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Shunryu Suzuki Lectures
and lecture notes and a few written comments
as edited and presented in the Wind Bell, publication of the San Francisco Zen Center
1962-2012
All the Wind Bells --- cuke Suzuki lecture home--- shunrysuzuki.com (the whole archive)

All entries for the first few years are based on notes. Recording began midway through 1965.



Volume Year-Issue Title
(click for lecture from Wind Bell)
Archival File name
indicating date given
(click for link page in
shunryusuzuki.com)
1 62-02 True Zen 62-01-00
1 62-03 What is Zen? 62-02-00
1 62-04 Square Zen 62-03-00
1 62-05 A Buddha Story 62-04-00
1 62-06 What is the Law 62-05-00
1 62-07 On Zazen and the Shinsanshiki Ceremony 62-06-00
1 62-08 On Obon 62-07-00
1 62-09 To Tame a Tiger / Zazen's Scripture 62-08-00
1 62-10 Bodhidharma's Zen 62-09-00
1 62-11 Blue Cliff Records-3: Baso's Sun-faced Buddha, Moon-faced Buddha 62-10-00
1 62-12 Blue Cliff Records-6, Ummon's Every Day Is A Good Day 62-11-00
1 62-13 (#12) Religious Activity 62-12-00
2 63-01 Blue Cliff Records-14 & 15, Ummon Zenji 63-01-00
2 63-02 Blue Cliff Records-19 63-03-00
2 63-03 Blue Cliff Records-20 63-04-00
2 63-05 Blue Cliff Records-25 63-07-00
2 63-06 Blue Cliff Records-30, Joshu's Large Radishes 63-09-00
2 63-07 Blue Cliff Records-36, Chosha's Strolling about Mountains and Waters 63-11-00
2 63-08 (#)19 Blue Cliff Records-40, Rikko's Heaven And Earth 63-12-00
3 64-01 Blue Cliff Records-46 64-02-00
3 64-02 Blue Cliff Records-49 64-03-00
3 64-03 Blue Cliff Records-52, Joshu's Donkeys Cross, Horses Cross 64-04-00
3 64-04 Blue Cliff Records-53 64-05-00
3 64-05 Blue Cliff Records-51 64-06-00
3 64-06 The Traditional Way, Summary of Shunryu Suzuki's Sesshin Lectures 64-08-00
3 64-07 Blue Cliff Records-73, Baso's Four Propositions 64-11-00
3 64-08 (#27) Blue Cliff Records-75 64-12-00
4 65-01 Blue Cliff Records-82, Dairyu's Immutable Law-Body 65-02-00
4 65-02 Blue Cliff Records-84, Yuima's Law Gate To The One And Only 65-04-00
4 65-04 Blue Cliff Records-86, Ummon's Store-Room And Temple Gate 65-07-00
4 65-06 Blue Cliff Records-86, Ummon's Store-Room And Temple Gate - commentary 65-07-00
4 65-06 Confucius said the most visible is the something invisible 65-08-28-A
4 65-07 (#33) It is a great joy to practice sesshin with you in this way 65-10-16-A
5 66-01 Buddhism is very philosophical, and sometimes intellectual and logical 65-11-00-A
5 66-01 you have made great progress 65-11.00-B
5 66-02 Single-Minded Way 65-12-16
5 66-02 The Way-Seeking Mind 66-03-26-A
5 66-03 Buddhism has many annual layers like a big tree 65-12-11-B
5 66-03 Most of you are beginners 65-12-11-A
5 66-04 (#40) Blue Cliff Records-45 66-08-19-D
6 67-01 Religious Activity 62-12-00
6 67-01 The Marrow of Zen 66-01-26
6 67-02 Beginner's Mind 65-11-11
6 67-02 reflections on the Prajna ParamitaSutra 67-08-24C
6 67-02 SUZUKI ROSHI WRITES ON THE PRACTICE PERIOD 67-08-00-A
6 67-02 (#46) truly involved with the development of our way 67-08-00-B
7 68-01 GENJO-KOAN 67-08-20
7 68-03 To have complete understanding of our school 68-07-24
8 69-03 THE TRIKAYA TRIKAYA
9 70-01 (#50) Questions And Answers 69-08-28
9 70-02 Caring for the Soil 70-01-25
9 70-03 City Practice 70-04-26
9 70-03 city practice comments 70-00-00
