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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Kalpa

Did I explain another way of understanding one kalpa? There is a big rock, like Tassajara. And every five hundred years, maybe, or more, an angel comes to the rock, and she makes her sleeve rub off some stone. When that stone has vanished from the angel's sleeve rubbing it, it is one kalpa. So there are many ways of explaining what one kalpa is.  -------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 68-02-00-D as found on shunryusuzuki.com. Edited by DC