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Friday, June 26, 2015

Utility

We should not try to utilize Buddhism for our life. If your attitude is based on utility you will not attain Nirvana. We do not ignore our life but we should take the right viewpoint and we should accept truth as the truth. When we accept the truth as it is, we cannot accept a viewpoint based on this life only. Our selfish idea should be ignored. Then we can understand Buddhism.----------------


Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 66-01-13 as found on shunryusuzuki.comEdited by DC - Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts on cuke.com - from there links to much more. - Go to cuke.com What's New [now at blogger] to see more daily posts