9 70-03 (#54) Lay Ordination Ceremony 70-08-23
11 72-00 Han (sounding board) 69-00-00
12 73-01 Blue Cliff Records-18 63-02-13
12 73-01 Things-As-It-Is 70-05-27
13 74-01 Teacher and Disciple 61-12-00
13 74-01 Warm Hand to Warm Hand 70-05-30
14 75-01 Buddha Is Always Here 70-06-01
15 76-01 The Blue Jay Will Come Right into Your Heart 70-06-03
16 78-01 (#62) Today We May Be Very Happy 70-06-10
17 83-01 The Boat Is Always Moving 70-06-13
17 83-02 How To Observe Precepts 70-05-17
18 84-01 Blue Cliff Records-61, Fuketsu's One Particle Of Dust 71-07-26
18 84-02 A Short Talk During Zazen 70-06-28
19 85-01 The Boat Is Always Moving 70-06-13
19 85-02 Without Any Idea of Attainment 70-06-17
20 86-01 Calmness of Mind 71-06-07
20 86-02 Wherever You Are, Enlightenment Is There 69-09-00-A
21 87-01 Opening Lecture At Page Street Zendo: American Precepts 69-11-22
21 87-02 Within Light There Is Utter Darkness 70-06-20
22 88-01 The Willow Tree Cannot Be Broken 70-06-25
22 88-02 Suffering Is a Valuable Thing 70-06-27
23 89-01 We Should Not Stick to Words or Rules Too Much 70-07-04
23 89-02 (#76) Do Not Pass Your Days and Nights in Vain 70-07-06
24 90-01 We Are Just a Tiny Speck of Big Being 70-06-06
24 90-02 Real Precepts Are Beyond Words 71-07-02
25 91-01 The True Dragon 68-10-12-B
25 91-02 Question And Answer Session 69-07-08
26 92-01 Question And Answer Session 69-07-08
26 92-02 Pure Silk, Sharp Iron 69-09-14
27 93-01 The Zen of Going to the Rest Room 70-03-29
27 93-02 The Only Desire That Is Complete Is Buddha's Desire 69-04-08
28 94-01 True Concentration 71-01-10
29 95-01 Using Various Stones 67-09-08-B
29 95-02 Find Out for Yourself 69-03-15
30 96-01 Ordinary Mind, Buddha Mind 69-03-30
30 96-02 Purely Involved Helping Others 71-06-22
31 97-01 Not Sticking to Enlightenment 71-02-12-B
31 97-02 Observing the Precepts 68-06-29
32 98-01 Our Everyday Life Is Like A Movie 70-03-15
32 98-02 Ordinary Mind, Buddha Mind 69-03-30
33 99-01 Be Kind with Yourself 71-02-23
33 99-02 (#95) A Short Talk During Zazen 70-06-28
34 00-02 How To Understand Rituals And Precepts 70-07-28
34 00-2a Lecture To Prof. Lewis R. Lancaster's Visiting Class 70-03-01
35 01-01 Precepts as Original Nature 71-06-12
35 01-02 Wherever I Go, I Meet Myself 71-01-23
36 02-01 The Gift of Zazen 67-12-14
36 02-02 Sesshin Lecture: Genjo-Koan, Paragraphs 12 66-05-25
37 03-01 GENJO KOAN, 13 66-03-13-A
38 04-01 Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 11-13 66-06-19-D
38 04-02 Why I Came to America 69-09-16
39 05-01 Zen Center and City Practice 70-05-10
39 05-02 GENJO-KOAN 67-08-20
40 06-01 Buddhism Is Not a Special Teaching; Enlightenment Is Not a Particular Stage 67-08-23
41 07-01 Universal Practice for Laymen and Monks 71-07-25
42 12-01 (#109) To Actually Practice Selflessness 69-08-06

Various people edited these lectures through the years but the Wind Bell almost never printed any attribution. Early on, Trudy Dixon and Richard Baker, from 68 for a few years Peter Schnider and Tim Buckley. After that Mel Weitsman did a lot. Surely many others. - dc

The marks on these lecture PDFs are mine from past perusing. - dc
Thanks to Clare Hollander and Warren Lynn for the original scans
Thanks to Peter Ford for creating this page

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