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Buddha Nature and the Ugly Duckling

Serial: SF-00056 Zendo lecture; feeling of not fitting in and not belonging that sends us towards spiritual practice.
Lotus Sutra, Buddha Nature, Ego, Delusion, training, Precepts, stubbornness, Posture...
Nov 06 2004


Serial: SF-00077 Relationship with the rules while training.
training, Practice Period, Vinaya, Emotions, Don't Know Mind, Mindfulness,...
Oct 20 2004


Serial: SF-00156 Wednesday talk. Ecopsychology; desires, needs, narcissism; nurturing through zazen.
Karma, Buddha Nature, Practice Period, Echo, Ceremony, Buddha Ancestors, Ego,...
Nov 19 2003


Serial: SF-00158 Sunday talk. Children's lecture. Legend of the blue bonnets; Seijiki, offering food and light; karmic life and emptiness.
Offering, Ceremony, Emptiness, Emotions, Intuition, Practice Period, Precepts, Karma...
Nov 02 2003
Green Gulch Farm


Serial: SF-00055
Practice Period, training, conversation, Dharma Transmission, Ordination, Commitment...
Oct 08 2003


Serial: SF-00079 Zendo Lecture
Birth-and-Death, Separation, Letting Go, Intimacy, Liberation, Tassajara, Beginners,...
Aug 10 2003

Dogen - Being Familiar With The Entire Body

Serial: SF-00039 Sunday talk. Practice, realization, expression; Dogen's letters to nun Ryugen
realization, Buddha Ancestors, Delusion, Precepts, true dharma, Lotus Sutra, Oneness...
May 18 2003


Serial: SF-00057
Passions, Priest, Evil, Enemies, Heart Sutra, Hate, Birth-and-Death, Nirvana,...
Dec 01 2002


Serial: SF-00059
Suzuki Roshi, Buddha Nature, Zazen, Manjushri, Practice Period, Buddha Ancestors,...
Oct 19 2002
City Center


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


Serial: SF-00116
true dharma, Transmission, Nirvana, Karma, Ceremony, Monastic Practice, Fox, Describe...
Mar 09 2002


Serial: SF-00067
Commitment, Intimacy, Absolute-and-Relative, Impermanence, Monastic Practice,...
Jan 11 2002
City Center


Serial: SF-00051 Sunday talk.
Hate, Current Events, Mill Valley, Peace, Bell, Interdependence, Sanctuary, Chanting...
Sep 16 2001


Serial: SF-00073 Wednesday night.
Anger, Mill Valley, Zendo, Suzuki Roshi, Tassajara, Bowing, Heart Sutra, Hate,...
Jul 25 2001


Serial: SF-00066
soto, Five Ranks, Soto Zen, Emptiness, Nirvana, Renunciation, Oneness, Suzuki Roshi,...
Jan 03 2001

Genjo Koan

Serial: SF-00117 Workshop
Karma, Five Ranks, soto, Dharma Transmission, true dharma, Transmission, Politics,...
Nov 04 2000
1 of 4
City Center

The Whole World Is Medicine

Serial: SF-00078 "The Four Nourishments"
Practice Period, Teacher-and-Student, Samadhi, Continuous, Commitment, Passions,...
Sep 30 2000

Women Ancestors

Serial: SF-00094
Lineage, Transmission, Soto Zen, realization, Priest-and-Lay, Emptiness, Ceremony,...
May 13 2000

Women Ancestors

Serial: SF-00095
Lineage, Ordination, soto, Bodhisattva Vow, Soto Zen, Funeral, Obstacles, Gratitude,...
May 13 2000

Women Ancestors

Serial: SF-00096
Monastic Practice, Ego, Chanting, Lineage, Letting Go, conversation, Ceremony, Echo,...
May 13 2000


Serial: SF-00033 Sunday dharma talk.
Dragons, Faith, New Year, Doubt, Mahayana, practicing generosity, Karma, Four Noble...
Jan 02 2000


Serial: SF-00064 Sunday dharma talk.
Letting Go, Peace, Attachment, Freedom, Practice Period, Hindrances, Nirvana, Doubt,...
Dec 05 1999


Serial: SF-00048
Separation, Non-duality, Zendo, realization, Peace, Concentration, Judgement,...
Jul 24 1999

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


Serial: SF-00032 Sunday talk.
Buddha Nature, Karma, Monkey Mind, Daily Life, Buddha Mind, causation, Sangha,...
Mar 21 1999


Serial: SF-00147 Wednesday night dharma talk
Practice Period, Suzuki Roshi, Fundraising, Daily Life, Impermanence, Monastic...
Mar 03 1999
Green Gulch Farm


