Allen - Grove Press editor of new American poets.
Robert Aitken, Diamond Sangha founder
- Steve Allen -
- Jonathan Altman, Zen &
Peg Anderson, early Los Altos, tea
Anderton - Oklahoma lawyer writer.
Annapurna Broffman (Georganne Coffee)
- flamboyant young hippie (RIP)
Ann & Jim Armstrong, memories,
Eric Arnow - now (07 )in Thailand
Art Atkinson--Transcript of a 1994 tape I received from this down to earth
school teacher and Zennie.
Tim Aston (RIP),
A*n*n*a_ B*e*c*k -
with Nancy Roscoe
Robert Beck - with
former wife A*n*n*a and their son Adam. Prior owners of Tassajara. (RIP)
- young hippie Suzuki student
Passing through ZC in '65.
widow of photographer Bob
Tim Buckley -
Suzuki, Harry Roberts, AmerIndians
Sterling Bunnell, therapist, ecologist
Craig Boyan student of Shunryu Suzuki, devotee of Meher
Doug Bradle in Alabama
Dwite Brown, from Zen to
Brown, excerpts from Tomato Blessings, Radish
Lucy (Bennett) Calhoun,
Suzuki, Baker, Ashland Farm
- Kamala Cesar Buckner,
- Milton Clapp - bipolar
- Darlene Cohen,
Zen priest and therapist in pain management. (RIP)
- Kathy Cook, pioneer student and mother.
- Ananda (Claude) Dalenberg
- Zen pioneer .(RIP)
Don Deangelo - runner, artist, baker
- Arthur Deikman,
writer, psychiatry professor.
- Paul Discoe- SR disciple, builder
- RD (name withheld), Paul
D's first wife
- Mike Dixon - early
- Margot Patterson Doss,
journalist, advisor to Shunryu Suzuki.(RIP)
Naome Rader Dragstedt
Elias, Suzuki & Trungpa student
Rick Fields - writer and practitioner
Fishman, artist and Zennie.
Tim Ford, carpenter
Jerry Fuller, a great
guy gone beyond. (RIP)
Meg Gawler - Zen, tea, and Vipassana
- Michael Gilmore,
artist, card reader. (RIP)
- Alan Ginsberg,--I
plan to find this tape and get the date of the interview (maybe six months
before he died.) (RIP)
- Della Goertz, A brief chat with one of Suzuki's first students, still living next door
to the SFZC Page St. Building. - October, 1994
- Eva Goldschied, an old-timer still practicing at Sonoma Mt. Zen Center.
- Daya Goldschlag--Back when she was still Dianne. One of Suzuki's
- Mark Gripman, born
in the CIA.
- Robert Halpern, Suzuki
and Trungpa student.
- Larry Hansen - in the
NW and Japan.
- Blanche & Lou
Hartman(RIP), former abbess and her Han Shan hubby.
- Dave Haselwood,
an early publisher of beat writers who studied with Suzuki in 63 and 64.
- Pat Herreshoff,
early, steady, older woman student
- Lynn Hennelly (Hesselbart)-now
- Silas Hoadley, close Suzuki disciple.
Sandy Hollister - Suzuki
student, Gengo and Yoshie's
- Niels Holm,
the eccentric Danish carpenter, sailor, and philosopher. (RIP)
- Niels Holm II,
(RIP)long and a ride.
Horowitz, old-time Suzuki student.
- Roy Iwaki,
- Ardis Jackson, early
ZC mom, student
- Molly Jones, now an
author, continuing her path in Hawaii.
- Les Kay, Suzuki
disciple interviewed for zenandbusiness.com
- Durand Kiefer, the old
commander and early Los Altos student. (RIP)
- Ken Knabb of BOPSecrets
- Arnie Kotler, Buddhist publisher.
- Maggie Kress, former
nurse, gallery owner, now a Tibetan Buddhist. (RIP)
- Rowena Pattee Kryder,
- Jakusho Bill Kwong-roshi,
Abbot of Sonoma Mountain Zen Center; one of Suzuki-roshi's
Kyger, poet and long time Buddhist
- Stuart Lachs,
'67 student at Tass and city.
- Lew Lancaster, UCB
prof, digital archiving
- Bill Lane,
man of Zen, books, astrology. (RIP)
- Mark & Yvonne Lewis,
humor and insight.
- Charles MacDermed,
- Deborah Madison,
- Dennis Marshall,
Yorkshire editor emails.
- Clarke Mason, early
Tass, iron worker, lover.
- Toni McCarty (Johansen), student
and family practitioner.
- Pat McFarin,
- Pat McMahon - from
Reed to Landscaping
- Elsie Mitchell, founder of
the Cambridge Buddhist Association - an article.
- Daniel Abdal-Havy Moore
- Zen Recollections from a post Beat poet, thespian, Muslim.
- Carolyn Morton
- art institute to ZC
- Jim Morton - in
Japan since '73 (2 interviews)
- Rick Morton -
- Loring Palmer - SR, Trungpa,
Tony Patchell - Zen dreams
- Grahame Petchey, Suzuki's 1st US priest
- Pauline Petchey,
1st priest wife, student.
- Jerome Peterson, early
Rene Pettit - yoga, LSD etc, Zen
Louise Pryor (Welch) - first
Brit Pyland Suzuki student, keen
Norm Randolph, Suzuki student,
- Yvonne Rand - SR
secretary & caretaker
- Lew Richmond, SR
disciple, teacher, musician
A therapist now.
