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.

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1/17/2016 Konin Melissa Cardenas - Warm Hand to Warm Hand: Joining the Lineage of Women Ancestors Play Download Donate
12/1/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Tassajara Fall 2015 Practice Period Class 6 Play Download Donate
11/24/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Shape Shifting Play Download Donate
11/23/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - 60 Years in the Womb Play Download Donate
11/22/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Pure Conduct Play Download Donate
11/22/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Pure Conduct Play Download Donate
11/21/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Ceaseless Practice Play Download Donate
11/20/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Now Becomes Visible Play Download Donate
11/19/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Citta and Hridaya Play Download Donate
11/18/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Immersion in Interbeing Play Download Donate
11/14/2015 Zenshin Greg Fain - Paris: The Benefit of Zen Play Download Donate
11/11/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Tassajara Fall 2015 Practice Period Class 5 Play Download Donate
11/9/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Tassajara Fall 2015 Practice Period Class 4 Play Download Donate
11/5/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Tassajara Fall 2015 Practice Period Class 3 Play Download Donate
10/30/2015 Leslie James - Wind and Water Play Download Donate
10/27/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - St. Kevin and the Blackbird Play Download Donate
10/26/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Energy of Sitting Play Download Donate
10/25/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Giving Birth to Buddha Mudra Play Download Donate
10/24/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Form is Form Play Download Donate
10/23/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Upright and at ease - Reckless and Shameless Play Download Donate
10/22/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Giving Attention, Receiving Experience Play Download Donate
10/21/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Non-Judgmental Approach to Practice Play Download Donate
10/18/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Tassajara Fall 2015 Practice Period Class 2 Play Download Donate
10/13/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Tassajara Fall 2015 Practice Period Class 1 Play Download Donate
10/4/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Inner and Outer Shingi Play Download Donate
9/12/2015 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - How to Practice with Your Preferences Play Download Donate
9/9/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - No Hindrance, No Fear Play Download Donate
9/5/2015 Tim Zentetsu Burkett - Nothing Holy About It Play Download Donate
9/2/2015 Gendo Lucy Xiao - Everything Changes Play Download Donate
8/29/2015 Shokan Jordan Thorn - How to Sit Zazen Play Download Donate
8/22/2015 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Waking Up Play Download Donate
8/19/2015 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Breaking the Staff Play Download Donate
8/15/2015 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Work Practice and Way Seeking Mind Play Download Donate
8/8/2015 Jisan Tova Green - Being Jizo Play Download Donate
8/1/2015 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Bringing Harmony to Everyone Play Download Donate
7/25/2015 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Group Practice is the Shortcut Play Download Donate
7/18/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Leading From Within Play Download Donate
7/15/2015 Jamie Howell - Thinking About Not Thinking Play Download Donate
7/11/2015 Eijun Linda Cutts - The Many Faces of Altruism Play Download Donate
7/8/2015 Myoju Erin Merk - The Healing Ritual of Totally Engaged Stillness Play Download Donate
6/24/2015 Anshi Zachary Smith - The Body under the Flowering Hedge Play Download Donate
6/20/2015 Hozan Alan Senauke - The Buddha Was Enlightened Under a Tree Play Download Donate
6/17/2015 Onryu Mary Stares - Through the Kaleidoscope Play Download Donate
6/13/2015 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Guideposts for Bodhisattvas Play Download Donate
6/12/2015 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Dogen's Great Faith and Vow: Eihei Koso Hotsuganmon Play Download Donate
6/11/2015 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Bringing Our Intention to Sesshin Play Download Donate
6/6/2015 Zesho Susan O'Connell - The Real Thing: Enlightenment and the Internet Play Download Donate
6/3/2015 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Thinking Thinking Play Download Donate
5/30/2015 Shundo David Haye - Dharma Wheels Play Download Donate
5/23/2015 Shosan Victoria Austin - Steadiness of Vow Play Download Donate
4/4/2015 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Bird’s Path, Earth Day Talk Play Download Donate
4/4/2015 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Celebrating Buddha’s Birthday Play Download Donate
3/27/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - What I’ve Learned So Far Play Download Donate
3/11/2015 Tim Kroll - The Practice of Being a Student Play Download Donate
3/8/2015 Furyu Schroeder - The Old Lady Steals Zhaozhao's Bamboo Shoots Play Download Donate
3/7/2015 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Look for the Silver Lining Play Download Donate
3/1/2015 Norman Fischer - Solitude Play Download Donate
2/28/2015 Konin Melissa Cardenas - Live Like It Matters Play Download Donate
2/21/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Finding Freedom in Emotional Responses Play Download Donate
2/18/2015 Tim Kroll - The Practice of Attunement: Receiving and Letting Go Play Download Donate
2/16/2015 Greg Fain - No Hindrance, No Fear Play Download Donate
2/15/2015 Wendy Johnson - Against the Stream: The Practice of Resilience Play Download Donate
2/14/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Varieties of Love Play Download Donate
2/11/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Five Faculties of Awakening Play Download Donate
2/8/2015 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Desire = Suffering? Play Download Donate
2/7/2015 Kansan David Zimmerman - The Unbearable Embeddedness of Being Play Download Donate
2/5/2015 Mary Stares - Remembering Abbot Steve Play Download Donate
2/4/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Aligning With Practice Play Download Donate
2/2/2015 Linda Galijan - Opening to Difference Play Download Donate
2/1/2015 Shohaku Okumura - Zen of Four Seasons Play Download Donate
1/31/2015 Do-on Robert Thomas - Practice, Precepts, and Technology Play Download Donate
1/27/2015 Leslie James - Abundant in Each Person Play Download Donate
1/24/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Continuous Practice Play Download Donate
1/21/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Inner and Outer Alignment Play Download Donate
1/18/2015 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Intimacy With The Robe Play Download Donate
1/17/2015 Eijun LInda Cutts - Practicing with Dr. Martin Luther King's Teaching Play Download Donate
1/11/2015 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Avalokiteshvara Transmitting the Buddha Mind Seal Play Download Donate
1/10/2015 Jisan Tova Green - The Shared World Play Download Donate
1/7/2015 Shundo David Haye - The Journey to Your Destination Play Download Donate
1/3/2015 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Identity and Character Formation Play Download Donate
Ease and Joy Sneaking in Through the Side Gate Play Download Donate
Dogen's Genjo Koan Play Download Donate
Impossible Vows, but Beneficial Effort Play Download Donate
Finding Our Deepest Intention Play Download Donate
Creating Healing Ritual at Home in the Heart Play Download Donate
Sharing in the Pleasure of Zen Play Download Donate
Song of the Jewel Mirror Samadhi 1 Play Download Donate
The Way of Tenderness Play Download Donate
Ascending the Mountain Play Download Donate
Not the Self You Expected Play Download Donate
Breakthroughs Play Download Donate
Too Busy Play Download Donate
The Oak Tree in the Courtyard Play Download Donate
The World in a Grain of Rice Play Download Donate
Living in Alignment with Reality Play Download Donate
Right View Play Download Donate
Just This Is It, Always Close Play Download Donate
Responding to Life Play Download Donate
Receiving the Gift You Already Have Play Download Donate
Presence Play Download Donate
Heartfelt Effort Play Download Donate
The Calmness of Day Two of Sesshin Play Download Donate
What Does It Mean to Let Go in Zazen? Play Download Donate
Just This Is It Play Download Donate
The Koan of Life: Activity and Stillness Play Download Donate
To Paint the Portrait of a Bird Play Download Donate
Love and Compassion: The Selma That's Right Here and Now Play Download Donate