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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Not Perfect

And so, to some extent, when you want to practice zazen it is necessary to have some belief or, you know, or understanding of our way, complete understanding so that you can believe in it. When there is no doubt in the teaching, you can believe in it, you know, even though the understanding is not perfect. When you understand it, you know, completely, you will find out this is just intellectual understanding. So you have to actually attain the teaching in its true sense--not only intellectual understanding, -------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 68-08-25 as found on shunryusuzuki.com. Edited by DC