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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Rock

As Dogen Zenji said in his poem, it is like letters. It can be letters written on high rock-- high rugged rock on the seashore. No waves can reach. Even though you try to see it, you cannot see it because it is too high. But the high rock on the rugged seashore is always there, giving various teaching to us. This kind of teaching is true teaching. ---------------------------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 67-12-02 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.