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Monday, June 4, 2018


Why you become afraid of death is because you do not possess the big mind. Even though you become afraid of it, nothing will happen to you [laughing]. You know, everything will laugh at you. “Why you are afraid of it? Why you think you have gone? You are there, right here.” Everyone may say, you know-- for a time [laughs]-- they will say, “Oh, I am sorry. [Laughs.]” But that's all ----------------------------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 67-12-01-A as found on Edited by DC - Many Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts on - from there links to much more. Going slowly through Suzuki transcripts featuring whatever is next that seems okay.