Dharma Talk Archives

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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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8/18/2018 Venerable Dhammadipa - Practicing Impermanence and Connection with the Five Skandhas Play Download Donate
8/11/2018 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Solitude in Community and Spiritual Practice Play Download Donate
8/5/2018 Wendy Johnson - Wings of Peace, Around the World Play Download Donate
8/4/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Practicing Like Snow Globe Buddhas Play Download Donate
8/4/2018 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Cultivating Good Qualities Play Download Donate
8/1/2018 Chō Setsu Lauren Bouyea - We Are Goo: Trust and Transformation Play Download Donate
8/1/2018 Dana Velden - Practice, Zazen, and Curiosity Play Download Donate
7/29/2018 Steve Weintraub - Amygdala and Prajna Paramita Play Download Donate
7/28/2018 angel Kyodo williams - Dialogue with angel Kyodo williams Play Download Donate
7/28/2018 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Nansen's 'Ordinary Mind is the Way' Play Download Donate
7/27/2018 angel Kyodo williams - Question and Answer on Radical Dharma - Part 2 Play Download Donate
7/26/2018 angel Kyodo williams - Question and Answer on Radical Dharma - Part 1 Play Download Donate
7/26/2018 Rinzo Ed Sattizahn - Having a Good Friend in the Dharma Play Download Donate
7/24/2018 Gendo Lucy Xiao - Great Ocean Embraces All Creeks and Rivers Play Download Donate
7/22/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Does a Dog Have Buddha Nature? Play Download Donate
7/21/2018 Sojun Mel Weitsman - Brown Rice Is Just Right Play Download Donate
7/21/2018 Kanshin Allison Tait - Cherishing All Beings Play Download Donate
7/18/2018 Eijun Linda Cutts - Abiding at Ease: Imperceptible Mutual Assistance Play Download Donate
7/18/2018 Arlene Lueck - Persistent Practice and Dedication Play Download Donate
7/15/2018 Furyu Schroeder - A Lap Full of Wild Boars Play Download Donate
7/14/2018 Zenshin Greg Fain - A Flat Tire is the Sixteen Foot Tall Golden-bodied Buddha Play Download Donate
7/14/2018 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Reflections on a Trip to Japan Play Download Donate
7/11/2018 Leslie James - Practice Secretly Play Download Donate
7/8/2018 Sojun Mel Weitsman - What are we doing here? Play Download Donate
7/7/2018 Pico Iyer and Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Compassion Is No Separation Play Download Donate
7/7/2018 Shinshu Roberts - Being Time Play Download Donate
7/1/2018 Sonja Gardenswartz - Wise Person Training Play Download Donate
6/30/2018 Jiryu Rutschman-Byler - What Are You Holding Back? Play Download Donate
6/30/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Relationships and our Emotional Life Play Download Donate
6/27/2018 Dojin Sarah Emerson - Six Realms of Being a Human Play Download Donate
6/27/2018 Nancy Petrin - Suzuki Roshi and Lovingkindness Play Download Donate
6/26/2018 Korin Charlie Pokorny - Ritual Practice Play Download Donate
6/24/2018 Eijun Linda Cutts - Don’t Leave Out A Single Thing Play Download Donate
6/23/2018 Dojin Sarah Emerson - Fearlessness, Love and Bodhisattva Vow Play Download Donate
6/23/2018 Jisan Tova Green - A Time To Celebrate Who We Are Play Download Donate
6/20/2018 Gengyoko Tim Wicks - Sewing Sesshin Play Download Donate
6/20/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Listening to The Cries of The World Play Download Donate
6/17/2018 Furyu Schroeder - Not Knowing is Nearest Play Download Donate
6/16/2018 Thich Nu Thuan Tue - Everyday Goals and Inner Foundation Play Download Donate
6/16/2018 Marc Lesser - Pain and Possibility Play Download Donate
6/13/2018 Inryu Ponce Barger - A problem can be a Treasure if you know how to work with it Play Download Donate
6/13/2018 Gendo Lucy Xiao - The Great Matter of Birth and Death Play Download Donate
6/10/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Bodhisattva Precepts for All Sentient Beings Play Download Donate
6/9/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Path To Wholeness Play Download Donate
6/9/2018 Keiryu Liên Shutt - Best Effort on Each Moment Forever Play Download Donate
6/8/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Crossing over the Flood in Sesshin Play Download Donate
6/7/2018 Keiryu Liên Shutt - Wise Effort in the Pond of Sesshin (The Pond of Life) Play Download Donate
6/6/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Wise Effort for Sesshin Play Download Donate
