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Monday, January 1, 2024

Many Mandalas

When our community is based on the idea of “whatever you do, that is buddha—that is shikantaza” there is no problem. We will enjoy our problems even. To have various problems is to have many mandalas. Without this shikantaza, all the teaching and mandalas will be a cause of trouble. for links to the source of the photo. Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 68-10-12-A as found on, edited by PF. Go to for the Instagram version.