Dharma Talk Archives

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Suzuki Roshi Talks

Follow the above link to access all of the transcripts and audio recordings of talks given by our founder, Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.
 

Welcome to the San Francisco Zen Center's online library of dharma talks. The talks listed here were given at City Center, Green Gulch Farm, or Tassajara as part of a public dharma talk.

Note: We continue working to keep the list of recordings as current as possible. If not here yet, many recent talks are available on our livestream site at live.sfzc.org.

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10/12/2019 Onryu Mary Stares - What Does it Mean to Have an Awake Mind, Body and Heart? Play Download Donate
10/5/2019 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Awake Body – Awake Mind Play Download Donate
9/28/2019 Philippe Goldin - What Can Science Bring to Contemplative Practice? Play Download Donate
8/28/2019 Leslie James - We Are Not Stuck Play Download Donate
8/24/2019 Zesho Susan O'Connell - Patience and Chocolate Cake Play Download Donate
8/24/2019 Marc Lesser - Lessons From A Zen Monastery Play Download Donate
8/21/2019 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Zen is Meeting Oneself and Others Play Download Donate
8/17/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - Staying in Relationship With Everything In Challenging Times Play Download Donate
8/17/2019 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - Effort Within an Effort Play Download Donate
8/11/2019 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Living Wholeheartedly Play Download Donate
8/10/2019 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Candyland and Living Wholeheartedly Play Download Donate
8/7/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Life Could be Otherwise Play Download Donate
8/7/2019 Jisan Tova Green - An Understanding of Hope Play Download Donate
8/4/2019 Zesho Susan O'Connell - I Want What I Want When I Want It Play Download Donate
8/3/2019 Furyu Schroeder - Love The Questions Themselves Play Download Donate
7/31/2019 Leslie James - Stumbling Into the Realm of Great Ease Play Download Donate
7/31/2019 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Trust in Mind, Part 3 of 3 Play Download Donate
7/28/2019 Keiryu Liên Shutt - Repentance: Ancient Twisted Karma (Cricket) Play Download Donate
7/27/2019 Unzan Mako Voelkel - Fearlessness Play Download Donate
7/27/2019 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Beat Zen, Square Zen, and Zen Play Download Donate
7/21/2019 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Freeing All Living Beings: Conversations Play Download Donate
7/20/2019 Hakusho Ostlund - Between the Actual and the Ideal Play Download Donate
7/20/2019 Gendo Lucy Xiao - A Timeless Spring Morning At The Temple Of The Sixth Patriarch Play Download Donate
7/17/2019 Kokyo Henkel - Three Atman Play Download Donate
7/17/2019 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Trust in Mind, Part 2 of 3 Play Download Donate
7/14/2019 Jisan Anna Thorn - Gentle Forbearance and Inclusiveness Play Download Donate
7/13/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Love and Sanctuary Play Download Donate
7/13/2019 Sozan Michael McCord - Forbearance and Fighting for Justice Play Download Donate
7/10/2019 Onryu Mary Stares - Zen-prentice Play Download Donate
7/10/2019 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Trust in Mind, Part 1 of 3 Play Download Donate
7/7/2019 Eijun Linda Cutts - Sweeping the Path, Sweeping the Mind - Tok! Play Download Donate
7/6/2019 Tenshin Reb Anderson - At the Center of All Beings Play Download Donate
7/6/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Spirit Of Practice Play Download Donate
6/30/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Belonging to the Rainbow Play Download Donate
6/29/2019 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Ascending the Path on the Goat's Back Play Download Donate
6/29/2019 Onryu Mary Stares - Remembering Ani Trime Lhamo Play Download Donate
6/26/2019 Dojin Sarah Emerson - The Place of Healing Play Download Donate
6/26/2019 Gengyoko Tim Wicks - Turning Towards Devotion Play Download Donate
6/23/2019 Wendy Johnson - Summer Solstice Meditation for the Earth Play Download Donate
6/22/2019 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Work As Zen Practice Play Download Donate
6/20/2019 Leslie James - What is Sea Foam? Play Download Donate
6/19/2019 Sara Tashker - What Is The Practice At Green Gulch? Play Download Donate
6/16/2019 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Father's Day Dharma Stories Play Download Donate
