2017 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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12/31/2017 Wendy Johnson - Coming From Gratitude at the Turning of the Year Play Download Donate
12/30/2017 Edward Espe Brown - Who is the Teacher, Who is the Student? Play Download Donate
12/23/2017 Gendo Lucy Xiao - The Old Master Sharpening The Sword Play Download Donate
12/20/2017 Onryu Mary Stares - To Become Completely Who We Are Play Download Donate
12/17/2017 Sara Tashker - Cultivating the Dark Play Download Donate
12/16/2017 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - The Gift of Nothing Play Download Donate
12/15/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Subtle Round Mouth of the Pivot Play Download Donate
12/14/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Sun-face Buddha, Moon-face Buddha: The Pearl in the Bowl Rolls on Itself Play Download Donate
12/13/2017 Anshi Zachary Smith - How Do You Hear The Dharma? Play Download Donate
12/13/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Sun-Face Buddha, Moon-Face Buddha in the Green Dragon’s Cave Play Download Donate
12/12/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Iron-grinder Liu Visits the Water Buffalo Play Download Donate
12/11/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Pivotal Relationship of Coherence and Incoherence Play Download Donate
12/10/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Reality Wearing her Hat Visits Judi in the Night Play Download Donate
12/9/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Moshan Transmits Dharma in Holy Communion with Zhixian Play Download Donate
12/9/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Intimately Transmitted from West to East Play Download Donate
12/2/2017 Shosan Victoria Austin - Perfection and Imperfection Play Download Donate
11/30/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Class 4 Play Download Donate
11/29/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Practice is not a Matter of Far or Near Play Download Donate
11/26/2017 Sojun Mel Weitsman - What do Green Gulch Zen students do all day? Play Download Donate
11/25/2017 Keiryu Liên Shutt - Grasping At Things Is Surely Delusion Play Download Donate
11/21/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 7 Play Download Donate
11/20/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 6 Play Download Donate
11/19/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 5 Play Download Donate
11/19/2017 MyoĒ Doris Harder - The Power of Feelings Play Download Donate
11/18/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 4 Play Download Donate
11/18/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Nansen Killed The Cat Play Download Donate
11/17/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 3 Play Download Donate
11/16/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 2 Play Download Donate
11/15/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Sesshin Dharma Talk Day 1 Play Download Donate
11/15/2017 Kanshin Allison Tait - How Will You Know The Path As You Walk? Play Download Donate
11/12/2017 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - A Monk's Mouth Is Like An Oven Play Download Donate
11/11/2017 Zenshin Greg Fain - A Samadhi of Gratitude Play Download Donate
11/11/2017 Frank Ostaseski - The Thin Line Between Life and Death Play Download Donate
11/7/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Class 3 Play Download Donate
11/6/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Class 2 Play Download Donate
11/5/2017 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Play of the Mind Play Download Donate
11/4/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Sitting in the Great Sky Play Download Donate
11/2/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - November Class 1 Play Download Donate
10/29/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - The Spiritual Source Shines Clear In The Light Play Download Donate
10/29/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - October Sesshin Day 5 Play Download Donate
10/28/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - October Sesshin Day 4 Play Download Donate
10/28/2017 Kyosho Valorie Beer - Reclaiming the 'We' Play Download Donate
10/27/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - October Sesshin Day 3 Play Download Donate
