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Thursday, March 19, 2015


Student: Is there any real difference between our waking state and our dream state?

SR: Not much difference, maybe. Dream land -- if you say dream, all what we are doing is dream [laughs, laughter].

Student: Aren't we?

SR: Huh?

Student: Aren't we?

SR: Maybe so [laughing, laughter]. Maybe so. Ninety-nine percent we are dreaming.

Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 65-07-29-C as found on - Edited by DC