6/15/2019 Shoren Heather Iarusso - A Fist of Flowers Play Download Donate
6/15/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Tender Gravity of Kindness Play Download Donate
6/12/2019 Setsuan Gaelyn Godwin - Being Thoroughgoing Play Download Donate
6/12/2019 Anam Thubten - Living In Reality Play Download Donate
6/9/2019 Steve Weintraub - Boundless Dharma Gates Play Download Donate
6/8/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - The Courage Of Our Wholeness Play Download Donate
6/7/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Recognition Of Our Basic Goodness Play Download Donate
6/6/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Inhale The Breeze Of Kindness Play Download Donate
6/5/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Your Place of Yes Play Download Donate
6/2/2019 Fu Schroeder - Old Pond Play Download Donate
6/1/2019 Siobhan Cassidy - The Power of Forgiveness Play Download Donate
6/1/2019 Keiryu Liên Shutt - Dharma and Racism Play Download Donate
5/29/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller and Naomi Shihab Nye - Conversations Under The Words Play Download Donate
5/29/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - The Essence of Buddha's Heart Teachings: Equanimity Play Download Donate
5/26/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - The World Could Be Otherwise Play Download Donate
5/25/2019 Hakusho Ostlund - Meeting Our Habits Play Download Donate
5/25/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - The World Could Be Otherwise Play Download Donate
5/22/2019 Bryan Clark - The Fundamental Predicament of Human Existence Play Download Donate
5/22/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - The Essence of Buddha's Heart Teachings: Appreciative Joy Play Download Donate
5/19/2019 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Refuge and Responsibility Play Download Donate
5/18/2019 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - The Lotus Sutra: What To Think Of It Play Download Donate
5/15/2019 Linda Galijan - A Reason To Be Together Play Download Donate
5/15/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - The Essence of Buddha's Heart Teachings: Compassion Play Download Donate
5/12/2019 Dojin Sarah Emerson - Fierce Love Play Download Donate
5/11/2019 Zenshin Greg Fain - This is Esselen Land Play Download Donate
5/11/2019 Ben Connelly - Mindfulness and Intimacy Play Download Donate
5/8/2019 Korin Charlie Pokorny - On Genjo Koan Play Download Donate
5/8/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - The Essence of Buddha's Heart Teachings: Kindness Play Download Donate
5/5/2019 Furyu Schroeder - Buddha's Birthday: The Prequel Play Download Donate
5/4/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Yes Is A World Play Download Donate
5/1/2019 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Turn the Light Inward Play Download Donate
5/1/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Love Is A Place Play Download Donate
4/28/2019 Korin Charlie Pokorny - Zen Practice Challenging Racism Play Download Donate
4/27/2019 Marc Lesser - Just One Career Play Download Donate
4/26/2019 Leslie James - Reality In This Being Play Download Donate
4/24/2019 Anshi Zachary Smith - Doing Nothing Play Download Donate
4/22/2019 Hakusho Ostlund - True Freedom Of Choice Play Download Donate
4/21/2019 Yuki Kobiyama - A History of Green Gulch Farm Play Download Donate
4/20/2019 Dojin Sarah Emerson - The Reductive Delusions of The Dominant Culture Play Download Donate
4/17/2019 Marcia Lieberman - Wind In The Pines Play Download Donate
4/14/2019 Sonja Gardenswartz - Turning the Light Around And Benefitting Beings Play Download Donate
4/13/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - Questions of Your Heart Play Download Donate
4/13/2019 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Zhaozhou Teaching The Assembly Play Download Donate
4/10/2019 Hakusho Ostlund - Finding Freedom Within Limitations Play Download Donate
4/9/2019 ARobin Orden - Transitions Play Download Donate
4/6/2019 Tenzen David Zimmerman - The Inner Story of Buddha's Birth Play Download Donate
4/3/2019 Bryan Clark - The Unavoidable Perfection of the Universe Play Download Donate
3/31/2019 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Hyakujo Sits on the Great Sublime Peak Play Download Donate
3/30/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Daowu Tends the Sick Play Download Donate
3/30/2019 Nancy Petrin - The Gift of a Box of Darkness Play Download Donate
3/29/2019 Kathie Fischer - Liu Tiemo Play Download Donate
3/28/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - This Very Mind Is Buddha Play Download Donate
3/27/2019 Kathie Fischer - Not Abiding In Clarity Play Download Donate
