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Thursday, December 24, 2015

Flower and Truth

You can see the truth in a flower, but you shouldn’t pick it. When it is in the flower it is true, but if you pick it, a flower is not a flower anymore, truth is not truth anymore [laughs]. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 66-08-19-A 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.