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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Limited

When I die, the moment I am dying, if I suffer, that is all right, you know. That is suffering buddha. [Laughs.] No confusion in it. Maybe everyone will struggle because of the physical agony or spiritual agony too. But that is all right. That is not  problem. We should be very grateful to have a limited body like me, you know, or like you. If you have limitless life, it will be a great problem for you. [Laughs.]        --------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki  lecture 69-03-09 - 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 e,xcerpts daily provides another way to experience Suzuki's teaching.