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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Taste

If you want to practice our way, we should free our mind from intellectual or conscious activity in terms of right or wrong, or good or bad. Whatever it is we should try it and we should have taste of it through direct experience. Not just feeling or thinking, but direct experience. That is zazen practice.       --------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 68-12-21 as found on shunryusuzuki.com. Edited by DC  - Going through Suzuki lectures and posting anything that can stand on its own. Not looking for zingers or "the best of." I find that following these excerpts daily provides another way to experience Suzuki's teaching. - DC