2014 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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12/28/2014 Jeremy Levie - New Year's retreat 2014-15: The Four Noble Truths Play Download Donate
12/27/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Out of the Darkness Play Download Donate
12/21/2014 Anna Thorn - Giving Play Download Donate
12/20/2014 Myogen Kathryn Stark - Stay Play Download Donate
12/17/2014 Dairyu Michael Wenger - Dream Language Play Download Donate
12/15/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Buddha Teaches and the Lotus Turns the Lotus (Sesshin Day 7) Play Download Donate
12/14/2014 Sonja Gardenswartz - Happiness in Presence Play Download Donate
12/14/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Under the Bodhi Tree (Sesshin Day 6) Play Download Donate
12/13/2014 Shokan Jordan Thorn - Osama Bin Laden, 9/11, and the Senate Intelligence Report Play Download Donate
12/13/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Siddhartha’s Resolve: Encounter with Mara (Sesshin Day 5) Play Download Donate
12/12/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Sujata’s Offering: Nourishment for Awakening (Sesshin Day 4) Play Download Donate
12/11/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Siddhartha’s Austerities: What Is Skill in Means? (Sesshin Day 3) Play Download Donate
12/10/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - The Great Departure: A Story of Relationship (Sesshin Day 2) Play Download Donate
12/9/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Four Messengers and Five Remembrances (Sesshin Day 1) Play Download Donate
12/6/2014 Greg Fain - She Does Nothing About All Dharmas Play Download Donate
11/30/2014 Furyu Schroeder - Don't Shoot Play Download Donate
11/29/2014 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Everyday Mind Play Download Donate
11/23/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Reentry: Fish Becomes a Dragon (Sesshin Day 9) Play Download Donate
11/23/2014 Reb Anderson - Giving Up Trying To Control Play Download Donate
11/22/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Iron and Silk (Sesshin Day 8) Play Download Donate
11/21/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Peter Pan Attends Sesshin Play Download Donate
11/20/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - This Is Hard to Talk About Play Download Donate
11/19/2014 Nancy Petrin - The Bliss Dance Play Download Donate
11/18/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Meeting the Hindrances Play Download Donate
11/17/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Dharma Gate of Mistakes Play Download Donate
11/16/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Inquiry Into Spiritual Bypassing Play Download Donate
11/16/2014 Mel Weitsman - Faith, Effort, Mindfullness, Samadhi and Prajna Play Download Donate
11/15/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - What Is It? And Why Is It So Hard to Realize? Play Download Donate
11/15/2014 Ze Sho Susan O'Connell - Surrender To Love Play Download Donate
11/12/2014 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - We Can Change Our Karma Right Now Play Download Donate
11/10/2014 Leslie James - What You Think Is No Help Play Download Donate
11/8/2014 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Just This Is It Play Download Donate
11/2/2014 Ed Brown - We'll See Play Download Donate
11/1/2014 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - All Beings as Buddha Play Download Donate
10/29/2014 Nancy Petrin - Melting Into Love Play Download Donate
10/29/2014 Linda Ruth Cutts - Sejiki: Offering Nourishment Play Download Donate
10/28/2014 Linda Ruth Cutts - All Dharmas Abide in Their Dharma Position Play Download Donate
10/27/2014 Linda Ruth Cutts - Page Play Download Donate
10/26/2014 Linda Ruth Cutts - Breathing Body Play Download Donate
10/26/2014 Furyu Schroeder - What Do You Call The World Play Download Donate
10/25/2014 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - What is a Bodhisattva? Play Download Donate
10/19/2014 Reb Anderson - The Buddha Way As Good As Friendship Play Download Donate
10/18/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Six Prajna Paramittas Play Download Donate
10/12/2014 Norman Fisher - Just This Play Download Donate
10/11/2014 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - Living Through Strong Emotions Play Download Donate
10/5/2014 Reiren Gumbel - Bodhidharma and Storytelling Play Download Donate
10/4/2014 Ed Sattizahn - Zazen is Our Whole Life Play Download Donate
9/28/2014 Steve Weintraub - Stillness Play Download Donate
9/27/2014 Taishun Yoshii - Living Our Lives to Support Each Other Play Download Donate
9/22/2014 Wendy Lewis - Emptiness Play Download Donate
9/21/2014 Reb Anderson - Homage to The Perfection of Wisdom, Lovely, the Holy Play Download Donate
9/20/2014 Edward Espe Brown - You're the Cook: The Mind That Seeks the Way Play Download Donate
