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Manjushri, Subject-and-Object, Impermanence, Offering, Dragons, difficulty, Vows,...
Aug 20 2015


Duality, Offering, Non-duality, Silence, Manjushri, Lay, Monastic Practice, Family...
Aug 17 2015


Dharma Transmission, Breath, Bodhidharma, Passions, Manjushri, Happiness, difficulty...
Jul 29 2012


Precepts, Practice Period, Manjushri, Subject-and-Object, Instruction, Vinaya, Don...
Jul 04 2009


Meditation, Posture, Bell, Lay, Instruction, confusion, Attachment, Passions,...
Oct 05 2008

Sesshin Lecture

Serial: SF-00994

Strategies, gaining ideas; "paying it forward"; close investigation of the self; Orpheus and Eurydice; Rilke; hidden anger - staying with the emotion

Monkey Mind, Vows, Buddha Nature, Emotions, Suzuki Roshi, Manjushri, Bodhisattva Vow...
Apr 05 2007
Green Gulch


Soto Zen, Enemies, Samsara, Subject-and-Object, Manjushri, Politics, Lineage,...
Nov 06 2005

Shuso Talk

Serial: SF-01923

#shuso-talk Sesshin 2 Day 3

Book of Serenity, Suzuki Roshi, Instruction, Offering, Buddha Ancestors, Manjushri,...
Feb 22 2005

Sink and Swim

Serial: SF-03561

Sesshin 1 Day 2

Precepts, Manjushri, Monastic Practice, Tassajara, Suzuki Roshi, Precious Mirror,...
Jan 26 2005

Lotus Sutra Class

Serial: SF-03557

Dining Room Class

Lotus Sutra, Intimacy, Vows, Zendo, Manjushri, First Principle, Ordinary Mind, Suzuki...
Dec 03 2004

Lotus Sutra Class

Serial: SF-03484

Dining Room Class

Dragons, Lotus Sutra, Manjushri, Mahayana, Emptiness, Hindrances, Diversity,...
Nov 27 2004

November 13th, 2004, Serial No. 04089

Suzuki Roshi, Manjushri, Emptiness, Priest, Vimalakirti, Lay, Priest-and-Lay,...
Nov 13 2004

Sacred Space

Serial: SF-01097

Sunday Lecture

Manjushri, Emptiness, Half-Smile, Precepts, Suzuki Roshi, Birth-and-Death, Gratitude...
Jul 25 2004
Green Gulch

Citizenship - Sitting-in-zen

Serial: SF-01053

Sunday Lecture: Three R's of eco-practice/stewardship of land and meditation practice: Rootedness, relatedness, responsibility. Moving below to an unseen place

Peace, Gratitude, Mill Valley, Commitment, Manjushri, Echo, Letting Go, confusion,...
Jun 13 2004
Green Gulch

One-Day Sitting Lecture

Serial: SF-01022

This human body is the entire world in the ten directions. Can you be stopped? Bodhicitta. Compassion. Thinking. Hatred. Not indulging in habitual thoughts of hatred. Say no. "...

Birth-and-Death, Bodhisattva Precepts, Manjushri, Hate, Precepts, Suzuki Roshi,...
Mar 20 2004
Green Gulch

Vimalakirti Sutra

Serial: SF-04084

Sunday Lecture: Manjushri questioning Vimalakirti. How should one view all sentient beings - like the reflection of the moon in water, etc. Love. Wisdom of love.

Heart Sutra, Suzuki Roshi, Attachment, Manjushri, Mahayana, Emptiness, Vimalakirti,...
Aug 10 2003
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-04083

Anti-war activities. Suzuki Roshi's response to Lew's question "What is war?" Wrinkles on goza mat.

Suzuki Roshi, Zazen, Peace, Samadhi, Manjushri, Oneness, Beginners, Samsara,...
Mar 23 2003
Green Gulch


Suzuki Roshi, Buddha Nature, Zazen, Manjushri, Practice Period, Buddha Ancestors,...
Oct 19 2002
City Center

Sunday Lecture

Ceremony, Cultivation, New Year, Gratitude, Impermanence, resistance, Balance,...
Nov 05 2000
Green Gulch

June 4th, 2000, Serial No. 04029

Mill Valley, Enemies, Manjushri, Cultivation, Obstacles, resistance, Ceremony,...
Jun 04 2000
Green Gulch

Surangama Sutra Class

Emptiness, Manjushri, Karma, Impermanence, Emotions, Nirvana, Lotus Sutra, Religion,...
May 30 2000
Green Gulch

One-day Sitting Lecture

Birth-and-Death, Perfect Wisdom, Interview, Avalokiteshvara, Manjushri, Gratitude,...
May 13 2000
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Ceremony, Manjushri, Offering, Heart Sutra, Zendo, Perfect Wisdom, Buddha's...
Apr 02 2000
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

resistance, Repentance, Precepts, Balance, Manjushri, New Year, Peace, Anger, zen...
Dec 26 1999
Green Gulch

Father's Day

Serial: SF-03233

Sunday Lecture

Teacher-and-Student, Suzuki Roshi, Samsara, Intimacy, confusion, Daily Life, Giving-...
Jun 20 1999
Green Gulch

Blue Cliff Record Class

Serial: SF-00068

67th Case: Mahasattva Fu Expounds the Scripture; single-point samadhi.

