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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,...
Suzuki Roshi
Dec 05 1967
B
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
Suzuki Roshi
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)
Suzuki Roshi
Dec 06 1967
Tassajara

Shōsan Ceremony at Tassajara

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

The Gift of Zazen

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

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...
Suzuki Roshi
1968
Unknown

Meal Chant

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

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
Suzuki Roshi
Jan 12 1968
Tassajara

Four Wives

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

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...
Shosan, #sesshin, #approximate-date, #improved-audio, First Principle, Beginner’s Mind, ...
Suzuki Roshi
Feb 1968
Tassajara

Lotus Sūtra No. I-5

Serial: SR-00105 - February 1968Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, First Principle, First Principle, reality, Monks,...
Suzuki Roshi
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, ...
Suzuki Roshi
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 6
Tassajara

Lotus Sūtra No. I-1

Serial: SR-00110 - Lotus Sutra No. 1TassajaraFebruary 1968
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Monks, Perfect Wisdom, Meditation, Describe, Wisdom,...
Suzuki Roshi
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,...
Suzuki Roshi
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,...
Suzuki Roshi
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...
Suzuki Roshi
Feb 1968
Series 1, Talk 3
Tassajara

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
Suzuki Roshi
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...
Suzuki Roshi
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...
Philip Wilson and Suzuki Roshi
Apr 23 1968
C
Tassajara

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,...
Suzuki Roshi
Jun 28 1968
Esalen

Observing the Precepts

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

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,
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 1968

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...
Soto Zen, Rinzai, Buddha Nature, Bodhidharma, Evil, Bowing, Mahayana, Gratitude, Ego...
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 26 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...
Anger, Politics, Liberation, Posture, Bell, Priest, confusion, Hate, Freedom, Doubt...
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 27 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,...
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 28 1968
Tassajara

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...
#new-audio, #improved-audio, Beginner’s Mind, First Principle, Time, #approximate-date, #awakening-...
Suzuki Roshi
Jul 29 1968
Tassajara

Fragment

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

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...
Boddhisattva, Dogen, Rinzai, Soto Zen, #improved-audio, Emptiness, Five Ranks,...
Suzuki Roshi
Aug 25 1968
Sokoji

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...
Suzuki Roshi
Sep 10 1968
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-11

Serial: SF-05251 - October 1968New version uploaded, should help with transcript
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Lay, Emptiness,...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 11
Tassajara

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, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Lotus Sutra,...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 9
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-6

Serial: SF-05258 - 68-10-00-E
#approximate-date, Lotus Sutra, #please-transcribe, #improved-audio, Precepts, Anger...
Suzuki Roshi
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,...
Suzuki Roshi
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
Suzuki Roshi
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,...
Suzuki Roshi
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
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 4
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-8

Serial: SR-00001 - Fall 1968
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Precepts, Faith, Sutra, Priest, Suffering, Composure...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 8
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-10

Serial: SR-00002 - Fall 1968Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, sitting, Ceremony, Emptiness, Priest, Funeral,...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 10
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-12

Serial: SR-00004 - Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. 12Shunryu Suzuki Lecture October 1968
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe, First Principle, ...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 12
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-13

Serial: SR-00005 - Fall 1968Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Wisdom, Monks, Sutra, Dana, Silence, Lay,...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 13
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-15

Serial: SR-00006 - Fall, 1968Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, First Principle, conversation, Meditation, Demons,...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 1968
Series 2, Talk 15
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-5

Serial: SR-00100 - Fall, 1968
Lotus Sutra, #approximate-date, Wisdom, Discrimination, Perfect Wisdom, Monks,...
Suzuki Roshi
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,...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 1968
C
Tassajara

The True Dragon

Serial: SF-05239
#wind-bell, Dogen, Baso, Dragons, Freedom, Soto Zen, Emptiness, Bodhidharma, soto,...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 12 1968
B
Sokoji

Shikantaza, Tenryu's One Finger

Serial: SR-00236 - Sesshin LectureSaturday, October 12, 1968Sokoji, San Francisco
#sesshin, Gutei, Yakusan, Community, Pain, sitting, Monks, Obstacles, Instruction,...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 12 1968
A
Sokoji

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, Describe, Vows, Enemies, conversation, Karma, Emotions
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 20 1968
Tassajara

Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-2

Serial: SR-00233 - Monday Morning, October 21, 1968 Zen Mountain Center
Lotus Sutra, #wind-bell, Observe, Lotus Sutra, Sutra, Doubt, Precepts, Separation,...
Suzuki Roshi
Oct 21 1968
Series 2, Talk 2
Tassajara

Shosan Ceremony

Serial: SR-00075
Shosan, First Principle, Emptiness, Compassion, Lotus Sutra, Patience, sitting,...
Suzuki Roshi
Nov 11 1968
Tassajara

True Happiness and Renewal of Practice at Year's End

Serial: SF-05970-A - Newly uploaded recording of this talk.
#improved-audio, Happiness, Buddha Nature, Happiness, Buddha Nature, Composure,...
Suzuki Roshi
Dec 21 1968
Sokoji

untitled

Serial: SR-00007 - Newly reprocessed recording should be a little clearer
Lotus Sutra, #improved-audio, #please-transcribe, Monks, Breath, Building
Suzuki Roshi
Dec 24 1968
Sokoji

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