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Saturday, December 24, 2022

A Magnanimous Mind

A man with a magnanimous mind is impartial. He walks the middle way. He is never attached to any one side or aspect of things. The magnanimous mind walks justly and impartially. It denotes the intellectual function. The holy mind is the harmonious unity of intellect, emotion, and volition, and is equipped with intelligence, benevolence, and compassion. The functions of the great mind may be limitless. According to the circumstances various virtues will appear from this great mind. —Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 67-12-06-A - as found on edited by PF. Go to for Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts - with a photo.