9/19/2014 Shogen Danielson - Offering Play Download Donate
9/16/2014 Mary Mocine - How Do You Hide? Play Download Donate
9/14/2014 Fu Schroeder - If She Only Had a Minute... Play Download Donate
9/13/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Trusting We Are Buddha Play Download Donate
9/10/2014 Leslie James - Transition Play Download Donate
9/10/2014 Marsha Angus - Intimacy Play Download Donate
9/7/2014 Eijun Linda Cutts - The Spirit of All-Inclusive Study Play Download Donate
9/6/2014 Ed Sattizahn - Being Present With Our Life Play Download Donate
9/3/2014 Linda Galijan - Miracle at Tassajara Creek Play Download Donate
9/3/2014 Judith Randall - Bringing Harmony to Everyone, Free from Hindrance Play Download Donate
8/31/2014 Shokuchi Carrigan - Generosity and Precepts Play Download Donate
8/30/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Actualizing Our Understanding Play Download Donate
8/30/2014 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - When We Respect Something, We Will Find the True Life of It Play Download Donate
8/27/2014 Greg Fain - The Heart of Generosity Play Download Donate
8/24/2014 Leslie James - Expanding Into the Completeness of Our Self Play Download Donate
8/24/2014 Jeremy Levie - The Sanctuary is Built Play Download Donate
8/23/2014 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - Zen Heart Play Download Donate
8/20/2014 Lee Lipp - A Relationship With Suffering Play Download Donate
8/17/2014 Edward Brown - Tasting the True Spirit of the Grain Play Download Donate
8/16/2014 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Escape This Crazy Life of Tears Play Download Donate
8/16/2014 Lien Shutt - Hai! Saying Yes to Buddha Nature Play Download Donate
8/13/2014 Shundo David Haye - The Music of Life Play Download Donate
8/10/2014 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Studying the Meeting Place of Self and Other Play Download Donate
8/9/2014 Greg Fain - Who Is That Other? Play Download Donate
8/6/2014 Linda Ruth Cutts - Peaceful Practice: Not Avoiding Your Life Play Download Donate
8/6/2014 Jana Drakka - No Separation Play Download Donate
8/2/2014 Ed Sattizahn - Accepting What Happens Play Download Donate
7/30/2014 Leslie James - We're Studying the Self! Play Download Donate
7/27/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Practicing with Being Stuck Play Download Donate
7/26/2014 Shogen Danielson - The Practice of Wilderness Play Download Donate
7/26/2014 Kokyo Henkel and Shoho Kubast - How a Drop of Water Enters the Ocean #3 Play Download Donate
7/26/2014 David Steindl-Rast - Who, Why, What, How, When, and Where? Play Download Donate
7/24/2014 Kokyo Henkel and Shoho Kubast - How a Drop of Water Enter the Ocean #1 Play Download Donate
7/22/2014 Robert Sharf - Is Mindfulness Buddhist? And Why it Matters. Play Download Donate
7/21/2014 Robert Sharf - Nirvana, Nirodha and the Heaven of the Mindless Gods Play Download Donate
7/20/2014 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Train Ourselves to Listen to the Cries of the World Play Download Donate
7/19/2014 Robert Thomas - Possibility Play Download Donate
7/17/2014 Dario Girolami - Pratityasamutpada Play Download Donate
7/16/2014 Linda Ruth Cutts - Soft and Flexible Mind Play Download Donate
7/16/2014 Wendy Lewis - Ageism, Aging, and Community Play Download Donate
7/13/2014 Furyu Schroeder - To LIfe Play Download Donate
7/12/2014 Susan O'Connell - To Be and Not to Be Play Download Donate
7/9/2014 Blanche Hartman - Be Kind to Yourself - You Are Everywhere Play Download Donate
7/8/2014 Dale Wright - What is Karma and How Does it Work? (or does it?) Play Download Donate
7/7/2014 Dale Wright - The Philosophy of Buddhist Meditation Play Download Donate
7/6/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Searching for Buried Treasure Play Download Donate
7/5/2014 Greg Fain - Miracles Play Download Donate
7/2/2014 Leslie James - Being Unstained Play Download Donate
7/2/2014 Jeffrey Schneider - Inalienable Rights vs. Karma Play Download Donate
7/1/2014 Charlie Pokorny - Koan Play Download Donate
6/29/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Practicing with Pride Play Download Donate
6/28/2014 Mako Voelkel - What Is This? Play Download Donate
6/28/2014 Jisan Tova Green - All Together Now Play Download Donate
6/25/2014 Ed Sattizahn - Picking and Choosing Play Download Donate
6/22/2014 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Stories About Studying the Self Play Download Donate
6/21/2014 Victoria Austin - Sesshin Day 3: It Is Just Us: The Mirror Play Download Donate
6/21/2014 Tenshin Reb Anderson - One-Day Sitting: Encouraging the Practice of Zazen Play Download Donate
6/20/2014 Mark Lancaster - Sesshin Day 2: Awakened Heart Play Download Donate
6/19/2014 Rosalie Curtis - Sesshin Day 1: Being Yourself Play Download Donate
6/18/2014 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Most Intimate Play Download Donate
