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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Pain

When you have some pain in your legs, you will wonder what will happen to you if you sit more-- ten minutes more, or twenty minutes more. Nothing will happen [laughs]. Because you limit your mind, you know, the pain will do something with your practice. But if you have big, great power in your tummy, nothing can do that [laughs]. And nothing will happen to you. ----------------------------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 67-12-01-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.