2016 Dharma Talks

Welcome to the San Francisco Zen Center's online library of Dharma Talks.  The talks listed here were given at City Center or Green Gulch Farm as part of a public dharma talk.  For additional talks, please visit the classes section of our web site. We also offer our Dharma Talks as a podcast feed:

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12/21/2016 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Passion and Karmic Tendencies Play Download Donate
12/14/2016 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Are You Able To Say Something? Play Download Donate
12/13/2016 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - An Outsider Questions the Buddha Play Download Donate
12/3/2016 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Celebrating Buddha's Enlightenment Play Download Donate
11/26/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - A Dharma Talk at City Center Play Download Donate
11/20/2016 Fu Nancy Schroeder - Who Are They? Play Download Donate
11/19/2016 Masaki Matsubara - Remembering Hakuin’s Voice of Dissent in Today's World Play Download Donate
11/19/2016 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Expressing the Buddha Mind Mudra Play Download Donate
11/16/2016 Gengyoko Tim Wicks - No Fixed Ideas Play Download Donate
11/14/2016 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Vowing and Vowing Play Download Donate
11/13/2016 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Our Crisis Intensifies, Q&A Play Download Donate
11/13/2016 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Our Crisis Intensifies Play Download Donate
11/13/2016 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Creating Sesshin Together Play Download Donate
11/12/2016 Linda Galijan - With Our Thoughts, We Create the World Play Download Donate
11/9/2016 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Dharma Talk at City Center Play Download Donate
11/8/2016 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Oryoki Instruction Play Download Donate
11/6/2016 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Sit Alone Big Mountain Peak Play Download Donate
10/23/2016 Tenshin Reb Anderson - We are in Crises. What is an appropriate response?, Q&A Play Download Donate
10/23/2016 Tenshin Reb Anderson - We are in Crisis. What is an appropriate response? Play Download Donate
10/22/2016 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Like Milk and Water Play Download Donate
10/22/2016 Do-on Robert Thomas - Coming and Going Play Download Donate
10/16/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Dreg Slurpers Play Download Donate
10/15/2016 Zesho Susan O'Connell - Judgment and Discernment Play Download Donate
10/9/2016 Monshin Albert Kutchins - Kshanti, Letting Go with Curiosity and an Open Heart Play Download Donate
10/9/2016 Monshin Albert Kutchins - Kshanti, Letting Go with Curiosity and an Open Heart Play Download Donate
10/8/2016 Kanzan David Zimmerman - Make Your Best Effort Play Download Donate
10/1/2016 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Realizing Impermanence Through Zazen Play Download Donate
9/25/2016 Anna Thorn - Fate is Kind Play Download Donate
9/24/2016 Onryu Mary Stares - Practice at the Urban Temple Play Download Donate
9/18/2016 Steve Weintraub - Being Free From Our Thinking and Emotional Activity Play Download Donate
9/18/2016 Steve Weintraub - Being Free From Our Thinking and Emotional Activity Play Download Donate
9/17/2016 Keiryu Liên Shutt - The Precept of 'And' Play Download Donate
9/11/2016 Furyu Schroeder - Mountains are Moving Play Download Donate
9/10/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - Making Contact Play Download Donate
9/8/2016 Leslie James - Only A Fish Play Download Donate
9/7/2016 Shokan Jordan Thorn - You Don't Always Get What You Want Play Download Donate
9/4/2016 Keiryu Lien Shutt - Letting Myriad Things Reveal Themselves Play Download Donate
9/4/2016 Keiryu Liên Shutt - Letting Myriad Things Reveal Themselves Play Download Donate
9/3/2016 Ryuko Laura Burges - Illuminating Cracks With Gold Play Download Donate
8/27/2016 Myozan Djinn Gallagher - The Dharma of the Dharma King is Thus Play Download Donate
8/23/2016 Leslie James - A Buddha's Practice Is To Practice With Everyone Play Download Donate
8/21/2016 Gil Fronsdal - The Body in Zen Practice Play Download Donate
8/20/2016 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - The Trickster Bodhisattva Play Download Donate
8/17/2016 Taigen Dan Leighton - Changing The System Play Download Donate
8/14/2016 Greg Fain - The Cool Breeze Blows through the Empty Hall. Play Download Donate
8/13/2016 Anshi Zachary Smith - There it is Play Download Donate
8/10/2016 Leslie James - Does It Matter or Does It Not Matter? Play Download Donate
8/6/2016 Hozan Alan Senauke - Right View in a World on Fire Play Download Donate
8/3/2016 Onryu Mary Stares - What is Happening Will Become Obvious Play Download Donate
7/30/2016 Norman Fischer - Imagination Play Download Donate
7/30/2016 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Trusting in what is supported and letting go of what is not supported Play Download Donate
7/29/2016 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - It's Not You Play Download Donate
7/27/2016 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Practice Encourages Enlightenment, Enlightenment Encourages Practice Play Download Donate
