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Monday, December 12, 2022

Our Mind Is Like a Mirror

The mind which we will obtain by our pure practice is something which is not graspable—which is beyond our words. But at the same time, the mind will respond to everything. So positively speaking, our mind is like a mirror which reflects various objects on it. But when there is no object, the mirror is something which you cannot even see. This is the mind we will obtain by our pure practice. — 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.