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Wednesday, April 7, 2021


If some Zen master drinks a lot of sake, you may think the best way to obtain enlightenment is to take a lot of sake [laughs]. But even though you take a lot of sake as he does [laughs, laughter], you will not attain enlightenment [laughs, laughter].          --------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki  lecture 69-03-15 - as found on Edited by DC  - Going through Suzuki lectures and posting anything that can stand on its own. Not lookig for zingers or "the best of." I find that following these e,xcrpts daily provides another way to experience Suzuki's teaching.