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Family Practice, Teacher-and-Student, Nirvana Sutra, Bodhidharma, Samsara, difficulty...
Aug 22 2015


Compassion, Attachment, Subject-and-Object, Non-duality, Non-discrimination, Breath,...
Aug 21 2015


Duality, Subject-and-Object, Non-duality, Lineage, soto, Describe, Rinzai, Silence,...
Aug 20 2015


Precepts, Lay, Vinaya, Meditation, Samsara, Intention, lecture, Sangha, Anger,...
Aug 17 2015


Bodhidharma, Teacher-and-Student, Dharma Transmission, Subject-and-Object, Ego,...
Aug 01 2012


Four Noble Truths, Anger, Vows, Subject-and-Object, Samsara, Dependent Origination,...
Jul 30 2012


Sangha, Precepts, Repentance, Vows, Samsara, Heart Sutra, Meditation, Posture,...
Jul 29 2012


Precepts, Meditation, training, Sangha, Monastic Practice, Vows, Mindfulness, Samadhi...
Aug 07 2010


Birth-and-Death, Intimacy, Echo, Demons, Patience, Samsara, Religion, training,...
Aug 07 2010


difficulty, Precepts, Passions, Samadhi, Samsara, Intention, Daily Life, Subject-and-...
Oct 03 2008


Four Noble Truths, Don't Know Mind, Samsara, Buddha Ancestors, difficulty, Fox,...
Jan 23 2008


Duality, Non-duality, Samsara, Oneness, Non-discrimination, difficulty, Teacher-and-...
Jan 22 2008


Buddha Nature, Heart Sutra, Vows, true dharma, Daily Life, Culture, Subject-and-...
Jan 19 2008

Sunday Lecture

Serial: SF-01062

Story of Parvati and ...(?); falling in love - never alone; the entire universe in ten directions is the true human body; Coming of Age Program; samsara/dukkha; parenting a...

Samsara, Karma, Lotus Sutra, New Year, Continuous, Hate, Interdependence, Passions,...
May 20 2007
Green Gulch


Teacher-and-Student, Vows, Buddha Ancestors, Buddha Mind, Family Practice,...
Jan 16 2007

Have Some Tea

Serial: SF-00965

Sunday Lecture: "Have you been here before? Have some tea"; judgment and conduct; Four Noble Truths; Eightfold Path; ethics and etiquette

Four Noble Truths, Right Effort, Triple Treasure, Right Speech, Liberation, Renewal,...
May 07 2006
Green Gulch


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

Natural Liberation

Serial: SF-00035

Sunday talk.
Buddha teaches liberation; methods of liberation; birth and death is itself nirvana.

Birth-and-Death, Liberation, Renunciation, Nirvana, Freedom, Letting Go, Samsara,...
Jun 26 2005

Natural Liberation

Serial: SF-00916

Sunday Lecture: Buddha only teaches what leads to liberation; methods of liberation: 1 - Hinayana - renunciation; 2 - Mahayana- purification; 3 - Vajrayana - transformation; 4...

Birth-and-Death, Liberation, Renunciation, Nirvana, Letting Go, Freedom, Samsara,...
Jun 26 2005
Green Gulch

Small Potatoes

Serial: SF-01093

Sunday Lecture: "Just to be alive is enough" (Suzuki Roshi) - dissatisfaction even when we "have everything" - acedia/noonday sickness - spiritual dryness - "small potatoes" -...

Triple Treasure, Vows, Suzuki Roshi, Samsara, Discrimination, Patience, Separation,...
Feb 27 2005
Green Gulch

Lotus Sutra Class

Serial: SF-03554

Dining Room Class 3

Lotus Sutra, Describe, Precepts, Daily Life, Nirvana, Bell, Renunciation, Samsara,...
Oct 20 2004

Which Is The Real Seijo?

Serial: SF-00967

One-day sitting lecture: when our "soul is split", what is true? Just sitting in the midst of samsara.

Letting Go, Four Noble Truths, Suzuki Roshi, Big Mind, Subject-and-Object, Buddha...
Jun 19 2004
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


Serial: SF-00154

Wednesday talk.
Poem; anxiety about things finishing; expressing ourselves, failure, resentment.