- Audrey Robinson (Walter)
scholar, cabinet maker, Baker
dharma heir and more.
- Jean E.
Ross--Surpassing the Clouds
An article on one of Suzuki-roshi's earliest and strongest students, a
real Buddhist trailblazer. (RIP)
Eido, Soen, Suzuki, Germany
fellow trouble-maker, still a good friend and neighbor
Ken Sawyer, Zen priest and
Suzuki & Trungpa student
- Peter & Jane Schneider,
1st ZC historian, LA Zen
- Paul Shippee, Civil
Engineer, Actor, Suzuki and Trungpa student
Shurtleff, soy man.
David Silva, Monterey firefighter to therapist.
- Bill Smith,
carpenter, Los Altos student
- Huston Smith, authority on world
Layla Bockhorst Smith - Marin teacher
poet, environmentalist, Buddhist
memories of early ZC
John Steiner, peace activist,
inner and outer
Altos, built zendo, w/Anderson
- Barton Stone,
Rememb of Suzuki by a peace activist
- Teah Strozer, Zen teacher,
Stunkard, doctor and Zen teacher
Suzuki & Tatsugami student.
- J*anet S*turg*eon,
- Katherine Thanas,
once artist, founder Santa
Tipton, sociologist, theologian
banker, manager, mediator
- Ted (Ed) Tripp
- draft resister
a Japanese/American friend of Shunryu Suzuki in America.
- Jack Van Allen,
- Bob Walter, Suzuki,
Katagiri, Soen, Kerouac,more
- Betty Warren,
one of the first of Suzuki's students, the third of the "loyal
ladies," the trio of Betty, Jean, and Della. (RIP)
- Judyth Weaver - from
Japanese Rinzai to SFZC
- Steve Weintraub -
priest and therapist.
- Sojun Mel Weitsman--Two 1995 interviews with one of Suzuki-roshi's disciples, now
(May,1999) abbot of the Berkeley Zen Center.
- Philip Whalen - Beat
poet, Zen priest.(RIP)
Stan White -
of the Taos Zendo.
Rick Wicks - sent from
- Margot Wilkie -
octogenarian former NY actress and early explorer into Buddhism et al.
- Rick Wicks - SFZC
Stories - Part 2 & 3
- JJ Wilson
- scholar, Phil's wife, keen observer
- Phillip Wilson
- early Suzuki disciple
- Liz Wolf-Spada -
Suzuki student Christian
- Tom Wright,
Uchiyama student, translator
- Reuven Ben Yuhmin - gardener
of Tass who's been in Taiwan since the early 70's.
- Anon-1, artist,
- Shunryu on
Shunryu - interviews with, CV, lectures by Shunryu Suzuki on his life
- Yasumasa Amada of the
Takakusayamakai, the High Grass Mt. Group.
- Genichi Amano--Shunryu Suzuki's godfather at Rinsoin after
the war. ***
- Tomoe Katagiri, widow
of Dainin Katagiri.
- Taro Kato, the son of one of Shunryu Suzuki's
best friends and their trip to Manchuria.
- Kazumitsu and Emi Kato,
He's the 1st
asst. priest to Suzuki in America - and more.
- Taizan Maezumi,
founder of LAZC. (RIP)
- Toshiaki Nakahara,
friend of Otohiro Suzuki
- Kojun Noiri, revered
Soto priest ***
- Koshin Ogui, Jodo
Sakaki, godfather of Japanese Hippies
- Eido Shimano Roshi
- Hoitsu Suzuki--Eldest son and dharma heir of Shunryu Suzuki.
Oldest interview - 1971 and/or '72 ***
1994 interview at Rinso-in by DC
1995 summary of discussions by Fred
- Mitsu Suzuki--Widow of Shunryu Suzuki.
Interviews by DC in US, Sept.93, Feb.96.
Interview by DC, April '94 in Japan.
Interview on her life by Kazuaki Tanahashi
On her life with Suzuki-roshi by Tanahashi
More from Japan, April '94 by DC
- Otohiro Suzuki, Shunryu
Suzuki's youngest son
Yasuko (Suzuki) Oishi Comes to Visit
April 1994 interview with Suzuki Roshi's eldest daughter.
- Fred Harriman on the Suzuki
Three Members of the
Takakusayamakai (Yasumasa Amada, Yasuo Suetsune, Sadayoshi Asaoka), Hoitsu Suzuki, and Mitsu Suzuki.
Interviewed by DC in Yaizu, Japan, April, 1994.
- Kazuaki Tanahashi,
artist and scholar in US.
Aiko Uchiyama - Shunryu's little
Yamada, a sponsor of Rinsoin. Interviewed and
translated by Kyoto Furuhashi.
Letter from Mr. Yamada to DC-translated
by Shizuko Takatsuka
- Ryuho Yamada, wildman
open-hearted monk. (RIP)
- Masao Yamamura
A young neighbor of Shunryu Suzuki's in Japan.
*** = Interviews conducted in
1971 and 72 by Peter and Jane Schneider, Karl and Fumiko Bielefeldt,
with the later two translating. I'm now (8-13-11) checking to make
sure all of those interviews are on cuke. They were re-assessed with
comments added by Fred Harriman in the late nineties. - dc