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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Escape

Dogen's practice is something beyond formal practice or spiritual practice, or even beyond enlightenment. The more you try to figure out, the more you feel distance from your practice and from his practice, and yet there is some practice which cannot be escaped from.  ----------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 68-10-12-B 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