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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Foundation

We say “just to sit.” Just to sit does not mean to have same pattern of practice. When we are ready to be many figures, when we are ready to practice various ways, that is shikantaza. Maybe you may call it foundation of various practice.   -------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 68-10-12-A as found on shunryusuzuki.com. Edited by DC  - Going through Suzuki lectures and posting anything that can stand on its own. Not looking for zingers or "the best of." I find that following these excerpts daily provides another way to experience Suzuki's teaching. - DC