Concentration, Repentance, Blue Cliff Record, Bodhidharma, Interview, Manjushri,...
Apr 22 1999


Manjushri, Attachment, Faith, Observe, Separation, Book of Serenity, Emotions, Doubt...
Dec 02 1998
City Center


Dragons, Non-duality, Manjushri, Vimalakirti, Duality, Don't Know Mind, Birth-...
Apr 15 1998

Spring Sesshin

Serial: SF-02724


Letting Go, Vows, Separation, Repentance, Soto Zen, Zazen, Manjushri, Practice Period...
Mar 23 1998

One-day Sitting Lecture

Manjushri, Bodhisattva Precepts, Precepts, Blue Cliff Record, Sangha, Practice Period...
Nov 15 1997
Green Gulch

Majjhima Nikaya Class

Serial: SF-03224

Middle-length Discourses

Buddha Ancestors, Manjushri, Letting Go, Perfect Wisdom, Teacher-and-Student,...
Sep 09 1997
Green Gulch

Mothers' Day

Serial: SF-03101

Sunday Lecture: being born from a mother guarantees two ingredients, a bit of love and suffering, both necessary for enlightenment. The essential point of zen is questioning;...

Manjushri, Commitment, Karma, Four Noble Truths, Letting Go, Religion, zen meditation...
May 11 1997
Green Gulch


Serial: SF-03106

Sunday Lecture

Manjushri, Samadhi, Oneness, confusion, Darkness and Light, Perfect Wisdom, Intimacy...
Dec 01 1996
Green Gulch

The Five Skandhas

Serial: SF-03634

One-day sitting

Skandas, Interview, Balance, Heart Sutra, Attachment, Manjushri, Lotus Sutra, Soto...
Sep 21 1996
Green Gulch

Lotus Sutra Class

Serial: SF-03193

Chapters 15, 16, 25, 26, 2t

Lotus Sutra, Gratitude, Demons, Birth-and-Death, Religion, Manjushri, Faith, Ceremony...
May 28 1996
Green Gulch

Lotus Sutra Class

Lotus Sutra, Nirvana, Evil, Manjushri, Dragons, Vows, Buddha Nature, Emptiness,...
May 23 1996
Green Gulch

Lotus Sutra Class

Serial: SF-03223

Context of the Lotus Sutra - history of Hinayana and Mahayana texts - stylistic differences of - history of Lotus Sutra - key elements/doctrine of sutra - key elements of...

Lotus Sutra, Nirvana, Manjushri, Mahayana, Demons, Offering, Avalokiteshvara,...
Apr 07 1996
Green Gulch

Practice of Patience

Serial: SF-03225

Sunday Lecture

Global Warming, Patience, Practice Period, Ego, confusion, Emotions, Gratitude, Peace...
Jan 21 1996
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Happiness, Anger, Forgiveness, Bodhisattva Vow, Priest, Vows, Instruction, Ceremony,...
Jul 02 1995
Green Gulch

Shuso Talk

Serial: SF-01121


Greed, Delusion, Hate, Ceremony, Daily Life, Perfect Wisdom, Repentance, Chanting,...
Jun 24 1995

Shuso Talk

Serial: SF-01118


Heart Sutra, Manjushri, Bell, Zazen, Daily Life, Letting Go, Zendo, realization,...
May 24 1995

Sunday Lecture

Practice Period, Impermanence, Ceremony, Dragons, Manjushri, Delusion, Zendo, Posture...
Nov 06 1994
Green Gulch

October 1st, 1994, Serial No. 04045

Triple Treasure, Perfect Wisdom, Sangha, Suzuki Roshi, Priest, Practice Period, Evil...
Oct 01 1994


Serial: SF-00155

Sunday talk

Vows, Birth-and-Death, Suzuki Roshi, Zendo, Impermanence, Ceremony, Concentration,...
Sep 04 1994

The Meeting of American Culture and Buddhism: The Arts

Serial: SF-00008

Lecture Series

New Year, Tassajara, Emptiness, Lineage, Anger, Suzuki Roshi, Faith, Ceremony,...
Feb 01 1994
City Center

Suffering, Healing and Happiness

Serial: SF-03964

Sunday Lecture

Happiness, Ceremony, Aspects of Practice, Suzuki Roshi, Lay, Avalokiteshvara,...
Jun 24 1990
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Interview, Demons, Doubt, Manjushri, Soto Zen, Gratitude, Practice Period, Enemies,...
Apr 03 1988
Green Gulch

March 1987 talk, Serial No. 03977

Serial: SF-03977

May be part of sesshin series

Freedom, Dragons, Teacher-and-Student, Intimacy, Heart Sutra, Practice Period,...

The Bodhisattva Archetype

Serial: SF-00002

Sunday Lecture

Manjushri, Nirvana, Vows, Non-duality, Perfect Wisdom, training, Daily Life, Passions...
Aug 03 1986
Green Gulch Farm


Serial: SF-00130

Changes that occur during practice period; sutra story of monk retrieving his mother from hell; composing concrete music;

Practice Period, Ceremony, Mahayana, Nirvana, Karma, Manjushri, Addiction, Samsara,...
Dec 10 1975