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Thursday, August 23, 2018


When Baso asked Hyakujo, “What is it?” Baso should understand what he meant. And, “Where have the geese gone?” He should understand what he meant. He was talking about our practice, the relationship  between everyday activity and our practice, and what is our practice, and what is our everyday life. And everyday life is zazen, and zazen is everyday life. In this way, back and forth, he should assert his practice-- he should make his practice sure.   ---------------------------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 67-12-04-B as found on Edited by DC - Many Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts on - from there links to much more. Going slowly through Suzuki transcripts featuring whatever is next that seems okay.