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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Mantra

Question 4 (Tim Burkett): Using the mantra you gave me, I broke through one dam of spiritual tension. Should I continue using this mantra to break further dams?
SR: As long as you are devoted single heartedly to your attainment, you can use that mantra. You cannot use it for other purpose.
#4: I am deeply grateful.
 ------------------------------------------------------------------ Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 67-08-24-B as found on shunryusuzuki.com. Edited by DC - Many Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts on cuke.com - from there links to much more. Going slowly through Suzuki transcripts featuring whatever is next that seems okay, not just the super cool ones.