7/25/2016 Greg Fain - Diamond Sutra Class No. 6 Play Download Donate
7/23/2016 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Being Grounded: Don't Panic Play Download Donate
7/23/2016 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Bodhisattva Practice at City Center Play Download Donate
7/22/2016 Greg Fain - Diamond Sutra Class No. 5 Play Download Donate
7/20/2016 Tim Kroll - Wednesday Night Talk Play Download Donate
7/20/2016 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Practicing Skillfully With Divisive Speech Play Download Donate
7/18/2016 Greg Fain - Diamond Sutra Class No. 4 Play Download Donate
7/17/2016 Dianne Rigg - What is Just Enough? Play Download Donate
7/16/2016 Greg Fain - Not Very Good at Zazen Play Download Donate
7/15/2016 Dupseng Rinpoche - Dharma Talk Play Download Donate
7/13/2016 Layla Bockhorst - A Person of No Rank Play Download Donate
7/9/2016 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Remembering Blanche Play Download Donate
7/8/2016 Greg Fain - Diamond Sutra Class No. 3 Play Download Donate
7/7/2016 Sessei Meg Levie - Climate Change Play Download Donate
7/7/2016 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Continuous Changes Play Download Donate
7/6/2016 Paul Haller, Brother David - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen Dialogue (2) Play Download Donate
7/6/2016 Paul Haller, Brother David - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen (4) Play Download Donate
7/6/2016 Paul Haller, Brother David - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen (3) Play Download Donate
7/6/2016 Paul Haller, Brother David - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen (2) Play Download Donate
7/2/2016 Paul Haller, Brother David - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen Dialogue (1) Play Download Donate
7/2/2016 Paul Haller, Brother David - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen (1) Play Download Donate
7/2/2016 Gendo Lucy Xiao - The Highest Good Play Download Donate
6/29/2016 Leslie James - It Cannot Be Controlled Play Download Donate
6/29/2016 Arlene Lueck - What is My Intention? Play Download Donate
6/26/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller and Michael Stone - Zen and Yoga Play Download Donate
6/25/2016 Greg Fain - Diamond Sutra Class No. 2 Play Download Donate
6/25/2016 Larry Yang - Ethical Conduct Play Download Donate
6/22/2016 Kai Ji Jeffrey Schneider - Practice secretly, working within Play Download Donate
6/22/2016 Caroline Brazier - Satipatthana as Encounter with Impermanence Play Download Donate
6/22/2016 Kazuaki Tanahashi - The Art of the Brush Play Download Donate
6/21/2016 Caroline Brazier - Satipatthana As Model of Self Play Download Donate
6/20/2016 Caroline Brazier - Satipatthana As Journey Play Download Donate
6/18/2016 Greg Fain - Diamond Sutra Class No. 1 Play Download Donate
6/18/2016 Victoria Austin - Summer Practice in Nature Play Download Donate
6/18/2016 Caroline Brazier - It's Okay Not to Know Play Download Donate
6/15/2016 Linda Galijan - Zen as Body Practice Play Download Donate
6/12/2016 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Mind and Body of Faith Play Download Donate
6/11/2016 angel Kyodo williams - Radical Dharma: Love and Liberation Play Download Donate
6/11/2016 Pico Iyer and Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Zen and Writing Play Download Donate
6/11/2016 Jisan Tova Green - Sitting For Our Lives Play Download Donate
6/10/2016 angel Kyodo williams - Radical Dharma: Race Play Download Donate
6/8/2016 Rev. angel Kyodo williams - Radical Dharma - An Introduction to Race, Love, and Liberation Play Download Donate
6/8/2016 Ed Sattizahn - What is Zen? Play Download Donate
6/5/2016 Djinn Gallagher - The Roots of Kindness Play Download Donate
6/4/2016 Kanzan David Zimmerman - Non-Dual Awareness Play Download Donate
6/1/2016 Jaku Kinst - Being's Time, Time's Being Play Download Donate
6/1/2016 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Eliminate Picking and Choosing Play Download Donate
5/31/2016 Shinshu Robert - Trust in Action Play Download Donate
5/28/2016 Anna Thorn - Only a Buddha and a Buddha Play Download Donate
5/28/2016 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Everything Can Be a Teaching Play Download Donate
5/26/2016 Gil Fronsdal - The Conditioned Arising of Liberation in the Pali Suttas Play Download Donate
5/25/2016 Gil Fronsdal - What is the Dharma? The Buddha's Teachings on Impermanence Play Download Donate
5/25/2016 Jisan Tova Green - Big Mind is All Encompassing Play Download Donate
5/24/2016 Leslie James - Being Unstained Play Download Donate
5/21/2016 Daijaku Judith Kinst - What works? Play Download Donate
5/18/2016 Zesho Susan O'Connell - What Happened to the War? Play Download Donate
5/18/2016 Kanzan David Zimmerman - Who Are We? Play Download Donate
5/15/2016 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - Life is Beyond Successes and Failures Play Download Donate
5/14/2016 Mary Mocine - Who Blanche Was For Me Play Download Donate
5/14/2016 Kokyo Henkel - Unravelling The Illusion of Duality Play Download Donate
5/12/2016 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Enlightenment Isn't A Feeling Play Download Donate
5/11/2016 Jisan Tova Green - Making the Unwanted Wanted Play Download Donate
5/7/2016 Greg Fain - These Mountains Play Download Donate
