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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Place

It is very important in our practice to find our place within this practice. When everyone and everything has thus found its right home, we call it Nirvana or Tathagata's Way. But our own practice area is as wide as the universe, and until we find our own place in the universe, we have not yet arrived. (Suzuki's explanation of this was a person finding his place in his family, in society, and the family's place in society, and in the world, and society's in the world). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Excerpt from Tony Artino notes from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 67-03-26. Edited by DC - Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts on cuke.com - from there links to much more. - Go to cuke.com What's New (now at blogger) to see more daily posts.