Serial: SF-00058
Suzuki Roshi, Transmission, Lineage, Priest, Blue Cliff Record, Tassajara, soto,...
Dec 16 1998
City Center


Serial: SF-00045
Practice Period, Vows, Delusion, Aspects of Practice, Chanting, Continuous, Emotions...
Nov 17 1998

The Feeling Of Practice Period

Serial: SF-00148 Wednesday talk; the heart and determination to study - to support and appreciate the practice period.
Practice Period, Impermanence, Mindfulness, Precepts, Zazen Mind, Silence, Big Mind,...
Oct 21 1998
Green Gulch Farm


Serial: SF-00040
resistance, Aspects of Practice, Practice Period, Tassajara, Zendo, Priest, Suzuki...
Oct 14 1998

Saying Yes!

Serial: SF-00090
training, Soto Zen, Silent Illumination, Suzuki Roshi, Zazen, Dharma Transmission,...
Jul 06 1998


Serial: SF-00052
Dragons, Non-duality, Manjushri, Vimalakirti, Duality, Don't Know Mind, Birth-...
Apr 15 1998

The Jewel Called The Sangha

Serial: SF-00063 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.
Interdependence, Lotus Sutra, Separation, causation, Instruction, Intimacy, training...
Jan 11 1998
Green Gulch Farm

Buddhism At Millennium's Edge

Serial: SF-00030 Seminar 1
Dragons, Evil, Rinzai, Ego, Bell, Discrimination, Greed, Silence, Balance,...

What Is The Ember You Carry With You?

Serial: SF-00086 One Day Sit
Practice Period, Blue Cliff Record, Non-duality, Fox, Bodhidharma, First Principle,...
Sep 27 1997

How Can We Live The Next 10,000 Years?

Serial: SF-00136
Transmission, Fasting, Peace, Oneness, Politics, Gratitude, Commitment, Passions,...
Sep 10 1997

Save The Redwoods - Mother Theresa and Lady Diana

Serial: SF-00088 Saturday lecture.
Vows, Precepts, Interdependence, Gratitude, Enemies, Religion
Sep 06 1997
City Center


Serial: SF-00038
confusion, Enemies, Balance, Bell, Attachment, Delusion
Aug 20 1997

The Most Important Thing: Just This As It Is

Serial: SF-00091
Gratitude, Suzuki Roshi, Monastic Practice, Don't Know Mind, Practice Period,...
Apr 26 1997


Serial: SF-00101
Hindrances, Heart Sutra, Mahayana, Zazen, Letting Go, Vimalakirti, Suzuki Roshi,...
Mar 15 1997

Recollections of Early Zen

Serial: SF-00121
Lotus Sutra, Precepts, Priest, training, Lineage, Lay, Zendo, Rinzai, Fox, Demons...
Feb 08 1997
1 of 3
Green Gulch Farm

Recollections of Early Zen

Serial: SF-00122
Priest, Demons, Vinaya, Funeral, Religion, Ceremony, Lay Practice, Six Realms,...
Feb 08 1997
2 of 3
Green Gulch Farm

Recollections of Early Zen

Serial: SF-00123
Priest, Rinzai, Peace, Ceremony, New Year, Mahayana, Zazen, Diversity, Funeral,...
Feb 08 1997
3 of 3
Green Gulch Farm

Poetry of Enlightenment

Serial: SF-00071 Class
realization, Emptiness, Echo, Dragons, Balance, Bell, Priest, Emotions, Freedom,...
Feb 04 1997

Song of Jewel Mirror Samadhi

Serial: SF-00072 5:00 class
Buddha Ancestors, Four Noble Truths, Absolute-and-Relative, Emptiness, Samadhi,...
Feb 04 1997

Mindfulness Sutra

Serial: SF-00069 January PP Class; introduction of Mindfulness Sutra; quotes from Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman; Walden and Leaves of Grass.
Mindfulness, Four Foundations, Four Noble Truths, Forgiveness, Concentration, Letting...
Jan 08 1997
Green Gulch Farm


Serial: SF-00089
Practice Period, Study Period, Bodhisattva Way, Vows, Bodhisattva Vow, Patience,...
Sep 28 1996


Serial: SF-00050
Lotus Sutra, Obstacles, Chanting, realization
Sep 14 1996


Serial: SF-00084 Wednesday talk.
Patience, Suzuki Roshi, Emptiness, Letting Go, confusion, Demons, Absolute-and-...
Sep 11 1996
Green Gulch Farm

Fearlessness - What Is It?

Serial: SF-00087
Intimacy, Birth-and-Death, Transmission, Absolute-and-Relative, realization, Ceremony...
Mar 02 1996