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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

In This Moment

Student A: My heart is full of joy. This zendo at Tassajara is like my own home. Sitting in zazen, eating with my fellow monks, trying to follow the way of my Roshi. Word by word, moment by moment, feeling by feeling, my delusion and my feeling is expressed in this moment.

SR: Yes. “In this moment” is right. Don't live in the future or past. —Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 67-12-07 - as found on edited by PF. Go to for Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts - with a photo.