6/3/2018 Greg Snyder - Dharma and Social Justice Play Download Donate
6/3/2018 Kokyo Henkel - Four Reliances and the Whole World as My Self Play Download Donate
6/2/2018 Zenshin Greg Fain - The Hard Work of Lovingkindness Play Download Donate
6/2/2018 Zoketsu Norman Fischer - Pang Family Stories Play Download Donate
5/30/2018 Leslie James - Not A Circle Play Download Donate
5/30/2018 Keiryu Liên Shutt - Wise Effort and Engagement with the World Play Download Donate
5/28/2018 Chimyo Atkinson - Transformation: Gate after Gate after Gate Play Download Donate
5/27/2018 Tenku Ruff - The Dharma of Making Mistakes Play Download Donate
5/27/2018 Eijun Linda Cutts - Abiding at Ease in the Place of Non-Abiding Play Download Donate
5/26/2018 Linda Galijan - Are We Here Yet? Play Download Donate
5/26/2018 Shosan Victoria Austin - Transforming Our Transcendent Intention Into Reality Play Download Donate
5/24/2018 Shinshu Roberts - Uji: Time Being Play Download Donate
5/23/2018 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Our Relationship with Nature – What Is the Self? Play Download Donate
5/23/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Wise Effort In The Realm Of Work Play Download Donate
5/20/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Making Vows and Coming of Age Play Download Donate
5/19/2018 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - Sanctuary Play Download Donate
5/18/2018 Leslie James - How To Build Sanctuary Play Download Donate
5/16/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller and Naomi Shihab Nye - Words under the Words Play Download Donate
5/16/2018 Keiryu Liên Shutt - Wise Effort in Relationships: The Dialectics of Inspiration & Aspiration Play Download Donate
5/13/2018 Hakusho Ostlund - Four Faults of Practice Play Download Donate
5/12/2018 Zenshin Greg Fain - Buddha is Sanskrit for Woke Play Download Donate
5/12/2018 Karma Yeshe Chodron and Karma Zopa Jigme - Listening, Contemplating and Meditating as Wise Effort Play Download Donate
5/9/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Zazen, Non-Doing, and Effortless Presence Play Download Donate
5/9/2018 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - Tassajara Summer - Also A Practice Period Play Download Donate
5/6/2018 Furyu Nancy Schroeder - Sky Hook Play Download Donate
5/5/2018 Mary Mocine - Practicing in The Weeds Play Download Donate
5/5/2018 Keiryu Liên Shutt - Tales of Wholehearted Effort Play Download Donate
5/2/2018 Zesho Susan O'Connell - Seeing Without Getting Caught Play Download Donate
5/2/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman, Keiryu Liên Shutt - Effort-Seeking Mind Talk Play Download Donate
4/29/2018 MyoĒ Doris Harder - How to Paint the Portrait of a Bird Play Download Donate
4/28/2018 Anshin Rosalie Curtis - Embarking on a New Life as a Practicing Bodhisattva Play Download Donate
4/27/2018 Leslie James - What comes is Buddhadharma Play Download Donate
4/23/2018 Greg Fain - Who Are All These People? (Guest Season is Best Season!) Play Download Donate
4/21/2018 Wendy Johnson - Celebrating the Living Earth Play Download Donate
4/18/2018 Susan O'Connell - The Practice of Equanimity Play Download Donate
4/15/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Four Afflictions of Self Play Download Donate
4/15/2018 ARobin Orden - Tassajara Summer, Living In Community Play Download Donate
4/14/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Immersion in Now Play Download Donate
4/9/2018 Leslie James - Find Your Connection Play Download Donate
4/7/2018 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - Buddha's Birthday and Martin Luther King's Death Play Download Donate
4/4/2018 Myogan Djinn Gallagher - How To Practice Peace Play Download Donate
3/31/2018 Shokan Jordan Thorn - Graduating from Cancer Treatment Play Download Donate
3/24/2018 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Sesshin and the Four Foundations of Mindfulness Play Download Donate
3/23/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Sesshin Talk Day 6 Play Download Donate
3/22/2018 Jisan Tova Green - Sesshin Talk Day 5 Play Download Donate
3/21/2018 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Sesshin Talk Day 4 Play Download Donate
3/20/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Sesshin Talk Day 3 Play Download Donate
3/19/2018 Jisan Tova Green - Sesshin Talk Day 2 Play Download Donate
3/18/2018 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Sesshin Talk Day 1 Play Download Donate
3/18/2018 Eijun Linda Cutts - Threads and Clues Play Download Donate
