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Tassajara Spring 68

A 4.5 minute film made by Larry Cooper in the spring of 1968 at Tassajara with Shunryu Suzuki, students working, bells, han, and creek. Read more here. [posted 12-22-13] New work 2015.

Best: go to the Cuke Video Youtube page for Tassajara Spring 68

--------------Tassajara Spring 68 - 126 MB - awful large for a 4.5 minute film

--------------Smaller file Tassajara Spring 68 (thanks Peter Ford) - almost 11 MB

--------------View the slide show

Stills from the Film - not in correct order


Is that Rick Levine?





Lew Richmond

Clark (John) Mason

Clarke (John) Mason


Ed Brown at the densho before he was Edward

Ed Brown at the broken han



Loring Palmer at the broken han

Tim Buckley on the right.

Before the pidgeons were driven to Dos Palos (by DC)



Guest Students

Peter Schneider

Shunryu Suzuki behind his cabin

Shunryu Suzuki leaving zendo

Shunryu Suzuki leaving zendo with Pat Herreshoff behind

Dan Welch on left, Rob Gove in red, Silas Hoadley with beard, Larry Hansen with pipe

Niels Holm on left, Dan Welch on top, Lou Musto in blue?, Silas Hoadley with beard

Niels Holm on left, Dan Welch on Right, Rob Gove in red

Jim Morton with beard

Rick Morton looking left, Gil Fronsdal in shashu

Jeff Broadbent, Rick Morton, Liz Wolf, Jane Westberg (Schneider), Loring Palmer

Loring Palmer in back


Liz Wolf

Tassajara Creek