2009 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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12/30/2009 Blanche Hartman - Roots of Compassion Play Download Donate
12/27/2009 Myoan Grace Schireson - Zen Women Play Download Donate
12/26/2009 Daigaku Rummé - The Two Approaches to Realizing the Dharma: Shikantaza and Shikankoan Play Download Donate
12/20/2009 Rev. Furyu Schroeder - Box of Nothing Play Download Donate
12/19/2009 Joan Amaral - Away Play Download Donate
12/13/2009 Hozan Alan Senauke - Community Play Download Donate
12/12/2009 Marc Lesser - Right View Play Download Donate
12/9/2009 Rick Slone - Putting Our Hearts on the Line Play Download Donate
12/5/2009 Blanche Hartman - Rohatsu Sesshin Day 7 Play Download Donate
12/4/2009 Jordan Thorn - Rohatsu Sesshin Day 6 Play Download Donate
12/3/2009 Joan Amaral - Rohatsu Sesshin Day 5 Play Download Donate
12/2/2009 Blanche Hartman - Rohatsu Sesshin Day 4 Play Download Donate
12/1/2009 Jordan Thorn - Rohatsu Sesshin Day 3 Play Download Donate
11/30/2009 Rosalie Curtis - Rohatsu Sesshin Day 2 Play Download Donate
11/29/2009 Blanche Hartman - Rohatsu Sesshin Day 1 Play Download Donate
11/29/2009 Shinko Rick Slone - Risking the Heart Play Download Donate
11/28/2009 Jordan Thorn - Today is Today Play Download Donate
11/25/2009 Joan Amaral - The Moon is Always Full Play Download Donate
11/22/2009 Myogen Steve Stücky - Resilience Play Download Donate
11/21/2009 Paul Haller - You Only Get One Mystery Play Download Donate
11/18/2009 Ed Sattizahn - Ten More Years Play Download Donate
11/15/2009 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Bodhisattva Precepts Play Download Donate
11/14/2009 Steve Weintraub - The Luncheonette Business Play Download Donate
11/11/2009 Martine Batchelor - The Path of Compassion Play Download Donate
11/8/2009 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Our Practice Is Japanese Play Download Donate
11/7/2009 Myogen Steve Stücky - Warm Hearted Mirror Play Download Donate
11/4/2009 Joan Amaral - Composure Play Download Donate
10/31/2009 Paul Haller - The Zen of Halloween Play Download Donate
10/28/2009 Acharya Arawana Hayashi - Bravery & Compassion Play Download Donate
10/25/2009 Myogen Steve Stucky - Receiving and Giving Nourishment Play Download Donate
10/24/2009 Jordan Thorn - Roots of Compassion Play Download Donate
10/21/2009 Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne - Four Brahma Viharas and Sharing of Energy for the Awakening of All Play Download Donate
10/21/2009 Greg Fain - The Great Matter Play Download Donate
10/17/2009 Grace Schireson - Zen Women Play Download Donate
10/14/2009 Blanche Hartman - Jumping Off The 100 Foot Pole Play Download Donate
10/11/2009 Steve Weintraub - This is the Only Reality Play Download Donate
10/10/2009 Edward Brown - Cooking Life Play Download Donate
10/7/2009 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - The Privilege of Expressing Love and Receiving It Play Download Donate
10/7/2009 Joan Amaral - Shuso Way-Seeking Mind Talk Play Download Donate
10/4/2009 Furyu Schroeder - Meeting Impermanence with Compassion Play Download Donate
10/3/2009 Yvonne Rand - Suzuki Roshi's Compassion Play Download Donate
9/30/2009 Rev. Harry Gyoko Bridge - Pure Land History and Practice - A Voyage of Compassion Play Download Donate
9/30/2009 Jordan Thorn - The Gift Play Download Donate
9/27/2009 Edward Espe Brown - Awaken Your Unborn Buddha Mind Play Download Donate
9/26/2009 Blanche Hartman - Be The Person You Want to See In The World Play Download Donate
9/23/2009 Dana Velden - Bringing The Cake Play Download Donate
9/20/2009 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Questions Places Voices Seasons Play Download Donate
9/19/2009 Christina Lehnherr - Appreciating the Utterly Amazing, Unfathomable and Irreplaceable Uniqueness of Each Single Life Play Download Donate
9/13/2009 Seido Lee deBarros - True Helpfulness Play Download Donate
9/12/2009 Paul Haller - Thread of Intention Play Download Donate
9/11/2009 Kokyo Henkel - The Altruistic Mind of Awakening Play Download Donate
9/9/2009 Myo Lahey - Dragon Song in a Dead Tree Play Download Donate
9/9/2009 Rev. Harry Gyokyo Bridge - The Compassion of Amida Buddha Play Download Donate
9/6/2009 Myogen Steve Stucky - The Gift of Giving Attention Play Download Donate
9/5/2009 Sonja Gardenswartz - Perfect Wisdom of Gentle Buddha Play Download Donate
9/5/2009 Linda Ruth Cutts - Talking Trash Play Download Donate
