Buddhism has many annual layers like a big tree

File Name: 65-12-11-B

from audio, more noise,

Buddhism has many annual layers like a big tree. It is our tradition to respect those efforts which our patriarchs have made for more than 2000 years. There has been a great effort-- we have made a great effort to develop Buddha's way. This is a very important point for Buddhism as a religion. Without appreciation for the efforts of our patriarchs it is difficult to have a religious feeling in Buddhism. This temple was founded in 1934. At that time there were not many priests in America and the ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

More Transcripts:
Un-verbatim PDF

Page(s) from Wind Bell

Wind Bell (complete) *page 5

San Francisco Zen Center Archive

A/V Files:

Audio-2008-13 Higher Quality

Lecture Transcript List