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Friday, May 15, 2015

Contradictory

Unfortunately, although this is true, it is pretty hard for us to accept. We do not want ‘everything changes’. Also this can be interpreted as the teaching as to why we have suffering. Because we cannot accept this truth, we suffer. So we have a kind of contradictory nature to the truth.

Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 65-09-16 as found on shunryusuzuki.com - Edited by DC