons, Precepts, Perfect Wisdom, Attachment, New Year, zen,...
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....

Sesshin, Zazen, Breath, Community, Emptiness, Priest, Pain, Community, heart, Hate,...
Jun 07 1971
City Center

Okesa Ceremony

Serial: SR-00146

Ceremony of the okesa: chanting the fascicle Shobogenzo Kesa Kudoku; ten virtues of the okesa. What is practice of zazen and practice of the okesa. Truth is beyond priest or...

Priest, Ceremony, Okesa, Zazen, Dragons, Priest, Greed, Demons, Gratitude, Happiness...
Jun 06 1971
City Center

The Teaching Just for You

Serial: SR-00147

Sesshin Lecture No. 1
Saturday, June 5, 1971
San Francisco

Sesshin, Precepts, Dragons, Bodhidharma, Truth, sitting, Buddha Nature, Politics,...
Jun 05 1971
City Center

Lecture: Reed College, Portland, Oregon

Time,
Mar 12 1971
Reed College Portland

Changing Our Karma

Baso, Concentration, Karma, Suffering, difficulty, Ceremony
Mar 09 1971
City Center

OLD - 1971.03.09-serial.00148

Serial: SR-00148

Second part of talk from this date, continues where 00116 finishes.

Oneness, Karma, sitting, Meditation, Building, Pain, reality
Mar 09 1971

Why We Have So Many Problems

Serial: SR-00153

Tuesday, March 2, 1971
8 am Tuesday Morning
San Francisco

difficulty, Ceremony, Concentration, reality, Addiction, sitting, Ego, confusion,...
Mar 02 1971
City Center

The Driver

Anger, difficulty, Karma, Freedom, Tassajara, Peace, confusion, Posture, Pain, War...
Feb 27 1971
City Center

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.

...
Dogen, Zazen, Tatsugami, Freedom, Instruction, Monks, Posture, Priest, American...
Feb 23 1971
Tassajara

It Is Actually Buddha's Practice

Sesshin,
Feb 20 1971
Tassajara

Calmness of your Mind

Serial: SR-00079

Saturday Morning, February 13, 1971
San Francisco

Sesshin, Pain, New Year, Suffering, confusion, Oneness, Beginners, Community,...
Feb 13 1971
City Center

Just Enough Problems

Serial: SR-00273

Sesshin Lecture, Lecture 7: Page Street Apples
Friday Morning
February 12, 1971
San Francisco

Sesshin, War, Enemies, Hate
Feb 12 1971
A
City Center

OLD - Not Sticking to Enlightenment

Serial: 71-02-12-B

Sesshin Lecture, Day Seven: Closing Words
Friday Evening
February 12, 1971
San Francisco

Sesshin, Sixth Patriarch,
Feb 12 1971
B
City Center

OLD - Just Enough Problems

Serial: SF-05445A

SR-71-02-12-A (complete)

Enemies, Offering, Hate
Feb 12 1971
A
City Center

Not Sticking to Enlightenment

Serial: SF-05445B

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #26, by Shundo David Haye =====

It's not completely clear how this talk dropped off the radar, as the tape had been copied and...

Sesshin, Sixth Patriarch, Emptiness
Feb 12 1971
B
City Center

Humor Is More Real Than Reallity

Serial: SR-00274

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

Sesshin, Discrimination, Dragons, Observe, Emotions, Instruction, confusion
Feb 09 1971
City Center

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

OLD - Wherever You Go, You Will See Yourself

Serial: SF-05586A

Feb 8th 1971 about gravestone - transcribed - copy

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Sesshin Lecture No. 3
Sunday Afternoon or Evening
February 7, 1971

Discrimination, Precepts, Freedom
Feb 07 1971
City Center

Resuming Big Mind

Serial: SR-00272

Sesshin Lecture No. 1
Friday, February 5, 1971
San Francisco

[”For this seven-day sesshin, there are only transcriptions for lectures given on Days 1, 3, 5,...

Sesshin, Big Mind, Hate, stubbornness, Zoom, sitting, Zazen, Anger, Ceremony, heart,...
Feb 05 1971
City Center

Wherever I Go, I Meet Myself

Liberation, Culture, Freedom
Jan 23 1971
City Center

The Boss of Everything

Zazen, Big Mind, confusion, Precepts, Bodhidharma, Zazen, Suffering, Observe...
Jan 16 1971
City Center

OLD - The Boss of Everything

Serial: SF-06096

Jan 16 1971 one tape - original copied - missing

Big Mind, Bodhidharma, Precepts, confusion, Observe, Delusion
Jan 16 1971
City Center

OLD - 1971.01.11.SF-05454

Jan 11 1971
City Center

True Concentration

Serial: SR-00078

Right Concentration
Sunday, January 10, 1971
San Francisco

Avalokiteshvara, Freedom, Concentration, zen, Commitment, Posture
Jan 10 1971
City Center

What Is Self?

