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Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-5

Serial: SR-00100 Fall, 1968
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Wisdom, Discrimination, Perfect Wisdom, Monks,...
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 5
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-4

Serial: SR-00141 Fall 1968 Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Mahayana, Vows, Attachment, Intention, Dragons,...
Oct 1968
C
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-6

Serial: SF-05258 68-10-00-E
#approximate-date, Lotus Sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Precepts, Anger...
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 6
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-7

Serial: SF-06043 Fall 1968Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Four Noble Truths, Emptiness, Mahayana, Precepts,...
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 7
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-14

Serial: SF-05683 Fall 1968 Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, #improved-audio, Demons, Silence, Evil
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 14
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-3

Serial: SF-05256 October, 1968Zen Mountain Center
#approximate-date, #wind-bell, Lotus Sutra, Describe, Lotus Sutra, Observe, Silence,...
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 3
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-4

Serial: SF-05255 Fall 1968 Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, Mahayana, Passions, Attachment, Vows
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 4
Tassajara

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 were no visual clues beyond the note "sounds like ZMC...
Shosan, #new-audio, #awakening-the-archive, true dharma, Separation, Faith, Emptiness...
Sep 10 1968
Tassajara

The Ten Powers Of A Bodhisattva

Serial: SF-05106 Sunday Morning, August 25, 1968[This date is probably incorrect. Earlier (July 21, 1968), Suzuki mentioned that he had already explained the ten powers of a bodhisattva. So this lecture was probably given sometime earlier in July...
Boddhisattva, Dogen, Rinzai, Soto Zen, #improved-audio, Emptiness, Five Ranks,...
Aug 25 1968
Sokoji

Fragment

Serial: 68-08-04
#no-audio,
Aug 04 1968
Sokoji

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, Suzuki Roshi starts by answering a question about a scroll of Bodhidharma...
#new-audio, #improved-audio, Beginner’s Mind, First Principle, Time, #approximate-date, #awakening-...
Jul 29 1968
Tassajara

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 Tassajara, in the spring and the fall training periods, Suzuki Roshi...
#new-audio, Koan, #approximate-date, #awakening-the-archive, Faith, Echo, Describe,...
Jul 28 1968
Tassajara

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 Chino Sensei on this tape, this is dated July 27th as it seems...
Anger, Politics, Liberation, Posture, Bell, Priest, confusion, Hate, Freedom, Doubt...
Jul 27 1968
Tassajara

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 contentNB: the date for the SR talk in the photographs is not the same as Chadwick. This talk takes...
Soto Zen, Rinzai, Buddha Nature, Bodhidharma, Evil, Bowing, Mahayana, Gratitude, Ego...
Jul 26 1968
Tassajara

Comments

Serial: 68-07-00 Wind Bell 68-03-04 and Shunryu Suzuki comments from visit of Soen Nakagawa, Hakuun Yasutani, and other teachers to Tassajara in July of 1968.
#no-audio, #approximate-date,
Jul 1968

Observing the Precepts

Serial: SF-05397
#not-always-so, Precepts, Precepts, Observe, Teacher-and-Student, Ego, Posture, Karma...
Jun 29 1968
Esalen

Esalen Institute: First of two lectures

Serial: SF-05870 This is the first of two talks given at Esalen.
#new-audio, Dogen, Time, Four Noble Truths, Lotus Sutra, New Year, Continuous,...
Jun 28 1968
Esalen

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, Faith, Composure, Doubt, Religion
Apr 23 1968
A
Tassajara

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 - per tape operator's comments]
#sesshin, Shosan, Echo, Emptiness, Attachment, Hate, Faith, Interview, Enemies, Evil...
Apr 23 1968
B
Tassajara

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 comments]
#sesshin, Shuso Ceremony, #please-transcribe, Big Mind, Bell, Bodhidharma, Gratitude...
Apr 23 1968
C
Tassajara

Lotus Sūtra No. I-5

Serial: SR-00105 February 1968Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, First Principle, First Principle, reality, Monks,...
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 5
Tassajara

