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Friday, September 11, 2015


Our mind -- by mind we mean -- we do not mean some special substance or existence, but we do not say there is no mind. No-mind exists but no-mind is not some substance. It means -- this mind we mean cannot be understood by thinking. That is the point. This mind is something which is unintelligible. Even though it is unintelligible it does not mean it exists or it doesn’t exist. 

----------Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 66-07-00 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.