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Monday, March 30, 2020


When you do not understand this kind of teaching [as described yesterday - knowing the appropriat way, the middle way], you will not find good teacher, you know. You will ignore him [laughs], even though very best teacher is right here, like me [laughs, laughter]. No-- I don't think so [laughing]. You will ignore it: “He is talking about the same thing over and over.”  -------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 68-08-25 as found on Edited by DC