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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Make Your Best Effort Again

But even so, we shouldn’t ignore things, we should make our best effort in each moment. That is a kind of attachment, but this attachment is, at the same time, detachment, because the next moment you should make your best effort again. So it means detachment from the previous being. In this way, moment after moment, we exist. This kind of understanding is expressed by our technical terms of Nirmanakaya Buddha, Sambhogakaya Buddha, and Dharmakaya Buddha.

Shunryu Suzuki squatting, Paul Discoe fitting a corner stone, Phillip Wilson at the cement mixer. for links to the source of the photo. Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 68-10-00-C as found on, edited by PF. Go to for the Instagram version.