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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Knees

At first, for everyone, for even most Japanese, it is difficult to sit in half-lotus position even. This is very difficult. And, in this case, your knee should touch to the floor [laughs]. Okay? This way. If it is difficult, you put something underneath, like this. And if you do it for one or two months every day, for more than thirty minutes, eventually your knees get closer to the floor. This is how you cross your legs.------------------------------------------------------------------ Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 67-09-08-A 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.