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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

No Time

In shikantaza we have no time, you know [laughs], to expect something. We have pain in our legs, and sometime it may be very cold [laughs]. So to remain in right posture is difficult. And if you are involved in our practice with right posture, with good breathing, you have no time even to have beautiful picture of enlightenment, [laughs]. It is already hard enough to sit.      --------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki  lecture 69-03-10 - as found on 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 teachingN