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Saturday, March 26, 2022

Offer

For Buddha mind, there is nothing to be offered. Buddha mind is the absolute mind. For the absolute mind where there is nothing to offer.  --------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki  lecture 66-01-22N - as found on shunryusuzuki.comfrom one of the newly discovered (2021) lecture tapes. 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. Go to https://www.instagram.com/cuke_archives/ for more daily Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts - with a photo

DC Comment - this lecture audio is so hard to understand. Look a the transcript and see the shards of what Suzuki said about Tokusan and the old lady that lead up to these statements.