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Thursday, June 23, 2016


When you stop your mind [laughing], who is clever and who is dull? There is no difference. Because you remain in intellectual understanding, you think shallow -- sharp one will attain enlightenment faster [laughs]. For dull one it will take for a long time. But that is not true either.There are many, many famous Zen masters who was [laughing] very dull [laughter]. Even in Japan there are many -- many of them [laughter]. It is not matter of clever or dull. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 66-12-17a speaking on Dogen's Gakudo-yojin-shu 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.