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Tuesday, June 30, 2015


Dogen Zenji says intimate enlightenment.  The most intimate to you is enlightenment. If I say within you, it is not intimate enough to you. It is [laughs] hiding within yourself. If so, it is not intimate. Of course, if it is something beyond you, that is not intimate. Even if it is something to attain, it is not intimate. He says intimate enlightenment. This intimacy to the enlightenment is our practice.-----------------

Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 66-01-21A as found on shunryusuzuki.comEdited by DC - Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts on - from there links to much more. - Go to What's New [now at blogger] to see more daily posts