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Saturday, February 18, 2023

Like a Mountain

A gift which is given to us is not only something which we see. It looks like a mountain, or water, or cake, or something else. It looks like so. But we don’t know exactly what it is. So, before we understand what it is, the only way is to accept it and to practice it. That is actually true practice. Or else you cannot practice our way even if you have a complete zendo. —Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 67-12-14 - as found on edited by PF. Go to or for Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts - with a photo.