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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Karmic Spinning

The Buddhist life should not be karma life. Our purpose of practice is to cut off the karmic spinning mind. So our practice should be quite different from our karmic practice. Even though you are trying to attain enlightenment, that is a part of karma. You create karma, you are driven by karma, and wasting time on black cushion.

Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 67-01-05 as found on shunryusuzuki.com -  - Excerpt edited by D