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Friday, April 3, 2015

Obstacle

Student: Isn't it true, Sensei, that any idea of the thought of enlightenment is an obstacle? 

SR: If there is some obstacle, it may be easy to take it away, but [laughs] actually there is no obstacle. The only obstacle which exists is the obstacle which doe not exist.

Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 65-07-30-C as found on shunryusuzuki.com - Edited by DC