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Monday, May 25, 2015

Universal

We have finished sesshin with unusual results. We have practiced in our own way and our Patriarchs' way, expressing our true nature, transmitted by Buddha to us. Our responsibility as Buddha's disciples is to manifest his way according to time and age, according to circumstances. Although how we express his way is not the same, that which is expressed is one true nature, which is universal for everyone and every existence.

Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 65-10-16B as found on shunryusuzuki.com - Not edited by DC - Think this was already minimally edited, maybe like Trudy Dixon like the one before it.