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Title Speaker Date


Sunday talk.
Fu Schroeder 2001-09-16


Fu Schroeder 1998-04-15


Katherine Thanas 1989-05-18Tassajara


Christina Lehnherr 2003-10-08

Buddha Nature and the Ugly Duckling

Zendo lecture; feeling of not fitting in and not belonging that sends us towards spiritual practice.
true nature, lotus sutra, upright posture, conditioning, delusion
Kosho McCall 2004-11-06Tassajara


Kosho McCall 2002-12-01Tassajara


Lew Richmond 1998-12-16City Center


Steve Weintraub 2002-10-19City Center

Receiving the Precepts

One day sitting
Tenshin Reb Anderson 1990-08-21Green Gulch Farm

Taking Refuge

Tenshin Reb Anderson 1990-01-10

The Jewel Called The Sangha

Sunday talk Jan PP; you are blessed by the people who want to practice with you who are not necessarily the people you would choose to practice with.
Tenshin Reb Anderson 1998-01-11Green Gulch Farm


Sunday dharma talk.
Tenshin Reb Anderson 1999-12-05


Zoketsu Norman Fischer 1995-01-04City Center


Zoketsu Norman Fischer 2001-01-03


Zoketsu Norman Fischer 2002-01-11City Center

Blue Cliff Record Class

67th Case: Mahasattva Fu Expounds the Scripture; single-point samadhi.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer 1999-04-22

Mindfulness Sutra

January PP Class; introduction of Mindfulness Sutra; quotes from Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman; Walden and Leaves of Grass.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer 1997-01-08Green Gulch Farm

Blue Cliff Record Class

Cases 14 and 15
Zoketsu Norman Fischer 1987-11-275Green Gulch Farm

Poetry of Enlightenment

Zoketsu Norman Fischer 1997-02-041

Song of Jewel Mirror Samadhi

5:00 class
Zoketsu Norman Fischer 1997-02-04


Wednesday night.
Myogen Steve Stücky 2001-07-25

Developing Confidence in Buddha Nature

Sunday talk. Koan with the wild ducks; story of the king who questioned the Buddha; report on global warming.
true nature, spiritual life, global warming, practice period, hindrance
Myogen Steve Stücky 2007-03-18Green Gulch Farm

Shakyamuni's Enlightenment as a Guide to Practice

Saturday Lecture
Ryushin Paul Haller 1993-04-24


Ryushin Paul Haller 1995-02-22


Relationship with the rules while training.
practice, discipline, expectations, teacher, study, awakening
Ryushin Paul Haller 2004-10-20

The Whole World Is Medicine

"The Four Nourishments"
Ryushin Paul Haller 2000-09-30


Zendo Lecture
Ryushin Paul Haller 2003-08-10

Two Paths to the Dharma

tradition, practice period, grocery store, buddha dharma, tibetan
Ryushin Paul Haller and Acharya Gaylon Ferguson 2005-03-04


Ane Pema Chödrön 1991-08-05City Center


Ane Pema Chödrön 1989-07-23


Ane Pema Chödrön 1988-08-03


Wednesday talk.
Ane Pema Chödrön 1996-09-11Green Gulch Farm

The Great Matter

How awareness of death, and our own mortality, spurs us to greater effort in practice.
suzuki roshi, heart attack, generosity, encouragement, death
Zenkei Blanche Hartman 2006-03-11City Center

What Is The Ember You Carry With You?

One Day Sit
Zenkei Blanche Hartman 1997-09-27

Fearlessness - What Is It?

Zenkei Blanche Hartman 1996-03-02Tassajara

Save The Redwoods - Mother Theresa and Lady Diana

Saturday lecture.
Zenkei Blanche Hartman 1997-09-06City Center


Zenkei Blanche Hartman 1996-09-28

Saying Yes!

Zenkei Blanche Hartman 1998-07-06

The Most Important Thing: Just This As It Is

Zenkei Blanche Hartman 1997-04-26


Zenkei Blanche Hartman 1991-09-18


Zenkei Blanche Hartman 1991-10-19

Women Ancestors

Various 2000-05-131

Women Ancestors

Various 2000-05-132

Women Ancestors

Various 2000-05-133

Women in Japanese Soto Zen

Author reading from her book on the subject.
Paula Arai 1992-11-25

Application of the Practice - Feminism and Buddhism in the Diamond Sangha

Susan Murcott 1981-08-143

Application of the Practice - Feminism and Buddhism in the Diamond Sangha

Susan Murcott 1981-08-142

Application of the Practice - Feminism and Buddhism in the Diamond Sangha

Susan Murcott 1981-08-141


Steve Weintraub 1997-03-15

Practice Life

Talk given at Berkeley per introduction.
Joko Beck Sensei 1983-08-07