6/15/2014 Furyu Schroeder - Bring Us The Rhinoceros Play Download Donate
6/14/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Finding Metta in the Traffic of Your Life Play Download Donate
6/11/2014 David Zimmerman - What Is It That Thus Comes? Play Download Donate
6/11/2014 Furyu Schroeder - Bring Me the Rhino! Play Download Donate
6/10/2014 Angel Kyodo Williams - The Heart Sutra Play Download Donate
6/9/2014 Angel Kyodo Williams - Dining Room Class Play Download Donate
6/7/2014 Issho Fujita - To Study The Self Play Download Donate
6/4/2014 Greg Fain - Don't Look Elsewhere Play Download Donate
6/4/2014 Erin Merk - Taking Refuge, Giving Refuge Play Download Donate
6/1/2014 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Generosity as a Way to Awaken Play Download Donate
6/1/2014 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Satipatthana Sutra Play Download Donate
5/31/2014 Mary Mocine - Practicing with Patience Play Download Donate
5/29/2014 Leslie James - Surviving Service Play Download Donate
5/28/2014 Judith Randall - The Practice of Being Lost Play Download Donate
5/27/2014 Shinshu Roberts - This Moment According to Dogen Play Download Donate
5/26/2014 Jaku Kinst - Self and Practice Play Download Donate
5/25/2014 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Zazen - Illuminating and Liberating Consciousness Play Download Donate
5/24/2014 Ed Sattizahn - The One Who Isn't Busy Play Download Donate
5/21/2014 Gil Fronsdale - The Four Noble Truths Play Download Donate
5/21/2014 Charlie Pokorny - The "L" Word Play Download Donate
5/21/2014 Kathryn Stark - No-One Is Left Out Play Download Donate
5/20/2014 Gil Fronsdale - Views of Self Play Download Donate
5/18/2014 Steve Weintraub - Relying on Something Great Play Download Donate
5/17/2014 Victoria Austin - Concentration and the Four Divine Abidings Play Download Donate
5/16/2014 Ed Sattizahn - Suzuki Roshi's Living Legacy Play Download Donate
5/15/2014 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - The Five Gifts Play Download Donate
5/11/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Initiation Play Download Donate
5/10/2014 Judith Randall - What Does it Mean to be Truly Alive Play Download Donate
5/10/2014 Jordan Thorn - Today is not Yesterday, Today is not Tomorrow Play Download Donate
5/7/2014 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Realization About Delusion Play Download Donate
5/7/2014 Michael Wenger - Just Sitting Play Download Donate
5/4/2014 Jeremy Levie - I Alone Am The World-Honored One Play Download Donate
5/3/2014 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Emptiness and the Heart Sutra Play Download Donate
4/30/2014 Shundo David Haye - Vessels of Enlightenment Play Download Donate
4/27/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Looking Into Causes and Conditions Play Download Donate
4/26/2014 Fu Schroeder - A White Tea Bowl Play Download Donate
4/24/2014 Linda Galijan - Taking Refuge In Sangha Play Download Donate
4/23/2014 Lucy XIao - Practice Like a Fool Play Download Donate
4/20/2014 Furyu Schroeder - A Disciple of the Buddha Does Not Lie Play Download Donate
4/19/2014 Rosalie Curtis - In Faith That We Are Buddha, We Enter Buddha's Way Play Download Donate
4/17/2014 Leslie James - Taking Refuge In Dharma Play Download Donate
4/17/2014 Leslie James - Taking Refuge In Dharma Play Download Donate
4/16/2014 Zachary Smith - Sun-faced Buddha, Moon-faced Buddha: Living Skillfully with the Human Condition Play Download Donate
4/13/2014 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Practicing with Words and Silence Play Download Donate
4/12/2014 Paul Haller - Finding Kindness Play Download Donate
4/9/2014 Greg Fain - Taking Refuge In Buddha Play Download Donate
4/9/2014 Zenkei Blanche Hartman - Grateful For Gratitude Play Download Donate
4/4/2014 Ed Sattizahn - Buddha's Birthday Play Download Donate
3/30/2014 Marc Lesser - Wholeheartedness Play Download Donate
3/29/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - There Couldn't Be Anything Else Play Download Donate
3/29/2014 Marc Lesser - Finding Your True Path Play Download Donate
3/28/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Dongshan's "Always Close" Play Download Donate
3/28/2014 Jisan Tova Green - Finding Our Place in the Family of Things Play Download Donate
3/27/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Banzan's Three Worlds Play Download Donate
3/27/2014 Rosalie Curtis - Dedicating the Merit, Sharing Our lives Play Download Donate
3/26/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Terrible Authenticity of Now Play Download Donate
3/26/2014 Jisan Tova Green - Use the Rain as Your Raincoat Play Download Donate
3/25/2014 Rosalie Curtis - Lovingkindness Changes the World Play Download Donate
3/24/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Remembering Trust Play Download Donate
3/24/2014 Jisan Tova Green - Not Knowing: Zazen is Most Intimate Play Download Donate
