Dharma Talk Archives

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Live Streamed Talks

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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 live stream site at http://livestream.com/sfzc.

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8/14/2016 Greg Fain - The Cool Breeze Blows through the Empty Hall Play Download Donate
8/10/2016 Leslie James - Does It Matter or Does It Not Matter? Play Download Donate
7/30/2016 Norman Fischer - Imagination 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
7/22/2016 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
7/16/2016 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
7/8/2016 Greg Fain - Diamond Sutra Class No. 3 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
6/29/2016 Leslie James - It Cannot Be Controlled Play Download Donate
6/25/2016 Greg Fain - Diamond Sutra Class No. 2 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 Impernanence 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
6/15/2016 Linda Galijan - Zen as Body Practice Play Download Donate
6/11/2016 angel Kyodo williams - Radical Dharma: Love and Liberation 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
6/1/2016 Jaku Kinst - Being's Time, Time's Being 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
5/26/2016 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
5/24/2016 Leslie James - Being Unstained 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
4/20/2016 Kyosho Valorie Beer - Election Year Practice Play Download Donate
4/14/2016 Leslie James - Actualized By Myriad Things Play Download Donate
4/10/2016 Greg Fain - Arrow Points Meet Play Download Donate
4/6/2016 Teah Strozer - Not Knowing 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
3/18/2016 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
3/8/2016 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
3/1/2016 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
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