Happiness, Monastic Practice, Don't Know Mind, Practice Period, Conversation,...
Jun 19 2002


soto, Five Ranks, Soto Zen, Emptiness, Nirvana, Renunciation, Oneness, Suzuki Roshi,...
Jan 03 2001

Sunday Lecture

Mill Valley, Buddha Nature, Delusion, true dharma, Buddha Ancestors, Teacher-and-...
Dec 03 2000
Green Gulch

Sunday Lecture

Monastic Practice, Hate, Demons, Conversation, Greed, Peace, Equanimity, Samsara,...
Mar 12 2000
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

Sunday Lecture

Lotus Sutra, Samsara, Precepts, training, Four Noble Truths, Hate, Vows, Right Effort...
Jan 31 1999
Green Gulch

Events in the World

Serial: SF-03134

Sunday Lecture

Anger, Hate, Peace, Passions, Greed, Samsara, Funeral, Cultivation, Don't Know...
Oct 18 1998
Green Gulch

One-day Sitting Lecture

Posture, Precepts, Samsara, Ceremony, Zendo, Emotions, Suzuki Roshi, Freedom,...
May 16 1998
Green Gulch

Buddhism at Millennium's Edge - Seminar 2

Serial: SF-03512

Copyright 1998 by Gary Snyder - Unedited Preview Cassette

Sixth Patriarch, Lotus Sutra, Religion, Priest, Mahayana, Samsara, Sangha, Offering,...

Jewel Mirror Samadhi Class

Five Ranks, Delusion, Absolute-and-Relative, Attachment, Emptiness, Soto Zen, soto,...
Oct 03 1996
Green Gulch

December 30th, 1995, Serial No. 04043

New Year, Six Realms, Karma, Religion, Renewal, Fasting, Beginners, Samsara, Chanting...
Dec 30 1995

Saturday Lecture

Instruction, Lotus Sutra, Samsara, zen meditation, Posture, Birth-and-Death, Nirvana...
Nov 21 1992
City Center

Buddha's Mother saves Tibet

Peace, Delusion, Balance, Samsara, Liberation, confusion, Freedom, Concentration, Don...
Apr 14 1991
Green Gulch Farm

Dzögchen Teachings

Serial: SF-02719B

Commercially produced cassette

Transmission, New Year, Non-duality, Samsara, Nirvana, Karma, Freedom
Oct 09 1989
San Jose

Dzögchen Teachings

Serial: SF-02715

Commercially produced cassette

Emptiness, realization, Subject-and-Object, Mindfulness, Transmission, Samsara,...
Oct 09 1989
San Jose

Lion's Roar

Letting Go, Mindfulness, Balance, Commitment, Samsara, Practice Period, Liberation,...
Dec 29 1988

Lion's Roar

Passions, Liberation, Diversity, New Year, Samsara, Patience, confusion, Obstacles,...
Dec 28 1988


Serial: SF-01918

Practice itself - Blind Faith - Center of Mandala

Freedom, Emotions, Samsara, Mindfulness, Anger, Faith, Ego, Karma, Don't Know...
Dec 24 1988


Serial: SF-01878

Ngondro Class - Guru Yoga

Lineage, Samsara, Emotions, Emptiness, Transmission, Attachment, Describe,...
Dec 20 1988


Lineage, Impermanence, Ego, Buddha Mind, Sangha, New Year, Samsara, Karma, confusion...
Nov 28 1988

November 25th, 1988, Serial No. 01912

Instruction, Liberation, training, Samsara, Six Realms, Birth-and-Death, Karma,...
Nov 25 1988


Lineage, confusion, realization, Teacher-and-Student, Emptiness, Nirvana Sutra,...
Nov 01 1988


Serial: SF-01861


Teacher-and-Student, Patience, Emotions, Emptiness, Samsara, Happiness, Liberation,...
Nov 1988


Serial: SF-01914

Labor Day

Posture, Peace, Transmission, Heart Sutra, Emptiness, stubbornness, Passions,...
Sep 03 1988

Marin Retreat

Serial: SF-01947


Emptiness, realization, Karma, confusion, Transmission, Letting Go, Liberation,...
Jul 1988