Ceremony, Observe, sitting
Jan 03 1971
City Center

No Practice Will Destroy People

Dogen,
Dec 27 1970
City Center

Teisho (Introduced by Jakusho Kwong)

Serial: SF-05452-B

Mill Valley Zendo, talk by Suzuki Roshi

Emptiness, Precepts, Observe, Ego, Evil
Dec 23 1970
Mill Valley Zendo

What Is Self? What Is Our Practice?

Japan, Kosho Uchiyama, Building, Precepts, Observe, Greed, Ego
Dec 20 1970
City Center

Japan Now: Zazen As Our Foundation

Serial: SR-00072

Lecture after Trip to Japan:
Sunday, December 13, 1970

Transmission, Culture, sitting, Meditation, Ceremony, American
Dec 13 1970

When Someone Receives Transmission

Serial: SR-00071

Tuesday, August 25, 1970
San Francisco

Transmission, Priest, Buddha Nature, Culture, Forms, American, Death, Truth
Aug 25 1970
City Center

Lay Ordination Ceremony

Serial: SR-00069-B

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #25, by Shundo David Haye =====

This tape, which is unfortunately very poorly recorded, gives us a sense of the lay ordination...

Precepts, Ceremony, Commitment
Aug 23 1970
City Center

OLD - Restore the Buddhist Teaching in its Original Way

Serial: SR-00070

Sunday Evening, August 16, 1970
San Francisco
Lecture A

[The first part of the lecture was not recorded.]

Faith, Describe, Breath, Enemies, American, Observe
Aug 16 1970
A
City Center

OLD - To Be Honest And Sincere In Its True Sense It Is Necessary to Push Yourself Into Some Very Strong Hard Rule

Serial: 70-08-16-B

Sunday, August 16, 1970
San Francisco

[This is the second of two lectures with this date. This lecture began mid-way on Side A of the original tape after a prior...

Bell, Anger, Community, training, Enemies
Aug 16 1970
B
City Center

Restore the Buddhist Teaching in its Original Way

Serial: SF-06121-A

Sunday Evening, August 16, 1970
San Francisco
Lecture A

[The first part of the lecture was not recorded.]

Sesshin, Faith
Aug 16 1970
A
City Center

To Be Honest And Sincere In Its True Sense It Is Necessary to Push Yourself Into Some Very Strong Hard Rule

Serial: SF-06121-B

Sunday, August 16, 1970
San Francisco

[This is the second of two lectures with this date. This lecture began mid-way on Side A of the original tape after a prior...

Faith, Describe, Hate, Doubt
Aug 16 1970
B
City Center

OLD - 1970.08.15-serial.00174

Happiness, Evil, reality, difficulty
Aug 15 1970

OLD - 1970.08.13-serial.00164

Priest, Death
Aug 13 1970

Priest Ordination Ceremony: Paul Discoe and Reb Anderson

Serial: SR-00069-A

Reprocessed version may allow for clarification of transcript.

Priest, Ceremony, Precepts, Don't Know Mind, Delusion, Greed, Interview,...
Aug 09 1970
City Center

OLD - 1970.08.07-serial.00168

Buddha Nature, American, Breath, Describe, Evil, heart, Building, Death
Aug 07 1970

Our Practice is Expression of Our True Buddha-mind

Serial: SR-00067

Sesshin Lecture, No. 4
Tuesday Evening, August 4, 1970
San Francisco

Sesshin, Precepts, Beginner’s Mind, Precepts, Buddha Mind, Discrimination, Sutra,...
Aug 04 1970
City Center

OLD - 1970.08.04-serial.00068

Serial: SR-00068

Second part of talk from this date.

Freedom, Suffering, Truth
Aug 04 1970

OLD - Zazen Practice and Listen to the Right Teacher

Serial: 70-08-03

LECTURE
Monday, August 3, 1970

Sesshin,
Aug 03 1970

Zazen Practice and Listen to the Right Teacher

Serial: SF-05631

===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #24, by Shundo David Haye =====

In the last years of Suzuki Roshi's life, very few talks were lost from the collections...

Sesshin, Dogen, Bodhidharma, Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts, Observe, Precepts, Faith...
Aug 03 1970
City Center

Walk like an Elephant and Sitting like a Frog

Serial: SR-00066

True Practice As Expression Of Buddha-Nature
Sesshin Lecture No. 2
Sunday, August 2, 1970
San Francisco

Sesshin, Sengai, Buddha Nature, Family Practice, War, Bodhidharma, Zazen, Monks...
Aug 02 1970
City Center

Observation of Precepts and Practice of Zazen is Same Thing

Serial: SF-06049

Sesshin Lecture No. 1
Saturday, August 1, 1970
San Francisco

Sesshin, Precepts, Precepts, Doubt, Buddha Nature, Faith, Ceremony, Ordination, Lay,...
Aug 01 1970
City Center

OLD - Observation of Precepts and Practice of Zazen is Same Thing

Serial: SF-06049

Suzuki Roshi 8/70 sesshin SF lecture #1 8/1/70? - Side B Dan Welch admonitions 7/31/70 copy [Side B is a fragment of an unknown lecture: not archived]

Aug 01 1970
City Center

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