10/26/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - October Sesshin Day 2 Play Download Donate
10/25/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - October Sesshin Day 1 Play Download Donate
10/25/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - All the Objects of the Senses Interact Play Download Donate
10/22/2017 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Way-Seeking Mind of the Tenzo Play Download Donate
10/21/2017 Kanzan David Zimmerman - The Fires and the Black River of Loss Play Download Donate
10/18/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - October Class 2 Play Download Donate
10/15/2017 Steve Weintraub - The Quality of Practice Mind Play Download Donate
10/14/2017 Sessei Meg Levie - Creating Harmonious Fields Play Download Donate
10/8/2017 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - The Price of Rice Play Download Donate
10/7/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - The Spiritual Source Shines Clear in the Light Play Download Donate
10/4/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Harmonizing Through the Practice Period Play Download Donate
10/3/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - October Class 1 Play Download Donate
10/1/2017 Kathie Fischer - Fool Moon, The Constructed Self Play Download Donate
9/30/2017 Ryotan Cynthia Kear - Buddha's Radical Journey Play Download Donate
9/27/2017 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - The Precepts as Tools of Transformation 2 Play Download Donate
9/23/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Entering the Way While Staying at Home Play Download Donate
9/20/2017 ARobin Orden - Spiritual Friendship Play Download Donate
9/17/2017 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - True Compassion In The Midst Of Hatred Play Download Donate
9/16/2017 Panel Discussion - Dharma of Gender Identity Panel Play Download Donate
9/16/2017 Eugene Bush - The Dharma of Gender Identity Play Download Donate
9/13/2017 Jamie Howell - Old Persons' Zazen Play Download Donate
9/10/2017 Kokyo Henkel - Nondual Knowing and the Unity of All Beings Play Download Donate
9/9/2017 Zesho Susan O'Connell - When Everything Changes, Rely On Spiritual Friends Play Download Donate
9/7/2017 Leslie James - Knowing Each Other's Hearts Play Download Donate
9/3/2017 Sonia Gardenswartz - Taking Care of the Unknown, Open to Surprise Play Download Donate
9/2/2017 Myogan Djinn Gallagher - Weather Report Play Download Donate
8/30/2017 Kazuaki Tanahashi - Principle of Actions for Social Transformation Play Download Donate
8/27/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Zazen is Face to Face Transmission Play Download Donate
8/26/2017 Keiryu Liên Shutt - Right Effort Play Download Donate
8/24/2017 Edward Espe Brown - Gobblers of Dregs Play Download Donate
8/24/2017 Keido Les Kaye - Dharma Reflections Play Download Donate
8/21/2017 Gil Fronsdal - Principle of Dependent Arising Play Download Donate
8/20/2017 Gil Fronsdal - Three Characteristics of Perception Play Download Donate
8/20/2017 Korin Charlie Pokorny - Dismantling the Palace-Prison of White Privilege Play Download Donate
8/19/2017 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - Not Always So Play Download Donate
8/19/2017 Nancy Petrin - What Is Alive? Play Download Donate
8/16/2017 Norman Fischer - Zen Stories About Perfect Understanding Play Download Donate
8/13/2017 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Refuge Within Precariousness Play Download Donate
8/12/2017 Zenshin Greg Fain - Women Ancestors Play Download Donate
8/12/2017 Shohaku Okumura - Dogen's Cypress Tree Play Download Donate
8/9/2017 Erin Merk - Teaching and Learning Play Download Donate
8/6/2017 Jisan Tova Green - Jizos for Peace Play Download Donate
8/5/2017 Lauren Bouyea - Awakening is Natural: Accessibility and Integrity Play Download Donate
8/5/2017 Shokan Jordan Thorn - The Dance of Impermanence Play Download Donate
8/2/2017 angel Kyodo williams - Radical Dharma Class 3 of 3 Play Download Donate
8/2/2017 Anshi Zachary Smith - Hanging from a Tree by your Teeth Play Download Donate
8/1/2017 angel Kyodo williams - Radical Dharma Class 2 of 3 Play Download Donate
7/31/2017 angel Kyodo williams - Radical Dharma Class 1 of 3 Play Download Donate
7/30/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Sun Faced Buddha Moon Faced Buddha Play Download Donate