Lotus Sūtra No. I-6

Serial: SR-00106 February 1968Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, First Principle, ...
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 6
Tassajara

Shosan Ceremony

Serial: SF-05985-A Shosan Ceremony, Sesshin, Feb 1968Tassajara This ceremony is re-edited from the original cassette, with non-SR (Bishop Sumi) sections removed, and the speed adjusted for clarity. The last portion was previously thought to be from...
Shosan, #sesshin, #approximate-date, #improved-audio, First Principle, Beginner’s Mind, ...
Feb 1968
Tassajara

Lotus Sūtra No. I-1

Serial: SR-00110 Lotus Sutra No. 1TassajaraFebruary 1968
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Monks, Perfect Wisdom, Meditation, Describe, Wisdom,...
Feb 1968
Series 2, Talk 1
Tassajara

Lotus Sūtra No. I-2

Serial: SR-00111 February 1968Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Building, Wisdom, Evil, Monks, Priest, Patience,...
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 2
Tassajara

Lotus Sūtra No. I-4

Serial: SR-00113 February 1968Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Monks, sitting, Addiction, Demons, Silence, Dragons,...
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 4
Tassajara

Lotus Sūtra No. I-3

Serial: SR-00117 February 1968Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Wisdom, Dana, Perfect Wisdom, Intention, Monks, Sutra...
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 3
Tassajara

Four Wives

Serial: 68-01-18
#no-audio,
Jan 18 1968
Los Altos

Samantabadra Buddha

Serial: SF-05138B SR022 - VII 1: Roshi talk - Meal Sutra (copied) - 2: " little bit 2: (ready to go at 000 after Jan 11 lecture) (copied) - ZMC - 1968 year?
Offering, Enemies, Bowing, Bell, Vows, Karma, Faith, Ceremony
Jan 12 1968
Tassajara

Meal Chant

Serial: SF-05138C SR022 - VII 1: Roshi talk - Meal Sutra (copied) - ZMC - 1968 year?
Aspects of Practice, Evil, Vows
Jan 11 1968
Tassajara

Become More Direct and Honest

Serial: SF-05276 Protection Master: re-recording from cassette marked "Suzuki Roshi talk with background music: no date, original copied" (Sony C60 side A); recorded: 7 1/2 ips, bias: normal, recorded 'left and right' tracks, length: about 25...
#please-transcribe, #approximate-date, #improved-audio, Posture, Observe, Instruction...
1968
Unknown

The Gift of Zazen

Serial: 67-12-14
#no-audio, #zmbm,
Dec 14 1967
Los Altos

Shōsan Ceremony at Tassajara

Serial: SF-05139
Shosan, Yakusan, Teacher-and-Student, Daily Life, Observe, Ego, Delusion, Doubt,...
Dec 07 1967
Tassajara

Everything Itself Is Buddha

Serial: SF-05140A SR20 - Reel #5 Suzuki track 1 - Roshi's lecture sesshin #7 12/6/67 Afternoon - copied (This audio is only the first part of the talk)
#sesshin, Buddha Nature, Buddha Nature, Observe, Hate, Faith
Dec 06 1967
B
Tassajara

The Mind Which We Will Acquire

Serial: SF-05140B SR20 - Reel #5 Suzuki - other side - Roshi - another lecture 12/6/67? copied (The audio is the very end of 67-12-06-A only)
Dec 06 1967
Tassajara

Good and Bad Feeling

Serial: SF-05141-A Tuesday, December 5, 1967 Afternoon Sesshin Lecture, Lecture A Tassajara
#sesshin, Attachment, Discrimination, Separation, Liberation, Freedom, Doubt, Faith...
Dec 05 1967
A
Tassajara

Nature of Our Practice

Serial: SF-05141-B Tuesday, December 5, 1967, Lecture B Evening Sesshin Lecture Tassajara
#sesshin, Dogen, Fukanzazengi, Dragons, Daily Life, Observe, Freedom, training,...
Dec 05 1967
B
Tassajara

