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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Competition

Student KK: Docho Roshi, the top of the mountain is a place without competition. Why is there so much competition to get there?
SR: Because you forget your seat, you know, and trying to find out your seat there is so much competition. Each one sits on the top of his own mountain, you know. Each one of us are boss. [Laughs, laughter.] There is no competition.  -------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 68-04-23-B as found on shunryusuzuki.com. Edited by DC