This is the What's New page for
For other posts: personal, Saunters, environment, music, etc, go to Cuke nonZense Blog and cuke-annex
Our other two Zen sites: - all the transcripts, audio, film, photo archive and - for Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. New Book: Zen Is Right Now at local indie bookstore | on Amazon
Youtube Cuke Archives - Posts from here also appear on Facebook Cuke Archives
Core Books by and about Shunryu Suzuki -- People Index -- DC home -- DC Books
Cuke Podcasts - Instagram Cuke Archives - - Donate
Search cuke blog 

Friday, June 28, 2019


In a sutra it says, "If a clever heretic studies, he will lose his life, but a clever Buddhist will gain from his cleverness." This kind of story is found all over. [DC note: You don't have to think of the words "heretic" and "Buddhist" here in a limited away. You could say foolish and wise or whatever works for you. ] -------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 68-02-00-D as found on Edited by DC