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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Practice in Various Ways

We human beings understand things from various angles—from positive side and negative side. And when we are able to appreciate things from both sides, one by one, there we have a true way of life and true practice. We should not always be involved in a one-sided way of appreciating our life. Sometimes positive, sometimes negative. In this sense we should practice in various ways, observing ceremonies and not observing ceremonies by just sitting. This is our way to be. — Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 67-12-04-B - as found on edited by PF. Go to for Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts - with a photo.