2015 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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12/27/2015 Sonja Gardenswartz - The Power of Intention Play Download Donate
12/15/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Excellence, Forgiveness and Continous Mistake Play Download Donate
12/14/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Emperor Wu and Bodhidharma Play Download Donate
12/13/2015 Furyu Schroeder - Joy to the World Play Download Donate
12/13/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Mind of Shunyata Play Download Donate
12/12/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - How Practice is Engaged Changes Play Download Donate
12/11/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Illuminating the World Beyond Me Play Download Donate
12/10/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Undoing Reality Play Download Donate
12/3/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Tassajara Fall 2015 Practice Period Class 7 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
9/19/2015 Kieryu Lien Shutt - The Precepts 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 Graham Ross - Clouds Sweep the Eternal Sky Play Download Donate
9/5/2015 Tim Zentetsu Burkett - Nothing Holy About It Play Download Donate
9/3/2015 Tim Burkett - Nothing Holy About It Play Download Donate
9/2/2015 Gendo Lucy Xiao - Everything Changes Play Download Donate
9/2/2015 Linda Galijan - Following Bread Crumbs to the Hearts Home Play Download Donate
8/29/2015 Shokan Jordan Thorn - How to Sit Zazen Play Download Donate
8/26/2015 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Conflict Play Download Donate
8/24/2015 Shohaku Okumura - Dogens Waka Poems Play Download Donate
8/22/2015 David Zimmerman - Falling in Love Play Download Donate
8/22/2015 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Waking Up Play Download Donate
8/19/2015 Laurie Senauke - Big Mind Talking to Small Mind 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
8/12/2015 Mark Blum - The Nirvana Sutra Part 2 Play Download Donate
8/12/2015 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - The Harmony of the Two Truths Play Download Donate
8/11/2015 Mark Blum - The Nirvana Sutra Part 1 Play Download Donate
8/8/2015 David Haye - The Song of Returning Home Play Download Donate
8/8/2015 Marc Lesser - Work Practice Part 2 Play Download Donate
8/8/2015 Jisan Tova Green - Being Jizo Play Download Donate
8/7/2015 Marc Lesser - Work Practice Part 1 Play Download Donate
8/5/2015 Leslie James - All Things Come Forward Play Download Donate
8/1/2015 Greg Fain - Vimalakirti Sutra Class Part 4 Play Download Donate
8/1/2015 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Bringing Harmony to Everyone Play Download Donate
7/30/2015 Richard Jaffe - The Teachings of D.T. Suzuki Part 2 Play Download Donate
7/29/2015 Richard Jaffe - The Teachings of D.T. Suzuki Part 1 Play Download Donate
7/29/2015 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutts - Not Holding to Fixed Views Play Download Donate
7/25/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller and Brother David Steindl-Rast - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen Part 2 Play Download Donate
7/25/2015 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Group Practice is the Shortcut Play Download Donate
7/22/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller and Brother David Steindl-Rast - The Spirit of Practice: Christian and Zen Part 1 Play Download Donate
7/19/2015 Greg Fain - Vimalakirti Sutra Class Part 3 Play Download Donate
7/18/2015 Sojun Mel Weitsman - The Zen of Going to the Rest Room Play Download Donate
7/18/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Leading From Within Play Download Donate
7/16/2015 Leslie James - Fish, Birds and Life Play Download Donate
7/16/2015 Tim Sampson - Haiku Class Play Download Donate
7/15/2015 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Turning Away and Touching Are Both Wrong Play Download Donate
7/15/2015 Jamie Howell - Thinking About Not Thinking Play Download Donate
7/13/2015 Linda Galijan - Right Speech, Right Listening and Communicating Across Difference Play Download Donate
7/11/2015 Greg Fain - Inconceivable Liberation Play Download Donate
7/11/2015 Eijun Linda Cutts - The Many Faces of Altruism Play Download Donate
7/9/2015 Lisa Hoffman - Meeting Conflict with Compassion Part 2 Play Download Donate
7/8/2015 Fu Schroeder - The Mystery of the Purple Crayon Play Download Donate
7/8/2015 Lisa Hoffman - Meeting Conflict with Compassion Part 1 Play Download Donate
7/8/2015 Myoju Erin Merk - The Healing Ritual of Totally Engaged Stillness Play Download Donate
7/6/2015 Greg Fain - Vimalakirti Sutra Class Part 2 Play Download Donate
6/27/2015 Mark Rutschman-Byler - The Technique of Zazen Play Download Donate
6/24/2015 Kazuaki Tanahashi - The Heart Sutra - Tanahashi Play Download Donate
6/24/2015 Anshi Zachary Smith - The Body under the Flowering Hedge Play Download Donate
6/23/2015 Greg Fain - Vimalakirti Sutra Class Part 1 Play Download Donate
6/20/2015 Mako Voelkel - Trusting Your Life 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 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Path to Wholeness 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 Bill Porter - Chinese Hermits Play Download Donate
