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Saturday, January 12, 2019


Student N: Docho Roshi, why did you and why did all the buddhas and patriarch try to teach and save others?

SR: Try to teach what?

Student N: Why did they teach and try to save others?

SR: Save others. Because all of them are part of them.

[DC note: Hmm. Maybe need to go back to the audio and see if maybe he said something else. See if you can find it.]

 --------------------------------------------------  " Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki shosan ceremony - 67-12-07 as found on Edited by DC