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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Another Addition

Another place on a Suzuki lecture audio where it appeared that it was over but then there was more. In this case, "Remarks at the Ceremony Officially Opening Beginner's Mind Temple "(70-04-25),
the tape stopped right after these ominous lines:

Hereby, now, I have one statement which has been in my mind for more than ten years: Even on top of the mountain of great merit, we should try not --

And that was the end of the transcription. But it started back up. It's terrible quality audio and hard to understand, but here's what we came up with for the brief rest of the audio:

the sea of the spirit of great mercy is deep. We should not ignore a single drop of her? teaching [He screams]. [Bell] And all the people who helped the journey and continually making offering giving us encouragement and also ancestors of member of Sokoji and those ancestors of those who attained which we will put family and ancestors of all our members who want to continue to realize our Buddha way with all those persons... [Bell]