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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Because

When you just sit because you are told to sit because that is Buddha's way-- only because that is Buddha's way-- then you have not much selfish idea in your practice. When you eliminate selfish ideas from your practice, that is actually non-selfish practice-- the true way of practicing truth.             --------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki  lecture 69-04-08-bn - 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.