6/11/2015 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Bringing Our Intention to Sesshin Play Download Donate
6/10/2015 Leslie James - Here Is the Place Play Download Donate
6/10/2015 Bill Porter - The Heart Sutra - Porter Play Download Donate
6/6/2015 Greg Fain - A Cure for F.O.M.O. Play Download Donate
6/6/2015 Zesho Susan O'Connell - The Real Thing: Enlightenment and the Internet Play Download Donate
6/5/2015 Katie Loncke and Dawn Haney - Compassionate Confrontation for a Just World: Spiritual Practice as Foundation for Activism (Discussion) Play Download Donate
6/5/2015 Katie Loncke and Dawn Haney - Compassionate Confrontation for a Just World: Spiritual Practice as Foundation for Activism (Class Part 2) Play Download Donate
6/4/2015 Katie Loncke and Dawn Haney - Compassionate Confrontation for a Just World: Spiritual Practice as Foundation for Activism (Class Part 1) Play Download Donate
6/3/2015 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Thinking Thinking Play Download Donate
6/3/2015 Charlie Pokorny - Doubt Play Download Donate
6/1/2015 Jaku Kinst - Soto Zen and the Self Play Download Donate
5/31/2015 Shinshu Roberts - The Four Noble Truths and Practice Play Download Donate
5/30/2015 Shundo David Haye - Dharma Wheels Play Download Donate
5/28/2015 Leslie James - Practice Intimately and Return to Where You Are Play Download Donate
5/28/2015 Greg Fain - Fukanzazengi Class Part 4 Play Download Donate
5/23/2015 Greg Fain - Fukanzazengi Class Part 3 Play Download Donate
5/23/2015 Shosan Victoria Austin - Steadiness of Vow Play Download Donate
5/20/2015 Chris Fortin - The Light at the Tip of the Candle Play Download Donate
5/20/2015 Gil Fronsdal - Gil Fronsdal Class Part 2 Play Download Donate
5/19/2015 Gil Fronsdal - Gil Fronsdal Class Part 1 Play Download Donate
5/16/2015 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Dogens Genjo Koan Play Download Donate
5/15/2015 Eijun Linda Ruth Cutss - What Do You Call the World? Play Download Donate
5/13/2015 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Our Actions Affect the Entire Sky and the Whole Earth Play Download Donate
5/11/2015 Greg Fain - Fukanzazengi Class Part 2 Play Download Donate
5/9/2015 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Impossible Vows but Beneficial Effort Play Download Donate
5/9/2015 Linda Galijan - Composure Play Download Donate
5/6/2015 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Finding Our Deepest Intention Play Download Donate
5/6/2015 Greg Fain - This Noble Posture Play Download Donate
5/5/2015 Greg Fain - Fukanzazengi Class Part 1 Play Download Donate
5/2/2015 Paula Arai - Creating Healing Ritual at Home in the Heart Play Download Donate
5/1/2015 Leslie James - Getting Close When You Would Rather Keep Your Distance Play Download Donate
4/29/2015 Daiyu Judith Randall - Sharing in the Pleasure of Zen Play Download Donate
4/25/2015 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - The Way of Tenderness Play Download Donate
4/21/2015 Linda Galijan - Generosity at Work Play Download Donate
4/18/2015 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - The Oak Tree in the Courtyard Play Download Donate
4/15/2015 Anshi Zachary Smith - The World in a Grain of Rice Play Download Donate
4/14/2015 Greg Fain - Ascending the Mountain Play Download Donate
4/12/2015 Marc Lesser - Breakthroughs Play Download Donate
4/12/2015 Marc Lesser - Breakthroughs Play Download Donate
4/11/2015 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Living in Alignment with Reality Play Download Donate
4/9/2015 Leslie James - Not the Self You Expected Play Download Donate
4/8/2015 Kaiji Jeffrey Schneider - Right View 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
3/29/2015 Furyu Schroeder - Too Busy Play Download Donate
3/28/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Responding to Life Play Download Donate
3/27/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - What I’ve Learned So Far Play Download Donate
3/26/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Receiving the Gift You Already Have Play Download Donate
3/25/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Presence Play Download Donate
3/24/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - Heartfelt Effort Play Download Donate
3/23/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Calmness of Day Two of Sesshin Play Download Donate
3/22/2015 Taigen Dan Leighton - Just This Is It, Always Close Play Download Donate
3/22/2015 Tim Kroll - What Does It Mean to Let Go in Zazen Play Download Donate
3/21/2015 Taigen Dan Leighton - Just This Is It Play Download Donate
3/18/2015 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Koan of Life: Activity and Stillness Play Download Donate
3/15/2015 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Song of the Jewel Mirror Samadhi Play Download Donate
3/14/2015 Keiryu Lien Shutt - Love and Compassion: The Selma That's Right Here and Now 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
3/4/2015 Tim Kroll - Ease and Joy Sneaking in Through the Side Gate 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
2/22/2015 Furyu Schroeder - To Paint the Portrait of a Bird 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
N/A Ryushin Paul Haller - Directly Experiencing This Moment Play Download Donate
N/A Kieryu Lien Shutt - The Precepts Play Download Donate