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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Same not Same

If you go to Eiheiji Monastery you will be bored [laughs, laughter] because you will repeat the same thing over and over again every day. But our understanding of life is very firmly based on the mechanical understanding that we think our everyday life is repetition of same thing. But it is not so. No one can repeat the same thing over. What you do is different from what you do in next moment. That is why we should not waste our time.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 66-08-19-D 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