7/29/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Spirit of Practice Play Download Donate
7/29/2017 Gengyoko Tim Wicks - Spiritual Friends Play Download Donate
7/26/2017 Mehmet Stewart - Introduction to Islam Play Download Donate
7/26/2017 Leslie James - The Entire Universe Is Your Very Human Body Play Download Donate
7/23/2017 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - You Have Gained the Pivotal Opportunity of Human Form Play Download Donate
7/22/2017 Carolyn Cavanagh - Having Confidence and Making Decisions Play Download Donate
7/22/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Not Subject To Knowing Or Not Knowing Play Download Donate
7/19/2017 Jisan Tova Green - Widening Our Sense Of Ourselves Play Download Donate
7/16/2017 Shokuchi Carrigan - Sincerity and Authenticity Play Download Donate
7/15/2017 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Caring For The Soil Play Download Donate
7/15/2017 Laura Burges - The Book of Joy Play Download Donate
7/12/2017 Linda Galijan - Problems Play Download Donate
7/12/2017 Arlene Lueck - Forgiveness Play Download Donate
7/9/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The World Honored One Ascends the Seat Play Download Donate
7/8/2017 Jeffrey Schneider - Stories Play Download Donate
7/5/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Face to Face Transmission Play Download Donate
7/5/2017 Zesho Susan O'Connell - How Am I Now? I Don't Know Play Download Donate
7/2/2017 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Poetry Play Download Donate
7/1/2017 Brad Warner - How To Study Dogen Play Download Donate
7/1/2017 Greg Fain - What I Did on my Summer Vacation, or, My Summer of Love Play Download Donate
7/1/2017 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Keeping Suzuki Roshi's Teaching Fresh Play Download Donate
6/28/2017 Jane Hirshfield - Poetry, Practice, and Plenitude Play Download Donate
6/28/2017 Kanzan David Zimmerman - Only Love Can Save The World Play Download Donate
6/25/2017 Stephen Hale - Cookies and the Middle Way Play Download Donate
6/24/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Path To Wholeness Play Download Donate
6/24/2017 Fresh! White - Moments of Love Play Download Donate
6/21/2017 Lucy Xiao - There is one that doesn't move Play Download Donate
6/21/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Ordinary Mind is the Way Play Download Donate
6/21/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Ordinary Mind is the Way Play Download Donate
6/18/2017 Furyu Schroeder - What is Buddha? Play Download Donate
6/17/2017 Yo-on Jeremy Levie - Spiritual Communion and the Four Noble Truths Play Download Donate
6/17/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Nothing but Tasting Tea Play Download Donate
6/14/2017 Mako Voelkel - How Do I Live This One Precious Life? Play Download Donate
6/11/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - I Am a Conversation Play Download Donate
6/11/2017 Red Pine - Diamond Sutra Class Play Download Donate
6/10/2017 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Sesshin Day 3: Expressing Ourselves in Speech, Action and Silence Play Download Donate
6/10/2017 Red Pine - Heart Sutra Class Play Download Donate
6/9/2017 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Sesshin day 2: Full expression Play Download Donate
6/9/2017 Red Pine - Bodhidharma's Outline of Practice Play Download Donate
6/8/2017 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Sesshin day 1: Silence and Stillness Play Download Donate
6/7/2017 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Entering into Sesshin Play Download Donate
6/7/2017 Naomi Shihab Nye and Paul Haller - Zen and Poetry Play Download Donate
6/4/2017 Keiryu Liên Shutt - The "Zen" of The Missing Piece Play Download Donate
6/3/2017 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Buddhist Storehouse Consciousness Play Download Donate
6/3/2017 Carolyn Cavanagh - Fluidity of Mountains Play Download Donate
5/31/2017 Leslie James - Leaving Space To Not Know Play Download Donate
5/28/2017 Dojin Sarah Emerson - The Middle Way is a Moving Target Play Download Donate
5/27/2017 Shosan Victoria Austin - Right Effort Play Download Donate
5/27/2017 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Leaves of Speech Play Download Donate
