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Saturday, August 22, 2015

From a lecture on precepts

Buddha was quite wise to accept both sides. Half and half. Because of his mercy, he emphasized the negative side more than the positive side [laughs]. There is no need for us to emphasize the positive side. We are quite positive anyway. This is the structures of the precepts.-----------Excerpt follows yesterdays from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 66-06-19-C 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.