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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8/5/2017 Shokan Jordan Thorn - The Dance of Impermanence Play Download Donate
8/2/2017 Anshi Zachary Smith - Hanging from a Tree by your Teeth Play Download Donate
7/30/2017 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Sun Faced Buddha Moon Faced Buddha Play Download Donate
7/29/2017 Gengyoko Tim Wicks - Spiritual Friends Play Download Donate
7/23/2017 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - You Have Gained the Pivotal Opportunity of Human Form 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 Burgess - 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 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
6/18/2017 Ryushin Paul Haller - 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
6/10/2017 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Sesshin Day 3: Expressing Ourselves in Speech, Action and Silence Play Download Donate
6/9/2017 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Sesshin day 2: Full expression 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
5/14/2017 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
4/8/2017 Kanzan David Zimmerman - Celebrating the True Function of our Lives 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