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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Resistance to the Old Way

Usually resistance and obedience are two quite different tendencies or activities of mind or functions of mind. But originally they are not different. There we have the reason why we practice something informally and why we practice in the opposite way. Because you feel some resistance to your old culture, you should practice zazen. And you feel better to practice our way, because our practice is the expression of our resistance to the old way of life. — Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 67-12-05-B - as found on shunryusuzuki.com edited by PF. Go to instagram.com/cuke_archives for Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts - with a photo.