True Inheritance

When our parents pass away, or when a relative dies, we may receive an inheritance from them, some material possession that has been in our family.  But there is an inheritance that everyone receives, not because somebody’s life has ended, but because our life has begun.  It […]

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The Meaning of Zen Practice

At the end of a lecture in December of 1965, Suzuki-roshi said:

 Everyone knows zazen is very difficult. But we should not give up. In a busy country like America there must be some time to spare for zazen.

In the early 1960’s, a young man […]

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