The More We Study Our Way, The More Difficult It Is To Explain It

Serial: SF-05142 SR018 - Track 1 - Roshi's Lecture sesshin #4 12/4/67 Evening - copied
#sesshin, Dogen, Observe, Ceremony
Dec 04 1967
Evening
Tassajara

Think the Unthinkable

Serial: SF-05137B ===== Awakening the Archive - Tape #20, by Shundo David Haye =====  This talk comes from the middle of the second sesshin at Tassajara, in December 1967. Unlike the extreme heat of the summer sesshin, students would have...
#sesshin, #new-audio, Fukanzazengi, #awakening-the-archive, Buddha Mind, training,...
Dec 04 1967
Afternoon
Tassajara

Inner Power of Practice

Serial: SF-05137A SR017 - Track 1 - slow - Roshi Lecture - 12/2/67 - afternoon - copied
#sesshin, Blue Cliff Record, Concentration, Precepts, Monastic Practice, New Year,...
Dec 02 1967
Tassajara

Putting Power In Your Hara

Serial: SF-05133-A Afternoon Sesshin Lecture Friday, December 1, 1967, Lecture A Zen Mountain Center
#sesshin, Dogen, Fukanzazengi, Buddha Mind, Big Mind, Separation, New Year,...
Dec 01 1967
A
Tassajara

True Practice

Serial: SF-05133-B Evening Sesshin Lecture Friday Evening, December 1, 1967, Lecture B Zen Mountain Center
#sesshin, Zuigan, Fox, Gratitude, Fox, Buddha Nature, Addiction, Discrimination,...
Dec 01 1967
B
Tassajara

KPFA Radio Interview with Elsa Knight Thompson

Serial: SF-05115 Monday, November 6, 1967 KPFA RADIO INTERVIEW WITH ELSA KNIGHT THOMPSON[Originally misdated - Friday, February 18, 1966]Lecture BKPFA/KPFB Studio, Pacifica Radio, Berkeley, CA
Interview, Don't Know Mind, Nirvana, Monastic Practice, Evil, Samsara, Practice...
Nov 06 1967
KPFA Berkeley

No Dualism

Serial: 67-11-02
#no-audio, #zmbm, Baso, Heart Sutra,
Nov 02 1967
Los Altos

Negative and Positive

Serial: 67-09-27
#no-audio, #zmbm,
Sep 27 1967
Los Altos

The Practice of Constancy

Serial: SF-05132-A SR015 - On this tape is Lecture C and last part of Lecture D. This tape is known as the C lecture tape of as #2 - Track 1 Roshi's Lecture C 9/12/67 - copied
#improved-audio, Prajna Paramita, Boddhisattva, Precepts, Constancy, New Year,...
Sep 12 1967
Tassajara

Ignorance

Serial: SF-05131-A SR 014 - On this tape: lectures A and B and also first part of D. This is to be known as the A-B lecture tape or #1 ZMC (has been transcribed) Track 1 Roshi's lecture A 9/8/67 - copied
Prajna Paramita, #new-audio, #improved-audio, Attachment, Freedom, training, Daily...
Sep 08 1967
Tassajara

Using Various Stones

Serial: SF-05131-C SR 014 - On this tape: lectures A and B and also first part of D. This is to be known as the A-B lecture tape or #1 ZMC (has been transcribed) Track 1 Roshi's lecture A 9/8/67 - copied
#please-transcribe, Hate, Faith
Sep 08 1967
B
Tassajara

Practice Zazen With Your Whole Mind And Body

Serial: SF-05131B This is lecture D from these notes on the reel boxes (05132-B was added to this)Several minutes of tape operator's notes at the end are included, the transcript was copied over from what was previously thought of as 66-08-15....
#improved-audio, Instruction, Zazen, Posture, Beginners, Funeral, Religion,...
Sep 08 1967
Morning
Tassajara

If Our Teaching Is A Special Teaching

Serial: SF-05130B SR013 date? Fall 1967 Tassajara III - Side 2 2nd half - Part of Suzuki lecture copied
#approximate-date, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Religion
Sep 1967
Tassajara

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