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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, #new-audio, dogen, bodhidharma, precepts, #awakening-the-archive
Aug 03 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

When Someone Receives Transmission

Serial: SR-00071

Tuesday, August 25, 1970
San Francisco

Aug 25 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

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, #new-audio, #please-transcribe, #awakening-the-archive
Aug 23 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

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

#not-always-so, sesshin, sengai
Aug 02 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

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
Aug 16 1970
A
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

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...

#please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Aug 16 1970
B
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

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
Aug 01 1970
City Center
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

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

How To Understand Rituals And Precepts

Serial: SR-00063

Zazen, Rituals And Precepts Cannot Be Separated
Sunday Evening, July 26, 1970
San Francisco

#wind-bell, precepts
Jul 26 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Mudra Practice and How to Accept Instructions from Various Teachers

tatsugami, yoshida
Jul 26 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Japanese Way, American Way, Buddhist Way

dogen
Jul 19 1970
City Center
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

City Practice Comments

#no-audio, #approximate-date
Jul 1970
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

We Try To Control Or Restrict Our Activity

Serial: SR-00044

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

May 05 1970
City Center
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

Sincere Practice and Way-Seeking Mind

Serial: SR-00043

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

sesshin
May 03 1970
City Center
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

Money And Labor

Serial: SR-00046

Sunday Morning, May 24, 1970
City Center, San Francisco

May 24 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Helping Others

Serial: SR-00138

Sesshin Lecture, No. 2, Saturday, May 2, 1970
San Francisco

sesshin, dogen, zuimonki
May 02 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

On Breathing

Serial: SR-00139

Sesshin Lecture, No. 1, Saturday Evening, May 2, 1970
San Francisco

sesshin
May 02 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

How To Observe Precepts

Serial: SR-00047

Sunday Morning, May 17, 1970
San Francisco

precepts
May 17 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Zen Center and City Practice

Serial: SR-00045

Sunday, May 10, 1970
City Center, San Francisco

May 10 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Sincere Practice

Serial: SR-00140

How To Have Sincere Practice
Tuesday, April 28, 1970
San Francisco

#not-always-so, tatsugami, dogen
Apr 28 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Remarks at the Ceremony Officially Opening Beginner's Mind Temple

Serial: SF-05996

These are Suzuki Roshi's words, edited together out of longer recording of ceremony.

ceremony
Apr 25 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

How To Have Sincere Practice

Serial: SR-00145

Suzuki Roshi edited from longer recording.

#please-transcribe, #improved-audio
Apr 25 1970
A
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Buddha's Birthday Lecture

ceremony
Apr 12 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Letters From Emptiness

Serial: SR-00156

How to Understand the Idea of Emptiness
Sunday, March 8, 1970
San Francisco

#not-always-so
Mar 08 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

The Zen of Going to the Rest Room

#not-always-so, ummon, tangaryo
Mar 29 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Way-Seeking Mind

Serial: SF-05361

Saturday Lecture Of March Sesshin
Saturday, March 28, 1970
San Francisco

Way-Seeking Mind, sesshin
Mar 28 1970
City Center
Suzuki Roshi

Our Everyday Life Is Like A Movie

#not-always-so
Mar 15 1970
City Center
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

“An Unsurpassed, Penetrating Buddha”

Feb 08 1970
Suzuki Roshi

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