5/7/2016 Kanzan David Zimmerman - Zazen as Radical Trust Play Download Donate
5/4/2016 Jisan Tova Green and Kanzan David Zimmerman - An Introduction to Trust in Mind Play Download Donate
4/30/2016 Susan O'Connell - Where Has the War Gone? Play Download Donate
4/30/2016 Leslie James - Honoring The Seated One Play Download Donate
4/27/2016 Dr. Lee Lipp - Bodhisattvas/Angels-Relating to Cancer Play Download Donate
4/23/2016 Shosan Victoria Austin - Earth Day Play Download Donate
4/20/2016 Kyosho Valorie Beer - Election Year Practice Play Download Donate
4/18/2016 ARobin Orden - The Meal Chant Play Download Donate
4/14/2016 Leslie James - Actualized By Myriad Things Play Download Donate
4/13/2016 Anshi Zachary Smith - The Chain of Causation Play Download Donate
4/10/2016 Greg Fain - Arrow Points Meet Play Download Donate
4/9/2016 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - The Nature of Your Human Life is to be Awake Play Download Donate
4/6/2016 Teah Strozer - Not Knowing Play Download Donate
4/2/2016 Yo-on Jeremy Levie - Moment to Moment, Nonstop Play Download Donate
3/30/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Whether You Know It or Not Play Download Donate
3/28/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - A Dent in Our Wholeness Play Download Donate
3/27/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - That’s Not a Cat Play Download Donate
3/26/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - Winter 2016 Sesshin Talks - Day 7 Play Download Donate
3/26/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Magical Potions Play Download Donate
3/25/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - Winter 2016 Sesshin Talks - Day 6 Play Download Donate
3/25/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - In the Midst of Fierce Flames Play Download Donate
3/24/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - Winter 2016 Sesshin Talks - Day 5 Play Download Donate
3/24/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - There’s a Bunny on the Moon Play Download Donate
3/23/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - Winter 2016 Sesshin Talks - Day 4 Play Download Donate
3/22/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - Winter 2016 Sesshin Talks - Day 3 Play Download Donate
3/21/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - Winter 2016 Sesshin Talks - Day 2 Play Download Donate
3/20/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - Winter 2016 Sesshin Talks - Day 1 Play Download Donate
3/19/2016 Myogan Djinn Gallagher - The Child's Mind Play Download Donate
3/18/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Tassajara Winter 2016 Practice Period Class 5: Twelve-Fold Chain Pt. 2" Play Download Donate
3/16/2016 Leslie James - Study the Footprints Play Download Donate
3/16/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - Receptive Awareness Play Download Donate
3/12/2016 Mushim Patricia Ikeda - Creating Communities In Which We Want to Live Play Download Donate
3/9/2016 Shindo Gita Gayatri - Acceptance Play Download Donate
3/8/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Tassajara Winter 2016 Practice Period Class 4: Twelve-Fold Chain Pt. 1 Play Download Donate
3/6/2016 Greg Fain - Jukai - Receiving the Precepts Play Download Donate
3/5/2016 Marc Lesser - All Self Centered Thoughts Limit our Vast Minds Play Download Donate
3/2/2016 Ryushin Paul Haller - Going Forward in Your Life Play Download Donate
3/1/2016 Linda Galijan - Ignorance and Vow - New Friends Play Download Donate
2/24/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Righting Speech Play Download Donate
2/23/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Don't Play Download Donate
2/22/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - 4'33'' Play Download Donate
2/21/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Taking Refuge Play Download Donate
2/20/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Living By Vow Play Download Donate
2/12/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Tassajara Winter 2016 Practice Period Class 3: "Relative Truth" Play Download Donate
2/10/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Tassajara Winter 2016 Practice Period Class 2: "Ultimate Truth" Play Download Donate
2/5/2016 Greg Fain - Formless Repentance – Turning And Being Turned Play Download Donate
2/1/2016 Leslie James - The Bird Is Life and the Air Is Life Play Download Donate
1/24/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Sustained Samadhi Play Download Donate
1/23/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Foundations of Mindfulness Play Download Donate
1/22/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - First Turning of Wheel Play Download Donate
1/21/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - An Ancient Trail Play Download Donate
1/20/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Way Seeking Heart Play Download Donate
1/17/2016 Konin Melissa Cardenas - Warm Hand to Warm Hand: Joining the Lineage of Women Ancestors Play Download Donate
1/15/2016 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Tassajara Winter 2016 Practice Period Class 1 Play Download Donate
1/1/2016 Abbot Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Sesshin at Tassajara Play Download Donate
12/13/2015 Furyu Schroeder - Joy to the World Play Download Donate