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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Understand Reality

We say, “Just sit” [laughs]. What does it mean, “Just sit?” When we say, “just sit,” it includes actually all the potential activity which we have. We remain in an inactive state, but we have potential. So, in this sense, our practice includes everything. But actually, when we sit, we are just sitting. And so each one of us is Dharmakaya Buddha. But we have potentiality. Or actually, within ourselves, even though we are sitting and breathing, our heart is acting, so we are also Sambhogakaya Buddha. We understand reality in this way. for links to the source of the photo. Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 68-10-00-B as found on, edited by PF. Go to for the Instagram version.