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Serial: SO-00113A -
Four Noble Truths, Don't Know Mind, Samsara, Buddha Ancestors, difficulty, Fox, Zendo,...
Jan 23 2008


Serial: SO-00113B -
true dharma, Zendo, Lineage, Freedom, Meditation
Jan 23 2008


Serial: SO-00112G -
Duality, Non-duality, Samsara, Oneness, Non-discrimination, difficulty, Teacher-and-Student,...
Jan 22 2008


Serial: SO-00112H -
Daily Life, Buddha Nature, Oneness, Buddha Ancestors, difficulty, Impermanence, Samadhi,...
Jan 22 2008


Serial: SO-00112E -
Buddha Mind, Buddha Ancestors, Compassion, Soto Zen, Samadhi, Dependent Origination, zen,...
Jan 21 2008


Serial: SO-00112F -
Practice Period, Hindrances, Interdependence, Soto Zen, Liberation, soto, Heart Sutra, Buddha...
Jan 21 2008


Serial: SO-00112C -
Dependent Origination, Zendo, Teacher-and-Student, Ego, Happiness, Demons, Observe, Zazen,...
Jan 20 2008


Serial: SO-00112D -
training, Buddha Nature, Impermanence, Daily Life, soto, Repentance, Meditation, Vows,...
Jan 20 2008


Serial: SO-00112A -
Fasting, zen, Culture, Impermanence, soto, Meditation, Vows, Compassion
Jan 19 2008


Serial: SO-00112B -
Buddha Nature, Heart Sutra, Vows, true dharma, Daily Life, Culture, Subject-and-Object, Zazen...
Jan 19 2008


Serial: SO-00205 -
Subject-and-Object, Daily Life, Passions, Dependent Origination, Breath, Impermanence...
Apr 01 2007

Developing Confidence in Buddha Nature

Serial: SF-00074 Sunday talk.Koan with the wild ducks; story of the king who questioned the Buddha; report on global warming. The talk at Green Gulch Farm delves into the concept of embracing one's true nature amidst distractions, utilizing various teachings and anecdotes from Zen Buddhism. Themes include recognizing and overcoming the delusions...
Global Warming, Buddha Mind, Hindrances, Delusion, Practice Period, Dragons, Lineage, Describe...
Mar 18 2007
Green Gulch Farm


Serial: SO-00117D -
Practice Period, Silence, training, Buddha Mind, Soto Zen, soto, Dependent Origination,...
Jan 19 2007


Serial: SO-00117E -
Dependent Origination, Instruction, Interdependence, Silence, Observe, Patience, Repentance,...
Jan 19 2007


Serial: SO-00117B -
Bodhidharma, Soto Zen, Lineage, true dharma, training, Buddha Ancestors, confusion, Precepts,...
Jan 18 2007


Serial: SO-00117C -
Oneness, Silent Illumination, Buddha Nature, Meditation, soto, Buddha Ancestors, Anger,...
Jan 18 2007


Serial: SO-00116H -
Lay, Offering, Monastic Practice, Funeral, Meditation, Continuous, Compassion, Liberation,...
Jan 17 2007


Serial: SO-00117A -
Subject-and-Object, Echo, Non-discrimination, Intention, Daily Life, Lineage, Posture,...
Jan 17 2007


Serial: SO-00116F -
Oneness, Ordination, Teacher-and-Student, Culture, Patience, Describe, Happiness, Offering...
Jan 16 2007


Serial: SO-00116G -
Teacher-and-Student, Vows, Buddha Ancestors, Buddha Mind, Family Practice, Bodhidharma,...
Jan 16 2007


Serial: SO-00116D -
Buddha Nature, Intention, Repentance, Impermanence, Subject-and-Object, true dharma, training...
Jan 15 2007


Serial: SO-00116E -
Hindrances, Beginners, difficulty, Vows, Interdependence, Nirvana Sutra, Buddha Ancestors,...
Jan 15 2007


Serial: SO-00116B -
Buddha Nature, Nirvana Sutra, Attachment, Describe, Samadhi, Bodhidharma, Sangha, Happiness,...
Jan 14 2007


Serial: SO-00116C -
Heart Sutra, Subject-and-Object, Dharma Transmission, Diversity, Observe, Repentance, Daily...
Jan 14 2007


Serial: SO-00116A -
Dependent Origination, Daily Life, Don't Know Mind, Greed, Posture, lecture, causation,...
Jan 13 2007

Seijiki Ceremony - Relating to Death and Dying

Serial: SF-00029 Heading into winter; what is the most important thing at the end of your life? taking refuge; how are we also hungry ghosts; six realms. The talk explores the thematic elements of the Seijiki ceremony, relating to death, dying, and the surreality of hungry ghosts within Buddhist teachings. The focus is on how the ceremony serves as a cushion between life and the...
Ceremony, Offering, Vows, Ordination, Death-and-Dying, Six Realms, Sangha, Emptiness, Samadhi...
Oct 29 2006

