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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Opening statement for a Shosan Ceremony

If you want to know what buddha-nature is - which is not possible to know what it is-- but if you want to realize it, you should wait until it comes to you. If you want to talk about that which is not possible to talk about, present some words to me.       --------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 68-11-11 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

DC note: We've spent so much time with Suzuki's Lotus Sutra lecture excerpts recently, that I've skipped by 11 more Lotus Sutra lectures (68-10-00-D through N) to this Shosan Ceremony. Maybe I'll go back to the next one on the list when we're through with excerpts from this lecture.