9/2/2009 Leslie James - Learning the Nature of Things Play Download Donate
9/2/2009 Anna Thorn - Cooperation Play Download Donate
8/30/2009 Hoitsu Suzuki Roshi - Warm Heart Zazen of Dogen and Buddha Play Download Donate
8/26/2009 Ajahn Amaro - Nibbana (part B) Play Download Donate
8/26/2009 Ajahn Amaro - Nibbana (part A) Play Download Donate
8/26/2009 Ajahn Amaro - Not Clinging Play Download Donate
8/22/2009 Kokyo Henkel - Ceremony and Ritual Play Download Donate
8/22/2009 Ed Sattizahn - Making your Best Effort in Each Moment Play Download Donate
8/19/2009 Leslie James - Guest and Host Play Download Donate
8/19/2009 Greg Fain - Continuous Practice of Gratitude Play Download Donate
8/16/2009 Paul Haller - Practicing With Money Play Download Donate
8/16/2009 Myogen Steve Stucky - Kanzeon Play Download Donate
8/15/2009 Laura Burges - Lineage Play Download Donate
8/12/2009 Mary Mocine - Tea at the Palaz of Hoon Play Download Donate
8/9/2009 Furyu Schroeder - From Siddhartha to Buddha Play Download Donate
8/8/2009 Norman Fischer - Suffering Play Download Donate
8/8/2009 Jordan Thorn - What Brings Us to this Place? Play Download Donate
8/5/2009 Ryushin Paul Haller & Brother David Steindl-Rast - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen Play Download Donate
8/3/2009 Edward Brown - Flower of Your Life Force Blooming Play Download Donate
8/2/2009 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - Opening to our Actual Life Play Download Donate
8/1/2009 Steve Stücky, Brother David, Gayum Matcher - Inner Peace, Outer Peace: An Interfaith Dialogue Play Download Donate
8/1/2009 Alan Senauke - Growing Up Play Download Donate
7/31/2009 Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day #5 Play Download Donate
7/30/2009 Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day #4 Play Download Donate
7/29/2009 Kazuaki Tanahashi - Translating Dogen's Shobogenzo Play Download Donate
7/29/2009 Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day #3 Play Download Donate
7/28/2009 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Gate Gate Paragate Play Download Donate
7/28/2009 Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day #2 Play Download Donate
7/27/2009 Paul Haller - Sesshin Talk Day #1 Play Download Donate
7/26/2009 Myogen Steve Stucky - Creating a Culture of Wisdom and Compassion Play Download Donate
7/25/2009 Paul Haller - Things I Didn't Know I Loved Play Download Donate
7/22/2009 Andy Ferguson - Latest News on Bodhidharma Play Download Donate
7/21/2009 Michael Wenger - Teacher-Student Relationship Play Download Donate
7/19/2009 Darlene Cohen - Suffering and Wholehearted Commitment Play Download Donate
7/18/2009 Marc Lesser - Accomplishing More by Doing Less, Part 2 Play Download Donate
7/18/2009 Marc Lesser - Accomplishing More by Doing Less, Part 1 Play Download Donate
7/18/2009 Michael Wenger - Zen Practices & Zen Institutions Play Download Donate
7/13/2009 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Light Play Download Donate
7/13/2009 Fu Schroeder and Larry Yang - Diversity Play Download Donate
7/11/2009 Paul Haller - Intensifying Just Sitting Play Download Donate
7/5/2009 Zesho Susan O'Connell - An Inquiry Into Hope Play Download Donate
7/1/2009 Dr. Marlene Jones - Savoring Play Download Donate
6/28/2009 Robert Thomas - Being a Bodhisattva Play Download Donate
6/28/2009 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Which Moon Is This? Play Download Donate
6/27/2009 Tova Green - Pride Play Download Donate
6/24/2009 Mark Lancaster - Buddha and Mara Play Download Donate
6/21/2009 Seido Lee deBarros - Father's Day and the Three Minds Play Download Donate
6/20/2009 Paul Haller - Samadhi Play Download Donate
6/17/2009 Wendy Lewis - Gratitude and Humility Play Download Donate
6/14/2009 Myogen Steve Stucky - Preferences and Compassion Play Download Donate
6/13/2009 Ingen Breen - Being Present Play Download Donate
6/13/2009 Jordan Thorn - The Path of Practice Play Download Donate
6/10/2009 Darlene Cohen - Fruits of Deepening Practice Play Download Donate
6/10/2009 Michael Wenger - What Do You Do with the Soundtrack Play Download Donate
6/7/2009 Steve Weintraub - The Feeling of Practice Play Download Donate
6/6/2009 Naomi Shihab Nye - Poetry Reading Play Download Donate
6/6/2009 Blanche Hartman - The Gift Play Download Donate
6/1/2009 Steve Stucky - Seeing Clearly Play Download Donate