3/26/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Seeing My Not Seeing Play Download Donate
3/25/2019 Christine Burkhart - Making Use Of Suffering Play Download Donate
3/25/2019 Amie Diller - Returning Home, Becoming Whole Play Download Donate
3/24/2019 ARobin Orden - Spiritual Friendship Play Download Donate
3/24/2019 Jean Evans - Just Take The Next Step Play Download Donate
3/24/2019 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Waking Up To The Present Moment Play Download Donate
3/23/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Human Instinct To Become Quiet Play Download Donate
3/22/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Great Intrigue Of This Mystery Play Download Donate
3/21/2019 Kathie Fischer - The Dharma of Tardigrades Play Download Donate
3/21/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - After This, See On Your Own Play Download Donate
3/20/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - This Is Your One Mystery Play Download Donate
3/19/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - Settling With Sesshin Play Download Donate
3/18/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Spirit Of Shikantaza Play Download Donate
3/17/2019 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Drinking Tea and Eating Rice Are the Everyday Affairs Play Download Donate
3/17/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller and Sozan Michael McCord - Supporting Each Other To Sit Sesshin Play Download Donate
3/16/2019 Onryu Mary Stares - Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Play Download Donate
3/9/2019 Shosan Victoria Austin - Love And Power In Relationship Play Download Donate
3/6/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Practice Period Class Play Download Donate
3/3/2019 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - What Is The Cause Of This Suffering? Play Download Donate
3/2/2019 Hoitsu Suzuki - Silence Is The Best Story Play Download Donate
2/24/2019 Eijun Linda Cutts - Grandmother Heart Play Download Donate
2/23/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - Without Hindrance, There Is No Fear Play Download Donate
2/17/2019 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Truth of Our Life is Speaking, Sitting and Listening Play Download Donate
2/16/2019 Rhonda V Magee - Mindfulness as a Support for Equity and Social Justice Play Download Donate
2/14/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Sesshin Day 5- The Point Of Zazen Play Download Donate
2/13/2019 Kathie Fischer - Sesshin Day 4 talk Play Download Donate
2/13/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Sound of the Cicadas Penetrates the Rock Play Download Donate
2/12/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Sesshin day 3 - Katto: Twining Vines Play Download Donate
2/11/2019 Kathie Fischer - Sesshin Day 2 talk Play Download Donate
2/10/2019 Ango Sara Tashker - Compassionate Inquiry Play Download Donate
2/10/2019 Hakusho Ostlund - To Diligently Care for and Collect Body and Mind Play Download Donate
2/9/2019 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Ruiyan Calls Master Play Download Donate
2/6/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - On Buddha's Parinirvana Play Download Donate
2/2/2019 Les Kaye and Teresa Bouza - A Sense of Something Greater Play Download Donate
1/26/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - Three Realms of Wisdom Play Download Donate
1/25/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Sesshin Day 5, Gate 3 Play Download Donate
1/24/2019 Kathie Fischer - Taking Refuge in Buddha, My Own Material Body Play Download Donate
1/23/2019 Ryushin Paul Haller - Putting on our Robes at the Sound of the Bell Play Download Donate
1/23/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Sesshin Day 3, Gate 2 Play Download Donate
1/22/2019 Kathie Fischer - The Story of Hui Neng Play Download Donate
1/21/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Sesshin Day 1, Gate 1 Play Download Donate
1/19/2019 Furyu Schroeder - What do you call the world? Play Download Donate
1/18/2019 Kathie Fischer - The Wild Ones Play Download Donate
1/13/2019 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Introduction To The Practice Period On Six Subtle Dharma Gates Play Download Donate
1/12/2019 Siobhan Cassidy - Courageous and Vulnerable Conversations Play Download Donate
1/9/2019 Gendo Lucy Xiao - Warm Feeling Play Download Donate
1/6/2019 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Life Itself Play Download Donate
1/5/2019 Jisan Tova Green - Our Ceremonies, Our Lives Play Download Donate
1/2/2019 Onryu Mary Stares - How we open our lives to the sangha Play Download Donate