5/24/2017 Kanzan David Zimmerman - Nanchuan's Circle Play Download Donate
5/24/2017 Chris Fortin - Just Keep Coming Back Play Download Donate
5/21/2017 MyoE Doris Harder - "The Good Woman of Setzuan": Can we be Good? Play Download Donate
5/20/2017 Shosan Victoria Austin - Kind, Inclusive and Noble Speech Play Download Donate
5/17/2017 Yo-on Jeremy Levie - Love and Be Silent Play Download Donate
5/17/2017 Steven Heine - Dogen's Poetry Play Download Donate
5/16/2017 Steven Heine - Dogen's Shinjin Datsuraku class 2 Play Download Donate
5/15/2017 Steven Heine - Dogen's Shinjin Datsuraku Play Download Donate
5/14/2017 Edward Espe Brown - Mothering Play Download Donate
5/10/2017 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Winter at Tassajara Play Download Donate
5/7/2017 Zesho Susan O'Connell - Zen gives us the Gift of Nothing Play Download Donate
4/30/2017 Hakusho Ostlund - Living in This World and Imagining Another Play Download Donate
4/23/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Realizing Our Infinite Life Play Download Donate
4/16/2017 Qayyum Johnson - Radical Welcoming: The Everyday Practice of Bodhicitta Play Download Donate
4/15/2017 Linda Galijan - The Practice of Generosity Play Download Donate
4/15/2017 ARobin Orden - Encouraging Words for Summer Practice Play Download Donate
4/8/2017 Kanzan David Zimmerman - Celebrating the True Function of our Lives Play Download Donate
4/8/2017 Zenshin Greg Fain - Bodhisattva Training Academy Play Download Donate
4/5/2017 Shundo David Haye - You are already a Person of Thusness Play Download Donate
4/2/2017 Sara Tashker - The Three Sides of Practice Play Download Donate
4/1/2017 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - The Impossible Mission of Meditation Play Download Donate
3/26/2017 Furyu Schroeder - Going Home Play Download Donate
3/25/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Meeting the Request of Sesshin Play Download Donate
3/24/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Our Messy, Boundless Existence Play Download Donate
3/23/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Do You Beat The Cart Or The Ox? Play Download Donate
3/22/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Request of the Schedule in Sesshin Play Download Donate
3/21/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Perseverance of Me in Sesshin Play Download Donate
3/20/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - What is the Mode of Expression of Sesshin? Play Download Donate
3/19/2017 Siobhan Cassidy - The Crucible of Sesshin Play Download Donate
3/18/2017 Mary Stares - The Practice of Oryoki Play Download Donate
3/15/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Manifesting This Mind Play Download Donate
3/11/2017 Marc Lesser - An Antidote for Mistaken Beliefs Play Download Donate
3/8/2017 Siobhan Cassidy - International Women's Day Play Download Donate
3/4/2017 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - The Boundless Spring on the Hundred Plants Play Download Donate
3/1/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Think of not Thinking Play Download Donate
2/25/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Experience The Experience You Are Experiencing Play Download Donate
2/22/2017 Siobhan Cassidy - The Four Noble Truths Play Download Donate
2/18/2017 Oshin Jennings and Keith Baker - Practicing With Deafness Play Download Donate
2/15/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - Continuous Practice: Practice Play Download Donate
2/11/2017 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - What The Teaching Offers In Challenging Times Play Download Donate
2/4/2017 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - The One Perfect Teaching That Frees Us Play Download Donate
1/28/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Emptiness of What Is This? Play Download Donate
1/27/2017 Kyosho Valorie Beer - How to Save All Beings Play Download Donate
1/21/2017 Kanzan David Zimmerman - Deepening Into Wise and Courageous Hearts Play Download Donate
1/18/2017 Nancy Petrin - Beloved Community Play Download Donate
1/14/2017 Kazu Haga - Dharma and Non-Violence Play Download Donate
1/11/2017 Zachary Smith - The Great Way Play Download Donate
1/7/2017 Shokan Jordan Thorn - A Life Of Usefulness Play Download Donate
1/4/2017 Zenshin Greg Fain - An Appropriate Response To Fear Play Download Donate