Right Speech

Serial: SF-00037 The eight-fold path and its relationship to the precepts. The talk focuses on the concept of right speech as part of the Buddhist eightfold path, specifically in relation to the precept ceremonies in Zen Buddhism, using koans as a mode of instruction. It discusses daily practice and the...
Right Speech, Suzuki Roshi, Conversation, Heart Sutra, Zazen, Buddha Nature, Precepts,...
Sep 16 2006

The Great Matter

Serial: SF-00085 How awareness of death, and our own mortality, spurs us to greater effort in practice. The talk at the Beginner's Mind Temple centers on awareness of mortality as a catalyst for deepening commitment to spiritual and ethical practice. It draws on various literary and philosophical sources to underscore the...
Birth-and-Death, Suzuki Roshi, Impermanence, Gratitude, Heart Sutra, Ceremony, Mindfulness,...
Mar 11 2006
City Center

Practice Period

Serial: SF-00034 Origins of PP, meaning of 'ango'; Dogen's essay; resistance; hermit Jim; Rumi poems. -
Practice Period, Buddha Ancestors, Zazen, Tassajara, resistance, Bell, Duality, Aspects of...
Feb 19 2006


Serial: SO-00017 -
soto, Soto Zen, Echo, zen, Vows, true dharma, Buddha Ancestors, lecture, Describe,...
Feb 03 2006


Serial: SO-00120 -
Anger, Happiness, Gratitude, Dragons, Attachment, Chanting, Greed, Enemies, Sangha, difficulty...
Feb 03 2006


Serial: SO-00015 -
Bodhidharma, Four Noble Truths, Attachment, Precepts, Sangha, resistance, Vinaya, Enemies,...
Feb 02 2006


Serial: SO-00123 -
Lay, Precepts, Funeral, lecture, Sangha, Happiness, Offering, Buddha Nature, Fundraising,...
Feb 02 2006


Serial: SF-00115 Taking refuge; our true place; funzo; placing robe on the head; story from vinaya about silk. -
Discrimination, Doubt, Offering, Attachment, Peace, Patience, Transmission, Letting Go,...
Feb 01 2006


Serial: SO-00003 -
Offering, Patience, confusion, Sangha, Precepts, Mindfulness, Beginners, Gratitude, Lay,...
Feb 01 2006


Serial: SO-00004 -
Demons, Compassion, Dragons, Balance, Vows, Buddha Mind, difficulty, Offering, Chanting,...
Feb 01 2006


Serial: SO-00006 -
Buddha Ancestors, Buddha Nature, Describe, true dharma, Teacher-and-Student, Bodhidharma,...
Jan 31 2006


Serial: SO-00119 -
Precepts, Vinaya, Ordination, Culture, Interview, difficulty, Enemies, Describe, Happiness,...
Jan 31 2006


Serial: SO-00008 -
true dharma, Offering, Hindrances, Lay, Teacher-and-Student, Dharma Transmission, Bodhidharma...
Jan 30 2006


Serial: SO-00081 -
Offering, Hindrances, Gratitude, New Year, Sangha, difficulty, Chanting, Daily Life, Balance,...
Jan 30 2006


Serial: SO-00170A -
Passions, Gratitude, Instruction, Freedom, Sangha, Attachment, Anger, Offering...
Jan 30 2006


Serial: SO-00007 -
Soto Zen, Dharma Transmission, Sangha, Ordination, soto, Enemies, lecture, zen, difficulty,...
Jan 29 2006


Serial: SO-00118 -
Gratitude, causation, Dependent Origination, Culture, Politics, Religion, Ego, Dragons,...
Jan 29 2006


Serial: SO-00195 -
Buddha Nature, Sixth Patriarch, Ego, confusion, Dependent Origination, Passions, Ordination,...
Nov 07 2005


Serial: SO-00193 -
Precepts, Family Practice, Heart Sutra, Intention, Vows, Subject-and-Object, Observe, Religion...
Nov 06 2005


Serial: SO-00194 -
Soto Zen, Enemies, Samsara, Subject-and-Object, Manjushri, Politics, Lineage, Beginners, Greed...
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, Ceremony,...
Jun 26 2005

Zen Of Business Administration

Serial: SF-00036 Sunday Talk.Life at Green Gulch in the 1970s; giving, fearlessness; improv; no mistakes; parenting. -
Tassajara, practicing generosity, Interview, Suzuki Roshi, Mill Valley, Daily Life, Koan,...
Mar 20 2005
Green Gulch Farm

Way Seeking Mind

Serial: SF-00044 The route to becoming a zen monk; growing up Jewish and hanging out with the beats; meeting Suzuki Roshi. -
Monastic Practice, Japan, Way-Seeking Mind, Suzuki Roshi, Monastic Practice, Priest,...
Mar 13 2005

Two Paths to the Dharma

Serial: SF-00080 -
training, Practice Period, Liberation, Bodhidharma, Mahayana, Study Period, Lineage, Letting...
Mar 04 2005