3/23/2014 Sessei Meg Levie - Retracing Eihei Dogen from 1200 to Now Play Download Donate
3/23/2014 Rosalie Curtis - Bringing Our Best Effort to Sesshin Play Download Donate
3/22/2014 Ed Sattizahn - Not Knowing Is Most Intimate Play Download Donate
3/20/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Vernal Equinox, Lotus Sutra Play Download Donate
3/19/2014 Jisan Tova Green - On Renewing Our Vows Play Download Donate
3/16/2014 Furyu Schroeder - John Cage and Zen Play Download Donate
3/15/2014 Lien Shutt - The Bodhisattva Way: Mission Impossible? ('The Rubber Ducky Talk') Play Download Donate
3/13/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - March 17th Class (poor quality audio) Play Download Donate
3/12/2014 Shahara Godfrey - The Five Precepts as a Path of Liberation Play Download Donate
3/9/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Lotus Sutra Chapter 25 Play Download Donate
3/8/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Call Out My Name Play Download Donate
3/2/2014 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - There Are No Zen Teachers Play Download Donate
3/1/2014 Hoitsu Suzuki Roshi - Zazen is Zazen Play Download Donate
2/28/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Bodhisattva Way Play Download Donate
2/27/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Stage of Trust Play Download Donate
2/26/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Grandmotherly Mind Play Download Donate
2/26/2014 Rosalie Curtis - Life is Always Bubbling Up Play Download Donate
2/25/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Demons Play Download Donate
2/24/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - What is Buddha? Play Download Donate
2/23/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Koan Mind Play Download Donate
2/23/2014 Wendy Johnson - Arbor Day Play Download Donate
2/22/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Entering Sesshin Play Download Donate
2/22/2014 Tova Green - Reaching Back for a Pillow in the Night Play Download Donate
2/19/2014 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - The First Thing You Do When You Wake Up Play Download Donate
2/16/2014 Ryushin Paul Haller - Transition Play Download Donate
2/16/2014 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Ango Play Download Donate
2/15/2014 Christina Lehnherr - The Gifts of Practice Play Download Donate
2/11/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Opening Up and Letting Go Play Download Donate
2/9/2014 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Four Horses Play Download Donate
2/8/2014 Jeffrey Schneider - Bodhisattva: Masochist or Savior? Play Download Donate
2/7/2014 Leslie James - Settle/ Finish Play Download Donate
2/5/2014 Alan Senauke - The Bodhisattva's Four Embracing Dharmas Play Download Donate
2/2/2014 Greg Fain - Renouncing Unhappiness Play Download Donate
2/1/2014 Norman Fischer - No Teachers of Zen Play Download Donate
1/29/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Students and Teachers Practice the Precepts Together Play Download Donate
1/29/2014 Shohaku Okamura - Group Stupidity Play Download Donate
1/28/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Ocean Samadhi Play Download Donate
1/27/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - The Natural Order of Mind Play Download Donate
1/26/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - A Bad Teacher and a Bad Student Play Download Donate
1/25/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman; - Sudden Enlightenment, Gradual Practice Play Download Donate
1/25/2014 Rosalie Curtis - Waking Up in the Midst of Our Lives Play Download Donate
1/22/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Five Ranks Class Number 2 Play Download Donate
1/22/2014 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Essence of Mind: Daowu Teaches the Essential Gate to Truth Play Download Donate
1/22/2014 Ed Sattizahn - Finding My Way to Practice Play Download Donate
1/20/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Zazen Play Download Donate
1/19/2014 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Spiritual Friendship Play Download Donate
1/18/2014 Tova Green - Martin Luther King, Jr., Myogen Steve Stucky, Samantabadhra Bodhisattva, and All of Us Play Download Donate
1/17/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Five Ranks Class Number 1 Play Download Donate
1/15/2014 Jamie Howell - The Poem Competition of Daikan Eno and Jinshu Play Download Donate
1/13/2014 Sojun Mel Weitsman - The Ring of the Way Play Download Donate
1/12/2014 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Bodhisattva Practice of Enlightenment Play Download Donate
1/11/2014 Susan Moon and Florence Caplow - The Hidden Lamp Play Download Donate
1/8/2014 Mark Lancaster - My New Year's Resolutions Play Download Donate
1/4/2014 Christina Lehnherr - Each Breath of Mine is Equally One of Yours: Dedicated to Myogen Steve Stucky Play Download Donate