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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Change the Order

Sometime we study, “Mind itself is buddha.”  In Chinese it goes, “Itself mind is buddha.” So “itself mind is buddha,” We study it-- ”itself mind is buddha.” Sometime we study “mind itself is buddha.” Sometime we study “buddha itself is mind.” Sometime we study “is buddha [laughs] mind itself.” You know, change up the order -- just change up the order.  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 66-08-19-A 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.  [That last comment reminds me of Byron Katie. - dc