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Monday, November 28, 2022

A Lighthouse in a Stormy Ocean

If we don't know what is true practice and the nature of our practice based on human culture and where we should put our effort, we cannot make appropriate effective effort in helping ourselves and others. This kind of instruction given by Dogen Zenji is like a lighthouse in a stormy ocean. When the sea is very calm, you should rather expect and like to have a storm [laughs]. — Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 67-12-05-B - as found on edited by PF. Go to for Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts - with a photo.