5/31/2009 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Continuous Practice, Refuge, and Compassion Play Download Donate
5/30/2009 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Brown Rice Is Just Right Play Download Donate
5/30/2009 Christina Lehnherr - Now is the Time Play Download Donate
5/27/2009 Jordan Thorn - The Second Noble Truth Play Download Donate
5/26/2009 Yvonne Rand - Suzuki Roshi's Compassion Play Download Donate
5/24/2009 Mel Weitsman, Lew Richmond, Yvonne Rand - Remembering Suzuki Roshi Q&A Play Download Donate
5/24/2009 Mel Weitsman, Lew Richmond, Yvonne Rand - Remembering Suzuki Roshi Play Download Donate
5/23/2009 Victoria Austin - Support for Shamatha Play Download Donate
5/23/2009 Edward Brown, Peter Schneider, Les Kaye - Remembering Suzuki Roshi Play Download Donate
5/21/2009 Leslie James - Realization of Delusion Play Download Donate
5/20/2009 Jana Drakka - Zendo Without Walls Play Download Donate
5/18/2009 Kokyo Henkel - Dizang Planting the Fields (2) Play Download Donate
5/18/2009 Kokyo Henkel - Dizang Planting the Fields (1) Play Download Donate
5/17/2009 Arlene Lueck - Your Perfect Self Play Download Donate
5/16/2009 Daigaku Rumme - Zen Basics Play Download Donate
5/15/2009 Steve Stucky - Suzuki Roshi's Undivided Original Way Play Download Donate
5/13/2009 Edward Brown - Everyone Making Their Best Effort Play Download Donate
5/10/2009 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Mother's Day Play Download Donate
5/9/2009 Teah Strozer - This Is Water Play Download Donate
5/6/2009 Greg Fain - The Secret of Zen Practice Play Download Donate
5/3/2009 Myogen Steve Stucky - Baby Buddha Play Download Donate
5/2/2009 Jordan Thorn - The First Noble Truth Play Download Donate
4/29/2009 Ingen Breen - Postcards from Emptiness Play Download Donate
4/28/2009 Leslie James - When Myriad Objects Come All at Once Play Download Donate
4/26/2009 Rev. Myo Lahey - Meeting Buddha, Beyond Buddha Play Download Donate
4/25/2009 Kosho McCall - Encouraging Words Play Download Donate
4/20/2009 Kokyo Henkel - Nonduality of Practice and Verification Play Download Donate
4/19/2009 Edward Brown - A Friend in the Darkness Play Download Donate
4/18/2009 Paul Haller - Ordination Play Download Donate
4/15/2009 Laura Burges - Spinning Straw into Gold Play Download Donate
4/14/2009 Paul Haller - The One Who Is Not Busy Play Download Donate
4/12/2009 Myogen Steve Stucky - Arising Mind Play Download Donate
4/11/2009 Jeffrey Schneider - There is No God and No Soul Play Download Donate
4/4/2009 Susan O'Connell - Buddha's Birthday Play Download Donate
3/29/2009 Christina Lehnherr - Presence Play Download Donate
3/25/2009 Marsha Angus - Intention, Commitment and Vow Play Download Donate
3/22/2009 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Eyes of Compassion Play Download Donate
3/21/2009 Paul Haller - Dharma of Money Play Download Donate
3/18/2009 Michael Wenger - True Strictness Play Download Donate
3/15/2009 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Loving All Beings and Resistance Play Download Donate
3/14/2009 Jordan Thorn - The World Is What It Is Play Download Donate
3/11/2009 Bernd Bender - Donkey Mind Play Download Donate
3/8/2009 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - In the Shadow of the Moon Play Download Donate
3/7/2009 Mark Lancaster - Fear and Joy Play Download Donate
3/4/2009 Victoria Austin - Living Vow Play Download Donate
3/1/2009 Marc Lesser - Doing Less Play Download Donate
2/28/2009 Paul Haller - Heart of Vow Play Download Donate
2/25/2009 Michael Wenger - What's Happening Play Download Donate
2/22/2009 Daigan Lueck - Everything Without Exception Play Download Donate
2/21/2009 Marc Lesser - Less is the New More Play Download Donate
2/18/2009 Berndt Bender - Way-Seeking Mind Play Download Donate
2/15/2009 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Parinirvana, Life, Death, and Ango Play Download Donate
2/14/2009 Victoria Austin - Three Views of Love Play Download Donate
2/11/2009 Blanche Hartman - Loving the World Play Download Donate
1/28/2009 Dana Velden - Appropriate Boldness Play Download Donate
1/24/2009 Blanche Hartman - The Great Matter Play Download Donate
1/14/2009 Victoria Austin - Remembering Rabbi Lew Play Download Donate
1/10/2009 Paul Haller - Divine Discontent Play Download Donate
1/7/2009 Linda Galijan - Bodhisattva Vow in Daily Life Play Download Donate
1/3/2009 Greg Fain - The Perfection of Vow Play Download Donate