3/17/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Wisdom as the Mother of Buddhas Play Download Donate
3/14/2018 Jisan Tova Green - In Praise of Trees Play Download Donate
3/11/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Eyes of Compassion Practicing Deeply Prajna Paramita Play Download Donate
3/10/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Bodhisattvas' Six Modes of Going Beyond Play Download Donate
3/7/2018 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - The Spiritual Path and the Six Perfections Play Download Donate
3/4/2018 Furyu Schroeder - The End of the World Play Download Donate
3/3/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Becoming Buddha Play Download Donate
3/3/2018 Mushim Ikeda - Meditative Concentration Play Download Donate
3/2/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Three Marks Play Download Donate
3/1/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Abiding In Imperfection Play Download Donate
2/28/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Where Are You From? Play Download Donate
2/28/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - The Eight Awakenings of Great Beings Play Download Donate
2/27/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Interbeing of Karma and Dharma Play Download Donate
2/26/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Continuous Contact Play Download Donate
2/25/2018 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - The Effects of Nature on Consciousness Play Download Donate
2/25/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Rediscovering The Mind and Body Play Download Donate
2/24/2018 Jisan Tova Green - The Courage To Be Present Play Download Donate
2/21/2018 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Bodhisattva Idealism Play Download Donate
2/18/2018 Furyu Schroeder - The Messenger Within Play Download Donate
2/18/2018 Zenju Earthlyn Manuel - Why Do I Feel Stuck Class 1 Play Download Donate
2/17/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Supporting Awareness Play Download Donate
2/17/2018 Rinso Ed Sattizahn - How Shall I Live? What Kind Of Person? Play Download Donate
2/14/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Perfecting Patience, Perfecting Love Play Download Donate
2/11/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - The Buddha Way is Listening to the Cries of the World Play Download Donate
2/10/2018 Eijun Linda Cutts - The Advancement of Single-Minded Spiritual Vigor Play Download Donate
2/6/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - The Lessons of Sesshin Play Download Donate
2/4/2018 Eijun Linda Cutts - Pearl in a Bowl Play Download Donate
2/3/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Let The Moment Teach Play Download Donate
2/3/2018 Shosan Victoria Austin - Our Mind of Offering Play Download Donate
2/2/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Momentary Realities Play Download Donate
2/1/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Settling Heart Quieting Mind Play Download Donate
1/31/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Experiencing Play Download Donate
1/27/2018 Kyoshin Wendy Lewis - Deepening the Practice of Generosity Play Download Donate
1/26/2018 Zenshin Greg Fain - The Tenken Pad Play Download Donate
1/24/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman, Kyoshin Wendy Lewis, Jisan Tova Green - Deepening Practice through the Six Perfections Play Download Donate
1/22/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - What Does Practice Ask of You? Play Download Donate
1/21/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Buddha's Zazen: the wonders of stillness Play Download Donate
1/20/2018 Siobhan Cassidy - Practicing with Giver, Receiver, and Gift Play Download Donate
1/19/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Arousing The Bodhi-Mind Play Download Donate
1/17/2018 Tenzen David Zimmerman - Meeting the Ancestors, Meeting Oneself Play Download Donate
1/14/2018 Ryushin Paul Haller - Inner Aligning With Resolve To Practice Play Download Donate
1/14/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Buddha's Zazen: listening to all the cries of the world Play Download Donate
1/13/2018 Larry Yang - Connecting Our Inner World to the World Around Us Play Download Donate
1/10/2018 Kai Ji Jeffrey Schneider - Inherent Buddha Nature Play Download Donate
1/7/2018 Tenshin Reb Anderson - Buddha's Zazen: sitting at the center of all beings Play Download Donate
1/6/2018 Kiku Christina Lehnherr - The Challenges of Human Life Play Download Donate
1/3/2018 Shundo David Haye - Our Immeasurable Practice of Love Play Download Donate